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  • CEOs gave the Fed bad economic information

    Recently the Federal Reserve released transcripts of the Federal Open Market Committee meetings during 2008 at the height of the financial crisis. Reading the transcripts prompts one to wonder why Fed officials were so often behind the curve, constantly...
  • BlackRock's quarterly profit climbs as investors pile into funds

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc, the world's largest money manager, said on Thursday first-quarter profit rose 20 percent, boosted by strong performance fees and strength in its retail business as investors poured money into long-term funds. The New...
  • Alibaba plans IPO in U.S., not Hong Kong

    The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time — isn't coming from Silicon Valley. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce behemoth with more sales than Amazon and EBay combined, has decided to go public on Wall Street after months of...
  • The key to building wealth? Start slowly, author says

    What's the best way for young investors to build wealth for retirement? Ignore your human instincts, says a new e-book targeted at 20- and 30-somethings. "If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly," was written by William Bernstein, a retired...
  • China to relax rules for foreign central banks in interbank market: sources

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The People's Bank of China (PBOC) is planning to ease restrictions now in place on foreign central banks and financial institutions trading in China's interbank bond market, sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters....
  • A star abroad, India central bank boss riles bond traders at home

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Since taking the helm of India's central bank, Raghuram Rajan's agenda to reform markets has put the noses of Mumbai bond traders firmly out of joint by upending practices that provided them with a relatively secure rate of return....
  • Canny Australians build a bulwark out of housing debt

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The adage "safe as houses" has been an oxymoron since the global financial crisis. But it still has a resonance for Australians who use their homes as a piggy bank, salting away money by paying down their mortgages at a breakneck pace....
  • Top 3 Concerts: Hardwell, Kristian Bush, Taking Back Sunday

    HARDWELL When it comes to electronic dance music, Sands Bethlehem Event Center has gotten the best: In February 2013, it had Tiesto, who then had recently set the record for the biggest single-headliner DJ concert in U.S. history. Now comes Hardwell,...
  • Treasury plans new unit to monitor muni market: WSJ

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department is forming a new unit to monitor the municipal bond market, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a Treasury official. By boosting the department's monitoring of municipal finance, the Treasury hopes to...
  • Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default. The relatively narrow case that the nine...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Burn Calories For Operation Fuel On April 26

    Operation Fuel will hold its fifth annual Burn Calories for Fuel 5K on Saturday, April 26 at the Metropolitan Learning Center at 1551 Blue Hills Avenue in Bloomfield. Proceeds from the run will be used to provide emergency energy assistance for...