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  • About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The...
  • Frankfurt exchange's China dream turns to nightmare

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When Deutsche Boerse set off eight years ago to lure Chinese companies to Germany with fast listings and low fees, it dreamed of one day landing a giant like Alibaba . But as the New York Stock Exchange basks in the $22...
  • Plosser, hawkish chief of Philadelphia Fed, to retire in March

    (Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser, one of the sharpest internal critics of the central bank's loose monetary policy, will retire next year, in a departure that could ease pressure to raise interest rates more quickly....
  • Dave Leber: Pay it forward worthy goal for retired baby boomers

    Dave Leber: Pay it forward worthy goal for retired baby boomers
    The financial crisis that began in late 2007 has significantly affected many retirees and baby boomers. Their plans and dreams for a comfortable retirement have been upended, and many of us are wondering what's next. The world has changed and much...
  • Tribune Media files documents in preparation for stock exchange listing

    Tribune Media files documents in preparation for stock exchange listing
    Tribune Media Co. has filed registration documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission in preparation for listing its stock on a major exchange. The initial Form 10 filing, which appeared on the SEC website Monday, contains financial statements,...
  • Investors warn on bubble risk as bonds seen overpriced

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two widely followed big investors on Monday said that bonds are at worrisome levels, sounding the alarm about a potential bubble. "Bonds are at ridiculous levels," said Julian Robertson, whose Tiger Management was one of the world'...
  • Alibaba IPO becomes world's largest ever

    Alibaba Holding Group's IPO officially became the world's largest ever on Monday. Underwriters who helped make the Chinese e-commerce network a public company exercised an option to sell off some extra shares, bringing the total haul from the IPO to...
  • EU's Barnier defends bank rescue fund plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union must shift more of the cost of a new rescue fund for banks onto the region's biggest lenders, lawmakers told the bloc's financial services chief on Monday. EU leaders have decided to complete a banking union by...
  • US stocks open lower as China weighs on markets

    NEW YORK — US stocks opened lower on Monday amid concerns over China's economy. Silver fell again, dropping to its lowest level in over four years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,003 as of...
  • Federal Reserve's Plosser, dissenter on monetary policy, to retire

    Federal Reserve's Plosser, dissenter on monetary policy, to retire
    Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser, who has pushed the central bank to move more quickly to raise its rock-bottom interest rates, said Monday he would retire on March 1. Plosser, known as an inflation hawk because of his view that...
  • Investing: Top picks from a top value investor

    Veteran fund manager Bill Nygren co-manages three Oakmark funds: Oakmark Fund, Oakmark Select and Oakmark Global Select. He looks for growing businesses whose stocks trade for less than he thinks a company is worth and that are run by executives who put...