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Merrill Lynch & Company Inc.

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  • How Lehman Bros. rescued L.A.

    It's ironic that, as the mortgage crisis pushed Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. into bankruptcy and probable demise, the storied finance house couldn't find a savior in its hour of need. Had Lehman turned a similar cold shoulder to Los Angeles more than 125...
  • With an African-American in the nation's top job, how will Barack Obama's election influence hiring across the U.S.?

    With an African-American in the nation's top job, how will Barack Obama's election influence hiring across the U.S.?
    Even as proponents of workplace diversity cheered Barack Obama's presidential election, they sounded a note of caution on how to interpret the victory and use it to their advantage. They want to give his victory its due without portraying the...
  • Career makes campaign tricky for Alex Sink

    Alex Sink was preordained to run for higher office. Charlie Crist running for the U.S. Senate only makes things more convenient. Sink is a CEO by training and temperament, making her a better fit for the governor's office. There is no other Democrat...
  • Price tag in mortgage crisis is looking like real money

    Price tag in mortgage crisis is looking like real money
    The mortgage meltdown is taking a rising toll on the broader economy, increasing pressure on the Federal Reserve to slash interest rates for a third time next month in hopes of averting a recession. Homeowners will see their property values sink by $1....
  • Mortgage fallout felt by GOP

    The Bush administration's newly aggressive effort to help people facing foreclosure and shore up the troubled mortgage industry was sparked by growing concerns of an election-year recession, and the political damage that would cause, analysts said...
  • Panel of experts picks investment choices for 2008

    How would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? Each year, we ask a panel of investment experts that question. Amid relentless volatility, all passed the test in 2007. The recommended portfolio mix from every participant 12 months ago produced an...
  • The week ahead

    Monday: -- Earnings: Genentech Inc.; M&T Bank Corp. Tuesday: -- December retail sales -- December producer price index -- November business inventories -- Earnings: Citigroup Inc.; Forest Laboratories Inc.; H.B. Fuller Co.; Intel Corp.; Linear Technology...
  • Stocks reclaim a quick 100 at open

    Wall Street shot higher in early trading Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to buy back into the stock market after last week's rout. International Business Machines Corp., one of the 30 Dow Jones industrials,...
  • Citigroup loses nearly $10 billion

    Citigroup loses nearly $10 billion
    The sub-prime mortgage crisis hit Wall Street with full fury Tuesday as Citigroup Inc. reported a nearly $10-billion fourth-quarter loss, and both Citigroup and Merrill Lynch & Co. got cash infusions to shore up their financial stability. Citigroup...
  • Stocks Tumble As Bailout Plan Fails In House

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street's worst fears came to pass Monday, when the government's financial rescue plan failed in Congress and stocks plunged precipitously -- hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down nearly 7 percent. The almost 780-point decline was...
  • Wall St. braces for Lehman bankruptcy; BofA will buy Merrill

    NEW YORK -- Transforming the face of Wall Street, two major securities firms succumbed Sunday to the country's long-running mortgage crisis as Merrill Lynch & Co. agreed to a hastily arranged, $50-billion takeover by Bank of America Corp. and Lehman Bros....