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  • Wall Street profits weighed down by fines in 2014: New York State Comptroller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's profits fell in the first half of the year due to fines related to the 2008-2009 financial crisis, a trend that will likely continue for the remainder of the year, New York state's top financial watchdog said on Tuesday....
  • Pimco's outflow headaches only just beginning

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Outflows from Pimco may be far from over as many investors have yet to decide whether to stick with the Newport Beach, California-based asset manager. Pimco hasn't said how much money has been withdrawn since fund manager Bill...
  • End of an era: The NYSE floor isn't even good for PR photos anymore

    End of an era: The NYSE floor isn't even good for PR photos anymore
    The vast bulk of trading of New York Stock Exchange-listed shares moved away from the NYSE floor years ago, but the death knell for human-interactive trading may have been sounded recently when MarketWatch, a Dow Jones-owned news website, said it would no...
  • IMF lowers forecast for global economy despite 'decent' U.S. growth

    The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast slightly for the world economy despite mounting signs that the U.S. is “leaving the financial crisis behind and achieving decent growth.” Improvements in the recovery from the Great...
  • Fed will adjust policy tightening depending on markets: Dudley

    TROY N.Y. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is prepared to adjust its approach to raising U.S. interest rates, when the time comes, depending on the reaction of financial markets, New York Fed President William Dudley said on Tuesday. "The trickiest part...
  • New EU settlement rule seen boosting liquidity in sluggish equities

    LONDON (Reuters) - New European rules shortening the time between executing and settling an equities trade will make the region's sluggish stock markets more attractive for investors although they could raise one-off costs for brokers. The regulations...
  • The next big crisis? Jim Rickards on financial panics

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ever wondered when the next financial crisis will be? Possibly in just a couple of years with the "coming collapse of the international monetary system." That is the not-so-subtle subtitle of Jim Rickards' bestselling book, "The...
  • Brazil markets soar as pro-business candidate makes runoff

    RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian financial markets rallied on Monday after a pro-business candidate unexpectedly surged to a strong finish in Sunday's election, potentially reframing the economic debate in what is expected to be a tight...
  • Ex-Treasury Secretary Paulson says AIG bailout was punitive

    Ex-Treasury Secretary Paulson says AIG bailout was punitive
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Treasury Secretary Henry "Hank" Paulson told a packed courtroom on Monday that AIG shareholders were singled out for punishment as part of the U.S. government's attempt to contain the contagion of the 2008 financial crisis....
  • Stocks edge lower; H&R Block sinks

    U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower, giving up an early gain. Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal Reserve's...
  • Israel approves $4 billion privatization plan for next three years

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel plans to issue minority stakes of up to 49 percent in state-owned companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange over the next three years, a move the Finance Ministry said would bring in revenue of 15 billion shekels ($4.1 billion)....