Tagged: Coverage

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Goldman may sell floor trading

In a week where much of Wall Street has been talking about Michael Lewis’ new book and high-frequency trading, on Tuesday, the news broke that Goldman Sachs might sell its New York Stock Exchange...

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Yellen works to reassure markets

After her debut to mixed results, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen worked to clarify her earlier comments on how long the Fed would continue its easy money policy. Bloomberg had this story by...

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Amazon plans free streaming video

Watch out Netflix. Amazon is moving in, putting more pressure on the streaming movie and television service. Greg Bensinger had this scoop for the Wall Street Journal: Amazon.com Inc. plans a free, advertising-supported streaming television...

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Fed rejects Citi capital plan

Wednesday wasn’t the best for Citigroup or its shareholders. The Federal Reserve Board again said the bank wasn’t ready to deal with financially stressful situations and rejected plans for stock buybacks. Writing for Reuters,...

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Candy Crush maker prices IPO

King Digital Entertainment sold shares to the public in the middle of its stated price range, indicating that investors willing to invest, just not the soaring amounts that other tech companies have garnered recently....

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Apple and Comcast in talks

Streaming television is getting a new competitor. The Wall Street Journal had the internet abuzz Sunday night with a report that Apple is talking to Comcast about a TV service that would bypass the...

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Airbnb valued at $10 Billion

Earning a piece of travelers’ wallets is big business, and Airbnb is proving just how lucrative it can be. The company is close to closing funding valuing it at more than $10 billion. Michael...

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Yellen makes Federal Reserve debut

Janet Yellen’s debut didn’t say anything out of the ordinary, but apparently, investors didn’t care for her commentary. The Wall Street Journal story by Jon Hilsenrath and Victoria McGrane led with investor reaction to...

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NY takes aim at high frequency traders

The opaque world of high frequency trading is coming under increasing scrutiny from regulators as the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he was looking into practices in the space. Andrew R. Johnson...