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These tensions have weighed on financial markets recently as investors fear a trade war between the two largest world economies may be around the corner. “Right now, the discussions over trade are really ones that may be impacting individual businesses,” Brainard said. However, Brainard also said the U.S. economy appears capable of handling tighter monetary
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Brazil and Mexico have caught the eye of U.S. executives as investment destinations after a sharp economic turnaround in Latin America. U.S. executives expect their companies to make deals in both Brazil and Mexico over the next 12 months, according to a survey conducted by EY. “As we approach full employment in the U.S., companies
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Olivia Harris | Reuters Authorities around the world, including the United States, Switzerland and Singapore have looked into anti-money laundering breaches relating to 1MDB. The financial scandal — one of the world’s biggest — has rocked Malaysian politics and involves players as diverse as Goldman Sachs and Hollywood. The state of 1MDB’s finances has been
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Adam Dell grew up in Houston, the son of a dentist and a stockbroker. His older brother Michael was a big deal in computing. After a career in venture capital brought him some fame and fortune of his own, he had a child with Padma Lakshmi, a model and movie star. Now he is settling
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Regional lender US Bancorp reported a 13.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by higher interest income and lower taxes. Net income attributable to the bank rose to $1.68 billion, or 96 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.47 billion, or 82 cents per share, a year earlier.
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The demographic shift the world is going through presents a major trend that’s worth investing in, according to one expert. “Aging is, with no doubt, one of the strongest, one of the least cyclical, one of the most permanent trends in the market,” Vafa Ahmadi, head of thematic equity management at Amundi’s CPR Asset Management,
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One of Wall Street’s veteran economic forecasters is toning down his economic growth forecast. The Economic Cycle Research Institute’s Lakshman Achuthan told CNBC his leading indicators are pointing to a slowdown that’s picking up momentum — highlighting one particular trend in the latest unemployment rate chart that supports his case. “What really caught our eye,
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The possible replacement of Deutsche Bank Chief Executive John Cryan could be discussed on a call with board members scheduled on Sunday evening by Supervisory Board Chairman Paul Achleitner, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported. Achleitner has invited the supervisory board to an “Update Call”, the paper reported, adding the invite did not contain further information about
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AFP | Getty Images Officials of the Financial Services Agency enter Coincheck’s headquarters to conduct a search, in Tokyo’s Shibuya district on February 2, 2018. Japanese authorities on February 2 raided virtual currency exchange Coincheck, a week after the Tokyo-based firm lost 530 million USD in cryptocurrency to hackers. Japanese online brokerage firm Monex Group
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Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, announced Thursday it has an agreement to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange. “We are pleased to enter this agreement with the world’s leading exchange operator,” said John Kerin, the CEO and president of the Chicago Stock Exchange, in a press release. “ICE is a proven
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