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The key for global markets: UBS CIO

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Geopolitics in the Middle East and Eastern Europe has dominated financial headlines. But investors should focus more on the U.S. recovery and the Federal Reserve 's response as market drivers.

UBS steps up vetting of employees

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UBS has said it had expanded the number of employees that are subject to internal background checks to around 15 percent of its workforce in a move than came in the wake of numerous scandals.

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Staff Said To Have Worked In Fear

Here's the testimony of Mark Froeba, who, before leaving in 2007, was jointly responsible for evaluating all Moody's new CLO rating guidelines, before the US Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Wednesday.

The World's Most Successful Traders In 2004 ?

We all know that whereas M&A was once King, the torch has now passed to the trading boys. Well, Trader Monthly magazine recently published its second annual list of the world's most successful traders (for 2004). The magazine has estimated what each trader makes by speaking to hundreds of industry sources, and sometimes the traders themselves. Because it is difficult to get a precise number, an earnings range has been applied against each trader's name. Here are the guys at the Top of that list:

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