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Everything old is new again, as investors snap up bundles of the same toxic subprime loans that led to the great crash of 2008
Bloomberg reports that as Treasury secretary, Paulson gave a potentially lucrative heads-up to hedge fund managers. Should we be outraged?
A new report on the 2008 financial crisis reveals some shocking numbers that dramatically exceed the $700 billion TARP bailout
The brokerage firm files for Chapter 11 in one of the biggest bankruptcies in U.S. history. But not everyone is particularly upset
Jon Corzine's brokerage house files for bankruptcy — after the feds discover loads of cash missing from customers' accounts
Alessio Rastani, Europe's answer to Gordon Gekko, made jaws drop across the internet with his dire, gleeful prediction of an economic implosion
The nation's biggest banks are unveiling their quarterly earnings, and some of the numbers are downright ugly
The business-focused social network's stock price more than doubled in its first day of trading — prompting some dubious exuberance
In one of the government's biggest insider trading cases ever, a hedge fund billionaire is convicted on 14 counts of securities fraud and conspiracy
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