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  • Fed keeps stimulus intact as it awaits further gains in recovery

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve kept intact its large-scale campaign to stimulate the economy, saying it was awaiting more evidence of sustainable progress in the recovery. Although the Fed's decision Wednesday to hold the line on its monthly...
  • MONEDAS A.LATINA-Cotizaciones esperan datos de empleo EEUU en contexto bajista

    Las monedas de América Latina se mantendrán a la expectativa de los datos del empleo que se publicarán en Estados Unidos al final de la semana, en un entorno bajista para las divisas regionales causado por el ajuste de un mercado de bonos del Tesoro que...
  • Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking

    Regulators unveil final 'Volcker Rule' to curb bank risk-taking
    WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a rule designed to prevent federally insured banks from engaging in risky trading of stocks and securities, moving to put in place a key regulation called for in the 2010...
  • Regulators OK Volcker rule, curbing big banks' high-risk trades

    WASHINGTON — Government regulators approved a sweeping new set of rules for the nation's biggest banks that ban them from the kind of ultra-high-risk trading that nearly collapsed the world's financial system. Despite a fierce lobbying effort to...
  • World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication

    World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication from Federal Reserve officials could reduce the risk to developing economies when the central bank starts reducing a key stimulus program, the head of the World Bank said. Developing nations saw their borrowing costs...
  • MarksJarvis: Gold prices have precious few ways to break their fall

    In a shocking loss for individuals who thought they could count on gold to keep them safe, investment statements arriving in household mailboxes soon will show people the unthinkable. In three months investors in gold have lost 23 percent. The loss is...
  • Initial jobless claims drop sharply to 334,000, near five-year low

    Initial jobless claims drop sharply to 334,000, near five-year low
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims dropped sharply last week to 334,000, close to a five-year low, the Labor Department said Thursday. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits was down 24,000 from the previous week's revised...
  • Wall St. ends at record high; Dow up 78 points

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Thursday after Morgan Stanley and others reported better-than-expected earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments further reassured markets. Shares of Morgan...
  • Stocks hit fresh highs, but Google, Microsoft earnings disappoint

    Stocks hit fresh highs, but Google, Microsoft earnings disappoint
    Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims. Share prices also got a boost...
  • Interest in CDs will likely remain low as rates falter

    Your hunt for your next CD is likely to be as disappointing as the last. In fact, it might be even more disheartening. If you figured that the surge in mortgage rates and Treasury bond yields in May and June would finally mean that you'd be able to find...
  • Five questions for Steve C. Huber

    Five questions for Steve C. Huber
    Investors for years have poured money into bonds despite the low yields, viewing them as low-risk and reliable. The trend has been so dominant that some experts have warned of a so-called "safety bubble." But after the Federal Reserve indicated that...