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  • Shares mostly flat ahead of holiday; oil slips

    Shares mostly flat ahead of holiday; oil slips
    U.S. shares ended flat on Wednesday, with the Dow industrials eking out a record close after the latest data showed strength in the world's largest economy, while a mixed economic picture in Europe kept the region's stocks largely in check.
  • China's bankers enjoy first pay hike since global financial crisis

    Chinese investment banks have awarded pay rises to their staff for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis, buoyed by a surge in China-related deals, but salaries and bonuses still trail far behind those paid by Western banks. Chinese...

    Cuba inches toward transparency, seeking investment and credit

    Cuba released more information on its fragile external finances this week than it has in over a decade, as it seeks foreign investment and credit following its sudden improvement in relations with the United States. The government revealed a healthy...

    The real reason for Washington's derivatives gift to banks

    As we embark on the seventh year since the historic collapse of the Lehman Bros. investment bank, it's clear we haven't fixed what broke the economy in 2008. Big banks still control Congress. Workers remain acutely vulnerable to another financial crisis....

    Wall St. ends flat in short session, Dow ekes out record close

    Wall St. ends flat in short session, Dow ekes out record close
    U.S. stocks closed flat in a short session on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to push major indexes to their sixth straight day of gains despite strength in biotechs and bullish labor market data. While both the S&P 500 and Dow touched...