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Re-emerging markets

Re-emerging markets

Yields on emerging markets corporate issues have been on the decline since the end of 2015 as investors saw less risk and more opportunity in the sector.

February 16, 2017 | 12:01 pm
Fewer banks, more assets

Fewer banks, more assets

The number of commercial banks in the U.S. stood at 5,141 as of Jun. 30, 2016, down 20% from 6,402 at the end of 2010.

February 03, 2017 | 12:21 pm
Hedge fund inside SEB has model that called the Trump bond rout

Hedge fund inside SEB has model that called the Trump bond rout

SEB Investment Management's hedge fund has “the model” that foresaw last year's bond rout that followed the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States.

February 02, 2017 | 08:53 am
Scaramucci scores millions from a buyer with mystery investors

Scaramucci scores millions from a buyer with mystery investors

A few days after Anthony Scaramucci lined up a top job in Donald Trump's White House, he struck a multimillion-dollar deal to exit his investment firm, selling part of his interest to a little-known...

January 27, 2017 | 04:44 pm

Warburg Pincus partner named to White House post

Warburg Pincus partner and managing director Kenneth Juster has been named deputy assistant to the president for international economic affairs.

January 26, 2017 | 04:14 pm
The growing need for boardroom climate competency

The growing need for boardroom climate competency

Large institutional investors are calling for climate-competent boards and directors as part of their fiduciary responsibility to preserve and enhance the long-term value of their investment assets.

January 25, 2017 | 05:00 am
Seeing a light where others mostly predict dark clouds

Seeing a light where others mostly predict dark clouds

An industry veteran argues that Donald Trump's maverick victory is helping in part to set the stage for great opportunities in emerging markets.

January 23, 2017
Investors mixed on how markets react to Trump

Investors mixed on how markets react to Trump

The election of Donald Trump late last year marred the long-awaited rebound in emerging markets, seen early in 2016 after years of underperformance.

January 23, 2017
SEC expected to come out of gate slowly

SEC expected to come out of gate slowly

The sizable learning curve of the likely next chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission plus vacancies on the commission and in several key agency divisions should add up to an extended...

January 23, 2017
U.K. corporate pension funding deficits return to pre-Brexit levels — analysis

U.K. corporate pension funding deficits return to pre-Brexit levels — analysis

The combined deficit of U.K. corporate pension funds has returned to pre-Brexit levels, said consultant Hymans Robertson.

January 23, 2017 | 12:41 pm
Financial industry expects quick action from Donald Trump to delay DOL fiduciary rule

Financial industry expects quick action from Donald Trump to delay DOL fiduciary rule

Financial industry lobbyists on Friday were expecting quick action by the Trump administration to delay a Labor Department investment advice rule.

January 20, 2017 | 03:50 pm
China and NAFTA members remain top trade partners

China and NAFTA members remain top trade partners

China, Canada and Mexico were the top U.S. trade partners in 2015.

January 20, 2017 | 03:01 pm
Steven Mnuchin says he will tackle tax loopholes, protect retirement savings

Steven Mnuchin says he will tackle tax loopholes, protect retirement savings

Steven Mnuchin, the nominee for Treasury secretary, tells a Senate confirmation panel that if confirmed he would work to simplify the tax code, including closing tax loopholes that permit offshore...

January 19, 2017 | 03:38 pm
CFTC enforcement division director to leave Feb. 3

CFTC enforcement division director to leave Feb. 3

Aitan Goelman, director of the CFTC's enforcement division, will step down from his post Feb. 3, the regulatory agency says.

January 19, 2017 | 01:24 pm