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  • Shorts Getting Longer as Bears Throw In the Towel Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    One reason the market rally has been so durable is many investors have been slow to return. But have the bears run their course?

  • Relax! New SEC Social Media Ruling Is a Good Thing Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    The SEC has thrown another curve ball at investor relations professionals across the land. The IR folks, are the people who have to share corporate news - a daunting task that requires a herculean effort on the best of days. Now, throw social media into the mix!

  • JPM's Win in Fraud Case May Be Victory for Other Banks Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:52 PM ET
    JP Morgan headquarters on Park Avenue in New York.

    JPMorgan Chase won a court victory today that may have saved it $769 million dollars.

  • Bitcoin Bubble: How 'Geeks' Sent Prices Parabolic Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    With the price surging more than 50% in just a few days, even Bitcoin supporters acknowledge that the digital currency is unofficially in bubble territory.

  • Bank of America in $165 Million Settlement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.

  • After Cyprus, Markets See Slovenia Closer to Bailout Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Cyprus may be a "special case" in the eyes of European officials, but their handling of its bailout is taking a toll on another small euro zone member with an over-burdened banking sector- Slovenia.

  • Investors May Hate Bonds, but They Keep on Buying Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.

  • Investing in Mongolian Markets Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET
    Investing in Mongolian Markets

    Saruul Ganbaatar, Deputy CEO of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, discusses the steps the exchange is taking to attract more activity.

  • Markets Showing 'Extreme Similarities' With 1929: Pro Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:53 AM ET
    29th October 1929.: Workers flood the streets in a panic following the Black Tuesday stock market crash on Wall Street

    The current market cycle is showing "extreme similarities" with 1929, Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro said.

  • Illinois Settles SEC Charges Over Pensions Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.

  • Sorry, Stock Pickers—You're Still Getting Crushed Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:06 PM ET

    Even amid declining stock market correlation, active managers are still having a tough time staying competitive.

  • Dow Breaks Record, but Party Likely Won't Last Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:44 PM ET

    We "suspect a drop is now likely to unfold over the next several months," Piper analysts said, adding that their full-year forecast is for a "hop, a drop and a pop."

  • Why a Ban on Shorting in Italy Would Be Disastrous Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Milan Stock Exchange

    "A short-selling ban would signal that they're really starting to panic. As a result it's probably going to have unintended consequences," one pro said.

  • Aussie Central Bank More Upbeat, Boosts Markets Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:41 PM ET
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    Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.

  • Most Stock Funds Recover, Beating 2007 Highs Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds ​of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.

  • Why the SEC May Be Overreaching in Heinz Trading Case Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:58 PM ET
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    The SEC has shown little evidence that anything illegal happened in the Heinz insider trading case.

  • Telecom Cash Cows Scare Some Dividend Investors Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.

  • Frustrated With Valuation, Nasdaq Considers Options Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Long frustrated about the low market valuation of Nasdaq OMX Group, the exchange operator's management is debating ideas ranging from diversification to going private or eventually splitting up the company.

  • Companies Can't Get Rid of Cash Fast Enough Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Companies have a problem many people would envy. After a fourth year of higher profit, companies' piles of cash is approaching yet another all-time high and they can't get rid of it fast enough. USA Today reports.

  • SEC Might Be Too Cozy With Wall Street: Report Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    A new report by a non-profit government watchdog group says former SEC employees, hired away from the Commission by the private sector, "routinely" help their new employers to influence the agency and blunt SEC enforcement actions.