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Wall Street

Banking stocks surge on Wall Street optimism

Tue 5 May, AT 08:39

Shares leapt in Monday trading after investors were encouraged over the results of this week’s stress tests by American authorities

Barack Obama

Obama’s chance to lift the lid on the Bush years

Fri 24 Apr, AT 17:11
Alexander Cockburn

A new round of Congressional hearings could expose what has really happened on Wall Street and in Iraq. But does Obama have the courage?

Bank of America

Bank of America earnings fear spark global sell-off

Tue 21 Apr, AT 01:00

Concern over disclosure in the financial giant's first-quarter results showing growing debt sends world markets into renewed tailspin

Sympathy for outlaws thanks to greedy bankers

Thu 29 Jan, AT 00:00
Charles Laurence

The credit crunch is spawning a new generation of ‘Bonnie and Clydes’, feeding off public anger towards greedy Wall Street bankers

Is America’s Ahab, Sumner Redstone, all washed up?

Fri 5 Dec, AT 11:13
Charles Laurence

The miserly media tycoon is suffering ‘ senior moments’ and juggling insurmountable debt, reports Charles Laurence