Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 1:19 PM ET

Main Street Has Spoken—What Small Business Wants From the New Congress

Posted By: Lori Ann LaRocco
No question. Our long ailing economy played a deciding role in delivering the Republicans a victory in last night's elections. Six out of ten voters say that the economy was their primary concern. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 12:57 PM ET

Bank of America Gets Rid of Blackrock Stake

Posted By: Cadie Thompson
Bank of America will be selling most of it's Blackrock stake, reducing it's stake to 12.6 percent from 33.9 percent, according to an offering document, Reuters reports. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 12:03 PM ET

Gridlock=Doom: PIMCO's El-Erian

Posted By: Ash Bennington
The popular wisdom goes — especially in certain libertarian circles — that political gridlock can be advantageous for the economy. The thinking is that when political parties are at loggerheads in the »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 11:34 AM ET

Hedge Fund Managers A Bust At The Polls

Posted By: Ash Bennington
The view from inside the rarefied world of hedge funds will not remain unrepresented in the US Congress. Sort of. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 11:02 AM ET

So Long, Tim Geithner

Posted By: John Carney
There will be heavy pressure from within the Democratic party for the Obama administration to make changes that will both publicly mark a change of direction for the administration and privately send a message to party insiders that the White House is accepting its share of the blame for the loss of the House of Representatives. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 10:42 AM ET

Merrill Analysts Affirm Consensus: Look For The Full $500 Billion From The Fed

Posted By: Ash Bennington
The Federal Reserve today is likely to announce a $500 billion program to buy US Treasurys over the next six months, analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch say in a report issued this morning. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 9:42 AM ET

Why Wall Street Abandoned Partnerships

Posted By: John Carney
One popular theory about what went wrong with Wall Street points the finger squarely at the transformation of investment banks from private partnerships into publicly held companies. What few people understand is that this transformation wasn’t the result of unchecked market processes, unmitigated greed or deregulation—it was largely the result of regulation. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 9:02 AM ET

GOP Takes the House, Can't Steal Senate

Posted By: Ash Bennington
A roundup of the morning headlines. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 12:23 AM ET

Live Blogging Election Night

Posted By: John Carney
NetNet live blogs election night. »Read more
  Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 5:38 PM ET

Brits & Swiss Cut a Deal on Banking Secrecy, Tax Revenue

Posted By: Ash Bennington
A roundup of the day's headlines. »Read more

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