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The Last Meals of Bear Stearns

A new book details the nail-biting, or just biting, last days of the storied investment firm.

By Jessica Pressler

Meredith Whitney Is Not ‘That Great,’ Okay?

"Before we douse her with more champagne, put her on TV with Charlie Rose and hand over the keys to the Treasury Department, it might be worth taking another look at what really happened."

By Jessica Pressler

Warren Buffett’s Brain Food

‘The Wall Street Journal’ takes a close look at the snacks the Oracle of Omaha consumes when he's making deals.

By Jessica Pressler

Falling Dollars

Everything that happened last week, in case you weren't paying attention.

By Mark Adams

Billionaires Have Bad Days, Too

Carl Icahn is struggling with various projects, Sharon Waxman becomes the latest media lady to start a news-aggregation Website, and — it's official! — most City Council members pay less rent than you do, in our daily roundup of finance, media, real-estate and entertainment news.

The Obamas All Over the Glossy Newsstand, Once Again

Michelle and Barack appear on the covers of 'Ebony' and 'Essence.' But Meghan McCain has an interview in 'Glamour'! Plus the latest on Barbara Corcoran, John Thain, and the other captains of industry.

Jimmy Cayne Almost Died Trying to Save Bear Stearns

But he's okay! Even if Bear is not. The 73-year-old former Bear Stearns CEO talks about his near-death experience, how he did not smoke pot with that woman (not in a bathroom, anyway), and how he became "roadkill" on the brink of the firm's collapse, all in an epic interview with 'Fortune.'

Chairman Cox Bans Naked Short-Selling

Heh. Naked short selling. Sounds like something a frat boy would do, right? Well … it sort of is. Read all about the SEC's bold move to crack down on market manipulators and more, in our daily roundup of finance, media, law, and real-estate news.