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  • Trading Hearings Put Focus Back on JPMorgan Chief Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Some board members and investors have criticized Jamie Dimon as arrogant, but few expect any serious threats to his power.

  • Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism: Study Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 8:26 AM ET

    Newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper, and television news and in how consumers view that work, a study found.

  • Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service Twitter and the mobile payments startup Square, may be mulling a run for New York City mayor.

  • Hedge Funds View SEC Settlement as a Victory Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:46 AM ET
    Steven Cohen

    The SEC celebrated Friday’s settlement with SAC Capital Advisors, but both the fund and its rivals saw the $616 million fine as a good price for peace in the insider trading case.

  • New GOP Roadmap Calls for Immigration Reform Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    The GOP will endorse immigration reform on Monday and outline plans for a $10 million outreach to minority groups in an effort to make the party more "welcoming and inclusive" for voters who overwhelmingly supported Democrats in 2012.

  • US Probes High-Speed Traders for 'Wash Trades' Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    U.S. futures regulators are looking into whether high-speed traders indulged in "wash trading," a strategy in which they improperly buy and sell futures contracts without taking a position in the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Obama to Tap Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 11:25 PM ET

    President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as his next labor secretary.

  • Dow Jones & Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.

  • Haggle on Tax Hikes? GOP Offers Mixed Messages Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending

  • Proxy Fight: Why Activists May Be Good for Investors Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    With annual shareholder meeting season getting underway, long-term investors should applaud activist shareholders trying to agitate for change.

  • Ex-JPMorgan Exec Blames Others for 'Whale' Loss Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Ina Drew, former chief investment officer with JPMorgan Chase & Co., center, arrives to a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing

    Ina Drew, the former JPMorgan Chase executive in charge of the unit that harbored the disastrous "London Whale" trades, blamed others for deceiving her.

  • Is Fed Signaling Stance on Bank Break-Ups? Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 2:31 PM ET

    The Fed is getting tougher on big banks and risk. Is it just a sign of raising the bar -- or something bigger, like big bank break-ups?

  • Fed Throws Junk Bond Lifeline to Weak Companies Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Struggling companies that otherwise might not be able to stay afloat have found a friend in the Federal Reserve.

  • U.S. Treasury building

    The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.

  • Maybe March Madness Is GOOD for Productivity Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Anthony Davis

    The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.

  • Who's the Best Boss? A New Winner Is Crowned Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:54 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Glassdoor's annual list of the 50 highest rated CEOs is out and there's a boss on top.

  • Ryan Plan May Give Top Earners $400,000 Tax Cut Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Paul Ryan

    Paul Ryan's proposed budget would cut taxes for just about everyone, with the top earners getting the biggest tax cuts.

  • Young Americans Lag in Wealth-Building Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:34 PM ET

    Young adults face stagnant pay—the median income, when adjusted for inflation, has declined since its 1999 peak—as well as a housing collapse and soaring student loan debt.

  • Apple to Make 'Dramatic' Cash Move: Pro Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Apple may finally do something big with some of its $137 billion cash pile, said Legg Mason Capital's Bill Miller.

  • Ally Financial remains one of the last big companies that is still a ward of the government. The former finance arm of GM was saved back in 2009, but remains in trouble.

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