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Wall Street Roundup: WikiLeaks Wall Street edition. Bonuses keep growing.

November 30, 2010 |  7:43 am

Gold: Trading now at $1,384 per ounce, up 1.2% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,005.00, down 0.4% from Monday.

Confidence up, housing down. While home prices fell in September, it didn't stop consumer confidence from reaching a five-month high, according to data out Tuesday morning. Getprev

WikiLeaks Wall Street edition. As Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, deals with the fallout from a big release of American diplomatic cables, he tells Forbes that his next project is to release a trove of secret documents from a Wall Street bank.

Bonuses keep growing. A set of new rules to reign in big Wall Street bonuses has done little to change pay practices and may actually have made matters worse, says a new study from a prominent shareholder group.

TARP bill drops again. The expected cost of the big government bailout has dropped to $25 billion, the Congressional Budget Office says in a new report.

-- Nathaniel Popper

Photo: Julian Assange looks at his next target. Credit: BusinessWire