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Suit Filed By Financial Industry Dismissed By Appeals Court

It appears that a court of appeals has decided to dismiss a lawsuit which was filed by the financial industry against the new federal regulations that would be geared toward cracking down on conjecture in the commodities market. This move will more than likely cause a delay to a decision being made over whether to pass . . . → Read More: Suit Filed By Financial Industry Dismissed By Appeals Court

General Motor Stock offerings – How viable is it?

Traditionally investors decide on stocks based on the financial health of a company. But sometimes investors tend to invest in what they had invested five years ago allowing themselves to share in success they have seen others enjoy. This is a perfect example of how emotions influence and cloud some of the investment judgments of investors.

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Latest Figures Point at Stagnation In The US Economy

The Federal Reserve maintained its stance of being on a stand-by mode, after it abated the speculations of the possibility of a second round of quantitative easing at its latest policy meeting.

Latest figures from the US include manufacturing output from one of the most crucial industrial regions and were reflected in the Empire State index. Production in New York has been volatile lately and the upcoming report this Friday is expected to show a continuation of similar trends.

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Mergers And Acquisitions: Gymboree Corp. Gets Acquired By Bain Capital Partners

Gymboree Corp. [NASDAQ:GYMB] has been acquired by private equity group Blain Capital Partners LLC. The children’s clothes retailer announced this on Monday along with a figure of $1.8Billion. The definitive agreement between the two companies provides for the buyer to acquire all of Gymboree’s outstanding shares at a rate of $65.40 per share.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Texas Goes In To A Merger Frenzy

Multiple mergers have hit the US at end of September as news of two potential deals that could reshape the markets surfaced less than a week ago.

To nobody’s surprise Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe figured prominently in one of the potential mergers. The firm that has developed a reputation as a serial merger partner had earlier in the year confirmed news of having initiated talking to SJ Berwin about a possible deal. It had initiated its latest round of discussion in the final days of September with Continue reading Mergers & Acquisitions: Texas Goes In To A Merger Frenzy

Job Report Puts The Breaks On The Stock Market

The employment news released last Friday morning was playing out to be a major determinant for Investors coming into Friday morning stock market. Stock futures were forecasted to be trending into the red as the lethargic session end from Thursday were carrying over into the market projections prior to the current days opening bell.

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Current stock market trends – will the seesaw continue?

If you look at the last year of S&P 500 or Dow Jones you will see a nice seesaw pattern with peaks on January 19, April 26 and small peak on August 26 of 2010. There were at least 3 entry points for where stocks were on sale and where it was possible to make about . . . → Read More: Current stock market trends – will the seesaw continue?