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  • Fund managers fasten seatbelts after a week of wild markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Even the wildest markets nearly always draw opportunists looking for profitable ways to play them. But recent volatility has hit such a level that the strongest-nerved are thinking twice. This week saw enormous swings across global...
  • Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed's Rosengren

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told...
  • Investing: When to call in an investing pro

    In a perfect world, everyone would make his or her own investing decisions. But sometimes even savvy investors need help. "You have to know the limitations of your own abilities," says Jeff Reeves, editor of the investing-advice Web site InvestorPlace....
  • Credibility meets compromise in Europe's bank stress test

    LONDON (Reuters) - When Europe announced its latest health check of top banks early last year it promised a "comprehensive assessment" of how well prepared they were to withstand another financial crisis. In practice, a spirit of comprehensive compromise...
  • Adidas shares jump on report of bid for Reebok unit

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Shares in German sportswear firm Adidas AG jumped on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that an investor group that includes Jynwel Capital and funds affiliated with the Abu Dhabi government planned a $2.2 billion bid to...
  • How to restart health care reform

    Midterm elections are coming, and both parties are lobbing grenades over health care. Despite the furious rhetoric, the two sides are more alike than they realize. Both spent decades pursuing policies that obstruct health care's capacity to save lives,...
  • Japan's trade, justice ministers resign amid campaign fund scandals

    In the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration, Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds. The two ministers were among five women Abe named to his...
  • 10/20: Business events

    10/20: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind

    CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind
    Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year. The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
  • Fund managers push for safer trading waters in dark pools

    LONDON (Reuters) - European fund managers, increasingly aware of the risks of trading in anonymous, private venues known as "dark pools", are pushing for better oversight and security as regulators step up scrutiny of the industry. This underscores how...
  • South Korea economy lifted by switch away from deposit based rentals

    South Korea economy lifted by switch away from deposit based rentals
    SEOUL (Reuters) - For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters - the country's landlord and their tenants. Interest rates at historic lows have wrought a change in traditional rental...