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The Scariest Part of Soaring Oil Prices: Investors' Fears

Friday's market sell-off may have been more about paranoia than about real risk. Some JPMorgan calculations indicate that the potential impact of rising oil prices on the economy may be less than most investors think. But the fear factor itself also can't be overlooked.

Bank Stocks Lead Market to a Seventh Winning Week

Stocks wrapped up the week on a positive note despite economic reports that fell short of expectations. But Cort Gwon of FBN Securities says there was lots to cheer about as fears over the debt crisis lessened in Europe and U.S. companies announced stellar earnings.

Is Robo-Signing Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

In a Senate panel hearing Monday, the Iowa attorney general said the problems in the home-loan industry extend well beyond just "robo-signing." A system-wide overhaul is needed, he said.

JPMorgan Earnings Beat Estimates on Lower Loss Provisions

The nation's second-largest bank by assets said third-quarter income rose 23% to $4.4 billion, or $1.01 a share. While investment and retail banking revenue slipped, JPMorgan was able to set aside less money to cover bad loans, which accounted for the better-than-expected earnings in the quarter.

Foreclosure Bill, Blasted by Critics, Vetoed by Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday vetoed a bill that its critics say would've make it harder to challenge foreclosure-related documents. Allegations of invalid foreclosure paperwork have been popping up around the country.

Chase Online Banking Dogged by Technical Problems

Computer problems dogged Chase%u2019s (JPM) online banking services for a second day on Wednesday, leaving many customers frustrated. Problems first appeared on the Chase site late Monday, with customers unable to log on to their accounts, The New York Times reported. Technicians worked overnight to fix those problems by about 1 am on Wednesday morning.

Bankruptcy Plan for Tribune Collapses

So much for the hope of a relatively quick and painless exit from bankruptcy for Tribune Co. A reorganization plan that would have turned over control of the Chicago-based media conglomerate to lenders including JP Morgan Chase & Co. has reportedly fallen apart after an independent examiner's report led various creditors to reassess the strength of their claims.

Populist Protester Lights the Fuse of Homeowner Rage

The Tea Partiers weren't the only ones out protesting last week: The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America took its case to the Capitol, where members disrupted a congressional committee hearing, surprised a bank CEO, and dramatized the problems faced by "underwater" homeowners.

Goldman CEO Gets $9 Million Bonus

Goldman Sachs Group (GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein is getting a $9 million stock bonus for 2009, a modest payday by Wall Street standards that appears...

Will JP Morgan Fall Short?

After posting three straight banner quarters, JP Morgan Chase is feeling the pressure to end the year on a rising note. But for several reasons, some Wall Street analysts have dialed down their earnings expectations for the bank.

Five Media Changes to Watch for in 2010

What media-industry developments and market forces will make headlines in the year to come? Pay-to-read online content, tablet computers, mom-and-pop newsrooms and, oh yes -- banks taking over the magazine and newspaper game.

How I almost lost my house

The banks are halting foreclosures, and some people across the country are sighing with relief. I know how they feel. Back in 2007, I was one of...

If I owe you enough, I own you

The market mavens this morning are gnashing their collective teeth over the government's bailout of Bear Stearns (yes, that means you and me; look...