Financial regulators had no straight answers about taking banks to trial, but the Democratic Senator's banking committee debut was more about setting examples than starting reform.
The bargain-hunting investor is buying shares trading at all-time highs.
A new study says CEOs with larger signatures are more narcissistic and prone to making bad company decisions.
An analyst's alleged jokes about subprime mortgages may hint at what the ratings agency knew before the financial crisis.
Maybe, a news report suggests, and it boosted the stock late Tuesday. But a breakup is just one option that HP's board may consider if it decides to formally study the question.
Stocks recoup much of Monday's loss, but the Dow falls back after reaching 14,014. Michael Dell's $24 billion bid for his own company is a spark. Apple rises. Investors cheer Disney and Chipotle results.
Wall Street cheered the retailer's fourth-quarter earnings, but a profit measure the company says is most important has been trimmed as it builds data and fulfillment centers.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.