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  • Pimco Total Return cut U.S. govt debt to 47 percent in June

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, who runs the world's biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co, slightly reduced his holdings of U.S. Treasuries and government-related debt in June but increased his use of derivatives on a bet the Federal...
  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...
  • The Week Ahead: The clock is ticking on zero interest

    Who should investors listen to: bankers or the bankers' banker? Both will compete for the market's attention in the week ahead. A half dozen of America's biggest commercial banks such as JP Morgan and Bank of America are due to update their...
  • UK banks may have to hold more capital than under global rule

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England (BoE) proposed on Friday that Britain's biggest banks should set aside from 2019 more capital than planned under global rules being drawn up to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. Launching a public...
  • Fed's Lockhart says exit policy mix not set

    JACKSON Wyoming (Reuters) - Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said on Friday the U.S. central bank had not decided on its exact mix of tools to manage interest rates in the future but that interest on excess reserves would likely play a...
  • Rate liftoff still not likely until second half of 2015: Fed's Lockhart

    JACKSON Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials on Friday said U.S. labor markets remain slack and inflation unlikely to accelerate, damping any sense that recent strong jobs and other data may prompt the central bank to raise interest rates...
  • Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn

    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn
    A brief respite from election-year campaign ads ended Friday when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took to the TV airwaves to criticize Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, making use of the governor’s own words on jobs, schools and taxes. The...
  • U.S. survey finds firmer earnings growth expectations

    (Reuters) - A gauge of Americans' expected earnings growth rose last month, a survey said on Monday, suggesting a key marker for the U.S. Federal Reserve is strengthening. The median earnings growth expectation was 2.5 percent in June, up from 2.0...
  • Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says

    Scams target people struggling with student loan debt, Illinois says
    After injuring her back on the job and getting a stomach illness, Sharone Brown of Chicago had trouble making her student loan payments, even after she sold her condo. Then she heard a radio ad from a debt-settlement company. The firm told her it...
  • Fed Chairwoman Yellen says economic recovery incomplete

    Fed Chairwoman Yellen says economic recovery incomplete
    The U.S. economic recovery remains incomplete, with a still-ailing job market and stagnant wages justifying loose monetary policy for the foreseeable future, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told a Senate committee on Tuesday. In a strong defense of...
  • Goldman cuts repo book, secured financing in response to rules

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has reduced its balance sheet by a total of $56 billion following a balance-sheet review in response to new regulations, Chief Financial Officer Harvey Schwartz said on Tuesday. The Wall Street bank tore up...