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  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • 'Buying frenzy' overcomes recent investor fears

     'Buying frenzy' overcomes recent investor fears
    A month after investors fretted that Ebola, Middle East fighting and worldwide deflation would pull the rug out from under the stock market, stocks have taken an impressive turn for the best. Not only have stocks regained all that was lost, but they are...
  • Exclusive: Russian central bank buys up domestic gold output as sanctions bite

    By Clara Denina LIMA (Reuters) - Russia's central bank has been forced to step up its gold buying this year to absorb domestic production that Western sanctions are making it hard for miners to sell abroad, and to boost liquidity in its foreign...
  • Too low U.S. rates should make Fed nervous: Plosser

    LONDON (Reuters) - Near-zero U.S. interest rates are too low and should make the Federal Reserve nervous, one of its top policymakers, Charles Plosser, said on Tuesday. Plosser said in an interview with broadcaster CNBC that even though inflation was...
  • First China onshore bond ETF launches in the United States

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors can now gain direct access to China's onshore bond market through a new exchange-traded fund that invests in a broad swath of the country's swelling fixed-income market, which has largely been closed off to foreigners....
  • UK, U.S., Swiss close in on forex settlement with top banks

    LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British and U.S. regulators are poised to levy hefty fines on leading banks in a landmark settlement after a year-long global investigation of allegations of collusion and manipulation in the foreign exchange market. At...
  • Fed's bond-buying program over but jury's still out on its success

    Fed's bond-buying program over but jury's still out on its success
    The Federal Reserve has ended its roughly $3.7 trillion program of bond buying, leaving in its wake hard questions Did it strengthen the economic recovery? If so, by how much? What are the long-run effects? Should it be used again? We don't have good...
  • Banks kept CPS in shaky bond market

    Banks kept CPS in shaky bond market
    As investors across the country grew disenchanted with the risky auction-rate bond market in summer 2007, Bank of America officials became concerned that more trouble might lie ahead. Auction-rate securities had been richly rewarding for BofA and...
  • Bears fans paying steep ticket prices

    Bears fans paying steep ticket prices
    Amid high expectations for the Bears at the start the season, the team has not done much to match them. Entering Sunday, the Bears were 3-5 and in last place in the NFC North. However, of those three wins, none have come at Soldier Field, where Bears fans...
  • Wall St watchdog says 'testing' impact of planned bonus disclosure

    (Reuters) - Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog is testing the potential impact of a disclosure that brokerage firms may have to give certain customers after luring brokers away from competitors through lucrative pay packages, its chief said on Monday....
  • Sweden grapples with massive household debt as rates hit zero

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's new center-left government and its financial authorities are under huge pressure when they meet on Tuesday to tackle a mountain of household debt that is casting a long shadow over one of Europe's few economic bright spots....