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  • Goldman curbs bankers' compensation even as revenue surges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives are determined to keep compensation costs under control. And that means even when the bank's revenue spikes higher, bankers' bonuses won't. On Thursday, Goldman reported a 25 percent increase in...
  • Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds

    Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds
    (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the Wall Street bank's trading, investment banking and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity and a hot equity market. The bank's shares...
  • Exclusive: Fed considers using bank stress tests for crisis prevention

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is considering turning its annual health check for big banks into one of the tools it could use to prevent a build up of excessive financial risks. If deployed, the modified tests could force banks to retain...
  • Fed likely to end bond buying, may signal caution on rate hikes

    Fed likely to end bond buying, may signal caution on rate hikes
    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is likely to reassure investors later this month that it won't stand idle if global turbulence threatens the U.S. economy, but a proposal from one top policymaker to keep on buying bonds looks to be a bridge too far. James...
  • Investors search for signs of end to stock market correction

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Measuring the point at which investors have exhausted their selling in a market downturn is an inexact science at best, and at its worst akin to sticking a finger in the air to judge shifting winds. By some measures, the near 10...
  • U.S.-based European stock funds post record weekly outflows: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled a record $1.3 billion out of European equity funds in the week ended Oct. 15 on fears that the euro zone could tip into another recession, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on...
  • Philly fed chief: Ebola, market volatility no major threats to economy

    Philly fed chief: Ebola, market volatility no major threats to economy
    It's been leading cable news and getting blamed in part for declines in global stock prices, but the Ebola outbreak isn't atop Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser's list of threats to U.S. economic growth. "You can make up...
  • Moynihan reshapes Bank of America for an era without big legal costs

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - While Bank of America Corp Chairman and Chief Executive Brian Moynihan has been working to end legal problems, he has also been quietly retooling the bank for a post-crisis world. He has taken more direct control over the bank's...
  • ECB's latest measures may not boost inflation; quantitative easing could help: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - It is still unclear whether the European Central Bank's stimulus measures will have a material impact on inflation, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who said sovereign debt purchases could help boost the euro zone economy. The...
  • Faltering euro zone pressing down on global growth, inflation: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Growth prospects for the still-unsteady global economy have dimmed as disinflation grips the world, making it difficult for central banks to move away from aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. The recent sell-off in financial...
  • Fed still on course for rate rise around mid-2015 say economists: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is still set to raise interest rates by mid-2015, according to a Reuters poll of economists that also found a better-than-even chance bond markets are underestimating how quickly policy will eventually tighten. The...