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Fed’s Texas Chief Says Break Up the ‘Too Big to Fail’ Banks: Here’s Why He’s Right

Filed under: Banks, Financial Services, Consumer ProtectionWhen the financial crisis hit in 2008 and America’s banks were teetering on the brink, the U.S. government made a controversial decision: Some of these banks — Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup…

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10 Mistakes That Turn Investors Into Their Own Worst Enemies

Filed under: Investing Basics, Financial Advisors, Stocks, InvestingGallery: 10 Mistakes That Turn Investors Into Their Own Worst Enemies
By Mandi Woodruff

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Everybody Makes Mistakes

How One Bad Investment Decision…

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AIG May Sue the Government for Charging Too Much to Save It

Filed under: Company News, Market News, U.S. Government, Insurance Industry
Update: At 4:17 PM on Wednesday, January 9, AIG announced that it would not join in the shareholder lawsuit being launched against the federal government.

Memories can be shor…

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Did You Miss Out On Your Share of $200 Billion?

Filed under: Investing, Investing Basics, Streetwise
You’ll never have the chance to lose a whole $200 billion, but the odds are fairly good that, over the past several years, you lost your personal share of $200 billion in potential investment gains….

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Fiscal Cliff Averted: And Here Are the Next 6 Crises to Worry About

Filed under: Economy, Government, Money and Politics
Here’s the bright side: After over a year of fretting, the fiscal cliff has finally been averted — at least for the time being. In a thirteenth-hour agreement, Congress and President Obama decided t…

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