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  • Head of municipal securities office at U.S. SEC to leave agency

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The director of the office of municipal securities at the Securities and Exchange Commission, John Cross, will leave his post in November to return to the U.S. Treasury Office of Tax Policy, the agency said on Tuesday. Cross was...
  • Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks years before scandal: inspector

    Fed spotted JPMorgan 'Whale' risks years before scandal: inspector
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's New York branch knew about risks JPMorgan Chase & Co was taking with its massive "London Whale" derivatives bets four years before they imploded, but it failed to act properly to head them off, the U....
  • Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed's Rosengren

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told...
  • Liberal arts help create good citizens, good workers

    Over the last few weeks, American colleges and universities have switched from one rite of autumn to another. As autumn began, the ritual of moving new college students into their dorms unfolded. Move-in day is always special, lifting the spirits and...
  • Fund managers push for safer trading waters in dark pools

    LONDON (Reuters) - European fund managers, increasingly aware of the risks of trading in anonymous, private venues known as "dark pools", are pushing for better oversight and security as regulators step up scrutiny of the industry. This underscores how...
  • Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach

    Wall Street urges U.S. regulators' joint cybersecurity approach
    Wall Street's top trade group is calling for the creation of a new inter-agency working group of regulators and the White House that would be tasked with developing consistent cybersecurity rules for the financial industry. The recommendation by the...
  • Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club picks NYSE for IPO: FT

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lending Club, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, has chosen the New York Stock Exchange for its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported Sunday. The FT, which cited...
  • U.S. repo rate rises to highest since March

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A key short-term U.S. interest rate on Thursday reached nearly a seven-month high on demand to finance a flood of Treasuries that hit the open market following a massive stampede out of bearish bond bets the day before. In the $5...
  • Markets may have over-reacted to slowdown: Bank of England's Haldane

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors may have over-reacted to signs of economic slowdown, although they have been right to price in weaker global growth prospects, the Bank of England's chief economist said in a Sunday newspaper interview. "What we have seen...
  • Getting used to the 'new mediocre'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. Until a dramatic selloff, exuberant markets had raced well ahead of the economies that...
  • Brazil's Ouro Fino IPO prices at top of range on strong demand

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian veterinary products maker Ouro Fino Saúde Animal Participações SA's initial public offering priced at the top of the suggested price range on Friday, as investor demand for the nation's first IPO of the year came in...