How did Wall Street have a good idea that Morgan Stanley would post solid third-quarter earnings while its arch rival Goldman Sachs would post only its second quarterly loss since becoming a public company ?
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Here are a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, New York Times, Reuters and Telegraph stories that are currently doing the rounds.
Fraud remains predominantly an inside job, according to the latest Kroll Annual Global Fraud Report. This year’s study shows that 60 percent of frauds are committed by insiders, up from 55 percent last year.
New York - BlackRock has reported third quarter 2011 net income of $595m, up 8% from a year ago and down 4% from second quarter 2011. Operating income was $777m and non-operating expense, net of non-controlling interests, was $87m. The third quarter 2011 operating margin was 34.9%.
The writing is on the wall.
Here's a list of 9 celebrities supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Here's something clever we picked up from a Fox Business Network interview with Art Laffer, a one-time Ronald Reagan economic advisor.
Bank of America has lost its position as America's biggest bank by assets.
Bank of America plans to add about four positions in its Australian equities operations this year as rivals exit the market, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Deutsche Bank gained market share in trading interest-rate and credit products last year, a sign the lender’s strategy of investing in its debt business may be showing results.
Swiss private bank Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) is set to buy Royal Bank of Scotland's international private banking arm Coutts International, a source familiar with the deal told Reuters on Thursday.