Financial News


 
Aug 15, 2012 Bond Funds That Can Rise In a Downward Market
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May 01, 2012 Fed Said to Criticize Banks on Risk Models in Stress Test
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-01/fed-said-to-criticize-banks-on-risk-models-in-stress-test.html...more


May 01, 2012 US Economy Faces Risk of 'Fiscal Cliff': Fed Officials
http://www.cnbc.com/id/47246646...more


Apr 30, 2012 Homeownership Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Since 1997
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-30/homeownership-rate-in-u-dot-s-dot-falls-to-lowest-since-1997...more


Apr 30, 2012 Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Decreased in April
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-30/chicago-purchasing-managers-index-decreased-in-april.html...more


Apr 27, 2012 Spanish Unemployment Hits 24.4%
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17866382...more


Apr 27, 2012 Falling home prices drag new buyers under water
http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE83P12E20120426?irpc=932...more


Apr 27, 2012 Freeing Boomers From Social Security Cuts Blows Up Math
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-26/freeing-boomers-from-social-security-cuts-blows-up-math.html...more


Apr 20, 2012 Yields Fall to Record Low as Bonds Beat Stocks
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-20/yields-fall-to-record-low-as-bonds-beat-stocks.html...more


Apr 20, 2012 Slump Taught Profligate Americans Value of Saving
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-20/recession-taught-americans-value-of-saving-economy-correct-.html...more


Apr 19, 2012 US Treasury Sells Five-Year TIPS At Record-Low Yield
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20120419-714361.html...more


Apr 19, 2012 Fed Confirms Banks Must Conform to Volcker Rule by July 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-19/fed-confirms-banks-must-conform-to-volcker-rule-by-july-2014.html...more


Apr 18, 2012 IMF Says European Banks May Have to Sell $3.8 Trillion in Assets
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-18/imf-says-european-banks-may-have-to-shed-up-to-3-8-trillion.html...more


Apr 18, 2012 Spanish Banks Gorging on Sovereign Bonds Shifts Risk
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-17/spanish-banks-gorging-on-sovereign-bonds-shifts-risk-to-taxpayer...more


Apr 16, 2012 Spanish Bond Yields Top 6% as Debt Crisis Flares
http://www.cnbc.com/id/47058108...more


Apr 16, 2012 Where Has All the Trading Gone? Volume Hits 4-Year Low
http://www.cnbc.com/id/47005811...more


Apr 13, 2012 JPMorgan Said to Transform Treasury to Prop Trading
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-13/jpmorgan-said-to-transform-treasury-to-prop-trading.html...more


Apr 09, 2012 Record Treasury Demand Keeps Yields Low as Supply Shrinks
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-09/record-treasury-demand-keeps-yields-low-as-supply-shrinks.html...more


Apr 09, 2012 JPMorgan Trader Iksil Fuels Prop-Trading Debate With Bets
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-09/jpmorgan-trader-iksil-fuels-prop-trading-debate-with-bets.html...more


Apr 09, 2012 How Low Can the US Jobless Rate Really Fall?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46988498...more


Apr 03, 2012 Home Prices Seen Dropping 10% in U.S. on Foreclosures
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-03/home-prices-seen-dropping-10-percent-in-u-dot-s-dot-on-foreclosures-mortgages...more


Apr 03, 2012 Reinhart-Rogoff See No Quick U.S. Recovery Even as Data Improve
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/04/02/bloomberg_articlesM1VJN00D9L3501-M1VK2.DTL...more


Mar 19, 2012 Worst Rout Since 2010 Sparks Inflection Anxiety: Credit Markets
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-19/worst-rout-since-2010-sparks-inflection-anxiety-credit-markets.html...more


Mar 19, 2012 Housing: Ready to Rebound?
http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424053111904797004577281453828447714.html?mod=BOL_hpp_mag#articleTabs_article%3D1...more


Mar 12, 2012 Banks Buy Treasuries at Seven Times 2011 Pace
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-12/banks-buying-treasuries-at-seven-times-2011-pace-as-deposits-beat-lending.html...more


Mar 12, 2012 Import Surge Sends China Trade to Decade-Deep Deficit
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46699796...more


Mar 09, 2012 US borrowing rises for first time since 2008
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/442702a0-6955-11e1-9618-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links/rss/world_us/feed//product...more


Mar 09, 2012 Jobs Recession Now 49 Months: Longest Since WWII
http://news.investors.com/article/603791/201203090838/jobs-recession-is-longest-since-depression.htm...more


Mar 06, 2012 Goldman Secret Greece Loan Shows Two Sinners as Client Unravels
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-06/goldman-secret-greece-loan-shows-two-sinners-as-client-unravels.html...more


Mar 06, 2012 ECB Pulls Company Bond Yields Toward Record Lows: Credit Markets
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/03/06/bloomberg_articlesM0FC0L0UQVI901-M0H3E.DTL...more


Mar 01, 2012 Bonds Above Par by Most Since '10 Stoke Tenders
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/03/01/bloomberg_articlesM05YDF1A74E901-M07LI.DTL...more


Feb 29, 2012 Five Largest Banks 'Should Be Broken Up': Fed’s Fisher
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46574251...more


Feb 29, 2012 Could Take 5 Years to Get 6% Unemployment: Fed's Pianalto
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46565886...more


Feb 24, 2012 ECB May Allot 470 Billion Euros in 3-Year Crisis Loans
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-24/banks-in-europe-likely-to-tap-ecb-for-629-billion-cash-in-boost-for-bonds.html...more


Feb 24, 2012 ECRI Sticks to Recession Call, Even Amid Positive Signs
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46513890...more


Feb 23, 2012 Jobless Claims—A Good Sign or a Weather Fluke?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46500357...more


Feb 21, 2012 U.S. Treasury, banks look for TARP exit plan
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/02/21/139451/us-treasury-banks-look-for-tarp.html?story_link=email_msg...more


Feb 14, 2012 Goldman Sachs Seeks Volcker Rule Exemption
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-14/goldman-sachs-seeks-exemption-for-bank-stakes-in-credit-funds-.html...more


Feb 14, 2012 Fed's Plosser Warns Against Keeping Rates Low For Longer
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46380890...more


Feb 13, 2012 Economists Warn of Long-Term Perils in Rescue of Europe’s Banks
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46365851...more


Feb 10, 2012 Money-Market Fund Flight From French Banks Reverses in January
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-10/money-market-fund-flight-from-french-banks-reverses-in-january.html...more


Feb 10, 2012 Is PIMCO too big to fail?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46341805...more


Feb 10, 2012 Is PIMCO too big to fail?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46341805...more


Feb 09, 2012 US Jobs Gap Between Young and Old Is Widest Ever
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46324799...more


Feb 09, 2012 House Votes to Tighten Insider-Trading Ban
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-09/house-to-vote-on-bill-tightening-lawmaker-insider-trading-ban.html...more


Feb 01, 2012 Treasury Sells 10-Year TIPS at Negative Yield for First Time
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-20/treasury-sells-10-year-tips-at-negative-yield-for-first-time.html...more


Feb 01, 2012 Treasury May Let Investors Pay to Lend to US
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46224487...more


Jan 31, 2012 Banks Set to Double Crisis Loans From ECB
http://www.cnbc.com/id/46198710...more


Jan 26, 2012 Put Fannie and Freddie on Federal Books!!!
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-23/put-fannie-and-freddie-on-federal-books-papagianis-and-swagel.html...more


Jan 17, 2012 Dealer U.S. Bond Holdings Top Corporates for First Time
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-17/dealer-u-s-bond-holdings-top-corporates-for-first-time.html...more


Jan 13, 2012 Jobless Rate in U.S. May Rise Amid ‘Transitory’ Progress, Fed’s Evans Says
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-13/fed-s-evans-says-policy-risks-errors-of-japan-great-depression.html...more


Jan 13, 2012 Greek Debt Talks Halted, Appear Close to Collapse
Jobless Rate in U.S. May Rise Amid ‘Transitory’ Progress, Fed’s Evans Says...more


Jan 13, 2012 Fed to Weigh Further Easing Amid Doubts About Recovery
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45977098...more


Dec 09, 2011 U.S. Money Funds Cut French Bank Debt by 68%
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-09/u-s-prime-money-funds-cut-holdings-of-french-bank-debt-by-68-in-november.html...more


Dec 09, 2011 German, French Slowdown Risks Recession
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-09/german-french-slowdown-raises-risk-of-recession.html...more


Dec 08, 2011 Germany Rejects Proposals For Bailout Fund, Eurobonds
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45602452...more


Dec 08, 2011 U.S. Household Net Worth Falls $2.45 Trillion
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-08/household-wealth-in-u-s-falls-a-second-quarter-on-home-price-drop-europe.html...more


Dec 06, 2011 Drop in U.S. Unemployment Rate Early Sign of Coming Labor Shift
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-06/drop-in-u-s-unemployment-rate-early-sign-of-coming-labor-shift-economy.html...more


Dec 06, 2011 U.S. Manufacturers Seen Leading Recovery in 2012 on Sales Growth, ISM Says
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-06/u-s-manufacturers-seen-leading-recovery-in-2012-on-sales-growth-ism-says.html...more


Dec 01, 2011 Manufacturing Growth Hits Highest Level Since June
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45508189...more


Nov 29, 2011 Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks $13 Billion
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-28/secret-fed-loans-undisclosed-to-congress-gave-banks-13-billion-in-income.html...more


Nov 29, 2011 Italy Auction Yields Hit New Euro Era Highs
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45473192...more


Nov 29, 2011 How Paulson Gave Hedge Funds Advance Word
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-29/how-henry-paulson-gave-hedge-funds-advance-word-of-2008-fannie-mae-rescue.html...more


Nov 21, 2011 Can Europe's Crisis Force US Funds to Break the Buck?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45375043...more


Nov 18, 2011 Why Italy's Borrowing Costs Will Need to Fall Soon
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45324023/Why_Italy_s_Borrowing_Costs_Will_Need_to_Fall_Soon...more


Nov 16, 2011 JPMorgan Joins Goldman Keeping Italy Derivatives Risk in Dark
http://news.businessweek.com/article.asp?documentKey=1376-LURLN51A1I4K01-4BQLI0SD43LE4T00N49C135MAS...more


Nov 14, 2011 Fewer Treasury Bills Means 0% Rates to Persist
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-14/shrinking-treasury-bills-means-0-rates-persist-even-with-record-deficits.html...more


Nov 11, 2011 Ginnie Mae Passing Freddie Mac as Second-Biggest Mortgage Funder
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-11-11/ginnie-mae-passing-freddie-mac-as-second-biggest-mortgage-funder.html...more


Nov 09, 2011 Italian Bond Yields Pass Key 7% Level
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204358004577027492657312740.html?mod=googlenews_wsj...more


Nov 09, 2011 Italy Bond Attack Breaches Euro Defenses, Contagion Worsens
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-09/italy-bond-attack-breaches-euro-s-defenses-as-region-s-contagion-worsens.html...more


Nov 09, 2011 Financial Alchemy Foils Capital Rules in Europe
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-09/financial-alchemy-undercuts-capital-regime-as-european-banks-redefine-risk.html...more


Nov 09, 2011 Home Prices Decline in Almost Three-Fourths of U.S. Metro Areas
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-11-09/home-prices-decline-in-almost-three-fourths-of-u-s-metro-areas.html...more


Nov 07, 2011 Italy: Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Save?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45187059...more


Nov 07, 2011 European Banks Cutting Sovereign Bond Holdings Threatens to Worsen Crisis
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-08/european-banks-cutting-sovereign-bond-holdings-threatens-to-worsen-crisis.html...more


Nov 07, 2011 Home Prices Under More Pressure
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45194097...more


Nov 04, 2011 Bank exodus from euro zone sovereign debt quickens
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/03/us-banks-sovereignbonds-idUSTRE7A272V20111103...more


Nov 04, 2011 MF Global clients face day of reckoning as margins call
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/03/us-mfglobal-margin-idUSTRE7A27Y020111103...more


Nov 04, 2011 MF Global Missing Funds Said to Be Found
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-04/mf-s-missing-client-funds-said-to-be-located-in-jpmorgan-custodial-account.html...more


Nov 04, 2011 Italian Bond Yields Soar
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203804204577017820260490592.html...more


Nov 04, 2011 Italian bond yields surge
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/04/us-markets-europe-stocks-idUSTRE7A319Q20111104...more


Nov 01, 2011 Greek Vote Threatens Bailout in Europe
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-31/papandreou-says-new-greek-loan-plans-must-be-put-to-referendum.html...more


Nov 01, 2011 Regulators Investigating MF Global for Missing Money
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2011/10/31/regulators-investigating-mf-global/?hp...more


Oct 31, 2011 Home Prices Heading For Triple-Dip
http://money.cnn.com/2011/10/31/real_estate/home_prices/index.htm?hpt=hp_t2...more


Oct 31, 2011 Italian Bonds Fall Sharply
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204528204577009522115891072.html...more


Oct 28, 2011 Italy 10-Year Auction Yields Hit New Euro Lifetime High
http://www.cnbc.com/id/45073055...more


Oct 28, 2011 Economy in U.S. Surpasses Pre-Recession Level
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-28/economy-in-u-s-surpasses-pre-recession-level-after-15-quarters.html...more


Oct 28, 2011 Municipal Downgrades Top Upgrades in Recession’s Wake, S&P Says
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-27/municipal-downgrades-top-upgrades-in-recession-s-wake-s-p-says.html...more


Oct 27, 2011 Bank of America Derivatives Transfer Draws Lawmaker Scrutiny
http://news.businessweek.com/article.asp?documentKey=1376-LTOG9U1A74E901-1383E1G8GVRIPUDP0B29EON1R4...more


Oct 27, 2011 U.S. GDP Expands at Fastest Pace in a Year
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-27/u-s-economy-grew-at-faster-pace-as-consumer-spending-picked-up.html...more


Oct 26, 2011 European Banks Warn of Credit Drought
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-25/banks-warn-of-fewer-airbuses-in-sky-as-credit-crunch-looms-across-europe.html...more


Oct 24, 2011 BOFA: Another US Debt Downgrade Is Coming In A Few Weeks
http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-10-22/markets/30309688_1_credit-downgrade-credit-rating-agencies-entitlements...more


Oct 24, 2011 BofA Said to Split Regulators Over Moving Merrill Derivatives to Bank Unit
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-18/bofa-said-to-split-regulators-over-moving-merrill-derivatives-to-bank-unit.html...more


Oct 24, 2011 Treasury Eyes First New Debt Type Since TIPS
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-24/treasury-considers-first-new-bonds-since-tips-with-u-s-floating-rate-note.html...more


Oct 21, 2011 What Happens If the US 'Super Committee' Fails?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44988941...more


Oct 20, 2011 Wall St Has Worst Quarter Since Crisis in Banking, Trading
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-20/wall-street-has-worst-quarter-since-crisis-in-banking-trading.html...more


Oct 20, 2011 More Options Make Bets On Alpha Easier
http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20111009/REG/310099983...more


Oct 20, 2011 Alternatives: A Mandatory Allocation
http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20111009/REG/310099982...more


Oct 19, 2011 Fed Says U.S. Economy Maintained Growth Amid Doubt on Outlook
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-19/fed-says-u-s-economy-maintained-growth-last-month-amid-doubt-on-outlook.html...more


Oct 17, 2011 Central Banks Sell Most U.S. Bonds Since 2007 as Funds Buy
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-17/central-banks-sell-most-u-s-bonds-since-2007-as-funds-buy.html...more


Oct 14, 2011 Banks May Shun $231 Billion Rollover of US Loans
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-14/lenders-will-shun-231-billion-rollover-of-u-s-emergency-loans.html...more


Oct 13, 2011 German Banks Prepare For 60% Loss On Greek Debt
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-13/germany-s-banks-said-to-prepare-for-greece-debt-losses-of-as-much-as-60-.html...more


Oct 12, 2011 PA State Capital Seeks Bankruptcy Protection
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44874046...more


Oct 11, 2011 Regulators Move Closer To Approving Volker Rule
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44859020...more


Oct 10, 2011 Beijing Intervenes To Help Stabilize Banks
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/2caa65ec-f329-11e0-8383-00144feab49a.html...more


Oct 10, 2011 3.2 Million Job Openings?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44838614...more


Oct 06, 2011 Nearly 50% of US Households Receive Gov't Benefits
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2011/10/05/nearly-half-of-households-receive-some-government-benefit/...more


Oct 06, 2011 Dealers Reduce Bond Holdings To Recession Levels
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-06/bond-traders-left-adrift-as-dealers-reduce-risk-credit-markets.html...more


Oct 06, 2011 World Facing Worst Financial Crisis In History
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/8812260/World-facing-worst-financial-crisis-in-history-Bank-of-England-Governor-says.html#.To5jYXHKm7M.email...more


Oct 05, 2011 Morgan Stanley Bet the Farm Before Bailout
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-04/morgan-stanley-bet-the-farm-in-ukraine-before-fed-bailout-by-u-s-taxpayer.html...more


Oct 04, 2011 Dexia Back At Bailout Trough
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/04/idUSL5E7L43MC20111004...more


Oct 04, 2011 China Warns of Trade War
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44766724...more


Oct 04, 2011 U.S. Bank Credit Default Swaps Continue To Climb
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-04/morgan-stanley-leads-rise-in-u-s-bank-default-swaps-on-europe.html...more


Sep 30, 2011 Munis: Longest Winning Streak Since '02
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-30/tax-exempt-securities-show-longest-winning-streak-since-2002-muni-credit.html...more


Sep 30, 2011 Morgan Stanley as Risky as Italian Banks
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-30/morgan-stanley-seen-as-risky-as-italian-banks-in-swaps-market.html...more


Sep 30, 2011 Personal Income Falls For The First Time In Nearly 2 Years
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204226204576602534216317712.html...more


Sep 29, 2011 Goldman Sachs Sees 40% Risk of 'Great Stagnation'
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44713332...more


Sep 29, 2011 1 in 5 Modified Loans Default Again: Comptroller
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-29/one-in-five-modified-loans-default-again-u-s-comptroller-says.html...more


Sep 21, 2011 Are Millionaires Taxed Less Than Secretaries?
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44591639...more


Sep 20, 2011 Obama Yokes Benefit Cuts to New Taxes
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904106704576580601496630760.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories...more


Sep 19, 2011 Stock Fund Withdrawals Top Lehman at $75 Billion
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-18/fund-withdrawals-top-lehman-as-individuals-pull-75-billion-from-stocks.html...more


Sep 19, 2011 Bond Dealers Add $90 Billion of Treasuries in Fastest Expansion Since 2007
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-18/dealers-add-90-billion-of-treasuries-in-biggest-spree-since-07.html...more


Sep 19, 2011 Obama Targets Muni Bond Tax Exemption in Plan to Cut Deficit
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/09/19/bloomberg_articlesLRS1JR1A1I4I.DTL...more


Sep 19, 2011 China Bank Stops FX Swaps, Forwards With Some European Banks
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44588190...more


Sep 18, 2011 Fed Expected to Launch New Program While Europe Debt Troubles Bubble
http://www.cnbc.com/id/44556652 ...more


Sep 15, 2011 Book Details Dissension in Obama Economic Team
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/16/us/politics/suskinds-confidence-men-details-recession-dissension.html?_r=2&ref=politics ...more


Sep 15, 2011 BofA, JPMorgan Fail to Make Fannie Mae Grade for Loan Servicing
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-09-15/bofa-jpmorgan-fail-to-make-fannie-mae-grade-for-loan-servicing.html...more


Sep 15, 2011 UBS Has $2 Billion Trading Loss; Man Arrested in London
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-15/ubs-has-2-billion-trading-loss-man-arrested-in-london-photos.html...more


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