Wall Street Roundup: Jon Stewart's take. The Harvard omen.
Gold: Trading now at $1,340 per ounce, up 2% from Tuesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,035.58, up 0.1% from Tuesday.
Wall Street to Washington? The head of a boutique Wall Street firm, Roger Altman, appears to be a leading candidate to replace Larry Summers as the head of President Obama's National Economic Council -- a move that could smooth some of the disagreement between Obama and the bankers.
Jon Stewart's take. The authors of a new history of Wall Street's troubles appeared on Jon Stewart for an extended discussion of what went wrong -- watch it yourself.
The Harvard omen. Harvard MBAs are rushing back to Wall Street firms -- could that be a bad sign for the economy? One analyst thinks so.
Photo: Jon Stewart. Credit: Jason DeCrow / Associated Press