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  • Some big stock market winners emerge from Obama move on Cuba

    A tiny mutual fund based in Miami, a clutch of cruise line operators and a Canadian natural resources company are the early winners in the Obama administration's surprise move on Wednesday to thaw relations with Cuba. After more than five decades of...
  • Highlights: Fed chief Yellen's news conference after FOMC meeting

    The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at a press conference following the conclusion of the U.S. central bank's two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. ON CONGRESSIONAL THREAT TO FED'S INDEPENDENCE The ability of...
  • Russian ruble firms sharply as government pressures exporters

    Russia's ruble strengthened sharply on Wednesday after dramatic falls on the previous two days as the government pressured exporters not to hoard foreign-currency earnings and the central bank announced new measures to support financial stability. The...
  • Federal Reserve signals an interest rate hike is getting closer

    Federal Reserve signals an interest rate hike is getting closer
    The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that its first interest rate hike in eight years is approaching as policymakers stopped indicating that short-term rates would remain near zero for “a considerable time.” Instead, the Fed said in a...
  • Investors in beat-up oil bonds lean on banks for rescue

    Independent oil exploration and production companies are leaning heavily on bank credit lines to survive plunging crude prices, making it a nervous time for U.S. funds holding their junk-rated debt. "The question is, 'How long do the banks keep the heart...
  • Greek political fallout a worry, but financial contagion seen limited

    Five years after Greece sparked a sovereign debt crisis that threatened the euro's survival, the country again has the potential to rattle its currency partners if Greeks have to elect a new government next month. But this time any fallout for the euro...
  • Bank of England policymakers see oil price fall lowering short-term inflation

    Bank of England policymakers focused heavily on falling oil prices in their December meeting, and the majority who have been voting to keep interest rates on hold appeared slightly more united. Minutes of the BoE Monetary Policy Committee's Dec. 3-4...
  • Japan government panel sees fiscal goal 'hard to meet' without radical steps: draft

    A finance ministry's key fiscal panel has called for drastic steps to cut government spending and secure revenue to meet Tokyo's aim of halving the primary budget deficit next year, a draft proposal showed, describing the goal as "quite difficult". The...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 12/17/14

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • 8 year-end tax planning tips

    Before you shut down for the holidays, remember that just a few hours spent reviewing your financial life may help boost your bottom line -- and put a dent in your holiday shopping bills! Here are eight ideas to consider, which could minimize taxes before...
  • China's Baidu Confirms Uber Stake Buy

    HONG KONG -- Chinese online giant Baidu on Wednesday confirmed that it has become a strategic shareholder in Uber, the taxi hailing app. Details of the detail were not disclosed, but multiple Chinese sources have pegged the investment at some $600...