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  • BlackRock's Fink says sovereign wealth funds are staying in equities: CNBC

    (Reuters) - U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc has not seen more than one sovereign wealth fund sell out of equities in last six weeks despite the global market volatility, Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink told CNBC Wednesday morning. Overall, Fink...
  • War on the doorstep compounds Turkey's economic worries

    ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Already struggling for substantial growth after at least a year of foreign and internal turmoil, the Turkish economy could have done without an Islamic State onslaught against Syrian Kurds on Turkey's border. Investors who...
  • Futures signal traders now see Fed rate hike in 2016

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short-term U.S. interest rates futures jumped on Wednesday as disappointing data on domestic retail sales and producer prices stoked bets that the Federal Reserve might not raise rates until early 2016. As of midday Wednesday, the...
  • U.S. economy growing at modest to moderate pace: Fed's Beige Book

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy expanded at a "modest to moderate" pace across much of the nation in recent weeks, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, giving a picture of stable economic growth despite recent signs of weakness. In its Beige...
  • Futures signal traders pare bets on Fed rate hike in 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most U.S. federal funds futures for second-half 2015 delivery hit contract highs early Tuesday as traders pared their bets that the Federal Reserve would raise short-term interest rates next year due to concerns about a flagging...
  • Groups urge U.S. to reject CIT takeover of OneWest Bank

    Groups urge U.S. to reject CIT takeover of OneWest Bank
    Two major community advocacy groups called on federal regulators to reject CIT Group Inc.'s proposed $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank, contending that the bankers are catering to the rich and neglecting lower-income California borrowers....
  • Ex-Fed Chair Bernanke: wanted to stop AIG default, not punish firm

    Ex-Fed Chair Bernanke: wanted to stop AIG default, not punish firm
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday that he was hesitant to bail out American International Group in 2008, but he was primarily concerned that the insurer "was on the brink of default" and not about punishing...
  • Three Fed banks pushed again for discount rate hike: minutes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three regional Federal Reserve banks in September pressed again for an increase in the Fed's emergency lending rate ahead of last month's Fed policy meeting, according to minutes released on Tuesday. Directors of the Dallas, Kansas...
  • Exclusive: Sustained inflation drop would prompt later Fed rate rise- Williams

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve would consider delaying an interest rate hike if inflation started to sustainably drop away from the U.S. central bank's 2 percent goal, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said in an interview on Tuesday....
  • Exclusive: Fed's Williams downplays global risks, eyes U.S. inflation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bellwether Federal Reserve policymaker on Tuesday downplayed concerns about weakness in the global economy, saying the U.S. central bank should only delay an interest rate hike next year if inflation or wages fail to perk up....
  • Euro's demise exaggerated, old lessons show

    LONDON (Reuters) - Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid. Frankfurt has...