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Goldman Inspires Jealousy, Suspicion With Soaring Profits

(Newser) - Goldman Sachs is expected to announce stunning profits for the second quarter tomorrow, inspiring jealousy on Wall Street and suspicion on Main Street, as taxpayers wonder whether they've been taken for a ride, reports the New York Times. The bank repaid its multibillion dollar government loan last month, and could... More »

Optimism Sends Stocks Surging

Investors brush off news of spiking oil prices

(Newser) - Wall Street soared for the second straight day today, rallying in the last hour of trading after a rebound in financial stocks and optimism about private sector jobs helped investors brush off a sharp jump in oil prices. The Dow rose 186 points to 11,583.69, the S&P... More »

NYSE To Buy Rival Exchange

Deal will save the struggling American Stock Exchange

(Newser) - The Big Board is about to get a bit bigger: The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange agreed today to snap up its smaller rival, the American Stock Exchange, for $260 million in stock, the Wall Street Journal reports. The deal ends a rivalry that began during the... More »

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