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  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • Risk and compliance specialists in high demand at banks

    At a time when banks are trimming staff to lower expenses, one area of hiring remains hot: risk and compliance. Banks, wary of being penalized for violating new regulations introduced since the financial crisis, are staffing up on risk and compliance...
  • Lessons of the crisis prompt Moody's to overhaul bank ratings

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lessons learned in the financial crisis have prompted rating agency Moody's to overhaul the way it assesses banks - but most of the banks and debt it covers will have the same credit ratings after the review as before. Many banks who...
  • Siemens to delist from London, Swiss exchanges

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens will delist its shares from the London and Swiss stock exchanges because of low trading volumes there, it said on Tuesday. "Following the delisting of Siemens ADS from the New York Stock Exchange...
  • Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks

    Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks
    U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, led by a decline in energy stocks as the price of oil continue to slide. Oil has tumbled 13 percent in the last three months as supplies have remained ample despite geopolitical tension. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...
  • Stocks decline, heading for weekly loss

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market moved lower Friday, heading for its first weekly loss since the start of August. Declines were led by energy and utility companies. Treasurys fell after news that retail sales in August rose faster than economists...
  • Western lobbyists bring a gentler touch to shape Asia financial reforms

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asia is proving new and fertile ground for Western lobbyists and public affairs consultancies who are helping shape post-crisis financial reforms in a region where regulators traditionally operate behind closed doors. As the...
  • Negative yield threat prompts BlackRock to act on money market fund

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global fund manager BlackRock said on Friday that it had told investors in one of its money market funds it would rebalance the fund daily in response to the threat of negative yields. Returns from money market funds in Europe have...
  • Capital flows out of UK before Scots vote on independence, report shows

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pulled $27 billion out of UK financial assets last month - the biggest capital outflow since the Lehman crisis in 2008 - as concern mounted about the economic and financial consequences if Scotland left the UK, a report showed...
  • Stocks open lower as sluggish month continues

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are opening slightly lower as the market's sluggish September continues. The Dow Jones industrial average eased 27 points, or 0.2%, to 17,021 as of 9:34 a.m. Eastern time Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • David Rosenberg: U.S. stocks in correction, but bull market intact

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has entered into a corrective phase, but the underlying bull market remains in place, David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist of Canadian asset manager Gluskin Sheff, said on Thursday. "We are in some...