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  • Spain's borrowing costs rise, stocks sink following bank rescue

     
    MADRID -- Spain's borrowing costs flirted with record highs Monday and stock prices sank on the first trading day since Madrid agreed to give $24 billion of taxpayers' money to rescue its largest real estate lender. The country's prime minister vigorously...
  • MF Global deja vu? $220 million goes missing at futures brokerage

    MF Global deja vu? $220 million goes missing at futures brokerage
    It feels like doomsday at mid-size Iowa futures brokerage PFGBest, where $220 million in customer funds have gone missing, accounts have been frozen by an industry regulator and the company’s chief executive attempted suicide Monday. Less than a...
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Fed stands pat on policy; Bernanke press conference next

     
    The Federal Reserve held policy steady after a two-day meeting, citing signs of improved economic growth. The Fed’s post-meeting statement Wednesday was as expected. Most economists figured the central bank wouldn’t announce any new...
  • Super Bowl ticket prices are down, but they're still no bargain

     
    Super Bowl ticket prices on the secondary market Monday morning showed a 13% drop-off from those from a year ago. So says TiqIQ, an event-ticket aggregator that tracks listings from StubHub, EBay, TicketNetwork and TicketsNow....
  • 72 Hours: Wilco, Secret Chiefs 3 and more

     
    The weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts, including Wilco, Lucinda Williams, the Secret Chiefs 3 and more. Friday • Wilco @ the Los Angeles Theatre. At an early, pivitol Wilco show back in 1996, the band......
  • Facebook reportedly suspends share trading ahead of IPO

     
    Facebook has reportedly frozen shareholder trading on secondary markets this week for the next three days, a move that might be made in preparation for the company's expected initial public offering. Officials at Facebook were unavailable for comment on...
  • Springsteen's L.A. tickets hit resale markets; second date added

     
    The return of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to Los Angeles was met with the expected high demand. A second L.A. date at the Sports Arena was added after an April 26 date, which went on sale at 10 a.m., quickly sold out. Tickets for an April 27...
  • Technology bubble? 'We don't think there is,' says Marc Andreessen

     
    Don't tell Marc Andreessen there's a bubble in Silicon Valley. "We don't think there is," Andreessen said during an interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the All Things Digital Conference on Wednesday night. Andreessen, 39, who helped invent......
  • JPMorgan pays $153.6 million to settle fraud accusations about mortgage-backed securities

     
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is paying $153.6 million to settle accusations that it misled investors about mortgage-backed securities it sold just as the financial crisis was beginning. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a complaint filed in Manhattan...
  • Treasury's holdings of mortgage-backed securities drop below $100 billion as sell-off continues

     
    The Treasury Department said Wedneday it had recovered about 65% of the $225 billion it spent to purchase mortgage-backed securities to help stabilize the housing market during the financial crisis as the government continues to slowly sell off its...