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  • New ProShares ETFs focus on credit of junk bond issuers

    (Reuters) - Investors looking to bet on the credit of issuers in the high-yield bond market can do so now with the launch of two exchange-traded funds, the first of their kind, backed by credit default swaps. The ETFs, which began trading on Thursday...
  • Bank of America wins Fed OK to raise stock dividend to 5 cents

    Bank of America has won approval from the Federal Reserve to raise its quarterly common stock dividend to 5 cents per share after it postponed the same plan earlier this year because it miscalculated its capital ratios. On Wednesday, the Fed said it...
  • 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...
  • China warns of corporate bond market risks, may raise threshold: sources

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top economic planner has warned of increasing risk in the country's corporate bond market and will probably raise the threshold for new issues in the part of the market it regulates, sources with direct knowledge of the matter...
  • ECB says Hungary's new law could hurt financial stability

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's plans to force banks to refund borrowers for overcharging could hurt financial stability and the authorities should consider the effects carefully when drawing up further measures, the European Central Bank said. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Merger launches new chapter for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    Fiat shareholders approved a merger today that will lead to the creation of a new company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at a meeting in Turin, Italy. The decision marks the end of an era in Italy as Fiat founded 115 years ago by Giovanni Agnelli exits the...
  • 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....
  • Global markets untroubled by world's chaos

    The world feels especially scary lately. There has been mayhem in the Middle East, Russia seems on the verge of becoming a rogue state, violence in Central America is driving children to make the harrowing trek to the U.S. border, and much of Asia is...
  • Russia has reserves to ride out sanctions - assuming no panic

    LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Mathematically Russia has enough reserves to hold out for at least two years before Western sanctions start to choke the economy, but it must avoid reawakening the "sleeping dragon" of investor panic. At first glance the...