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Wall Street Roundup: Doubts about Donald. A finger too far.

May 13, 2011 |  8:29 am

Foggy wall -- justin lane epa Gold: Trading now at $1,507 per ounce, unchanged from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12654.10, down 0.3% from Thursday.

SEC plans charges. After facing criticism for not taking legal action against financial executives who helped precipitate the financial crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be preparing to file suit against individuals at a number of big banks, the Wall Street Journal reports

Doubts about Donald. Donald Trump may be playing off his business experience as he ponders a presidential campaign, but 79% of American financial insiders have an unfavorable view of the Donald, according to a new poll

A finger too far. Some Italian executives are uncomfortable with a new work of avant-garde art that literally gives the finger to Italy's financial establishment in Milan.

-- Nathaniel Popper in New York

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