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  • The Phoenix Cos. Settles With SEC For $750,000

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accepted a settlement agreement from The Phoenix Cos. related to the company's delay in restating its financial information of several years. Payments of $375,000 will be made by both the parent company and...
  • Coal miner SouthGobi warns of debt default; shares tank

    (Reuters) - SouthGobi Resources Ltd , a Canadian coal miner with operations in Mongolia, said it could default on a debt repayment and was looking to raise money, sending its shares down as much as 29 percent in afternoon trading. The company, controlled...
  • Danbury-Based IMS Health Seeks Valuation Of Up To $6.97 Billion In IPO

    IMS Health Holdings Inc., based in Danbury, said it expected to price its initial public offering at $18 to $21 per share, valuing the health-care information company at up to $6.97 billion. IMS said it expected to list its common stock on the New York...
  • HSBC to seek investor OK to sell 'CoCo' bonds

    LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC is to ask its shareholders for permission to sell bonds that would convert into shares and bolster its capital if it hits trouble, giving it the option to join a growing group of banks issuing the securities. More banks are...
  • U.S. housing bill would cut mortgage access for minorities, groups warn

    U.S. housing bill would cut mortgage access for minorities, groups warn
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate proposal to overhaul the U.S. housing finance system would make mortgages more expensive and less available, especially in minority communities, a coalition of consumer advocates and civil rights groups warned on Friday. A...
  • Nearly all top U.S. banks could withstand severe recession, Fed says

    WASHINGTON -- Only one of the nation's 30 largest banks would not be able to withstand a severe recession and the firms collectively are in better financial position to handle economic shocks than five years ago, according to Federal Reserve stress test...
  • Media Asia Moves Into the Mainland

    These days, Media Asia is a pillar of the Hong Kong film industry establishment. It can boast a production pipeline connected to a large talent pool, enviable connections in mainland China, a profile in Hollywood and even a stock market listing. But it...
  • Wall Street sube tras dato de la Fed de Filadelfia

    Por Ryan Vlastelica NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Las acciones subían el jueves en la bolsa de Nueva York, impulsadas por un indicador de actividad fabril mucho más sólido que lo proyectado, aunque los inversores seguían cautos ante la perspectiva de un...
  • UK watchdog fines and bans trader in first gilt-rigging case

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog has fined former Credit Suisse bond trader Mark Stevenson 662,700 pounds ($1.1 million) in its first enforcement action for manipulating the 7.2 trillion pound UK government bond market. The Financial...
  • Tom Reddin: Where are mortgage rates headed in 2014?

    Around this time last year, I forecast that mortgage rates would increase in 2013. Back then, rates on a 30-year fixed mortgage were hovering around 3.5 percent. I predicted that we would see a gradual rise in 2013 to 4 percent or so. Well, I called...
  • Federal Reserve continues scaling back bond buying

    Federal Reserve continues scaling back bond buying
    WASHINGTON — With the economy slowly improving, Federal Reserve officials are shifting their efforts from stimulating the recovery to restoring normal monetary policy — although new Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen tried to stress that day remains...