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Thirteen Stocks Expected to Rise 40% to 100% — or More

Investors and traders alike always seem to be on the lookout for new speculative investment ideas that can generate massive long-term or short-term gains. While investors get to see many ...
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Cyprus Moves from Taxation to Theft

What we are seeing is in Cyprus an instance when taxation becomes theft. When depositors place money in banks, they assume that their deposits are safe as long as the ...
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Beyond Citadel, There Is Long-Term Value in E*Trade

It is probably of little comfort to existing shareholders that Citadel Investment Group is selling its remaining stake in E*Trade Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC). The near 10% stake will pressure ...
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Merrill Lynch Is Positive Again on Financial Exchanges

The research team at the Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) unit Merrill Lynch is resuming coverage of the public financial exchanges. IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (NYSE: ICE) was reinstated at Buy ...
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The Seven Safest Banks in America for 2013

The U.S. banking sector is looking better in 2013 than it did in 2012, 2011 and so on. Balance sheets, credit metrics and underlying asset values continue to recover. Still, ...
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Microbrewers and Craft Beer Makers Raising Millions and Millions of Dollars

If you have read 24/7 Wall St. for a while, you know that we love to cover popular topics and the financial numbers behind them. This is from demographic trends, economic trends, ...
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Credit Suisse Downgrades BofA, Favors Other Banks (CS, BAC, JPM, C, USB)

Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) downgraded its rating on Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) due to valuation after such a monumental rise. After all, the bank was the top-performing DJIA ...
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Citigroup, Morgan Stanley Reach Deal on Smith Barney

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has agreed to buy an additional 14% stake in Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) from Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) for $1.89 billion. The amount puts the ...
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Knight Capital Survives the Weekend, with Exponential Dilution (KCG, BX, SF, AMTD, JEF)

Reports were out over the weekend that Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) was raising some $400 million in bailout and survival capital. The company confirmed this in an SEC ...
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Treasury Selling $4.5 Billion More In AIG Shares

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) is just one more step closer to being a self-governing company without the oversight of taxpayers and the government.  Still, AIG owes all of ...
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Big Bounce for Knight Capital Group at Open

Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) is surging this Friday morning. The gain is based on news headlines that the trading firm has secured a line of credit and that ...
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Knight Capital Woes Show Up Even More In Put Options Trading

The woes for Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: KCG) are still there despite newswire headlines about ongoing talks with multiple parties which have been seen throughout this Thursday.  As of ...
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Knight Confesses $440 Million Loss, Seeking Alternatives (KCG, BRK-A)

Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) has some explaining to do over its trading errors on Wednesday. This created major moves in many stocks and the NYSE canceled trades in ...
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Knight Capital’s Fat-Finger Trading Problems

Knight Capital Group (NYSE: KCG) may have just been the latest firm to create trading issues that were somewhat akin to the Flash Crash of 2010, or at least akin ...
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Deutsche Bank Firing up to 1,900 Wall Streeters

Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) is going to please Wall St., although perhaps not its investment professionals employed by the bank. The company is suffering lower losses, so to combat ...
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