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  • China sees less policy room to fight growth slowdown

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has less and less room to rely on policy tools to support the economy, the country's top economic planning agency said on Wednesday, as the government tries to arrest a protracted slowdown this year. Last week, the government...
  • Another rotten retirement scheme from a Wall Street front group

    Another rotten retirement scheme from a Wall Street front group
    Two founders of Third Way, a Washington think tank that carries water for Wall Street by pretending to be a "centrist" organization, have come out with a new proposal for a mass retirement program that, yes, will line Wall Street's pockets while promising...
  • Popular value fund manager Iben bets on Russia, gold

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With large bets on Russia and North American gold miners, one of the best performing stock pickers in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis is back with a new fund that reflects his deep aversion to following the crowd. In the...
  • UK economy basks in manufacturing growth, IMF upgrade

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain got a double boost on Tuesday as its recovery from recession gathered momentum and the International Monetary Fund raised the country's growth forecasts more than for any other major economy. Factories expanded production far...
  • Bundesbank says 'low-flation' high on agenda at IMF meeting

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Persistently low inflation in the euro zone and the resulting risks for the global economy will feature high on the agenda of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the G20, Germany's Bundesbank said on Tuesday....
  • Family finances: how higher interest rates will affect you

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Rising rates have been the talk of Wall Street -- and Main Street -- for months. The yield on 10-year Treasuries has climbed more than one-half percentage point over the past 12 months, to 2.7 percent. But not all rates...
  • Fed's Bullard sees no need for global monetary coordination

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The global economy would see little benefit if the world's central bankers coordinated monetary policy, a top Federal Reserve official said on Monday in defense of America's easy money stance. To fight a recession and nurse the U....
  • Rich North Americans abandon asset advisers at faster pace: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite a surging stock market that made North American brokers and their clients wealthier in 2013, investors left their brokers at a higher rate than in 2012, according to a new study. PriceMetrix, a Toronto-based consulting firm...
  • ECB says will prime QE, but far from pulling trigger yet

    BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will get ready to make large-scale asset purchases but is still a long way off embarking on such a plan and will first assess whether the inflation outlook has changed, ECB policymakers said. Faced...
  • Dark markets may be more harmful than high-frequency trading

    (This story has been corrected to fix spelling of name to Preece from Pierce in paragraphs 18, 27, and 30.) NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fears that high-speed traders have been rigging the U.S. stock market went mainstream last week thanks to allegations in a...
  • China to steer clear of stimulus for economy: Xinhua commentary

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is going to avoid going down the "familiar path" of resorting to large stimulus measures for the economy, and there is no sign of a shift in monetary and fiscal policy, state news agency Xinhua wrote in a commentary on Monday....