Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 10:14 AM ET

Ron Baron: We Need a Leader to Turn This Country Around

Posted By: Lori Ann LaRocco
From the midterms to the unfinished business of health care and financial reform, there's a lot of noise in the marketplace right now that have many investors sticking their heads in the sand in fear rather then diving into the equity pool. »Read more
  Thursday, 28 Oct 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

No Consensus on Reforming U.S. Corporate Tax Structure

Posted By: Ash Bennington
A roundup of the morning headlines. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 4:58 PM ET

Where the Bears Aren't

Posted By: Jeff Cox
Bears are tough to find this year at the Impact 2010 investor conference — those who will admit to it, anyway. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

Poli-Blog Smackdown! Dems & GOP Duel in the Blogosphere

Posted By: Ash Bennington
A roundup of the day's headlines. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 4:27 PM ET

Volcker Rule? JPMorgan Just Bought a $6 Billion Brazilian Hedge Fund

Posted By: John Carney
If you had any lingering hope that the Volcker Rule would keep taxpayer protected banks from acquiring hedge funds, it will be quashed by todays announcement that JP Morgan Chase has signed a deal to acquire a controlling stake in the Brazilian hedge fund Gavea Investimentos. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 4:23 PM ET

Why Did the Foreclosure Fiasco Lead to a Put-Back Panic?

Posted By: John Carney
There's a lot of confusion about why fears of put-back exposure at some of our largest banks seemed to spring up so quickly following the revelations about problems in foreclosure proceedings. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 3:44 PM ET

Banks May Face $97 Billion Loss From Mortgage Mess

Posted By: Kate Kelly
Banks and other mortgage lenders could be on the hook for at least $97 billion because of the poor and possibly illegal handling of mortgages that surfaced during the current foreclosure mess, according to mortgage securities specialists. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 3:10 PM ET

What's the Investing Secret That Liz Ann Sonders is Hiding?

Posted By: Jeff Cox
Liz Ann Sonders thinks she’s found a secret in the market, an investing idea that few others have noticed and is thus ripe for the pickings. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:42 PM ET

Sorry, Mr. President, We Really Don’t Need 8 Million More College Graduates

Posted By: John Carney
Over the summer, Barack Obama promised a college education program that would produce 8 million more college graduates by 2020. Recently uncovered data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that this is a terrible idea. »Read more
  Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 1:42 PM ET

Diana Olick Tells Us Not To Worry So Much About The Foreclosure Fiasco Freeze-Upward

Posted By: John Carney
Yesterday I warned you not to get faked-out by a rise in home prices at the end of the year. I figured that the stalling of foreclosure sales would take distressed, low-priced sales out of the data, resulting in an illusory home price rise. »Read more

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