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How a Corporate 'Inversion' Could Raise Your Taxes

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Tax Report: Shareholders in U.S. companies involved in inversion deals are likely to owe capital-gains tax.

U.S. Stocks Pull Back

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U.S. stocks pulled back as global credit-market woes put investors on the defensive, despite a jobs report that investors said was bullish for equities.

Behind the Hiring of a CEO's Daughter by Banks Angling for China IPO

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As banks angled to participate in the IPO of China's Tianhe Chemicals, three of them—UBS, Investec and J.P. Morgan Chase—hired the daughter of the CEO.

Can You Afford to Leap Into Early Retirement?

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The five-year rally in stocks has bolstered workers' nest eggs. But consider these six issues first.

ISDA Rules Argentina Default Is 'Credit Event'

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The ISDA ruled Friday that sellers of credit default swaps tied to Argentine sovereign debt must pay buyers, judging the nation's failure to pay bondholders Wednesday a "credit event."

No S'more Crises: Regulators Go to Camp

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To prepare for the next global financial crisis, nearly a dozen financial-sector overseers from across the world decamped to Yale University for the first-ever regulatory summer camp.

Junk Bonds Sink on Fears Rally Will End as Economy Picks Up

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Investors retreated from risky corporate debt, sending prices tumbling and deepening fears of an end to a long rally in junk bonds.

Prescient Bears Are Growling Again

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Many of the Wall Street money managers who made billions by anticipating the U.S. housing bubble see more trouble on the horizon.

Asset Managers May Avoid Fed Oversight

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A panel of top financial regulators agreed to revamp their review of asset-management firms to focus on potentially risky products and activities rather than individual firms.

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