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  • Exclusive: U.S. regulators step up warnings to banks for poor risk-spotting

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are sending some of the biggest global banks verbal warnings as they crack down on the firms' poor grasp of their own weaknesses, and push for rapid improvements in risk assessment, according to two sources familiar...
  • Inflows to Hong Kong ETFs soar as foreigners bet on Chinese stocks

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Offshore investors are rallying behind China's undervalued equities by plowing billions of dollars into Hong Kong's exchange-traded funds denominated in the yuan currency. As a scheme to allow more foreign inflows into Chinese...
  • Panicky U.S. junk bond investors flee funds despite good returns

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Investors fleeing the U.S. junk bond market at a record pace this summer are punishing some of the sector's best-performing funds, while some middle-of-the-pack peers are unscathed. Net withdrawals from U.S. junk bond mutual funds...
  • NQ Mobile CFO resigns, cites family reasons

    (Reuters) - Chinese mobile-security software maker NQ Mobile Inc's Chief Financial Officer KB Teo resigned, citing family reasons, amid a buyout offer and a delay in filing its annual report. The company's shares fell as much as 13 percent in early...
  • BHP Billiton set to spin off unwanted assets

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - Diversified mining company BHP Billiton declared its preference for a demerger of its aluminum, manganese and nickel assets on Friday, setting the stage for the formation of a separate business that could be worth at least $12...
  • Alibaba film unit says found possible accounting irregularities; halts shares

    Alibaba film unit says found possible accounting irregularities; halts shares
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A media firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd recently bought said on Friday a review of its finances revealed possible accounting irregularities, casting doubts on the Chinese e-commerce giant's due diligence as it prepares for a U.S....
  • Manage better, don't demand downsizing: Front Burner

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Are Florida's residents, businesses and its economy better off? The answer is at the heart of the...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over. "I'd be open to anything - learning a new trade or...
  • ECB in policy limbo, boxed in by its own plans

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is in a policy no man's land, bombarded by news of a stagnating euro zone economy but hesitant to move forward with new stimulus until measures it loaded in June have ignited. After the ECB cut interest...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 08/20/14

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...