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Wall Street Roundup: Osama bulls. Too big to sail.

May 2, 2011 |  7:31 am

Gold: Trading now at $1,560 per ounce, up 0.2% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,850.60, up 0.3% from Friday.

Ticker Osama bulls. The death of Osama bin Laden on Sunday appears to be giving stocks a boost Monday morning.

The Buffett show. At the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting Warren Buffett spent lots of time talking about his discredited former protege, David Sokol, but he also talked about other things, such as his predecessor and the debt ceiling. Meanwhile, Sokol defended himself.

Too big to sail. A look at the immense paper trail -- and incredible delays -- developing as lawmakers try to finalize the financial reform bill.

-- Nathaniel Popper

Photo: A ticker in New York's Times Square scrolls with the news of the death of Osama bin Laden on Sunday. Credit: Chip East / Reuters

 

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