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  • U.S.-based stock funds attract $1.2 billion inflows: ICI

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based mutual funds poured $1.2 billion into stock funds in the week ended March 26 on the potential for more monetary easing from China and the European Central Bank, data from the Investment Company Institute showed...
  • Ackman's fund up 10.7 percent in first quarter, others hurt by tech drop

    (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who has spent $1 billion betting that Herbalife is a fraud, delivered double digit returns to his investors during the first quarter even as many rival hedge funds posted only small gains or even losses. In a...
  • Latest cyberscam enables crooks to extract huge sums from ATMs

    Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercriminals, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent...
  • Fed's Lockhart says sustained three percent growth would warrant rate hike

    MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. economy needs to be growing at roughly 3 percent in annual terms to justify a hike in interest rates by the Federal Reserve in the second half of next year, a top Fed policymaker said on Wednesday. In comments to a business...
  • Canadian dollar's respite from slide unlikely to last

    (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar's respite from recent heavy selling will only be temporary as a sluggish domestic economy and a dovish central bank stance are expected to drag the currency lower, a Reuters poll released on Wednesday showed. Investors...
  • Euro rally is over, say FX forecasters, as dollar gears up

    LONDON (Reuters) - The euro's recent rally is over as desperately low inflation and tepid economic growth will force the European Central Bank to keep monetary policy loose or possibly drive it to ease even further, according to a Reuters poll of...
  • Private jobs data signal 3 percent U.S. GDP growth: Moody's Zandi

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Solid company hiring in March signaled the U.S. economy is back on track to expand at a 3 percent clip in 2014 after a slow start hampered by harsh winter weather, Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi said on Wednesday....
  • Lehigh Valley loses jobs in February

    The Lehigh Valley lost jobs in February for the first time in nearly four years, nudging some long-term unemployed and retirees out of the workforce, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor and Industry. The Valley had...
  • Fed will act to spur job growth, Yellen says

    Fed will act to spur job growth, Yellen says
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen isn't giving up on the millions of Americans who can't find jobs or have taken part-time positions in the absence of full-time work since the recession. In a speech this week in Chicago, Yellen vowed to keep up the...
  • Africa still rising, but needs economic discipline: AfDB

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Sub-Saharan Africa's economy will grow more than 6 percent this year, the African Development Bank said on Tuesday, but its president urged governments to build resilience to capital outflows and commodity price shocks. In an...
  • Investors cast fresh eye on battered emerging stocks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are starting to look afresh at emerging equities after years in which the sector has been a consensus "sell". Barclays, Citi, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale are among banks now advising clients to buy back in -...