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Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Euro soars to three-year high, stocks shatter records

Published 12/01/2018

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - Record high world [more…]

Fed’s Quarles to recuse himself from Wells Fargo matters

Fed’s Quarles to recuse himself from Wells Fargo matters

Published 15/12/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Randal Quarles, the top Federal Reserve official tasked with policing Wall Street, said on Friday that he would recuse himself from any [more…]

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Published 15/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - World shares fell [more…]

Gross warns Fed should be ‘more cautious’ amid investor bond binge

Gross warns Fed should be ‘more cautious’ amid investor bond binge

Published 07/12/2017

Influential bond investor Bill Gross of Janus Henderson Investors warned Thursday the Federal Reserve should be "more cautious and easier" in its interest-rate hiking campaign, given the enormous exposure investors have to pricey risk assets including corporate bonds and high-yield junk debt. [more…]

New York Fed’s Dudley sees reasonable case for December rate hike: WSJ

New York Fed’s Dudley sees reasonable case for December rate hike: WSJ

Published 01/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: New York Fed President William Dudley takes part in a panel convened to speak about the health of the U.S. economy in New [more…]

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ratifies administrative law judges

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ratifies administrative law judges

Published 30/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington, DC, U.S. on June 24, [more…]

Stock market fall `not the Big One`, says BAML

Stock market fall `not the Big One`, says BAML

Published 10/11/2017

Investors poured a record $1.3 billion into funds managing tech shares over the past week, contrasting with a picture of ebbing inflow into world equity vehicles and losses on U.S. stock funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) said on Friday. [more…]

JPMorgan expects Fed to raise rates four times in 2018

JPMorgan expects Fed to raise rates four times in 2018

Published 03/11/2017

JPMorgan Chase & Co on Friday raised its forecast on the number of U.S. interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve next year to four from three as the October payrolls data reinforced the view of a tightening domestic labor market. [more…]

Bill Gross of Janus blames Fed for `fake markets`

Bill Gross of Janus blames Fed for `fake markets`

Published 09/10/2017

Influential bond investor Bill Gross of Janus Henderson Investors said on Monday that financial markets are artificially compressed and capitalism distorted because of the U.S. Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy. [more…]

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Published 05/10/2017

Congressional Republicans moved to hasten an overhaul of the U.S. tax code on Thursday, while Federal Reserve officials warned in rare public remarks that President Donald Trump's tax plan could lead to inflation and unsustainable federal debt. [more…]