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  • Fed awards record amount of term deposits

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve awarded a record amount of seven-day term deposits to banks at an auction held on Monday, it said in a statement on Tuesday. The U.S. central bank allotted $124.9 billion of them to 58 banks which will receive...
  • Beijing crackdown on insider trading 'rats' sparks industry exodus

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A crackdown by Chinese regulators on insider trading in the country's $1.2 trillion mutual fund industry has sparked an exodus of fund managers from the industry. The investigation is part of efforts to rebuild investor confidence in...
  • Susan Tompor: Wall Street wonders how long the party will last

    Summer may be off to a pleasant economic start but every day investors still are wondering if they need more protection than a dab of sunscreen. The Federal Reserve offered a modestly upbeat forecast last week on the U.S. economy. The Fed noted that...
  • Activist Peltz builds up $1 billion stake in BNY Mellon

    (Reuters) - Activist investor Nelson Peltz has built up a $1 billion stake in BNY Mellon Corp in what could lead to a shakeup over lagging stock performance and rising operating expenses at the world's largest custody bank. Shares of BNY rose more than 2...
  • Finding a soft landing when bond prices fall

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) Contemplating the end of a 30-year bull run in bond prices is a bit like waiting to go to the dentist for some long-needed procedure. You know it needs...
  • Obama's bank comments not a signal of new rules: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's recent comments on the need for more bank regulation were intended to underscore the need to keep close watch over market risks rather than to signal a new policy initiative, a White House spokesman said...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

    Summertime settled into Wall Street on Friday as major stock indexes drifted slightly higher going into the weekend. The listless day of trading left the stock market with a tiny loss for the week, its second this month. A handful of corporate results...
  • GoPro's hot IPO is latest boon for Wall St. firms

    Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal. This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...
  • You're paying more for gasoline, and here's why

    WASHINGTON Think you're paying more than you should be for gasoline right now? You are. Prices tend to spike around Memorial Day, when increased demand cuts against a limited supply as refiners convert from winter fuels to summer blends. But by the...
  • Stocks head lower on Wall Street, led by banks

    Banks and other financial firms tugged the stock market slightly lower Thursday as a mixed batch of economic reports and earnings results gave investors little reason to push the market up. Barclays sank following news that New York's attorney general...
  • U.S.-based stock funds attract $1.5 billion over week ended: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds committed $1.5 billion to stock funds in the week ended June 25 after adding $5.3 billion to the funds the prior week, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. Stock mutual funds...
  • Shares of three Chinese firms soar 44 percent on debut, first listings in over 4 months

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares of three small Chinese companies soared by over 40 percent in their debuts on Thursday in the first mainland listings in over four months, highlighting the challenges the stock regulator faces in weeding out speculation and...