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  • China's benchmark money rate falls 48 bps after surprise easing

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's benchmark money rate fell 48 basis points to 3.18 percent on Monday, after the central bank unexpectedly cut benchmark lending rates by 40 basis points on Friday. The seven-day bond repurchase agreement, considered the most...
  • Sweden needs investment to fight off deflation risk: PM

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sweden, and the European Union too, need to follow the lead of the United States and ramp up investment to combat deflationary pressures carried over from the global financial crisis, the nation's new prime minister said late on...
  • China's central bank says Chinese markets have ample liquidity

    BEIJING (Reuters) - There is abundant liquidity in China's financial markets and the Chinese central bank would provide liquidity support when needed, the People's Bank of China said on Friday. The central bank said on its Weibo microblog account -...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emanuel says he didn't do risky interest-rate swaps, but he's done 4

     Emanuel says he didn't do risky interest-rate swaps, but he's done 4
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week distanced himself from the risky derivatives that are draining funds from the city's school system, declaring: "Under my tenure, there have been no swaps." But records show the city of Chicago has entered into at least...
  • U.S. stocks rise, oil falls below $80

    U.S. stocks rise, oil falls below $80
      ++++++++++++++++++++ || (Reuters) - U.S. stock prices rose on Thursday, hovering near record highs, while crude fell below $80 a barrel for the first time in four years on further signs of a slowdown in China's economy. Brent crude has fallen more...
  • Chicago Public Schools: A teaching moment about risk

    Chicago Public Schools: A teaching moment about risk
    In recent years Chicago Public Schools joined the rest of the country in getting scorched by the Great Recession. It looks like the district got outplayed by its bankers too. "Borrowing Trouble," a three-part series by the Tribune's Jason Grotto and...
  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • 'Buying frenzy' overcomes recent investor fears

     'Buying frenzy' overcomes recent investor fears
    A month after investors fretted that Ebola, Middle East fighting and worldwide deflation would pull the rug out from under the stock market, stocks have taken an impressive turn for the best. Not only have stocks regained all that was lost, but they are...