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  • Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a...
  • Twitter CEO, co-founders not to sell shares after lockup ends

    Twitter CEO, co-founders not to sell shares after lockup ends
    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc co-founders, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and Chief Executive Richard Costolo have informed U.S. regulators that they did not plan to sell the microblogging company's shares after post-IPO restrictions are lifted in May....
  • UK wages poised to pass recovery milestone

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's recovery from its deepest recession in decades looks set to pass a milestone this week when a six-year run of declining living standards is expected to show a turnaround. An end to the erosion of earnings by inflation will be...
  • China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country's shadow-banking...
  • JPMorgan on profit drop: Be relieved we aren't taking big risks

    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co executives had a clear message for shareholders after reporting declining first-quarter earnings: don't worry, be happy that the bank isn't chasing short-term gains by making irrational lending decisions. The first quarter...
  • JPMorgan profit weaker than expected as trading revenue falls

    JPMorgan profit weaker than expected as trading revenue falls
    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co posted far weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as uncertainty about the U.S. economy weighed on investor trading volumes and consumer borrowing. Results from the first of the major Wall Street banks to post earnings...
  • Chinese Financial Markets Jittery

    China's financial markets seem to be signaling trouble, as a government crackdown on corruption and loose credit begins to bite and jittery local investors scramble for safety. China remains an opaque country, and even the most knowledgeable experts say...
  • Factbox: EU heads for pause in financial rulemaking

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's rulemaking machine has been in overdrive since the financial crisis hit the headlines in 2007 and forced taxpayer bailouts of banks. This week is the final plenary session of the European Parliament, when it will...
  • EU to approve bank rules before May election slows legislative machine

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union will sign off on a slew of major reforms this week to allow failing banks to be wound down without public money, clearing its desk before elections in May that may lead to a slower pace of legislation. This week is...
  • ECB would need to go beyond ABS market for potential QE: Draghi

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank could not rely solely on purchases of asset-backed securities (ABS) if it resorts to unconventional steps to boost inflation, given the limited supply of the securities, ECB President Mario Draghi said on...
  • IMF, World Bank 2014 spring meetings in Washington on Saturday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering. EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK PRESIDENT...