Wall Street lobbies hard against the Volcker Rule and restrictions on high-frequency trading to preserve its bottom line.
While more focused and higher-end rivals posted positive earnings surprises, Wal-Mart fell short of expectations.
While higher crude oil prices will undoubtedly be a boon to giants like ExxonMobil and Chevron, the smaller companies likely stand to benefit most.
While the bulls are certainly running down Wall Street now, that doesn't mean the stampede will continue.
The company made $7.59 billion in 2011, the largest profit in its 103-year history.
A trade deal with China offers another reason for investors to take a good look at Canadian equities.
Shares of companies such as LinkedIn and Zynga have jumped higher since Facebook filed to go public two weeks ago.
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