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The Week Ahead: Banks have a problem of perception

There's nothing wrong with America's biggest banks. The Federal Reserve says so. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says so. Shareholders say so. And the bank's financial statements say so. So why do banks remain the economic boogeymen?


Nasdaq plunges on tech stock sell-off

A plunge in once-soaring technology shares sent Nasdaq into a triple-digit decline and yanked the rest of the stock market down with it.

Erstwhile darlings such as Netflix Inc. and Facebook Inc., as well as biotechnology high-fliers such as ...