With nearly $5 billion yet to be repaid, banks that have been unable or unwilling to escape TARP could get hit by a looming spike in dividend rates.
Rate evasion raises car insurance rates for everyone. And soon, in at least one state, it may be against the law.
Stocks are lower as investors digest data on inflation, industrial production and homebuilder confidence, along with earnings from two of the world's best-known brands.
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Baidu is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Stifel initiates restaurant stocks.
Stocks are higher following mixed domestic economic data and better-than-expected quarterly results from another of the nation's biggest banks.
As dozens of earnings reports roll in, fund manager Doll expects second quarter to be much like the first.
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