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News sweep: July 22

July 22, 2010: 4:24 PM ET

Analyst Richard X. Bove (right) prevails in BankAtlantic clash.

The X man winneth

Why Spain should hold off on the cutbacks.

Foreign exchange: 'the world's biggest fruit and vegetable store.'

St. Louis Fed calls for physical stress tests.

  • News sweep: July 21

    What Wall Street reform means for you.

    European policymakers meet bankers ahead of stress tests.

    Stress tests can't save Europe from a deflationary spiral.

    Bair says bank lobbyists are bullying the Basel committee on capital rules.

    Regulators clash with rich guys over bank purchases.

    The trouble with leveraged stock buybacks.

    - Jul 21, 2010 10:40 AM ET
  • News sweep: July 16

    Intel's (INTC) lessons for Apple (AAPL).

    Bond funds cost too damn much.

    Dallas Fed researchers deem a double dip unlikely.

    Buybacks don't work, for crying out loud.

    In for a Penny, in for a pound.

    - Jul 16, 2010 4:25 PM ET
  • News sweep: July 15

    Deficit hawks think the moon is made of green cheese.

    Fed research insists the Fed isn't out of bullets.

    Stock funds suffer yet another round of outflows.

    Mortgage rates at record low for second week.

    Goldman now likes the euro. Not everyone is impressed.

    - Jul 15, 2010 11:33 AM ET
  • News sweep: July 14

    Another SEC defection: General counsel Joan McKown leaves just two days after the departure of the agency's top tech officer.

    How the Great Recession wasn't really all that great for New York and New Jersey.

    What to expect from Europe's stress tests.

    Homebuilders tumble after Goldman downgrade.

    The freedom of certain criminals is making a mockery of Bastille Day.

    - Jul 14, 2010 4:01 PM ET
  • News sweep: July 13

    Intel (INTC) as SpongeBob Squarepants: The chipmaker reports what it modestly bills as its best quarter ever.

    It may be a while before we get that update from Goldman Sachs (GS) on how the Securities and Exchange Commission was all wrong to sue over one of the Abacus CDOs.

    Double-dip or not, a global slowdown seems to be at hand, euroskeptic Edward Hugh writes.

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is suing some former IndyMac executives for MORE

    - Jul 13, 2010 4:43 PM ET
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  • News sweep: July 12

    * Fund manager John Hussman, taking aim at inflated profit projections and hyped-up stock price forecasts on Wall Street, contends earnings are going to the dogs.

    Think of it this way. Suppose your poodle is 40% overweight. Someone sells you a scale where every pound shown on the dial represents 1.4 pounds of actual weight. Guess what? Your poodle will step on that scale, and the dial will pleasantly report that MORE

    - Jul 12, 2010 4:51 PM ET
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