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  • Cleveland Fed's new chief calls for forward guidance change

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve needs to change its forward guidance on interest rates, a top official at the central bank said on Thursday, in order to better reflect the speed of the Fed's progress toward its economic goals. "I believe it...
  • U.S. Justice official who led bank mortgage probes to leave

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tony West, a senior U.S. Justice Department official who oversaw investigations into bank mortgage practices tied to the 2007-2009 financial crisis and negotiated more than $36 billion in payouts, is leaving the agency. The Justice...
  • In N.C., banks are a reliable source of campaign cash for Sen. Hagan

    WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
  • Ticket prices for Seahawks' opener have dipped, but not by much

    RENTON, Wash. Prices on the secondary market for Thursday's Seattle-Green Bay game remain as expensive as any in Seahawks history. But as is typical as kickoff draws nearer, prices have also come down markedly in the last week or so as sellers try to...
  • European repo activity recovers modestly as banks cut ECB reliance

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European repo market grew modestly in the first half of this year after a sharp fall in the last six months of last year, as banks repaid cheap European Central Bank loans and relied more on wholesale funding markets. Repos are...
  • Star trader Rokos slugs it out with hedge fund he co-founded

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Brevan Howard star trader Chris Rokos has stepped up his legal challenge to a partnership agreement imposing a five-year ban on him setting up in competition against the hedge fund firm he co-founded. The contractual dispute...
  • Judge denies ex-Goldman trader's request to toss pay dispute ruling

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Wednesday ruled against a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc trader who wanted the court to toss an arbitration panel's decision in his pay dispute against the firm. New York State Supreme Court Justice Eileen...
  • U.S. money market assets decreased in latest week: iMoneyNet

    NEW YORK, September 3 (Reuters) - U.S. money market fund assets decreased by $21.21 billion to $2.605 trillion in the week ended Sept 2, the Money Fund Report said on Wednesday. Taxable money market fund assets decreased by $19.43 billion to $2.349...
  • Eric Cantor latest politician to move to Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City. Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
  • Yellen says job market still in recovery

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for a "pragmatic" approach to U.S. monetary policy on Friday, amid calls by hawkish members of the central bank's policy committee for a quick rise in interest rates due to tightening...
  • About-face for ECB's Draghi as he seeks to jolt euro zone into life

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prodding governments to do more to boost demand and hinting at European Central Bank action to go along with it marks a major shift in ECB chief Mario Draghi's euro zone policy away from a focus on austerity toward reviving growth....