Wall Street Roundup: Bear Stearns testimony. Violence in Greece
Jobs and factory orders rise. American companies added 32,000 jobs in April, according to a private employment-data company. And orders from U.S. factories surprised analysts by rising 1.3% in March, the Commerce Department reported.
Bear Stearns testimony. Two former CEOs at the failed investment bank Bear Stearns are set to testify for the first time in front of a bipartisan congressional panel today.
Turning ugly in Greece. Just a few days after a bailout was announced for Greece, three people have reportedly died in protests against the austerity measures the government is taking. Meanwhile, policymakers are questioning whether the bailout plan will work.
A new CEO at Goldman? Commentators are buzzing about whether Lloyd Blankfein's days as chief executive at Goldman Sachs are numbered. Fortune provides a guide on deciphering whether he is done.
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