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Long Live the ECB's Bond Purchases; They Lift Eurozone Stocks

Or so investors hope, ahead of this week's meeting.

Yen, Euro Will Weaken, But Don't Expect U.S. Rate Surge

Expect a weaker Yen and Euro in coming month, but don't expect U.S. interest rates to take off, even if the Fed hikes rates.

Bear Stearns is Long Gone, But a Bond it Originated is Making Some Investors Rich

Bear Stearns may be long gone, but a residential mortgage-backed bond it originated before the housing crisis is still paying off.

Gladstone CEO: Steady Dividend, Equity Kicker is Making Investors Happy

Shares of Gladstone Investment Corporation are up 24% thus far in 2016, almost five times the return of the S&P 500. Not bad for a business development company.

Stressed Out: Chesapeake Energy Hit by Double Whammy

S&P Global Ratings downgrades Chesapeake's corporate credit rating while investment giant Carl Icahn cuts his stake in half.

The Saints and Sinners as Singapore Developers Build Up Worrying Debt

Singapore's smaller developers are in trouble, S&P warns, with prices falling and sales stagnant right after they borrowed heavily to expand.

When the Debt Ceiling Time Bomb Blows, I Know What to Do

The debt ceiling will one day cause us to go "full Greece", and that will be a real shame.

Closing Bell: Perrigo Cuts Full-Year Guidance; U.S. Stocks Slip

U.S. stocks edged back from records highs set last week as resurfacing supply worries took a chunk out of crude prices.

Jim Cramer: Bank Debt Payments Prevents Herbalife From Buying Back Shares

TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer said burdensome bank debt prevents Herbalife from buying back shares of stock.

Bank of England Cuts Rates, Launches ‘Monetary Sledgehammer’

The Bank of England cut interest rates for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, to limit potential economic fallout from the June 23 Brexit vote.