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What Icahn Wants He Gets (maybe)

In the old days, this type of action may have been construed as insider trading. But in today’s lax regulatory environment, it’s commonplace.

6 Large Companies That Do Subprime

Larger, more traditional lenders see the profitability of the subprime market and are piling into it.

Do-Nothing Congress Does Something: Gives GE A Big Tax Break

By Abigail Field, Attorney, Benzinga: Congress is infamous for doing nothing, as people who have lost their unemployment benefits viscerally know. However, today the Senate Financial Services Committee started the process of enacting the “Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act.” This act addresses dozens of tax breaks that ended last year. If the…