Less than 24 hours after the U.S. government reported it was mostly done with its money-losing bailout of AIG, a Bloomberg News article out Tuesday explained how Wall Street banks are setting themselves up for the next systemic crisis by playing at financial alchemy in the derivatives market.
The U.S. government went into a full-throated propaganda offensive Tuesday in an effort to show that the highly controversial 2008 bailouts of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) were profitable.
Pre-Market Movers (Prana Biotech, Dryships, Sanofi, Tata Motors, Amarin, American International Group, ArcelorMittal, Delhaize)
Prana Biotechnology Ltd, Dryships Inc., Sanofi SA, Tata Motors, Amarin Corp, American International Group, ArcelorMittal and Delhaize Group are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Tuesday.
Pre-Market Movers (Cell Therapeutics, Deutsche Bank, Transocean, Peregrine, Kraft Foods, American International Group, Seadrill, Anheuser)
Cell Therapeutics, Deutsche Bank, Transocean Ltd., Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Kraft Foods Inc, American International Group, Seadrill Ltd and Anheuser-Busch InBev are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Monday.
Because of the U.S. Treasury Department's announcement Sunday that it has launched an offering of $18 billion worth of its American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) common stock, the government will soon go from being the company's majority shareholder to being one of its minority shareholders.
IT sector funds were the top performers in August among Indian mutual funds that focus on domestic stocks as lower valuations of the sector's shares after their sharp declines in July revived investor interest.
Money's Winners And Losers: NY Fed And AIG, Gawker Media, Eli Lilly, ZeekRewards, Best Buy, Fisker Automotive
Each week, we pick the biggest, most dramatic, or most interesting winners and losers in money and business. Our picks for Aug. 19-24 include the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Eli Lilly & Co. on one side, and ZeekRewards and Best Buy Co. Inc. on the other side.
Pre-Market Movers (Pluristem, Logitech, Nokia, Facebook, American International Group, Knight Capital, ICICI, Sanofi)
Pluristem Therapeutics, Logitech International, Nokia Corp, Facebook, American International Group, Knight Capital Group, ICICI Bank and Sanofi SA are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Monday.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday said it plans to sell $4.5 billion in American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) shares, further cutting its ownership stake in the bailed-out insurer.
In spite of low expectations for profit, market-watchers are actually increasingly bullish on AIG, believing the most important thing to watch when the company reports quarterly results Thursday will be its plans to buy back stock from its largest shareholder, the U.S. government.
The second-quarter earnings season is in full swing and investors will hear next week from several more major players, including AIG, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods, Pfizer, Mastercard and General Motors.
American International Group, DryShips, Merck & Co, Complete Genomics, SAP AG, Deutsche Bank and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Thursday.
Since its May 17 pricing at $38 a share, the stunning collapse in the value of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) the No. 1 social networking site has made history ? for its sheer size and magnitude.The IPO market remains weak.
CEO Robert Diamond's ouster from Barclays (NYSE: BCS) raises questions about whether Wall Street's doyen, Jame Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), might be next to go, especially as his bank's problems mount.
The Federal Reserve is charting a course for more stringent capital reserve requirements for the largest banking institutions in the U.S., in line with new international rules representing the Basel III accord.
Four years after the 2008 financial crisis began gathering steam, the government has collected another piece of the remaining billions in bailout money that it's owed.
Lloyd Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, told jurors at the insider-trading trial of one of the investment bank's former directors that all parts of a 2008 board meeting the two attended were confidential.
Stocks have wiped out their year-to-date gains. US payrolls are down while unemployment is up. Yields on high-demand government bonds are at record lows. Speculation abounds the US Fed might even print more money. Is it any wonder some are talking about gold?s rebound?
American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) was partially rebuffed in its effort to get $10 billion out of Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) Wednesday, as a Los Angeles U.S. district judge dismissed some of the New York re-insurer's claims in its securities lawsuit against the giant Charlotte, North Carolina- bank.
Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC), the second-largest U.S. mortgage guarantor, said Thursday it was appointing Donald Layton, the former head of E*Trade as its CEO.
Freddie Mac, the second-largest mortgage guarantor, will announce the appointment of Donald Layton, former head of E*Trade Financial Corp., as a new CEO as early as Thursday, the Wall Street Journal said.
The U.S. Treasury Department will sell $5 billion in shares of American International Group Incorporated (NYSE: AIG) as it continues to divest its balance sheets of the bailed-out insurance company, which has agreed to purchase $2 billion of its own shares as part of the stock offering, the company announced Monday.
The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade Monday are: GTSI Corp, Tata Motors, Frontier Communications, Yahoo, National Bank of Greece, Cognizant Technology Solutions, American International Group, Southern Community Financial, Huntsman Corp. and Genworth Financial Corp.
The U.S. economy added far fewer jobs than expected in April, while the unemployment rate edged down as more people gave up hope of finding jobs, reinforcing the fear that the job market recovery could be losing steam.
The companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trade Friday are: DigitalGlobe Inc, Linkedin Corporation, Veolia Environnement, Deutsche Bank, The Dow Chemical Company, Northstar Realty Finance Corp and Seadrill Ltd American International Group Inc.
Hiring in the U.S. probably picked up somewhat in April after a disappointing showing in March renewed fears of another spring slump in the labor market, economists said in anticipation of the April non-farm payroll report due Friday.
The first-quarter earnings season has so far generated big waves of positive surprises, which fueled the upward momentum in the stock market. However, investors should take these earnings beats with a grain of salt.
A New York judge on Tuesday rejected an effort by AIG Inc (AIG.N) and other objectors to Bank of America Corp's (BAC.N) proposed $8.5 billion mortgage bond settlement to convert the case to a proceeding that may have widened its scope.
American International Group Inc., the beleagued insurance company that was brought to its knees by the subprime mortgage collapse, is re-entering U.S. real estate investment later this year.
It seems that gamers have stepped into the forefront when it comes to voicing opinions on the Internet. The lackluster ending of “Mass Effect 3” sent video game fanatics in an uproar, and now game publisher Electronic Arts has just won The Consumerist award for this year’s Worst Company in America.