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Manchester United IPO: Great Team, Bad Investment?

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 11:55am
Jon Najarian is as staunch a defender of the deal as you'll find outside of the underwriters, but even he has a limit.

Police Begin Clearing Occupy Frankfurt Camp

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 11:55am
German police have begun clearing anti-capitalist protesters from the Occupy Frankfurt camp next to the European Central Bank headquarters.

Knight Capital: The Latest Alarm Bell Everyone Will Ignore

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:40am
Regulators and Wall Street should be terrified by what happened to Knight, but most likely, the problem will just lead to discussions that won't go anywhere, says WSJ reporter Scott Patterson.

Best Buy Founder Offers to Acquire Company

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:40am
Richard Schulze offers up to $8.8 billion for the electronics retailer, saying he'll pay $24 to $26 a share.

The Most Outrageous Acts of Corporate America

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:40am
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Every month The Daily Ticker brings you some of the most outrageous acts in corporate America thanks to Michelle Leder and her team at Footnoted.com who tirelessly comb through pages and pages of corporate SEC filings. Leder joins Aaron Task in the accompanying interview to discuss what were July's [...]

Spyker Sues GM for $3 Billion Over Saab Bankruptcy

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:40am
Dutch company Spyker said it was suing General Motors for $3 billion on behalf of its subsidiary Saab, accusing the U.S. automaker of deliberately driving Saab into bankruptcy.

Bernanke: Despite Recovery, Many Struggling

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 10:40am
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday that although broad measurements of the economy point to recovery, many people and businesses are facing tough times.

Best Buy Founder Sets Offer for Company; Shares Surge

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:25am
Founder and former Chairman Richard Schulze offered to buy the shares he does not already own in the electronics retailer for $24 to $26 each. The offer is below the stock's 52-week high, but well above recent levels.

Stocks Up -- Obama Wins. Stocks Down -- It’s Romney?

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:25am
"Since 1900, whenever the market rose from August through October (in a presidential election year), the incumbent has been re-elected 80% of the time," says Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at S&P Capital IQ.

Facebook Bears Garner 500% Profit From Structured Product Bets

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:25am
Facebook's 45% drop since its IPO generated returns of more than 500% for European investors that bought structured products benefiting from the stock's decline.

Stocks to Watch: Knight Capital, Chesapeake

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:25am
Knight Capital is in talks on a potential rescue involving a consortium of investors, a report says.

Pimco Stock Push Stumbles as Gross Says Equity Cult Dead

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 8:10am
When Bill Gross started Pimco's most recent effort to expand into stocks three years ago, he vowed not to repeat the mistake he made in the 1980s.

World Stocks Rise as U.S. Jobs Picture Improves

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
World stock markets rose Monday, boosted by stronger-than-expected U.S. hiring for July following three months of weak job gains.

Gold fizzles -- or Gold Fixed?

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
Last week was a dud for gold, and while the radical gold bugs are divided, they are regrouping.

Social Security Not Deal it Once Was for Workers

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers than they will receive in benefits after they retire.

Berkshire's Cash Hoard Swells as Buffett Pares Consumer Stocks

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
Berkshire Hathaway's cash swelled in the second quarter to its highest level in a year as Chairman Warren Buffett pared bets on consumer-products stocks.

IAG Chief Eyes Stake in American Airlines

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
The owner of British Airways and Spanish airline Iberia is considering taking a stake in American Airlines.

Consumer Bureau Sets Mortgage-Insurer Probe

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
A federal regulator has launched a broad probe into whether firms such as American International Group and Genworth Financial violated real-estate law.

U.K. Home Sellers May Need to Cut Prices in ‘Blighted' Market

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
U.K. home sellers may need to lower their prices to lure buyers in a market restrained by waning consumer confidence and tight lending conditions.

Apple and Samsung Take Australian Legal Battle to the 'Hot Tub'

Top Finance News - Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:55am
Rather than a gaggle of lawyers hammering out their differences in the jacuzzi, the term refers to expert witnesses giving evidence in court together - rather than one by one - in the witness box.

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