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Merrill Lynch suspends trader over $400-million loss
Merrill Lynch suspends trader over $400-million loss
Merrill Lynch said on Friday it had discovered an "irregularity" in its London trading positions and the Financial Times reported that a...
Bush may tap bailout fund to aid carmakers
Bush may tap bailout fund to aid carmakers
The Bush administration said on Friday it could be willing to provide emergency aid to the teetering US car industry, keeping open the prospects...
Wall fall down
Wall fall down
Not since the invasion of Iraq have I been so completely absorbed by a news story.
US stocks plummet amid credit crisis
US stocks plummet amid credit crisis
United States stocks were in a dramatic sell-off on Monday morning amid a widening credit crisis, as bank failures and takeovers threatened to...
Merrill Lynch sells 20% Bloomberg stake for $4,5bn
Merrill Lynch sells 20% Bloomberg stake for $4,5bn
The investment bank Merrill Lynch has agreed to sell its 20% stake in Bloomberg for $4,5-billion, in a deal which provided a glimpse of the fortune...
World stocks dampened by dim earnings
World stocks dampened by dim earnings
Asian stocks tumbled on Monday followed by losses across European and United States markets on concern over company earnings and increasing gloom...
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launched a deeply discounted â,¬5,5-billion ($8-billion) capital increase on Monday to prop up its finances and heal scars...
Société Générale braced for criticism, Kerviel speaks out
Société Générale braced for criticism, Kerviel speaks out
Société Générale was braced for fresh criticism from France's top central banker on Tuesday as the man the bank blames for its record trading...
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
Fresh write-offs at big European and Japanese banks on Wednesday drove investors' attention firmly back onto the credit crunch after days gazing at...
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
'Mr Average' perpetrated biggest trading fraud
Jérôme Kerviel, a shy and introverted young city trader, lived on a tree-lined street in Neuilly-sur-Seine, the wealthy Paris suburb dubbed...
Funds bristle at rich-country wariness
Funds bristle at rich-country wariness
The United States and other countries must not demonise sovereign wealth funds as they come to the aid of troubled United States banks, some of the...
Commodities: boom or bust?
Commodities: boom or bust?
Gold, oil, diamonds, metals: commodities have been booming. But as prices hit record highs, is the bubble about to burst?

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