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  • "There is definitely a slow-down between the mid-part of August into labor day. But in the post labor day time frame there will be an acceleration of [IPO's] pricing—with two to three transactions priced next week," Brad Miller, global co-head equity syndicate desk, Deutsche Bank.

  • Four ways individual investors can fight back against a high-tech army. The trick may be to join them.

  • Federal regulators are set to propose new rules that could make it harder for financial firms to disguise their level of debt.

  • Nancy Pelosi

    Had the Republicans taken control of Congress in 2008, the country would have sunk into a depression, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), told CNBC Thursday.

  • Nasdaq OMX  CEO Bob Greifeld says he thinks the steps the SEC has taken since the so-called Flash Crash will prevent another market meltdown from happening.

  • American healthcare reform

    The budget problems that come from federal spending and entitlements, such as Social Security, pale in comparison with the challenges of containing health care costs and maintaining Medicare at the level of treatment Americans expect, Robert Reich, the former Labor Secretary, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Technology has not solved many of the long-time challenges that markets pose for institutional investors like funds, including the ability to trade large blocks of stock in the most efficient manner possible .

  • Goldman Sachs

    Three former female employees at Goldman Sachs sued the investment bank on Wednesday, contending that the firm discriminates systematically against women, the New York Times reports.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The European Union's proposals to revamp the derivatives sector are actually likely to benefit the banks that are already too big to fail, risk consultant Satyajit Das told CNBC Thursday.

  • How does an order flow? How does it actually execute? Who facilitates the trade?

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    Brands looking to break through the blogosphere nowadays need a good pitch, some luck ... and maybe a little bacon.

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    In two weeks, Alexandra Mallosi, 29, will be packing her bags and leaving the quiet Athens suburb of Holargos for Abu Dhabi to start a job as a hotel sales manager. It was not a tough decision, reports the New York Times.

  • Deutsche Telekom

    Deutsche Telekom AG says its chief executive is one of eight people under investigation in a probe of suspected bribery in Macedonia and Montenegro.

  • High-frequency trading machines are here to stay, Cramer said, leaving retail investors in an unenviable position. But that doesn’t mean there’s no way to fight back.

  • If the SEC fails to regulate high-frequency trading, then this stock could be a winner. Plus, Cramer's call on gold.

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    A recent report reveals Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met more times with Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein than with Congressional leaders.

  • Governments that bolstered their countries’ ailing institutions impacted by the financial crisis need to step back and give the private sector a chance to innovate and rebuild, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC Tuesday.

  • After a number of safety incidents across the energy space, Gregory Boyce said it's likely there will be new regulation for mining, but it will cost companies.

  • The SEC is working to improve the way it monitors and regulates the markets. Here's what needs to be done.

  • The global economy is in a weak recovery, but it's a recovery nonetheless and the world couldn't even talk itself into a recession, Paul Donavan, international economist at UBS, told CNBC Tuesday.