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  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 04/23/14

    ((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...
  • Author: Financial crisis cemented dollar's global role

    Author: Financial crisis cemented dollar's global role
    In contrast to just a few years ago, you don't hear the shrill cry over the dollar much anymore. In the early 2000s, during the 2008 financial crisis, and amid the political rancor over the U.S. debt ceiling in 2011, the doomsayers were out in force....
  • Fed's low-interest-rate policies cost savers $758 billion, study says

    Fed's low-interest-rate policies cost savers $758 billion, study says
    The Federal Reserve's low interest rate policies, designed to stimulate the economy, have cost savers about $758 billion since the end of the Great Recession, according to a study released Tuesday. Inflation and low returns on deposits have led bank...
  • Wall Street bets on change in Brazil, but the gradual kind

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's financial markets have soared over the past month on hopes that the government may run smaller deficits, stop interfering as much in the private sector and perhaps even undertake long-needed reforms to revive the...
  • Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy. A Paris Club delegation...
  • Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

    The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and...
  • Judge dismisses case against Twitter alleging pre-IPO fraud

    Judge dismisses case against Twitter alleging pre-IPO fraud
    Twitter Inc has won the dismissal of an unusual lawsuit accusing the social media company of fraudulently arranging a private stock sale it never intended to complete, with a goal of stoking interest in its November 2013 initial public offering. U.S....
  • Jobless rate still good gauge of slack: Fed study

    The U.S. jobless rate in recent years has been a good gauge of slack in the economy, according to a paper published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that takes aim at critics who have argued otherwise. Indeed, the unemployment rate...
  • Loan fund investors pull cash with Fed rate hikes on hold

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retail investors yanked money out of bank loan funds in the latest week, breaking a nearly two-year streak of inflows, as the interest rate hikes buyers of these floating-rate products are counting on now appear likely later rather...
  • IEX'S exchange plan stirs U.S. stocks queue jumping argument

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than a decade, queue jumping by traders has been a big no-no in U.S. stock market, prevented in the name of fairness. Now, an upstart trading platform has revived a debate on whether it may be just what markets need to become...
  • A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown...