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  • Investors overpaying for yield after years of low rates

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Six years of interest rate suppression by the U.S. Federal Reserve has driven up prices for high-yielding assets and forced investors searching for income to overpay for everything from junk bonds to stocks that pay big dividends, top...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Highlights Day 3: Credit ratings shunned; yields to stay low

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Following are some of the highlights from Day 3 of the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit, where investors spoke on topics such as the direction of Federal Reserve policy and their best investing plays for 2015. MARTIN...
  • AutoNation's Jackson moves up on Federal Reserve's Atlanta board

    AutoNation's Jackson moves up on Federal Reserve's Atlanta board
    AutoNation chief executive Mike Jackson is elevating his role yet again at the Federal Reserve Bank, this time becoming deputy chair of its board of directors for the U.S. southeast region. Jackson joined the nine-member board of the regional Federal...
  • How will Japanese recession affect U.S. recovery?

    Japan's unexpected fall into recession — the latest stumble for its long-struggling economy — poses another obstacle to the U.S. recovery and demonstrates the problems many key nations still are having regaining their economic footing after...
  • Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says

    Economy not yet strong enough to lift interest rates, Fed's Dudley says
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said Thursday the economy still isn't strong enough to handle an increase in interest rates, but he expressed hope that will change sometime next year. William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New...