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  • OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action

    OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action
    PARIS (Reuters) - The OECD slashed its growth forecasts for major developed economies on Monday, urging much more aggressive ECB stimulus to ward off the risk of deflation in a subdued euro zone. The call adds to growing pressure on the euro zone, and...
  • Traders: Banks to take up 333 billion euros of ECB TLTROs in Sept, Dec- Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Banks will take over three quarters of the roughly 400 billion euros of cheap cash offered by the European Central Bank under its targeted long-term loans, designed to boost growth and encourage lending, a Reuters poll found. They will snap-...
  • An unlikely hero, Gordon Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Once mocked for claiming to have saved the world after the 2008 financial crisis, former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown may now have the fate of Scotland in his hands. For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely hero....
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Show us the money: EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy

    MILAN Italy (Reuters) - The European Union sought ways on Saturday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without getting deeper into debt, considering options from a pan-European capital market to a huge investment fund. With Europe's...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Healthy but rusty Romo must step up for Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo is the focal point even more than usual as his Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's matchup against the Tennessee...
  • Wall St ends higher after two days of losses as Apple rebounds

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A rebound in Apple shares helped push U.S. stocks higher on Wednesday, breaking the market's two-day string of losses. Apple shares jumped 3.1 percent to $101, the most actively traded on the Nasdaq, after several brokerages raised...
  • Need for trade execution transparency gains on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Executing an order in the stock market may be lightening fast but many investors do not know how trades happen while rules to ensure full transparency are lacking, a potential bonanza for businesses that can fill this hole in the...
  • Back to school for your money: bonds

    Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. For the next few weeks, I am going to cover basic financial and investment concepts that seem to flummox people. When I wrote about bonds a couple of years ago, I...
  • Trouble in paradise? Sweden risks deadlock in tight election race

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden, seen for years as a beacon of stability and reforms in a crisis-ridden Europe, may be heading for political deadlock after Sunday's general election, with polls suggesting that both right and left might be unable to form a...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...