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The Top 11 Market Stories of 2011

These headlines dominated financial news outlets this year

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#5: MF Global

MFGlobal CEO Jon CorzineThe bankruptcy and alleged fiscal malfeasance at securities firm MF Global shook the financial world. Former New Jersey governor, U.S. senator and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) chief Jon Corzine was put in the hot seat by Congress to explain what happened to the $1.2 billion in missing customer funds. This infuriating story demonstrates that even politically connected Wall Street titans can put investor capital in jeopardy.

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