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  • L.A. Council calls for banks to renegotiate bond interest rates

    L.A. Council calls for banks to renegotiate bond interest rates
    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to try to get out of borrowing deals with banks that advocates say are siphoning off money from the city. But at the council meeting, questions arose about how and where the city could use any...
  • Exclusive: U.S. regulators step up warnings to banks for poor risk-spotting

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are sending some of the biggest global banks verbal warnings as they crack down on the firms' poor grasp of their own weaknesses, and push for rapid improvements in risk assessment, according to two sources familiar...
  • L.A. weighs plan to press banks to renegotiate rate swaps

    Los Angeles could become the nation's biggest city seeking to jettison financial deals crafted on the eve of the Great Recession that union and community activists contend are draining funds from city services. The City Council will vote Wednesday on...
  • Eurozone economy stalls, adding new worries for American recovery

    The Eurozone's feeble recovery came to an outright halt in the second quarter, the latest in a batch of disappointing global economic indicators that have clouded the prospects for American growth. Economic output in the 18-nation Euro area stalled in...
  • Investors await Yellen's words from Wyoming, where Fed meets this week

    This week, the Federal Reserve will go into one of the most carefully scrutinized events of the year when it debates whether employment has healed enough to let interest rates start to rise. On Friday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will speak at...
  • More jobs available, many paying less

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Tuesday, Aug. 12: Two new reports are out this week that, taken together, provide a pretty good picture of how the U.S. labor force has fared since the economic recovery began in June...
  • Job market slack keeping a lid on U.S. wage growth: Fed paper

    (Reuters) - Slackness in the labor market is keeping U.S. wages from rising, according to research published by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank on Friday. Average real wages would have risen 0.5 percentage point to 1 percentage point higher in June...
  • Column: Can central bankers succeed in getting global economy back on track?

    (Reuters) - Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the...
  • Jim O'Neill: Calm in financial markets rests on faith in the Fed

    Talk about a summer lull. I worked in finance for the best part of 30 years, and I can't remember a period quite like this. Such a peculiar calm presents certain challenges. I'm almost glad not to be more actively involved. To begin with, coping with the...
  • The Week Ahead: Annual symposium worth watching

    In the waning days of summer, a mountain getaway sure sounds nice; the cool dry breezes of the Tetons, a slight nip in the evening air and scores of the world's top government bankers.That's the draw of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual...
  • Most jobs available in more than a decade

    Most jobs available in more than a decade
    In a sign the U.S. labor market is strengthening, job openings at the end of June rose to the highest level in more than 13 years. There were 4.67 million open jobs for workers in June, up 2% from the previous month, the Labor Department said Tuesday....