Tagged: Coverage

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Markets react to potential shutdown

At the time of this writing, a U.S. government shutdown seemed likely. Global market certainly reacted as if that were the case on Monday, posting losses. While investors and traders tried to figure out...

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The making of a sports business reporter

Steve Kandell of BuzzFeed profiles CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell, who is a lightning rod for criticism because of what he covers. Kandell writes, “Darren Rovell, just shy of 400,000 followers strong, does...

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Fannie Mae tries to win investors

Bond investors have another sale to weigh as Fannie Mae is planning an offering. According to The Wall Street Journal, the securities will get their value from a pool of mortgages the company acquired...

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Chrysler files for IPO

Chrysler Group filed for an initial public offering on Monday after its majority owner and employee union couldn’t reach a valuation. Fiat would like to own the company outright, but needs to placate the...

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Blackberry still trying to stay relevant

Blackberry is struggling to stay relevant as it loses ground to Apple and other smartphones, especially in the business market where it once held a near monopoly. Covering a businesses reinvention is always interesting,...

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Health exchanges hit some snags

As we get closer to the Oct. 1 deadline for the launch of health exchanges, a key part of President Obama’s health care reform law, there seem to be several issues that still need...

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The Fed surprises everyone

The Federal Reserve Board surprised everyone Wednesday by saying it would actually continue its unprecedented stimulus efforts despite the expectations of everyone. And investors cheered the news, sending the stock market to record highs. The...