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Stocks UBS ETF (CH) - SBI Domestic Govt 1-3 (CHF) A-dis

  • OK, the second quarter is starting a lot like the first quarter. How so? Once again, a bunch of financial institutions are out with big writedowns, or trying to raise capital. Sound bad? No, no, say the bulls, you don't understand, this is good.

  • Treasury debt prices plunged Tuesday as plans by financial companies to raise capital were taken as a possible sign the worst of the credit crisis might be over, sapping any safe-haven bid for bonds.

  • Lehman Brothers

    Lehman Brothers became the latest bank to take steps to shore up its funding after markets closed Monday, announcing that it will issue $3 billion of convertible preferred shares.

  • Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.

  • Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.

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    Worries mounted in the market that UBS would unveil more losses this week after the Swiss bank said at the weekend it had begun lowering the value of some structured securities held by clients.

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    The Dow closed lower Thursday suffering its second straight triple-digit loss. What's the word on the Street?

  • Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

  • Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

  • Stocks retreated Thursday after another analyst warning on the financial sector and disappointing earnings from Oracle.

  • Financials are again the weak link today as all the gains of last week are now essentially gone. Weakness in Lehman, as well as a continuing campaign by Oppenheimer analyst Meredith Whitney to take down bank estimates, are weighing on financials.

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    Merrill Lynch and UBS may lose money this quarter and suffer writedowns of $6 billion and $11.1 billion, respectively, as credit problems worsen,  Oppenheimer analyst Meredith Whitney said.

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    The embattled financial sector took another hit Tuesday as JPMorgan Chase and UBS cut their earnings forecasts for Merrill Lynch and said they expect the Wall Street firm to disclose more write-downs.

  • A bank known for having the smartest guys making the smartest investments has fallen from grace.

  • If GE’s credit and other businesses are any indication, we’re close.

  • These banks absolutely can't go under if we're going to get out of this mess.

  • With the credit crunch likely to grind on for some time Washington is dusting off a lender-of-last-resort plan to provide for an uninterrupted supply of government-subsidized college student loans.

  • If the options market is any indication, investment bank stocks could still be in for a rough ride in the month ahead, particularly UBS, according to Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.

  • Stocks soared Tuesday, led by financials, as the market breathed a huge sigh of relief following better-than-expected earnings from Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers.

  • Stocks soared Tuesday, led by financials, as the market breathed a huge sigh of relief following better-than-expected earnings from Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers.