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  Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 9:06 AM ET

Goldman Earnings Beat Street Estimates

Posted By: Julia La Roche
  Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

Will Small Investors Get Lured Into Munis?

Posted By: John Carney
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A Senate proposal might make municipal bonds more attractive to investors in lower-income brackets, and less attractive to those in higher income brackets.

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

The Bernanke Put

Posted By: John Carney
  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

Why Do Clients Stay With Goldman?

Posted By: Kerima Greene
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Wall Street's elite gathered at The Core Club in New York Thursday evening for a conversation with author William D. Cohan to discuss his new book “Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World” moderated by the New York Times’ Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of "Too Big To Fail".

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

Bank of America Follows Path of Lehman With CFO Move

Posted By: John Carney
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A Bank of America trader inside the NYSE.

By replacing Chuck Noski with Bruce Thompson in the spot of chief financial officer, Bank of America is marching down a path last trod by Lehman Brothers .

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

Black Swans and Muni Bonds

Posted By: John Carney
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Munis rallied last week, after four weeks of falling prices and rising yields, according to The Bond Buyer newspaper . Similarly, outflows in muni bonds have slowed in recent weeks—prompting some to say that the market is starting to recover. Muni defaults were actually lower in the first quarter of 2011 than they were during the beginning of 2010.

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

Hussman: Banks Are Flashing Huge Red Flags, and Nobody Seems to Care

Posted By: Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider
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In his latest weekly note, John Hussman once again states that markets are wildly overbought, etc.—the same thing he's been saying for awhile.

He does draw special attention to the fact all these bank CFOs have been resigning, and nobody seems to care int he market.

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

Insider Sniping and Turnover at Bank of America

Posted By: John Carney
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The news that Bank of America had hired Gary Lynch, formerly the General Counsel of Morgan Stanley, to the new post of global chief legal officer is a clear demonstration that the bank continues to play games with its shareholders. It is also giving rise to insider sniping about its general counsel.

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  Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

Who Will Succeed Lloyd Blankfein?

Posted By: Julia La Roche
  Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 6:55 PM ET

Red Flags Popping Up All Over Bank of America

Posted By: John Carney

Bank of America shares gave up more than 2 percent Friday on disappointing earnings. But a bad quarter may be the least of the bank’s worries.

The largest bank by deposits just lost its chief financial officer and just hired one of the most connected regulatory lawyers in the U.S.

Both events are alarming.

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