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  • Regulators release Flagler Bank from oversight

    An improving Flagler Bank in West Palm Beach can now run on its own without special oversight by state or federal regulators. The bank, which has focused on commercial real estate loans, got into financial hot water nearly five years ago when the real...
  • Citi posts higher income as troubled assets perform better

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly income as losses on troubled assets narrowed, but revenue declined in many of its major businesses and operating expenses remained stubbornly high. The biggest boon to Citigroup's first-...
  • Hedge funds pose biggest risks in crises: Fed study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hedge funds, not banks, may be the most important transmitters of shocks during financial crises, according a study published Monday by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The finding suggests that hedge funds may be a...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    WTO says global trade to improve in next two years
    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...
  • Consumers' view of U.S. job market brightened in March: NY Fed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumers grew more confident in the labor market last month, with younger workers in particular seeing a greater chance of finding work should they lose their current job, a survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York...
  • Retirement assets are making a comeback

    Retirement assets at the end of 2013 were the highest on record, a strong indication that many savers have seen their investment accounts bounce back from the financial crisis of 2008 when the stock market fell so hard it lost nearly half its value....
  • Singapore keeps monetary policy tight, sees economy rebounding

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's central bank stuck to its tight monetary policy stance on Monday despite weaker growth in the first quarter, saying core inflation will remain elevated as a sustained recovery in advanced economies spurs a rebound in...
  • Citigroup cuts 200 to 300 jobs: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2 percent of its global markets workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a person familiar with the matter. The bank is tightly managing expenses and "making targeted head count...
  • JPMorgan on profit drop: Be relieved we aren't taking big risks

    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co executives had a clear message for shareholders after reporting declining first-quarter earnings: don't worry, be happy that the bank isn't chasing short-term gains by making irrational lending decisions. The first quarter...
  • JPMorgan profit weaker than expected as trading revenue falls

    JPMorgan profit weaker than expected as trading revenue falls
    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co posted far weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as uncertainty about the U.S. economy weighed on investor trading volumes and consumer borrowing. Results from the first of the major Wall Street banks to post earnings...
  • Fed's Stein: Financial stability should inform policy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve policymaker on Sunday repeated his controversial assertion that financial stability should be an aim of U.S. central bank policymaking. Jeremy Stein, a Fed governor who is resigning next month, told an...
  • Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy

    Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will ease monetary policy further if the euro keeps strengthening, President Mario Draghi said on Saturday as world finance chiefs ramped up pressure on Europe to ward off deflation. In the clearest signal...