Talking Biz News

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...

Charges filed in Facebook IPO fraud

Beware where you buy shares in initial public offerings, since apparently those can be faked just like lottery tickets or anything else. Federal prosecutors filed charges Tuesday against a Florida man for trying to...

Yet another European crisis

Just when you thought it was safe to stop worrying about Europe and move onto other concerns, Cyprus decides to go and remind everyone that the world economy isn’t as robust as we all...

The business media on wash trades

The markets are going through another revolution in the form of wash trades, which can be used to manipulate the markets. The Wall Street Journal had this story: U.S. regulators are investigating whether high-frequency...

Push back on ETF fees

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting story about Fidelity and exchange traded fund fees on Thursday. Many ETFs are touted as a way for individual investors to gain exposure to various asset classes....