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UK banks need more money

Banks in the United Kingdom need more capital, even after new regulations created during the financial crisis. Here’s the Wall Street Journal story: U.K. banks must come up with £25 billion ($38 billion) in...

Cyprus saved. Or is it?

Finance ministers agreed early Monday on a bailout for the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. While the agreement averted the near-term disaster, much of the coverage focused on the fact that the aftermath is going...

Alternate deal for Dell?

Recently we wrote about the plan that Dell founder Michael Dell has for taking the company private and some of the backlash he’s facing from current investors about the offer price. But Sunday, details about...

Freddie Mac sues the banks

In the first government-sponsored litigation to come out of the Libor rigging scandal, Freddie Mac filed suit against the largest banks and the British Bankers’ Association. The lawsuit claims the mortgage company was harmed...