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  • Plosser, hawkish chief of Philadelphia Fed, to retire in March

    (Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser, one of the sharpest internal critics of the central bank's loose monetary policy, will retire next year, in a departure that could ease pressure to raise interest rates more quickly....
  • Illinois firms keep $100 billion in foreign profit from U.S. tax man

    Illinois firms keep $100 billion in foreign profit from U.S. tax man
    Six of Illinois' biggest companies hold a combined $100 billion in profits overseas, a strategy that keeps those earnings from being subject to U.S. corporate income taxes. The tax-trimming move by those and 44 other U.S. companies with global...
  • Some U.S. hedge fund advisers run afoul of advertising rules: SEC

    Philadelphia (Reuters) - Some newly registered U.S. hedge fund advisers are "cherry-picking" investments to showcase their performance and improperly changing how they value securities, an agency official said on Monday. Andrew Bowden, head of the SEC'...
  • Investors warn on bubble risk as bonds seen overpriced

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two widely followed big investors on Monday said that bonds are at worrisome levels, sounding the alarm about a potential bubble. "Bonds are at ridiculous levels," said Julian Robertson, whose Tiger Management was one of the world'...
  • Calculators You Can Count On: Buy Or Rent, Cost Of Living, Best Cell Plan . . .

    Calculators You Can Count On: Buy Or Rent, Cost Of Living, Best Cell Plan . . .
      There's a reason "do the math" has all but disappeared from popular culture — with online calculators, who needs to do the math? Here are a few online calculators, numbers lovingly crunched, that might make life somewhat more precise. Cost...
  • 5774 Year in review

    September 2013 The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre in...
  • Spain, Colombia Link on 'Troubling Monsters'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spain's Piaggiodematei and Colombia's HierroAnimacion are uniting efforts on the project "Troubling Monsters," to be pitched at Toulouse's 25th Cartoon Forum on Thursday 25. Monsters that could be hidden under kids' beds or in...
  • U.S. economy may need to exceed full employment for inflation to rise: Fed's Dudley

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve may briefly allow the U.S. unemployment rate to fall below what is considered sustainable in the long run in order for inflation to rise to the central bank's target, New York Federal Reserve bank president William Dudley...
  • No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses

    No breakdowns so far for rebuilt Hampton Roads Transit buses
    Three years ago, a Hampton Roads Transit bus broke down an average of every 2,445 miles — or about every 15 days. Technically called a "service interruption" by those in the industry, HRT officials realized they had to turn around an aging fleet...
  • Germany's Merck to buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion to boost lab supplies operation

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S.-based Sigma-Aldrich Corp for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history. The deal helps Merck,...
  • Private equity adviser settles SEC charges over expense allocations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New York-based private equity advisory firm will pay $2.3 million to settle civil charges that it breached its fiduciary duty to two funds by improperly allocating certain expenses in their company portfolios, U.S. regulators said...