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'Inside Job' Brings Gordon Gekkos to Life

Movie-goers at this week's New York Film Festival, taking a break from the exploits of Gordon Gekko, will have the chance to boo the real-life characters behind the economic meltdown of 2008 with Charles Ferguson's documentary about the financial crisis, "Inside Job."

Icahn Piles Into Motorola, Take-Two and Hain

Carl Icahn spent more than $100 million on Motorola (NYSE: MOT) shares this month.

The billionaire investor also sank $27 million into Hain Celestial (NASDAQ: HAIN) over the past few weeks and $10.5 million on XO Holdings (XOHO) earlier this month.

BRIC-Beating Nation Soars 313% in 18 Months

When it comes to emerging market investing, BRIC nations -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- dominate the headlines.
They're big, important countries. And together, they make up about half of the iShares MSCI Emerging Market Index (NYSE: EEM), one of the most popular exchange traded funds.

Foreclosures Make Up 24% of Home Sales

Foreclosed homes accounted for 24% of all residential sales in the second quarter of the year, according to the latest data from RealtyTrac, a firm that monitors the foreclosure market.


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