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U.S. Banks Pass Fed's 'Stress Test' With Room for Dividends, Buybacks

U.S. Banks Pass Fed's 'Stress Test' With Room for Dividends, Buybacks

The Federal Reserve's 'stress tests' of big banks requires them to maintain sufficient capital, even after a nightmare economic scenario in which stock prices fall by 65% and unemployment surges to 10%.

Here's Why Women Are the Fastest Growing Cannabis User

Here's Why Women Are the Fastest Growing Cannabis User

Cannabis tech is solving problems for companies trying to better understand the consumer and their needs. Akerno's CEO explains.

Slack Marches to the Beat of a Different Drum in Unicorn Parade

Slack Marches to the Beat of a Different Drum in Unicorn Parade

Will Slack help set a new trend for IPO strategy among red-hot technology companies?

Keep One Eye on the Fed, One on the Russell

Keep One Eye on the Fed, One on the Russell

Watch the Russell 2000: It closed at 1550, which is where the 200-day moving average line resides -- if it can get up and over this level, it can improve, but if it slips, those moving average lines become problematic.

Stifel in Talks to Acquire Canada-Based GMP Capital - Report

Stifel in Talks to Acquire Canada-Based GMP Capital - Report

Stifel Financial is in talks to acquire Toronto-based GMP Capital in a deal that would see a U.S. company swallow one of the last independent investment banks in Canada, according to The Globe and Mail.

Bank of America Stock Could Be a Buy

Bank of America Stock Could Be a Buy

Bank of America stock is trying to rally, but may be stalling out. Here are the must-know levels going forward.

Intel Boosts Chipmaking Footprint With Barefoot Networks Acquisition

Intel Boosts Chipmaking Footprint With Barefoot Networks Acquisition

Intel agrees to buy startup Barefoot Networks in a bid to both diversify its chip offerings and also keep up with rival Broadcom.

U.S. Officials Meet in Secret Over Junk-Loan Frenzy as Recession Alarms Flash

U.S. Officials Meet in Secret Over Junk-Loan Frenzy as Recession Alarms Flash

The Financial Stability Oversight Council, a panel of top U.S. regulators charged with preventing future financial crises, met Thursday to discuss the past decade's surge in corporate borrowing, much of it by companies with junk-grade credit rating. An economic downturn likely would bring a wave of credit-rating downgrades and debt defaults that could ripple across markets.

How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

Goldman Sachs doesn't make many acquisitions, but when it does buy a company, the founders often end up working at the Wall Street firm, as appears to be the case for Joe Duran, founder of United Capital.

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

The five biggest U.S. private-equity firms have raised almost $350 billion of 'dry powder' from pension funds, foreign governments and other institutional investors that must now be spent on everything from corporate acquisitions to business loans and real estate. The problem is, the assets have gotten too expensive.