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  • U.S. Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance backstop

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reauthorize a federal terrorism risk insurance program that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Senators voted 93-4 in favor of a bill that gives the federal...
  • Fed's Bullard backs repo rate, cites bond bubble worry

    OWENSBORO Ky. (Reuters) - St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard threw his weight behind the reverse repo, calling it the Fed's most important rate, and said he was worried about bond yields being "exceedingly low." Bullard also took a...
  • Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin

     Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin
    — Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. came to the company in 2011 at a critical time, just as it was about to separate from its former Dutch parent, ING Groep N.V., and venture out on its own. The separation required a rebranding,...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Inflation hawks' crank data just doesn't add up

    "I don't think you have until 2012 before this gets out of control and there's hyperinflation. It could go past that to 2014, but we're seeing all sorts of things happening now that are accelerating the inflation process." Thus spoke economist John...
  • Lower Manhattan economy taking off but many new jobs are low wage

    New York (Reuters) - Lower Manhattan's economy is set to take-off. New shopping centers, hotels and food courts are opening in the area that looked more like a war zone after the attacks on September 11, 2001.     The massive developments are bringing...
  • Consumers are padding their checking accounts

    Consumers are padding their checking accounts
    With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years. The defensive stance, uncharacteristic of previous periods of low inflation and an improving...
  • Pimco's Gross sees 10-year T-yield 2.5-3 percent 'now and for the next few years'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, chief investment officer of bond giant Pimco, said on Friday the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note belongs in the 2.50 to 3 percent range "now and for the next few years" if the Federal Reserve remains...
  • Exclusive: Morgan Stanley rebuilds in commodities trading

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than a year of scaling back in commodities, Morgan Stanley is ready to expand. The Wall Street bank plans to hire about a dozen traders, sales staff and other professionals in the United States. It's building up...
  • Making college count

    A college degree was once the most promising path to gainful employment and a productive career. Bright-eyed teenagers flocked to four-year schools, where earning a diploma was akin to buying the winning ticket in life's lottery. That no longer holds...
  • U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices

    U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a gradual build-up of inflationary pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index...
  • New college grads see slow wage growth

    New college grads see slow wage growth
    New college graduates have seen their wages rise more slowly than the rest of the U.S. workforce since the Great Recession, new research from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank shows, a trend that reflects continued weakness in the economy. “...