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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 09/10/14

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway

    Laurie Garrett: Public health officials knew Ebola was coming but they messed up anyway
    World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
  • New iPhone, Watch Don't Lift Apple Stock

    Larger iPhones and Apple's first smartwatch didn't excite Wall Street Tuesday. The stock fell shortly after company CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, boasting larger screens than the iPhone's predecessors, as well as the Apple Watch,...
  • Exclusive: S&P, Markit finalists for $1 billion-plus Barclays index unit - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Index provider Standard & Poor's and financial information services provider Markit Ltd have emerged as final bidders for Barclays Plc's index business, which could fetch more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the...
  • Bank of England's Carney says spring rate hike possible

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England may start to raise interest rates next spring if the labor market continues to recover from the financial crisis, Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday. Carney said forecasts made by the Bank last month showed that...
  • UK watchdog says banks struggle to clean up forex market

    LONDON (Reuters) - Banks are struggling to stamp out activity at the root of alleged manipulation in foreign exchange markets, the chairman of Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) watchdog told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday. The FCA and U....
  • Why the world should care about Scottish independence

    LONDON (Reuters) - An opinion poll showing Scottish independence campaigners have a slim lead nine days before a crucial referendum has highlighted reasons for the wider world and investors to pay heed to the Sept. 18 vote, which could see Britain lose 5....
  • 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...
  • Summertime blues: August hiring disappoints

    WASHINGTON Weak August hiring reported by the government Friday was an important reminder that recent economic improvement notwithstanding, the U.S. economy continues to face numerous growth challenges. Mainstream economists had projected hiring in the...