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  • House GOP playing with fire by tying debt ceiling to Obamacare

    House GOP playing with fire by tying debt ceiling to Obamacare
    How do you try to stop House Republicans from doing something counterproductive and, potentially, politically ruinous to stop the 2010 healthcare law? If you're House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), evidently, it's by proposing something even...
  • BofA, Alcoa and HP are ousted from Dow Jones index

    NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players. Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
  • Twitter announces, via tweet, that it has filed for an IPO

    Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected. The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...
  • 5 years after financial crash, many losers — and some big winners

    Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics. For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....
  • Twitter's IPO: Questions and answers

    Twitter's IPO: Questions and answers
    NEW YORK — Twitter on Thursday disclosed in a tweet that it had confidentially filed for an initial public offering — a major step for the popular micro-blogging site. But that was about all the company said, leaving Wall Street analysts and...
  • Memories of the financial crisis, five years later

    Memories of the financial crisis, five years later
    The excited voices on CNBC radio riveted financial adviser John Bacci's attention as he drove to Chestertown five years ago for a routine client visit. The stock market was in freefall that Sept. 29 after Congress rejected a $700 billion rescue of the...
  • Maverick investor faces legal pressure

    Maverick investor faces legal pressure
    Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage." Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
  • China likes Fed decision not to taper; global stocks rise on news

    China likes Fed decision not to taper; global stocks rise on news
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's decision not to reduce its bond-buying program was "prudent" because the world's economy remains weak, according to Xinhua, China's official state-run news agency. "The Fed's 'no taper yet' decision seems prudent...
  • Many affluent women lack investing confidence, study finds

    Many affluent women lack investing confidence, study finds
    Not only do women face a gender gap when it comes to compensation, they lack confidence about investing the money they do earn, a new study has found. The study, funded by Wells Fargo & Co. and released Thursday, found that 41% of affluent women were...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
  • NYSE has edge over Nasdaq in battle of exchanges for Twitter IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO -- It's looking more and more like the New York Stock Exchange will win the Tweetstakes, the hotly contested battle with the Nasdaq Stock Market for Twitter’s initial public stock offering. Twitter is the most highly sought after...