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  • Selling a stock, curbing taxes

    Selling stock at a profit generates capital gains taxes. If you have a large amount of a single stock and want to diversify, a swap fund allows you to do that without incurring this tax. Much of the capital gains tax is simply paying tax on government-...
  • Fed could take yet more action on bank liquidity: Tarullo

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States may need to do more to "consolidate" the steps already taken to safeguard the financial system from damaging runs that sap liquidity and threaten the economy, the Federal Reserve's top bank regulator said on...
  • U.S. underlying inflation rising; economy firming broadly

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying inflation pressures rose in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check, bolstering expectations of a mid-2015 interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. Other data on Thursday...
  • Fed debates tweaks to communications, long-run goals

    (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers last month debated ways to beef up the U.S. central bank's statement of long-run goals and how it communicates its expectations for the economy and the path of interest rates, minutes of their policy meeting show....
  • Fed mulled U.S. market risks of repo adjustments: minutes

    Fed mulled U.S. market risks of repo adjustments: minutes
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policymakers decided to run only a temporary program of longer-term reverse repurchase agreements to avoid the risk of market disruptions at year end, when demand for cash-like instruments soars, according to minutes...
  • Traders still see Fed raising rates in September 2015

    (Reuters) - U.S. short-term interest-rate futures traders were still betting on a first Federal Reserve rate hike by September next year, after the U.S. central bank released minutes of its latest meeting. The contracts now show that traders see about...
  • Goldman sees Fed raising rates faster than market expectations

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs analysts said on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve, once it begins to tighten monetary policy, would raise short-term interest rates faster and to higher levels than current market expectations. The New York-based Wall...
  • Peters describes Fed approach to hikes as 'later, lower, longer'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greg Peters, who helps manage more than $534 billion in assets as senior portfolio manager at Prudential Fixed Income, a unit of Prudential Investment, said on Wednesday the Federal Reserve will raise benchmark interest rates later in...
  • U.S. TIPS breakeven rates fall further after FOMC minutes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. bond market's gauges of inflation expectations fell to their lowest in more than a month on Wednesday after minutes of the Federal Reserve's October meeting suggested the U.S. central bank remained on track to raise...
  • Senate probe says Goldman, other banks exploited commodity markets

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A two-year Senate investigation into Wall Street's physical commodities business found that U.S. banks had manipulated prices and gained unfair trading advantages at the expense of consumers. While the detailed report was critical...
  • Fed focused on sunny side, downplayed global woes in October

    Fed focused on sunny side, downplayed global woes in October
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve wrestled with whether to nod to financial market volatility and a weakening global economy in its policy statement last month, but opted not to out of worry it could send an unwarranted signal of pessimism....