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  • Silver leads dive in precious metals after 'margin' requirement is raised

     
    Wild times for precious metals got even wilder Tuesday. The rocket-like performance of silver in recent days apparently prompted the parent of the New York Comex market to boost margin requirements on silver futures -– a move that fueled a......
  • Ticket prices increasing for Lakers-Heat Christmas Day game

     
    Instead of feasting on turkey, drinking egg nog and watching holiday classics such as "A Christmas Story" or "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" for the millionth time, it appears more and more Lakers fans will spend their Christmas Day at Staples...
  • Pimco to pay $92 million to settle bond market manipulation suit

     
    Bond fund giant Pimco agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the Newport Beach firm of trying to corner part of the market for Treasury bonds in 2005. The class action challenged trades by Pacific Investment Management......
  • Facebook raises $500 million, worth valued at $50 billion; deal could push site public

     
    In a sign of its growing influence on Wall Street and the world stage, Facebook has raised $500 million from investment bank Goldman Sachs and Russian Internet investment firm Digital Sky Technologies in a deal that values the company at......
  • Federal Reserve posted record profit of $78.4 billion last year

     
    The Federal Reserve announced Monday it made a record $78.4 billion profit in 2010 as the central bank's unprecedented intervention into the financial system continued to produce a side benefit to the federal government. The profit, which is paid to......
  • 72 Hours: As the Arcade Fire keep fans guessing, a look at the weekend's top gigs

     
    A quick look at some of the weekend's best shows -- no Grammy parties included. Friday The Arcade Fire @ ???????. Any Arcade Fire show would be in high demand, but a surprise gig at a small(-ish) venue raises the......
  • Nelson, other senators urge curb on oil speculators

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
  • Treasury Department to begin selling off mortgage-backed securities it bought during the financial crisis

     
    The Treasury Department is to begin selling off the $142 billion in mortgage-backed securities it purchased from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and other government agencies to help stabilize the housing market during the financial crisis. The divestiture will...
  • Bailout: 110-page rescue: 'Now the votes'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 8:30 pm The 110-page bailout - the one offering the nation's "clogged'' financial markets a $350-billion purchase of bad mortgage debt and then another $350 billion if Congress buys it again - is ready......
  • Details on market bailout emerge

     
    Assistant Treasury Secretary Neel Kashkari speaks to the Institute of International Bankers Monday. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari) by James Oliphant Neel Kashkari has a critical job that didn't even exist a few weeks ago. He's the "assistant secretary for...
  • Credit crisis fixes: Six ideas here

     
    by William Neikirk A major economic stimulus package, including funds to rebuild the nation's infrastructure, is shaping up as one of the top ideas for responding to the worst financial crisis since the 1930s. Asked to name key measures that......