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Stock Futures Fall On Caution Over Spain’s Banks

Reuters – By Edward Krudy                 June 8, 2012 (Reuters) – Stock index futures fell on Friday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of a weekend expected to bring new developments in dealing with Spain’s banking crisis. Spain … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Trading Loss Shows Danger In Bank Size -Volcker

Reuters – June 7, 2012 NEW YORK, June 7 (Reuters) – Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said JPMorgan Chase’s recent multibillion-dollar trading loss may show that the nation’s largest banks are too big to manage. JPMorgan revealed last month … Continue reading

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NYSE Program Trading Jumped Last Week as Volume Rose

Dow Jones Newswires – By Ben Rubin – June 7, 2012 Program-trading activity increased on the New York Stock Exchange last week as the overall volume rose from a week earlier, according to the latest data from the NYSE Euronext … Continue reading

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Blackrock’s Fink Says Dimon ‘Inflamed’ Scrutiny of Losses

Bloomberg News – By Dawn Kopecki – June 7, 2012 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon “inflamed” public debate over a trade in London that has so far cost at least $2 billion, BlackRock Inc. (BLK) … Continue reading

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Aflac Adds BlackRock’s Stevens As Head of Global Trading

Bloomberg News – By Zachary Tracer – June 7, 2012 Aflac Inc. (AFL), the world’s biggest seller of supplemental health insurance, hired Timothy “Chip” Stevens for the newly created post of global head of trading as the insurer increases its … Continue reading

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Stern Advice-The Cheap New Trend in Investing

Reuters – By Linda Stern – June 7, 2012 (Reuters) – How cheap can investing get? We’re about to find out. A new brokerage site will allow individual investors to build big research-driven stock portfolios for pennies. And a new … Continue reading

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NYSE Criticizes Nasdaq’s Facebook Comp Plan

Bloomberg BusinessWeek                              By Nina Mehta – June 7, 2012 Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.’s (NDAQ) plan to earmark $40 million for brokers whose orders were mishandled in Facebook Inc. (FB)’s initial public offering will hurt competition, according to NYSE Euronext. (NYX) … Continue reading

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Regulation Will Wreak Havoc On Shadowy NDFs

Reuters – By Vidya Ranganathan and Rachel Armstrong – June 7, 2012 (Reuters) – It has been the dark side of currency markets: a secretive multi-billion dollar world of simulated contracts that skirts around government controls and rules. Now regulators … Continue reading

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