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  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 04/16/14

    ((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...
  • Influence of banks, hedge funds on commodities lowest since 2008

    LONDON (Reuters) - United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedge funds have since reduced their influence to the lowest level since 2008. In a 2012 report for...
  • Tech's troubles stoke fear of market correction

    Tech's troubles stoke fear of market correction
    Now you see it; now you don't. Some of the magical gains of the beloved stocks and sectors of the market — like LinkedIn, Tesla Motors and biotechnology companies — have vanished. The Nasdaq composite index, which holds many speculative...
  • HKMA steps up supervision of banks' credit risk management

    HONG KONG, April 16 (RLPC) - The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is stepping up its supervision of Hong-Kong-based banks' credit risk management by asking banks to show stable funding requirements and agree to regular onsite examinations of credit...
  • UK inflation hits new four-year low, house prices continue rise

    LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation fell to its lowest in over four years in March, easing pressure on living standards and raising the prospect that prices may now be rising by less than wages for the first time in years. The sharp decline in Britons'...
  • Tech downdraft may spread: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Calling the stock market downdraft a correction contained to technology may be both optimistic and premature. With Federal Reserve aid to the stock market ebbing, and margin debt at all-time highs, what started with the most expensive...
  • Yellen says Federal Reserve considering tougher rules for big banks

    Yellen says Federal Reserve considering tougher rules for big banks
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve is considering tougher rules for big banks to keep credit flowing in case of another financial crisis, Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday. Although officials from the Fed and regulatory agencies approved more...
  • Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' focuses on Wall Street computer scheme

    Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' focuses on Wall Street computer scheme
    There's something delightfully strange and counterintuitive about the way time operates in the opening chapters of Michael Lewis' new book, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." Lewis describes a new kind of Wall Street gold rush. In the entirely...
  • Puerto Rico's new bonds sink to record closing low

    (Reuters) - The price of Puerto Rico's newest bonds fell again on Monday, underperforming the wider municipal bond market to notch their lowest session-ending price since their debut a month ago. The bonds, maturing in July 2035 and sporting a coupon...
  • Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a...
  • Twitter CEO, co-founders not to sell shares after lockup ends

    Twitter CEO, co-founders not to sell shares after lockup ends
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc co-founders, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and Chief Executive Richard Costolo have informed U.S. regulators that they did not plan to sell the microblogging company's shares after post-IPO restrictions are lifted in May....