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  • Millennials prefer cash savings to investment: survey

    Millennials prefer cash savings to investment: survey
    Nearly 40 percent of young adults would stash their spare cash in a savings account for long-term investment – or a checking account, or a CD, or just under the mattress, according to a bankrate.com survey released Monday. A plurality of adults...
  • Raymond James' executive sees record recruiting year for top advisers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investment bank and brokerage firm Raymond James Financial expects 2014 to be its best recruiting year since the global financial crisis, at a time when top brokers are reluctant to change jobs, a senior executive at the firm...
  • Japan investors bulk up on French bonds, bet on euro zone 'Japanisation'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors have been buying most of France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces the kind of deflation and growth that Japan suffered for decades. Since the European Central...
  • Commissioner O'Malia to leave U.S. CFTC swaps watchdog

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Commissioner Scott O'Malia said on Monday he intends to leave the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, creating a vacancy just a short while after Chairman Tim Massad took over at the derivatives regulator. O'Malia, a...
  • Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement

    Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement
    On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company’s finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010. Rizk, in an...
  • Japan's samurai bond issuance on track to set record this year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's samurai bond market is on track for a record year, as low issuance costs and yield-starved Japanese investors tempt more foreign companies to issue yen-denominated debt. The popularity of samurais might seem counterintuitive, as...
  • Ticket market tightens up for Seahawks

    SEATTLE The many Seahawks fans without tickets who want to attend regular-season games in 2014 will have to try their luck on the secondary market. The reselling of tickets at prices different from face value is legal in Washington, and there are...
  • Jury out on effectiveness of quantitative easing globally: RBA's Stevens

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The jury is out on whether the exceptional monetary polices pursued worldwide have worked to stimulate activity in the real economy, rather than just encouraging risk-taking in financial markets, Australia's central bank chief said on...
  • Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe

    Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe
    Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, including the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department....
  • IMF warns further shocks would stall euro zone recovery

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Any new shocks could halt the euro zone's economic recovery, spoil improving market sentiment and eventually tip the region into deflation, the International Monetary Fund warned on Monday. The euro zone economy has been growing...
  • Citi settlement will recoup Illinois pension losses

    Illinois will receive $84 million as part of a national $7 billion settlement resolving allegations by federal and state authorities that Citigroup Inc. sold risky mortgage-backed securities that harmed investors, which included pension systems and...