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  • Nasdaq says making progress on system that led to August outage

    By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX Group has made changes to the system that caused a three-hour trading halt in Nasdaq-listed stocks last summer, to make it more robust and to limit possible future outages to 10 minutes, a company executive...
  • BlackRock, Pimco sue over billions in mortgage securities losses

    By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Institutional investors including BlackRock Inc and Allianz SE's Pimco on Wednesday sued six of the largest bond trustees, accusing them of failing to properly oversee more than $2 trillion in mortgage-backed...
  • Judge bans investment manager from securities business

    Judge bans investment manager from securities business
    A federal judge has banned a Central Florida investment manager from the securities industry and fined him $660,000 for making false claims and using deceptive advertising about investment returns. Max J. Zavanelli, a longtime brokerage entrepreneur and...
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  • Factbox: Yellen, future tightening in spotlight as U.S. Fed meets

    By Jonathan Spicer (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to chop another $10 billion from its monthly bond purchases at a meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday but make few, if any, other concrete policy moves. Given the lack of drama,...
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  • Japanese central bank chief sticks his neck out, pressures PM Abe for action

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has a simple message for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: It's time to fire the 'third arrow' of reform or risk squandering the efforts of the past 18 months to revive the...
  • Reports: RBS To Slash U.S. Mortgage Business, Cut Jobs In Stamford

    Royal Bank of Scotland has become the latest overseas bank to shrink its business in the United States after announcing it would cut its mortgage trading business by two-thirds, the Financial Times reported. The British bank will eliminate hundreds of...
  • Stocks are booming, but not the economy

    Stock prices' robust recovery from financial crisis belies some worrying economic signs. Americans are grappling with dueling realities: Their portfolios have mostly recovered from the painful financial crisis, and might even show some tasty profits. But...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?
    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...
  • Carney signals earlier British rate rise, sterling soars

    By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Britain could become the first major economy to tighten monetary policy since the 2008 financial crisis, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has signalled, sending sterling shooting towards a five-year high against...