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  • Spain formally requests aid for banks; Wall Street slides

    Spain formally requests aid for banks; Wall Street slides
    Spain made a formal request on Monday asking fellow Eurozone countries to help with its crumbling banks -- a financial aid package that could be worth up to 100 billion euros, or about $125 billion. “Restructuring the banking sector is key to...
  • Obama is the one hiding records

    I find The Sun's editorial regarding Mitt Romney's tax returns somewhat comical ("Many unhappy returns?" July 19). First, why the outcry for years of back tax returns other than something for the Democrats (and their spokesmen in the so-called mainstream...
  • Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut

    Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut
    Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
  • Breathe Books in Hampden opening health-food cafe

    Breathe Books in Hampden opening health-food cafe
    Breathe Books in Hampden says it will add a health-food cafe to its store next month. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen says all the offerings will have at least one of five features: gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, raw or Ayurvedic -- Ayurveda is a holistic type...
  • George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars

    George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars
    Billionaire financier George Soros seems to be showing faith in J.C. Penney’s chances at a turnaround, taking a 7.9% stake in the struggling retailer. The hedge fund titan bought nearly 17.4 million shares through his Soros Fund Management,...
  • Glenn Beck steps onto the world stage from a Web platform, to Jerusalem and beyond

     
    Glenn Beck addresses the Knesset in Israel, plans a rally in Jerusalem and launches a new Internet venture....
  • Wall Street Roundup: Blankfein up close. The Obama debate.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,614 per ounce, down 0.1% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12515.03, down 0.6% from Monday. Building anxiety. Fears of debt crises around the world are driving stocks down again. Clearance sale. The......
  • Keystone pipeline backers use anti-Saudi message for oil sands

     
    To the list of all the reasons why backers of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast want it to be built, add now the welfare of Saudi Arabian women. The pipeline, which would bring oil......
  • Weak stock market may be hurting weak economy, report suggests

     
    A new report from Merrill Lynch suggests the answer may be yes -- that the stock market is weighing on the economy because its acute fluctuations are so psychologically unsettling....
  • Occupy Wall Street: When basic biological needs are criminalized [Most commented]

     
    The Occupy protesters are learning what homeless people have long known, writes Barbara Ehrenreich in an Op-Ed from Sunday’s pages. What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering, at least every time they contemplate taking a leak, is that......