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Wednesday's 5 Biggest Stories


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choice to go to war with


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over tablet computing dominance cost investors $20 billion.



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booked its 10th quarterly profit in a row, but the real story is the automaker's

missing dividend


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Eurozone debt crisis

news: Perhaps taking a vacation with the fate of your currency hanging in the balance was a bad idea?



Goldman Sachs

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Rajat Gupta

will face charges for insider trading.


A deal has reportedly been reached for a

50% haircut on Greek bonds



Quote of the Day

"I, like you, get a little incensed when you think about how much good all of you do, whether it's volunteer hours, charitable giving we do, serving clients and customers well,"

Bank of America

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CEO Brian Moynihan told the bank's employees in a town hall meeting. He added, addressing

Bank of America's critics

, "You ought to think a little about that before you start yelling at us." I suppose people who bought at $15 when he took over the bank in January 2010 don't have a right to be "incensed."


Other Company News

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson goes long


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after losing on his bearish bet.


Virginia Rometty will take over as CEO of


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next year. It's nice to see IBM hiring from within, rather than recycling unemployed former tech leaders the way baseball teams cycle through managers.

All Things D

One day after its CEO abruptly leaves,

First Solar

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surprises the market again with some ugly quarterly numbers.

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will not come to the rescue of Europe.


Au revoir,

credit default swaps


Financial Times


S&P 500 trading range

of 2011 matches the trading range of 2010, right before the breakout.

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Investment Strategy


money-losing strategies

to avoid.

Reformed Broker

When searching for yield, don't fall into the trap of believing that

dividend stocks are the same as bonds



Someone asks if it's time now to sell Bruce Berkowitz's

Fairholme Fund

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after it has already dropped 25% this year.


We might be seeing a

massive double top in bonds


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Odds and Ends

Sony Pictures

wants Aaron Sorkin to write the movie about


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co-founder Steve Jobs.

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