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There's no need to fear a Wall Street brain drain -- despite the crackdown on pay by Washington.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn resigned from the board of Yahoo Inc on Friday, a little more than a year after winning a seat in the wake of its protracted takeover talks with Microsoft Corp.

(Reuters) - Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street on Friday, as investors awaited results from software giant Microsoft and data on home sales.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve issued bank pay guidelines on Thursday to curb the type of excessive risk-taking it said contributed to the crisis that nearly collapsed the financial system last year.

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top earners at financial and auto companies bailed out by the U.S. government will see their pay slashed under an Obama administration plan aimed at addressing public outrage over eye-popping paychecks, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock futures fell on Wednesday after Boeing reported disappointing quarterly results and on growing concern that a market pullback looms.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks retreated from 12-month highs on Tuesday as disappointing housing and inflation data prompted investors to book recent gains despite strong results from bellwethers including Apple and Caterpillar.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose to a 14-month high on Tuesday after strong sales numbers from Apple Inc suggested U.S. consumers are spending more and as the weak U.S. dollar kept pushing commodity prices higher.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday, buoyed by investor optimism over the strength of earnings season at the beginning of a busy week for corporate results.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks could slip this week if the spate of earnings from bellwethers including Apple Inc and Caterpillar Inc do not live up to heightened expectations.