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Options Point to a Volatile Month

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Investors are using options to brace for big swings next week as Wall Street enters the peak of the most volatile month for stocks historically.

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Options Point to a Volatile Month

Ford Handily Tops Profit and Sales Expectations

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The automaker blew past Wall Street forecasts with a second-quarter profit of 68 cents a share and said results would continue to improve into 20101.

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Qualcomm Profit, Sales Top Forecasts; Shares Move Higher

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

The wireless chipset maker’s earnings rose and outstripped what Wall Street expected from the company, pushing the company’s shares higher in extended trading Wednesday.

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Goldman Sachs Will Settle Fraud Case for $550 Million

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Goldman Sachs has agreed to settle a securities fraud case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commision for a record $550 million, resolving a major public relations nightmare for the Wall Street financial giant.

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Alcoa Starts Earnings Season by Beating Street Expectations

Monday, July 12th, 2010

The aluminum giant unofficially kicked off earnings season by reporting a profit that outpaced what Wall Street was expecting as sales rose 18 percent despite a recent drop in aluminum prices.

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Wall Street Bill Seen as ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Delay Looms

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Political momentum is expected to carry a sweeping Wall Street reform bill to approval in the U.S. Congress, but the death of Senator Robert Byrd threatens to delay final action until mid-July.

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Wall Street Bill Seen as ‘Too Big to Fail,’ Delay Looms

BP Agrees to $20 Billion Fund For Victims of Gulf Oil Spill

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

BP tentatively agreed to a $20 billion fund for Gulf oil spill claims, the NY Times reports. The fund will be led by Kenneth Feinberg, the Wall Street “pay czar.”

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Investment Fund Tax Break Set To End, But Not Without Fight

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

The protracted fight over carried interest underscores the difficulty Congress faces in trying to close tax loopholes for businesses, even with sprawling budget deficits and widespread public dismay about Wall Street, the NY Times reports.

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Investment Fund Tax Break Set To End, But Not Without Fight

Bankers Get Knives Out for House-Senate Reform Panel

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Wall Street will brandish its loophole-carving knives next week as the U.S. Congress moves to a House-Senate conference on merging the two chambers’ sweeping bills to tighten financial regulation.

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Senate Approves Sweeping Wall Street Reform Bill

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

The Senate approved a sweeping Wall Street reform bill on Thursday night, capping months of wrangling over the biggest overhaul of financial regulation since the 1930s.

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