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Wall Street Roundup: Pricing AIG. N.Y. probe widens.

May 24, 2011 |  9:30 am

Wall sign -- stan honda afp getty images Gold: Trading now at $1,524 per ounce, up 0.6% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,363.10, down 0.2% from Monday.

Pricing AIG. The government is set to sell a big chunk of its shares in American International Group on Tuesday. The sale comes at an inopportune moment in the markets, and it is unclear if the price the government gets will make its investment profitable.

N.Y. probe widens. New York's attorney general is adding JPMorgan and UBS to the list of banks whose mortgage securitization deals he is probing.

Crisis acting. As the television take on the book "Too Big to Fail" comes to HBO, the actors discuss how they got into the heads of characters such as Hank Paulson and Ben Bernanke.

-- Nathaniel Popper in New York

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