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  • Fresh turbulence tests post-crisis financial markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - A dramatic upswing in volatility is putting post-crisis financial markets to the test, as curbs on banks' ability to take risks and an increase in technology-driven trading expose potential new cracks in the system. While investors and...
  • Private capital gets more bang in China as economic reforms step up

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Private firms have overtaken state-owned companies this year for the first time as the biggest drivers of investment banking revenues in China - a sign of how Beijing's reforms are transforming private capital's role in the world's...
  • Japan exports rebound, but economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as sales to Asia picked up, but signs of slowing global growth may hurt the trade sector's ability to recharge the world's third-biggest economy and keep up pressure...
  • Putnam's Salm stays with successful bet on mortgages

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers are a better bet than their government, says Putnam Investments' Michael Salm. As co-head of the Boston asset manager's bond unit, Salm has kept portfolios like its $1.7 billion Putnam Income Fund heavily invested in...
  • German lawmakers rip ECB over corporate bonds report

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Senior lawmakers from Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party heaped criticism on the European Central Bank on Wednesday following a Reuters report that it was considering the purchase of corporate bonds to spur growth. The...
  • Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club picks NYSE for IPO: FT

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lending Club, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, has chosen the New York Stock Exchange for its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported Sunday. The FT, which cited...
  • Carl Icahn says high-yield 'junk' bond market in a bubble: CNBC

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Tuesday he thinks the high-yield "junk" bond market is still in a bubble despite the asset class's recent selloff. "I think the high-yield market is in a bubble," Icahn told CNBC...
  • Japan exports rebound in September, economy still not out of woods

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as shipments to Asia picked up pace, but a slowdown in China, war in the Middle East and the spread of the Ebola virus mean exports may struggle to accelerate further....
  • Quiet critic of Kuroda's 'monetary shamanism' turns up the volume

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Izuru Kato is a soft-spoken and bookish economist, but his dismissal of the Bank of Japan's stimulus policy as "monetary shamanism" is ringing loud in the ears of bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Kuroda's policy of quantitative and...
  • The euro must go

    The euro must go
    Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism. When the euro was adopted in 1999, domestic...
  • Liberal arts help create good citizens, good workers

    Over the last few weeks, American colleges and universities have switched from one rite of autumn to another. As autumn began, the ritual of moving new college students into their dorms unfolded. Move-in day is always special, lifting the spirits and...