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  • Banks told not to expect seamless global rules

    LONDON (Reuters) - New global rules making the financial system safer won't be seamless and could be revised soon to help economic growth, senior government and regulatory officials said on Thursday. Since the financial crisis struck in 2007-8,...
  • Shadow banks taking market share in U.S. loan market

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shadow banks are winning market share from US banks in the US leveraged loan and high yield bond markets as stricter regulation forces borrowers to cast the net wider to finance buyouts.     Jefferies is the most high profile non-...
  • 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...
  • China Inc's spending cuts deepest in six years as economy slows

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies are on a pace to cut capital spending by around 7 percent this year, the biggest annual reduction since the global financial crisis, deepening an economic chill. Slower spending by companies underscores...
  • U.S. yields seen rising after bond rally: BlackRock's Rieder

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Benchmark U.S. Treasuries yields should drift higher into year-end after a bond market rally on Wednesday that briefly pushed the 10-year government note yield below 2 percent for the first time in 16 months, according to a top bond...
  • U.S. stocks slammed by global fears

    First it was fresh concerns about the fragile Eurozone recovery. Then there was the sudden steep fall in oil prices. Now investors are worrying whether the American economy can pull up a slumping global economy. And overlaying all these — fears...
  • What's behind Wall Street's roller-coaster ride?

    WASHINGTON Financial volatility returned with a vengeance Wednesday as U.S. stock prices plunged precipitously before recovering somewhat in a late rally. Absent most of the year, market anxiety returned across the financial spectrum and virtually no...
  • Central bankers may have no quick fix as markets swoon, economy weakens

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global central bankers, eager to see the economy stand on its own feet, faced the rude reality this week of market turmoil threatening already faltering growth and prolonging world reliance on easy money. Stocks slumped again on...
  • Citi pulls out of consumer banking in 11 countries, profit jumps

    Citi pulls out of consumer banking in 11 countries, profit jumps
    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc said it was pulling out of consumer banking in 11 markets, including Japan and Egypt, as the U.S. bank with the biggest international business looks to cut persistently high costs. The third-largest U.S. bank, built with a...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 10/15/14

    ((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...
  • UK jobless rate falls again, recovery shows signs of cooling

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's strong labor market recovery is showing signs of cooling, even as the unemployment rate once again fell more than expected in the three months to August. Job creation was its weakest since the spring of last year and there...