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  • ECB must expand balance sheet by 1 trillion euros to lift inflation: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will need to expand its balance sheet by around 1 trillion euros for a stimulus program to be effective in boosting inflation, according to a Reuters poll, and it may be difficult to reach that target. Some form of...
  • Monte Paschi has biggest capital gap in ECB tests, may seek merger

    MILAN/ROME (Reuters) - - Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena faces a 2.1 billion euro ($2.7 billion) funding shortfall that could force it to seek a merger, after a European banking review revealed serious weak points in the Italian financial system. The...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 10/29/14

    ((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...
  • Did QE work?

    Almost exactly six years ago, the Federal Reserve launched an unconventional program of buying bonds to rescue a faltering economy. Since then, the Fed's balance sheet has ballooned by $3.5 trillion, close to 25 percent on the nation's gross domestic...
  • Hong Kong, Shanghai officials unaware of new stock connect launch date

    HONG KONG/SEOUL (Reuters) - Three days after a landmark stock trading scheme linking mainland China and Hong Kong missed its launch date, top officials from either side declined to offer a new timeline, adding to pressure on Beijing to contrive a...
  • Jon Feltheimer Sheds Little Light on Lionsgate-Alibaba Deal

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Jon Feltheimer, CEO of Lionsgate, offered plenty of enthusiasm for the China media scene, but offered no clue as to the possible sale of a third of his company to Alibaba. "We're going to be cautious, find the...
  • Wall St. extends gains late; Russell 2000 above key level

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks extended gains in late trading on Tuesday, with major indexes up more than 1 percent each and the small-cap Russell 2000 index breaking above a key technical level. The Russell 2000 was up 2.6 percent, trading above its...
  • UBS boosts legal war chest as it pursues currency rigging talks

    ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS put aside 1.8 billion Swiss francs ($1.9 billion) in the third quarter for potential legal costs and said it was talking to the U.S. Department of Justice about resolving an investigation into currency market rigging. The...
  • Brazil markets plunge on Rousseff re-election

    SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian financial markets plunged on Monday with stocks falling to their lowest level in nearly seven months, as leftist President Dilma Rousseff's re-election victory dashed investor hopes of significant policy...
  • Brand, Winterbottom, Stassen Join Studiocanal AFM Lineup

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brit comedian Russell Brand and director Michael Winterbottom will join forces on "The Emperor's New Clothes," a docu feature expose of the financial crisis which, with Ben Stassen's "Robinson Crusoe," a family-targeting riff...
  • Bank of England says 'anything goes' attitude in finance must end

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tougher rules may be needed to stop a repeat of the "outrageous" behavior that has hit trust and confidence in financial markets in recent years, Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said on Monday. Launching a...