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  • Japan GDP set to fall sharply; may increase stimulus expectations

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy likely shrank sharply in the second quarter, which would be bad news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth policies, but it could raise market expectations of further stimulus. Data due at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday Japan time...
  • 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...
  • Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say

    Too-big-to-fail banks' living wills are inadequate, regulators say
    Six years after the financial crisis, regulators said that 11 banks deemed too big to fail still have produced no workable procedures to help regulators shut them down should they ever reach the brink of failure. The Federal Reserve and the Federal...
  • 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...
  • U.S. dollar bulls in control as delayed rally gathers pace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long-predicted dollar rally appears at last to be taking hold, with the greenback ending July with its best monthly performance in 17 months and investors positioning for the first post-crisis U.S. interest rate increase. The...
  • Unlikely booster for money market funds: beat-up Puerto Rico bonds

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Money market funds run by Fidelity and American Beacon are relying on an unlikely source to juice up their returns: beat-up bonds issued by cash-strapped Puerto Rico. The funds have accepted the U.S. territory's debt as collateral on...
  • U.S. SEC fines Calif. investment firm $15 million, bans two advisers

    (Reuters) - A Securities and Exchange Commission judge has ordered a San Diego-based investment firm to pay a $15 million penalty and barred its two advisers from the securities industry for a scheme that defrauded clients out of $10.9 million. Chief...
  • Money market rules designed to increase awareness

     Money market rules designed to increase awareness
    Do you feel cozy having your money in a money market fund in your 401(k), college savings plan or brokerage account? With memories of the darkest days of the financial crisis now blotted out by five years of economic healing, you may have forgotten...
  • Safety systems supplier Mobileye raises $890 million in IPO

     
    Filed under: Safety, Technology, Earnings/Financials, Middle East Israel-based vehicle safety technology company Mobileye (NYSE: MBLY) has successfully launched its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange, raising approximately $890 million...
  • U.S. SEC's Piwowar calls for more price transparency for munibonds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retail investors in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market need better pricing information before trades are executed, a top U.S. securities regulator said on Friday in a speech calling for reforms for the lightly regulated market....
  • BofA said to agree to pay up to $17 billion in settlement

    Bank of America has agreed in principle to pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to settle with the U.S. Justice Department over the sale of faulty mortgage bonds, a person familiar with the talks said Wednesday. The news came the same day the bank...