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  • Financials led the markets higher on Monday, after the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced its new regulations. Should investors buy the banks now? Chris Kotowski, analyst at Oppeneimer, and Collyn Gilbert, managing director and senior bank analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared their best plays.

  • Ah, the good old days of 1960. It was pretty simple then. Not so in 2010. Here's a brief history.

  • More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?

  • There are nearly 50 trading venues. Customers can interact in all of them--making today's trading so complicated.

  • High-frequency trading has spawned a new breed of market mavens far different than the traditional Wall Street titans.

  • The May 2010 Flash Crash helped draw attention to how fragmented the stock market has become and how potentially illiquid it can be in an era of high-speed, computer trading.

  • These hotshots aren't household names. Until recently, they've shunned the limelight.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange floor watch monitors on October 10, 1987.

    A small coterie of professionals exploited the Nasdaq's automated trading system for retail investors and turned it into a complex computerized network.

  • There's a whole new universe of new places to trade and new players doing the trading. How has it changed, and why? What does it mean for you?

  • Worries about the role ETFs play in changing the nature of how people invest and the market’s high correlation to itself.

  • There is genuine concern that changes in market trading structure are leading to the death of stock-picking as we know it.

  • It's a brave new world of securities trading and new worries for the public.

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    Many large companies are going back-to-basics by looking at what there core competencies are and exiting the businesses that aren't working while consolidating others.

  • Stocks extended their gains into a third week, as bank stocks soared following new global regulatory requirements. Will the rally continue? Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, and Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments, shared their outlooks.

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    This week, as everyone talks about what went wrong at Lehman Brothers; think instead about what went wrong with Japan.

  • Corporations that are flush with cash represent the best buys for investors now, a Deutsche Bank banker told CNBC Monday.

  • Stocks climbed Monday after global regulators said banks have until 2018 to comply with the new Basel III banking capital rules. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market insights.

  • The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    On Wall Street, becoming a partner at Goldman Sachs is considered the equivalent of winning the lottery, the New York Times reports.

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    After a tense partisan battle in which several prominent Democrats came out against the banking industry, the majority of its campaign spending so far has supported Republican candidates.

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    Stocks trading under $5 typically have no analysts' coverage. However, a select few boast of favorable coverage from analysts. The following 10 U.S. stocks trade at less than $5 and have garnered the most "buy" ratings from analysts.  ...A report from TheStreet.