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Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased more than expected in June as manufacturers stepped up hiring, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures [more…]

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks:…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill [more…]

Largest banks clear U.S. Fed’s toughest annual stress tests

Largest banks clear U.S. Fed’s toughest annual stress tests

Published 21/06/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 35 largest U.S. banks are poised to put more money toward dividends, share buybacks and business investments, after clearing the first [more…]

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

Published 11/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve board will hold a public vote on whether to lift growth restrictions on scandal-hit Wells Fargo following pressure from [more…]

Fed’s Quarles says paying ‘a lot’ of attention to spread of machine…

Fed’s Quarles says paying ‘a lot’ of attention to spread of machine…

Published 07/05/2018

AMELIA ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - Federal Reserve vice chair for supervision Randal Quarles said the central bank is in the early stages of studying how [more…]

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Last man standing: lonely Fed tightening spurs dollar surge

Published 03/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - As speculation about interest rate rises and policy ‘normalization’ in the euro zone, Japan, Britain and China falls away rapidly, the U.S. [more…]

Fed faces new challenge: A world without labor ‘slack’

Fed faces new challenge: A world without labor ‘slack’

Published 30/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business is coming in so fast and workers are in such high demand at AOW Associates Inc, an Albany, New York-based construction [more…]

LIBOR/OIS move seen adding $16 billion to business, family debt…

LIBOR/OIS move seen adding $16 billion to business, family debt…

Published 29/03/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The recent widening of the spread between the three-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) and three-month overnight index swap rate (OIS) [more…]

Global funds cut stock exposure to four-month low amid trade war fears

Global funds cut stock exposure to four-month low amid trade war fears

Published 29/03/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Spooked by brewing trade tensions and a broad reversal in technology shares, global investors have cut their equity exposure to a four-month [more…]