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  • Tech downdraft may spread: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Calling the stock market downdraft a correction contained to technology may be both optimistic and premature. With Federal Reserve aid to the stock market ebbing, and margin debt at all-time highs, what started with the most expensive...
  • New York state manufacturing growth slows in April

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of manufacturing in New York state grew at a slower rate than the previous month and below expectations in April after a slight decline in new orders and a drop in inventories, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report...
  • Japan PM talks with BOJ chief, does not push for easing

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday but did not pressure the central bank chief to ease policy, curbing speculation that the BOJ might take more aggressive action this month. Over lunch, Abe...
  • Citigroup still has a way to go in cost-cutting program

    (Reuters) - At a meeting with 300 senior Citigroup officials in the first week of February, Chief Executive Michael Corbat said the bank needed to focus on two things above all else this year: expenses and efficiency. The bank's first quarter results...
  • After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury's sanctions team faces new challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This is what the modern American war room looks like: the clocks on the wall show the times in Kabul, Tehran and Bogota. The faces around the conference table are mostly young. There is talk of targets, and of middle-of-the-night...
  • Regulators release Flagler Bank from oversight

    An improving Flagler Bank in West Palm Beach can now run on its own without special oversight by state or federal regulators. The bank, which has focused on commercial real estate loans, got into financial hot water nearly five years ago when the real...
  • Citi posts higher income as troubled assets perform better

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly income as losses on troubled assets narrowed, but revenue declined in many of its major businesses and operating expenses remained stubbornly high. The biggest boon to Citigroup's first-...
  • Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...
  • Consumers' view of U.S. job market brightened in March: NY Fed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumers grew more confident in the labor market last month, with younger workers in particular seeing a greater chance of finding work should they lose their current job, a survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York...
  • Retirement assets are making a comeback

    Retirement assets at the end of 2013 were the highest on record, a strong indication that many savers have seen their investment accounts bounce back from the financial crisis of 2008 when the stock market fell so hard it lost nearly half its value....