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  • Russian ruble suffers steepest drop in 16 years

    Russian ruble suffers steepest drop in 16 years
    The ruble plunged more than 11 percent against the dollar on Tuesday in its steepest intraday fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an ineffectual rate hike. The ruble opened around 10...
  • NYSE to eliminate fees for some retail stock orders

    Intercontinental Exchange Inc's NYSE Group unit said on Tuesday it would eliminate the fees the exchange operator charges for certain retail stock orders in an effort to take back business from over-the-counter trading platforms. Stock exchanges have...
  • Ruble's plunge ignites Russia fears

    BERLIN A free-falling Russian ruble Tuesday prompted fears that the nuclear-armed nation could be entering a deep economic recession with the potential for unrest, as citizens and investors try to get their hands on cash amid crippling international...
  • Ex-FSA chief Sants to join consulting firm Oliver Wyman

    Hector Sants, Britain's former top financial industry regulator, is joining Oliver Wyman, a management consulting firm, as a partner and vice-chairman starting July 1. Sants will be based in the London office of Oliver Wyman, which is a unit of Marsh &...
  • Plunging oil prices could boost geopolitical tensions: Bank of England report

    Plunging oil prices could heighten geopolitical tensions, trigger defaults by U.S. shale oil and gas firms and destabilize euro zone inflation expectations, the Bank of England warned on Tuesday. In a half-yearly assessment of global financial risks,...
  • Barney Frank on practically everything

    Long a legislative lion for Democrats, Barney Frank retired from Congress two years ago. But he remains famously shrewd and caustic, feisty and funny, as well as the most prominent gay politician in the nation. With current roiling debate over the...
  • Ukraine criticizes Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment

    Russia would violate international agreements if it placed nuclear weapons in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appeared to reserve the right for...
  • Robert B. Reich: The coin of the realm

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. When charged with insider trading, Level Global Investors co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't...
  • Russian turmoil unlikely to slow Fed's cruise to first rate hike

    The U.S. Federal Reserve stared down a volatile global economy in October to keep its plans for an eventual interest rate hike on track, and is likely to do so again this week amid plunging oil prices and a potential currency crisis in Russia. The...
  • Stocks slide, extending decline, as oil slumps

    U.S. stocks are closing lower, extending losses from last week. The price of crude oil continued to drop Monday, and Russia's ruble plunged to a record low against the dollar. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 100 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,...
  • Wall Street dips in volatile trade; oil prices fall further

    Wall Street dips in volatile trade; oil prices fall further
    U.S. stocks ended lower in a volatile session on Monday as oil prices extended their selloff, adding to worries about weak global demand. The losses follow the S&P 500's worst weekly performance since May 2012. The index is now down 3.4 percent since...