It may just be that the remaining firms that are the winners here.
Large companies may not feel the impact of the sequester for a few months, if at all.
Just like with bond rating agencies, sell-side equity analysis is fraught with conflicts of interest.
With problems still persisting in the financial industry, more layoffs may be on the horizon.
The hedge fund giant, who has seen big gains and big losses in recent years, has been selling financials and consumer cyclicals and buying real estate and energy.
The new CEO's battle to clean up the bank may be doomed from the outset.
After a dry spell, the Oracle of Omaha comes through with one of his biggest-ever deals.
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