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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

'Wall Street Rapper' Goes From Goldman to Google

Posted By: Julia La Roche
Allen Mask
Source: Facebook
Allen Mask

It's official. "The Wall Street Rapper" is now "The Silicon Valley Rapper."

Allen Mask, 22, a former analyst first-year at Goldman Sachs and a budding hip-hop artist, is now working at Google and rapping to a more "high-tech" beat these days.

Check out Mask's latest music video project advocating for music education .

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

Riled Rosenberg Still Thinks Economy Is Terrible

Posted By: Jeff Cox
David Rosenberg
CNBC
David Rosenberg

Know this about David Rosenberg: He still thinks the economy stinks, even if he believes the stock market will rise .

The Gluskin Sheff economist and strategist is miffed that anyone might infer that his bullish statements this week on stocks represent a change in how feels about the economy.

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

The Next Golden Boy at Goldman Sachs

Posted By: Kate Kelly

Will he or won’t he? Or rather, when will he?

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

Can Goldman Short Facebook?

Posted By: John Carney
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

The private market valuation of Facebook recently took a hit when a group of investors looking to sell a large number of shares had to reduce their asking price. The implied valuation from the sale went from $90 billion to $70 billion.

This raises an important question: can you short Facebook?

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

EU Crackdown on Credit Swaps May Shatter a Myth

Posted By: John Carney
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The European Union’s antitrust investigations into derivatives will very likely demonstrate how banks use regulations to stifle competition.

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

The SEC Is Investigating Phil Falcone's Harbinger for Possible Market Manipulation

Posted By: Courtney Comstock, Business Insider
Writer Lisa Falcone and businessman Philip Falcone attend NY TIMES Party at the C5 Resturant at The Royal Ontario Museum.
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Writer Lisa Falcone and businessman Philip Falcone attend NY TIMES Party at the C5 Resturant at The Royal Ontario Museum.

Regulators are now investigating Harbinger Capital Partners on at least five matters.

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  Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 9:07 AM ET

US Officials Unfazed by Dollar Slide

Posted By: Julia La Roche

No dollar freakout?!

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  Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 5:04 PM ET

Consumer Spending is Not 70% of GDP

Posted By: John Carney
  Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 3:38 PM ET

Here’s The 2004 Speech That Explains Why Bernanke Won’t Ease Further

Posted By: John Carney
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Paul Krugman thinks that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is screwing up because he has too strong of an anti-inflation bias.

But it seems pretty clear to me that Krugman just doesn’t understand Bernanke’s thinking when it comes to inflation expectations.

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  Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 3:34 PM ET

The Persecution of Bill Ackman

Posted By: John Carney
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The New York Observer’s profile of Bill Ackman , the founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, provides a good opportunity to reflect on one of the most disgusting abuses of securities laws in recent memory.

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