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  • Pimco loses more funds to MetWest, other rivals, Morningstar says

    Pimco loses more funds to MetWest, other rivals, Morningstar says
    Rival bond funds are gaining at the expense of Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund as it continues to suffer a "staggering" rate of investor defections, according to a new report from investment research firm Morningstar Inc. Metropolitan West Total...
  • Federal Reserve opens door to raising interest rate

    WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve cautiously cleared the way Wednesday for a midyear increase of its benchmark interest rate, the first such hike in more than six years. At the close of a two-day meeting, the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee...
  • China stocks at 7-year high, other indexes steady before Fed

    Chinese stocks rose to the highest level in seven years Wednesday as investors held out hope authorities would unleash new economic stimulus while most other Asian indexes held steady before the conclusion of a key Fed meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's...
  • Who could win and who could lose if the Fed hikes rates

    Interest rates could soon rise in the U.S. for the first time in almost a decade, and that's shaking up financial markets. If you own stocks of Coca-Cola or Procter & Gamble, you may already see the impact in your 401(k). And if you're making plans to...
  • Starbucks as citizen: CEO Schultz acts boldly on social, political issues

    SEATTLE When Starbucks hosted the cream of Wall Street analysts and investors at the coffee giant's headquarters here in December, the company did not kick off the gathering by highlighting its growing profits or its strategy for global conquest. It chose...
  • US stocks fall as traders guess timing of next rate increase

    Stocks are falling for the second day in a row as traders try to guess when U.S. interest rates will rise. The Federal Reserve will release a policy statement later Wednesday at the end of a two-day meeting. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 86...
  • Stocks falter, giving back some of big gains the day before

    Stock prices are moving lower as the market gives back some of its big gains from the day before. Weight Watchers sank 3 percent Tuesday after Credit Suisse downgraded its rating on the stock, saying the company faces tough competition from low-cost...
  • Madoff trustee to high court: Ruling blocking $4B in payouts

    The trustee finding money for victims of Bernard Madoff's epic fraud asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a court ruling that he says may prevent the recovery of nearly $4 billion, reward those who unwittingly profited from the Ponzi scheme...
  • Asia stocks jump as Fed rate hike expectations shift again

    Asian stocks markets jumped Tuesday as investors second guessed what signals the Federal Reserve will give on interest rate hikes at its policy meeting this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.9 percent to 19,411.57 and South Korea's Kospi...
  • US stocks open lower a day after a big jump; oil falls again

    Stock prices are opening lower as the market gives back some of its big gains from the day before. Weight Watchers sank 5 percent early Tuesday after Credit Suisse downgraded its rating on the stock, saying the company faces tough competition from free...
  • US stocks open higher following declines last week

    U.S. stocks are rising in early trading after getting hit hard last week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 81 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,829 as of 9:32 am. Eastern time Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained eight points, or 0.4 percent,...