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WATCH: Financial Firm Finally Covers 'Call Me Maybe'

Posted 08.28.2012 | Business

Who said suits don’t know how to have a little bit of fun? Following videos from USA Swimming, Cookie Monster and even U.S. troops serving in Afghan...

Corporate Raiders or Corporate Redeemers?

Maneet Ahuja | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business
Maneet Ahuja

Long derided as "corporate raiders" only interested in making a fast buck often to the long-term detriment of their target companies, some recent successful activist investor campaigns have done much to rightfully disprove this long-held misconception.

J. Crew Shareholders Approve $3B Buyout

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Shareholders of preppy clothing seller J.Crew Group Inc. have approved a $3 billion deal to be taken private by two investment firms....

Pali Capita Collapses After CEO

Reuters | Elinor Comlay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The boutique derivatives and fixed income firm Pali Capital, Elinor Comlay writes, was "an oasis of prosperity," before suddenly imploding with Bradle...

Bailed-Out Banks Making Profits -- For Taxpayers

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Money wasn't just "given" to Wall Street firms. It bought something of value. And now that the firms (and the market in general) are recovering, they're starting to pay it back. With interest.

Washington Revisits Big Bank Regulation

Washington Independnent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week, as Wall Street was flailing over the collapse of one of its largest investment banks, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) took a podium and told me...

Investment Firms Tap Fed for Billions

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Big Wall Street investment companies have jumped all over the Federal Reserve's unprecedented offer to obtain emergency loans, borr...