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  • Lehman trustee petitions Supreme Court over Barclays dispute

    The trustee handling the liquidation of the brokerage unit of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday seeking review of the business's cash assets awarded to Barclays Plc . Lehman, once Wall Street's fourth-...
  • China financial firms seek control deals in outbound M&A

    Chinese financial firms are targeting purchases of distressed banking assets coming on the market in Europe, having been urged by Beijing to expand their reach beyond emerging markets. The first Chinese purchase of a European investment bank was...
  • Just how did big banks get that win in Washington?

    WASHINGTON The rollback this week of a key part of Wall Street regulation adopted after the 2008 financial collapse caught much of Washington by surprise, creating an uproar among liberals who called it a payoff to big banks, threatening to derail a...
  • Brazil watchdog investigating Petrobras staff over graft: sources

    Brazil's securities industry watchdog opened eight investigations into executives at state-controlled oil producer PetrĂ³leo Brasileiro SA related to a vast graft and money-laundering scheme inside the company, three sources with direct knowledge of the...
  • Stocks tumble with drop in oil price

    Stocks tumble with drop in oil price
    Major stock indexes tumbled Friday as a main crude oil benchmark fell below $60 a barrel to its lowest point since the depths of the Great Recession, leaving stunned analysts looking for a bottom. With some investors concerned about the energy sector...
  • Ahead of election win, Japan's Abe pivots away from painful reforms

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is signaling that retooling Japan's economy with painful structural reforms must take a back seat to reviving growth, even though he is poised to win a big referendum on his economic policies in an election on Sunday. In the...
  • Hungary eyes new deal with battered banks: PM

    Hungary's government will recast its relations with the country's banks and will soon sign a new deal to reduce the burdens on the sector in return for increased lending, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. "A new chapter will begin soon," Orban told the...
  • Banks step up repayment of old loans to ECB

    Banks stepped up their repayment of old loans given to them by the European Central Bank on Friday, a day after many took fresh long-term credit at almost zero cost. The ECB said that 21 banks would repay 13.4 billion euros ($17 billion) from an...
  • U.S. money funds' stake in U.S. Treasuries fall: J.P. Morgan

    U.S. prime money market funds' holdings in U.S. Treasuries decreased 13 percent to $54 billion at November to the lowest level in nearly two years due to tight Treasury bill supply and higher yields offered by competing debt, J.P. Morgan analysts said...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Forget the homeownership rate. It's the process that matters

    Because of the widespread belief that homeownership is valuable, the recent decline in the homeownership rate has generated some dismay. The rate, which had peaked at 69.1 percent in 2005, shortly before the financial crisis, has since fallen to 64.8...
  • Dow plummets 268 points as oil price drop sinks energy stocks

    Oil resumed its slide on Wednesday and took the stock market down with it. The catalyst for the latest sell-off in oil was an OPEC report that projected demand for its crude would sink next year to levels not seen in more than a decade. Demand for the...