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Nov 28th,2015

‘Stupidly’ Expensive London Frustrates Would-Be Buyers

Not the Black Friday retailers were hoping for

QE quarterback: Fed sees 'through Wall Street's eyes'

ECB Risks Chasing Own Tail on Bond Buying With Deposit-Rate Cut

Here's what Wall Street is predicting for the stock market in 2016

It is getting worse in Houston

These economic 'swans' could rock the global markets

Nov 25th,2015

Consumer spending tepid; savings near 3-year high

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Slips in November

Consumer Confidence Is Plunging (& Soaring) As Democrats, Full-Time Workers Comfort Collapses

New Home Sales Miss As Median Price Drops To Lowest In 13 Months

U.S. Home Prices Rose 5.7% in Third Quarter From Prior Year

Retailers Ring Alarm Bells for the Holiday Season

Exclusive - ECB discusses two-tiered bank charges, broader bond buys: officials

If China Killed Commodity Super Cycle, Fed Is About to Bury It

The bond market thinks the Fed could be 'one and done'

Nov 24th,2015

If the Fed hikes, who in the world will follow?

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

Case-Shiller Home Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Months (Despite NAR Reporting Falling Prices)

San Francisco is seeing one of the 'biggest new-housing construction booms in history'

From Hope To Nope - Consumer Confidence Crashes To 14-Month Lows

The Oxford Economist Running the Fed’s Interest-Rate Machine

The biggest risk for global bond investors has nothing to do with the bond market

Richmond Fed Shows 3rd Monthly Decline As Wages Crash Most In 4 Years

Stung by Oil, Distressed-Debt Traders See Worst Losses Since '08

The biggest threat to the global economy in 2016

Nov 23rd,2015

Why the Housing Rebound Hasn’t Lifted the U.S. Economy Much

US existing home sales fall more than expected in October

Masters of the Finance Universe Are Worried About China

"How Is This Possible" Deutsche Bank Asks, Looking At The Canary In The Junk Bond Mine

US Manufacturing PMI Collapses To 2 Year Low As New Orders, Employment Slow

Fed's Tarullo says worried about too-low inflation

German ECB policy-setter breaks ranks with Draghi over QE

Nov 20th,2015

China Cracks $64 Billion `Underground Bank' Moving Money Abroad

14 Predictions for 2016 from the Brightest Minds in Finance

The Party Is Over: Goldman Sees "Limited Equity Upside" As "Bernanke Put" Is Replaced With "Yellen Call"

Nobody who owns a house in Britain thinks we're in a property bubble – and this could cause a crash

Draghi Says ECB Will Do What It Must to Spur Price Gains

Citi's Buiter: 'Inconsistent' Fed will never reach normal

China’s Central Bank Picks New Target, but Old Problems Remain

Expect at LEAST three rate hikes in 2016: Economist

Nasdaq 100 rally can be credited to just two stocks

Nov 19th,2015

Home sales stall in October

One Man's Plan to Expand Cheap Housing and Make Money Doing It

Fed's Lockhart: 'Comfortable' with hiking 'soon'

Tumbling Treasury Yields Signal Possible Fed 'Policy Error' Being Priced In

Central Banks Fight to Ensure Crisis Tools Become the Norm

Best Buy Reports Softer Sales, Cautions Ahead of Holiday Quarter

For Caterpillar The Depression Has Never Been Worse... But It Has A Cunning Plan How To Deal With It

Nov 18th,2015

Housing starts fall more than expected

Live & Learn: Buying a home left her house poor

Regulators Look Into Mutual Funds’ Procedures for Valuing Startups

Banks and Fintech Firms’ Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Fed's Dudley Admits Fed 'Liftoff' Is All About Inspiring Confidence (Not Data)

Lowe’s Posts Better-Than-Expected Quarter

Carlyle's Unwanted Debt Exposes Growing Problem on Wall Street

Square IPO Pricing Will Test Investors' Appetite for Unicorns

Markets now calmed, Fed should soon raise U.S. rates - Lockhart

Nov 17th,2015

Home Depot Reports Solid Sales Growth

Only the rich can afford to buy a house in Britain — and these charts prove it

Homebuilder Sentiment Drops For First Time In 6 Months

US industrial production down 0.2% in Oct vs 0.1% increase expected

Healthcare & Housing Cost Surge Sparks Biggest Rise In Core Consumer Prices Rise In 16 Months

Druckenmiller Among Top Managers Who Cut Back U.S. Stocks

Wall Street Is Running the World's Central Banks

Nov 16th,2015

Don’t Fight the Fed: It’s Lower for Longer for Bond Yields

Quiet U.S. Ports Spark Slowdown Fears

Manufacturing in New York shrinks for fourth straight month on weak orders, less hiring

The Last Time Bond Bears Were This Short, Treasury Yields Collapsed

Britain's Housing Bubble Gets Bubblier

Safe haven assets gain after Paris attacks

Japan’s Economy Contracts Again

'Abenomics' architect predicts no more Bank of Japan easing this year

On Capitol Hill, Another Banking Battle Brews

Ramsey the Bear, Who Called S&P 500 Decline, Sends Warning

Nov 13th,2015

LoanDepot Postpones IPO

The $4.5 billion startup Zenefits has lost half of its value after missing sales goals

London Mansion Prices Fall 11.5% as Home `Bubble' May Have Burst

The Last Two Times Retail Sales Were This Bad, The US Was In A Recession

Bank of England chief economist says UK housing market "broken"

Key Manufacturing Industry Crumbles To Post-Crisis Lows

Eurozone Economy Slows as Exports Weaken

The bond market presents a dire warning for stocks

Fears behind Aug sell-off returning in Nov: Analysts

Why Jeffrey Lacker Is Worried About Inflation

Nov 12th,2015

Why did foreclosures spike in October?

Real Estate and Green Cards: EB-5 Debate Heats Up in Washington

Initial jobless claims come in more than expected

Puerto Rico Is Running Out of Options

Greece Comes to a Standstill as Unions Turn Against Tsipras

Yields down after Draghi comments, stocks fall

ALBERT EDWARDS: The Fed 'has allowed an Orc-like monster to incubate, hatch and emerge into the sunlight, snarling and ready to do battle.'

Nov 11th,2015

Mortgage applications fall 1.3% amid sharp jump in rates

Import Prices Fall on Weakness in Oil, and Wholesale Inventories Show Gains

Global trade is falling to recession levels

Judgment Day Looms - US 10Y Yield Hitting Key Resistance

Empty Floors, Shadow Vacancies New Norm for Calgary Tower Owners

Investors are 'really pessimistic': Schwab strategist

Fed's Evans: Looking forward to time when Fed can raise rates

Macy's whiffed on sales and lowered its outlook, and now the stock is crashing

The IMF's new chief economist is worried about a 'nightmare scenario' for Europe

Nov 10th,2015

Which city has the best housing deals?

U.S. import prices fall further; wholesale inventories rise

Snapchat stake marked down by investor Fidelity

Wholesale Inventories Have Never Been Higher Relative To Sales, Ever

Neel Kashkari Named Next Minneapolis Fed President

Goldman Sachs Says Corporate America Has Quietly Re-levered

Millennials Ditch Big Banks and Go Local With Their Money

Here We Go Again: "Warm Weather" Blamed For Poor Retail Sales

Growth concerns weigh on global stocks; dollar at seven-month high

Nov 9th,2015

World's biggest shipping company: Global economic growth is even worse than it looks

Stocks Slip on Global Growth Concerns

Survey of Consumer Expectations - November 2015

OECD: No let up in China slowdown

Paul Craig Roberts Rages At "Another Phony Jobs Number"

Fancy a bargain? Multi-million-dollar mining machinery sold dirt cheap as industry downturn bites

Banking Giants Learn Cost of Preventing Another Lehman Moment

Takeover Loans Have Few Takers on Wall Street

Nov 8th,2015

China Exports Slump as Global Demand Shrinks

China Exports Drop for Fourth Month, Adding to Signs of Slowing

Fed rate hike 'makes sense,' says US central banker Williams

Kuwait Sees Oil Glut of Up to Five Years on Increasing Supply

Nov 6th,2015

Payrolls in U.S. Climb Most This Year, Jobless Rate at 5%

The Most Surprising Thing About Today's Jobs Report

Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?

Labor Participation Rate Remains At 37 Year Low As 94.5 Million Remains Outside The Labor Force

Peter Schiff: It's going to be a 'horrible Christmas'

Dollar Surges, Bonds Drop on Rate Speculation; Stocks Fluctuate

Square sets initial price for its IPO — at a lower valuation than in its latest round of funding

U.S. Hiring Surges as Eyes Turn to Fed

Nov 5th,2015

San Francisco in housing ‘correction’

First-time homebuyers fall, ‘desire to own’ jumps

U.S. jobless claims rise; third-quarter productivity posts surprise gain

Maersk Line to Cut 4,000 Jobs as Market Deteriorates

Job cuts related to the oil industry surged to a 6-month high in October

What Rate Hike: US Economic Output Worst Since Q1 2014 With Jobs Now Rolling Over

Hyped-up Amazon-killer Jet, which has raised $225 million, is reportedly close to running out of cash

Carney Signals Bank of England Rate Can Stay Low as China Drags

Americans' "Comfort" Plunges Most Since February Despite Surging Stocks

Nov 4th,2015

Higher interest rates push mortgage applications down 0.8%

Yellen and Dudley Signal December Is Still ‘Live’ for Rate Hike

Britain is finally entering a property slowdown

Stanley Druckenmiller: Here's how Fed 'bubble' will end

Global Trade In Freefall: China Container Freight At Record Low; Rail Traffic Tumbles, Trucking Slows Down

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in China's Provincial Economies

Schrodinger Schizophrenia: The Service Economy Is Both Soaring (According To ISM) And Sliding (According To PMI)

US trader found guilty in landmark ‘spoofing’ case

The Most Important Chart You've Never Seen: Tax Receipts Top-Tick The Stock Market


Nov 3rd,2015

Here’s how the Chinese send billions abroad to buy homes

World's Biggest Banks Still Not `Truly Resolvable,' FSB Says

This reliable predictor of US job growth just flipped negative

Miracle In Manhattan? - ISM New York Spikes By Most In 12 Years (From Lowest Since 2009)

Here's the big problem with the rally: Louise Yamada

Paychex CEO: Employment growth 'leveling out

Citigroup among 8 top US banks facing rating cut

Stuyvesant Town: How One Firm Is Reaping a Windfall Where Investors Lost Billions

Nov 2nd,2015

Homebuyers are hitting record credit scores

In Mortgages, Here We Go Again? Not Quite

Altman: Bond activity no sign of upward economy

The world's economic 'canary in the coal mine' has no good news to offer

The Starter Apartment Is Nearly Extinct in San Francisco and New York

As Swedish central bank fights deflation, housing bubble worries mount

ISM Manufacturing Tumbles To Weakest In 3 Years As Employment Crashes To Lowest Since August 2009

DISTRESSED INVESTOR: 'We're getting closer'

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Expands at Slowest Pace in Two Years

China's October factory, services surveys show economy still wobbly

Oct 30th,2015

Chevron to Cut Up to 7,000 Jobs

These Are the Charts That Scare Wall Street

UBS: It's the beginning of the end of the bull market

UMich Warns "Disinflationary Mindset Is Taking Hold" As Inflation Expectations Crash To Record Lows

Janet Yellen just got some pretty bad news

Wells Fargo Risks Being Odd Man Out Under New Rule

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose Less Than Forecast in September

Oct 29th,2015

U.S. pending homes sales decline in September

London and Hong Kong Facing Housing Bubble Risk, UBS Says

The 'Smart' Money Has Never Been This Long The Long-Bond

Fed Keeps December Rate Hike in Play

U.S. jobless claims rise, four-week average lowest since 1973

Someone's Still Lying

Consumer Comfort in the U.S. Declines to Lowest in Five Weeks

US business spending gauge falls; goods orders weak

And The Biggest "Contributor" To Q3 GDP Was...

Deutsche Bank to Shrink Workforce by About 26,000 in Revamp

Oil Firms Face Reality of Sustained Low Prices

Oct 28th,2015

Softening data set to stay Yellen's hand

A massive Chinese industry is flashing warning signs that the world cannot ignore

Poor, Tailing 5 Year Auction Drags Down Treasury Complex

Market Forces Challenge the Fed’s Power Over Rates

Crude "Tipping Point" Arrives: China Runs Out Of Space To Store Oil

John Cryan's Biggest Challenges at Deutsche Bank in Five Charts

U.S. third-quarter GDP forecasts raised after trade data

Oct 27th,2015

U.S. home prices rise faster in August than July

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Fell in October to a Three-Month Low

US Services Economy Tumbles To Weakest Since Weather-Crushed January

Morgan Stanley Makes a Comeback in Real Estate

Durable Goods Orders Tumble For 6th Consecutive Month As Core Capex Plunges Most Since 2009

Yellen Has Over 6 Million Reasons to Take Her Time Raising Rates

Chance of recession highest in two years: Survey

White House, Congressional Leaders Reach Tentative Budget Deal

4 central bank interventions in 4 days—who's next?

Starwood Bets $5.4 Billion That Apartment Rents Will Keep Rising

Oct 26th,2015

Sam Zell Edges Out of Apartments

US new home sales drop to near one-year low

U.S. Companies Warn of Slowing Economy

The Dangers Ahead if Tech Unicorns Get Gored

Wal-Mart Shrinks the Big Box, Vexing Vendors

China banks come back for more capital as bad loans pile up

Everyone Is Asking: "If Chinese Consumption Is Rising, Why Are Its Malls Empty?" - Here Is The Answer

IMF set for green light on China's yuan joining currency basket - sources

German Business Confidence Falls as Global Risks Take Toll

Another Recession Alarm After Dallas Fed Outlook Deteriorates For 10th Consecutive Month

Oct 23rd,2015

In Copenhagen, Apartment Prices Jump 60% After Rates Go Negative

Hong Kong's property market is looking really bearish

Dec Rate Hike Looms: Despite Job Cuts, Survey Collapses, US Manufacturing PMI Surges To May Highs

China Cuts Interest Rates as Policy Divergence With U.S. Widens

$6.5 Billion in Energy Writedowns and We're Just Getting Started

This Is What It Took To Get The S&P 500 "Back To Even" For 2015

Companies' mad dash for debt hitting record levels

Two billionaires give economy a D+ grade

Oct 22nd,2015

U.S. existing home sales rise more than expected, inventory tighter

Existing Home Sales Surge In September (Thanks To Massive Seasonal Adjustment)

U.S. housing, jobs data point to fairly strong economy

Initial Jobless Claims Hover At 42 Year Lows - So Who Is Lying?

An Economist Is Throwing Cold Water on Those Sinking Jobless Claims

Drowning homeowners are getting relief

Credit Suisse to Exit All European Primary Dealer Roles

Caterpillar Slashes Outlook

Oct 21st,2015

Stocks Edge Higher Though Growth Concerns Weigh

Japan export growth slows sharply, raising fears of recession

It's Back To The Future As Stocks, Futures Jump On The Latest Abysmal Economic News; China Tremors Return

The 401(k) Crisis Is Getting Worse

As U.S. Tech Companies Scramble, Group Sees Opportunity in Safe Harbor Decision

Credit Suisse to Launch $6.3 Billion Capital Increase

International flight data is more evidence that something is going wrong in Asia

Economy 'caught in a vicious cycle': Larry Summers

Oct 20th,2015

US housing starts at 1.206M units in Sept vs 1.150M units expected

Hedge Funds are Bringing Back Everyone's Least Favorite Toxic Investment

Ominous Signs Of Peak Employment

Tech Startups Feel an IPO Chill

$50 TRILLION IN DEBT: This is what the '3rd wave' of the 2008 financial crisis looks like

OPEC Brings Oil Price War Home in Pursuit of Asia's Cash

Watch out: Your company could soon be 'junk'

Oct 19th,2015

Green financing has hobbled home sales in California

Barclays Reaches $325 Million Settlement Over U.S. Mortgage-Backed Securities

China’s GDP Growth Beats Forecasts as Stimulus Supports Spending

Why economists don't trust China's GDP figures

The Truth Behind China's GDP Mirage: Economic Growth Slows To 1999 Levels

China's Selling Tons of U.S. Debt. Americans Couldn't Care Less.

Morgan Stanley quarterly profit drops 42 percent, shares plunge

Halliburton revenue misses on weak drilling in North America

Homebuilder Sentiment Surges To Highest In 10 Years On "Hope" Of Future Sales

Big Banks to America’s Firms: We Don’t Want Your Cash

Oct 17th,2015

One of Silicon Valley's top investors just eviscerated the 'subprime unicorn' boom in tech

U.S. Investors Are Headed for the Exits Despite an October Rally

China Officially Sold A Quarter Trillion Treasurys In The Past Year (Unofficially Much More) And What This Means

Brazil walloped Fortress fund, forced out Novogratz: WSJ

Online Attacks on Infrastructure Are Increasing at a Worrying Pace

Market watches earnings as Fed leaves it a ball of confusion

Oct 16th,2015

12 US housing markets getting rocked by foreclosures

This Drag on U.S. Job Growth Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon

Yellen's "Favorite" Labor Indicator Tumbles: Job Openings Drop Most Since 2009

Fear Credit Selloff? Time to Weed Out Your Aging Bond Holdings

Production at U.S. Manufacturers Falls for a Second Month

Exclusive: Silicon Valley IPO market boom winding down

Consumer Confidence Climbs in October

New kitchen? New bathroom? Why the time is now

China could be what determines whether the bottom is in for commodities

Oct 15th,2015

Repossessions spike 66% as foreclosure crisis lingers

Rents Are Soaring BLS Admits, As Core CPI Comes In Hottest In Over A Year

Fed Doubts Grow on 2015 Rate Hike

Goldman Misses Estimates on Bigger Trading Drop Than Rivals

Empire Fed Misses Again As New Orders Collapse To 5 Year Lows

Nothing has changed since the 2008 crash and it's 'disgusting,' an ex-Barclays exec says

Surprising Fed paper drops a dovish bombshell

Initial Jobless Claims Plunge To 42 Year Lows, Despite Surging Job Cuts

Corporate America's Epic Debt Binge Leaves $119 Billion Hangover

Blackstone posts third-quarter loss as asset values drop

U.S. will hit debt ceiling no later than Nov. 3: Treasury's Lew

Oct 14th,2015

Mortgage volume gives back big gains, down 28%

US 10-year yields briefly fall below 2% amid weak economic data

Wells Fargo posts earnings of $1.05 a share vs. $1.04 expected

US Retail Sales Tumble Most Since January, Signal Sustained Recessionary Environment

Recession Looms - Business Inventories-to-Sales Surge To Cycle Highs

World shares, dollar slip as China inflation cools

Debt-Fueled Bond Buying in China Raises Concerns

US producer prices post biggest decline in 8 months


Bank of America Beats as Legal Bills Plummet, Trading Hangs On

Brazil's Next Big Crisis Is Scaring Bankers and Wiping Out Jobs

Solution Without a Problem? A Tax on High-Frequency Trading

Oct 13th,2015

Wall St. slips on weak China trade data

Another troubling sign for the holidays

Pimco Times Treasuries Market by Adding Before Second-Half Rally

Why Angus Deaton Deserved the Economics Nobel Prize

Fed Consumer Spending Survey Plunges To Record Low

Market Expectations Of A Stock Market Crash Have Never Been Higher

Is EM turmoil the third wave of the financial crisis? Goldman thinks so

Ex-Fed's Fisher: FOMC members have egg on their face

The S&P’s ‘revenue recession’

GE to Sell Commercial Lending, Leasing Businesses to Wells Fargo

Citi: The Most Important People in Finance Are Concerned About These Four Things

Oct 12th,2015

Central Bankers Urge Fed to Get On With Interest-Rate Increase

Bond Market Casualties Leading Biggest S&P 500 Revival Since '11

Baltic Dry 'Bounce' Is Dead - Freight Index Lowest In 29 Years For Time Of Year

CHANOS: We have a 'looming' oversupply problem

Why US banks soon will be singing the blues

32% of Americans say economy will get worse: Survey

Cracks Emerge in Bond Market

Oct 9th,2015

Why mortgage rates matter this weekend

A U.S. Recession Just Got a Little More Likely

Wholesale Inventories Rise And Sales Tumble Sending Ratio To "Recession Imminent" Cycle Highs

Fed's Evans: Funds rate below 1% appropriate in 2016

Santelli & Hunt Warn About "Dire Consequences" Of Negative Rates

JOHN BURBANK: 'This is the next one'

IT’S OVER: The 'unicorn' era comes to a screeching halt

Fed’s Rate Delay Spurred by Worry Over Low Inflation, Minutes Show

Oct 8th,2015

Wall Street guru who has been nailing the interest-rate story just made a jarring prediction for 2016

Property market 'sensitive' to rate rises: Pro

WSJ Survey: Economists Still See Fed Rate Increase in 2015

Man Who Called China's Boom and Bust Says Use This Rally to Sell

Deutsche Bank May Swell $14 Billion Selloff in China Bank Stakes

BOE Signals Rate Can Stay Low as Inflation Weakness Persists

Despite Surging Job Cuts, Initial Jobless Claims Tumble Back Near 42 Year Lows

Oct 7th,2015

In North America's Costliest City, Rich Chinese Take the Blame

Mortgage Applications Soar 25% (Ahead Of Regulatory Regime Change)

Housing today: A 'bubble larger than 2006'

Once the Biggest Buyer, China Starts Dumping U.S. Government Debt

JPMorgan buys more mortgages from other lenders as market shrinks

UPDATE 2-China FX reserves post record quarterly fall as cenbank steps up yuan support

Emerging Market Assets Gain With Commodities; U.S. Stocks Mixed

Bernanke: Fed might want to heed market on rates

As A Shocking $100 Billion In Glencore Debt Emerges, The Next Lehman Has Arrived

Oct 5th,2015

Getting a mortgage may take longer under new rules

Homes as ATMs: It's starting again

Euro-Area Growth Seen Slowing in Sign More Stimulus May Be Ahead

Central Banks Lose Bond-Market Credibility as Woes Mount

Policy Makers Skeptical on Preventing Financial Crisis

There's a China zombie scenario the world is just starting to worry about

U.S. service sector growth ebbs in September

Oct 2nd,2015

Why the jobs picture is even worse than you think

Gundlach's DoubleLine Capital posts 20th month of inflows in Sept

The Only Banker Sued for the Housing Crisis Prepares Her Appeal

"They Just Don't Want A Job" - The Fed's Stunning "Explanation" Why 94.6 Million Americans Are Out Of The Labor Force

It's Been a Terrible Week for the Credit Market

Hilsenrath’s Take: Soft Jobs Numbers Likely to Stay Fed’s Hand in October

Global Turmoil Saps U.S. Job Growth

The Feudal "Recovery" Continues: 21,000 Waiters Added; 9,000 Manufacturing Workers Lost

Gauge of U.S. investment plans down more than initially thought

Oct 1st,2015

Manhattan real estate hits new price record

Atlanta Fed Slashes Q3 GDP Estimate By 50% To Just 0.9%

Big layoffs may signal end of expansion: Challenger

U.S. factories show vulnerability to chill in global economy

We Just Got the Perfect Snapshot of the Global Economy

The Delinquent Borrowers Leading a Student Loans Revolt

Treasuries Escape Shadow of Fed Liftoff to Eclipse Other Assets

Google's Nest Labs Unveils Web Store, New Developer Tools

Senator Elizabeth Warren to Join Call to Alter Sales of Distressed Loans

Global Manufacturing PMI Plunges To 26-Month Lows

Sep 29th,2015

Wooing millennials to buy condos: Really tiny condos

Commodities in crisis as Asian shares tumble and shipper files for bankruptcy

Case-Shiller Home Prices Disappoint (Again), Tumble Most In 13 Months

Global Rout Eases as S&P 500 Futures Advance With Oil, Glencore

India cuts interest rates by more than expected

Investors Fall Out of Love With Deals

Icahn urges Fed to get off zero, says 'treacherous path' undertaken

Bill Gross is literally laughing at the stock market

Sep 23rd,2015

Weekly mortgage applications surge 13.9% on rate dips

Actor Andrew Garfield explains how he embedded himself in the housing market crisis to make an incredible new movie, '99 Homes'

Schiff: I'm right about the Fed, I'll be right about stocks

Treasury Yields at Zero Highlight Concerns Over Risk

Stocks firm on commodity gains after Asia selloff

Fed delay could spur more debt issues to fund share buybacks

Oil Producers' Credit Lines to Shrink as Banks Revalue Reserves

No Relief for Brazil Stocks as China Gloom Offsets Budget Win

Sep 22nd,2015

Global Equities Sell Off as Commodities Sink, Treasuries Gain

Number of New Mortgages in 2014 Plunges 31% From Year Before

Pimco: Fed 'may find it impossible' to escape lower bound of rates

Despite Slump, China’s Xi Jinping Pledges Economic Reforms

Glencore Slumps to Record Low as Mining Losses Pick Up Speed

Volkswagen says 11 million cars hit by scandal, probes multiply

Commodity Prices Tumble on China Worries

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey Collapses, Workweek Crashes To 6 Year Lows

Sep 21st,2015

Big Landlords to Merge, Betting on Rising Rents

Housing "Brightspot" Burns Out - Existing Home Sales Plunge Most In 7 Months

RPT-BOJ brainstorms stimulus overhaul as options dwindle -sources

Yellen Pause Ups Pressure on Draghi as Global Pessimism Mounts

Eurozone Nears Limits of What Monetary Policy Can Do

What On Earth Is Going On With Caterpillar Sales?

Who's Left to Sell U.S. Stocks? Mood Darkens Most Since Volcker

Alexis Tsipras Given a Second Chance by Greek Voters

Sep 18th,2015

Stocks Fall as Federal Reserve Decision Sparks Growth Concerns

Developed and emerging markets diverge as Fed keeps rates steady

Yellen May Emulate Taper Template and Raise Rates in December

Primary Dealers Rigged Treasury Auctions, Investor Lawsuit Says

The 5,000-year history of interest rates shows just how historically low US rates are right now

This bank just slashed its S&P earnings outlook to zero

Sep 17th,2015

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

Priciest housing markets getting further out of reach

Wall Street Has Doubts About Fed Lifting Interest Rates

Did Hilsenrath Just Leak The FOMC Decision

Stocks steady, dollar slips as Fed decision looms

As Fed Storm Brews, Europe Stocks Seen Weathering Turmoil Best

Philly Fed Crashes To 31-Month Lows, Blames Stock Market

Doubleline's Gundlach: Fed should not raise interest rates

Sep 16th,2015

Goldman Warns Markets Unprepared for Fed as Treasuries Seesaw

U.S. consumer prices post first decline in seven months

Mortgage Applications Lowest Since 2000 For This Time Of Year

Investors Look Beyond Fed Meeting, See Low Rates

China Stocks Jump in Last Hour of Trading on State Support Signs

FINAL COUNTDOWN: Here's what 17 experts are predicting for Fed rate hikes

Homebuilder sentiment hits 62 in September, highest since 2005


Sep 11th,2015

Wall Street Is Deeply Divided Over the Fed's Move Next Week

Home sweet home: Test your mortgage smarts

Oil ends down about 2 percent as Goldman Sachs cuts price forecast

ECB's Coeure: euro zone growth too weak to create enough jobs

Goldman's Next 11 Markets Are Sinking Even Faster Than the BRICs

Europe's most important finance minister warns we're 'moving towards the next bubble'

Investors have yanked $46 billion from equity funds in just 4 weeks

UMich Consumer Confidence Tumbles To 12-Month Lows With Biggest Miss On Record

Sep 10th,2015

Fed Wavers on September Rate Rise

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Investors Weigh Data, Rate Expectations

Record Gap Between US Inventories And Sales Screams Recession

Charting the Markets: Global Stock Rally Grinds to a Halt

Brazil downgraded to junk rating by S&P, deepening woes

David Tepper: Good time to take money off the table

Sep 9th,2015

Mortgage applications down 6.2% as refinancings slide

Janet Yellen's "Favorite" Jobs Indicator Just Shrieked A Rate Hike Is Imminent

Here's another sign global liquidity is drying up

Global stocks rally as investors scent fresh stimulus

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Says China Doesn't Want a Currency War

Citigroup Sees 55% Risk of a Global Recession Made in China

Sep 8th,2015

Liar Loans Redux: They're Back and Sneaking Into AAA Rated Bonds

San Francisco Fed’s Williams Sees Rate Increase ‘This Year,’ If Risks Dissipate

Bond Market Sends Fed All-Clear to Raise Interest Rates

Obscure Hedge Fund Buys Billions of Dollars of U.S. Treasurys

China Exports Mark Latest Soft Reading for Economy

China's Stock-Rescue Tab Surges to $236 Billion, Goldman Says

UPDATE 1-German finmin says must avoid reliance on debt, cenbank stimulus

Euro zone second-quarter GDP revised up as Italy grows faster

Four Reasons Why JPMorgan Is No Longer Bullish On US Stocks

Sep 7th,2015

ECB Asset Buying Slows to Weakest Under QE in Summer Lull

A September Rate Hike Is "Not Even Close": Goldman's Seven Reasons Why Yellen Will Delay... Again

Bad loans haunt Greek banks seeking new start

Surging Atlantic Crude Adds to Seasonal Pressure on Prices

China revises down 2014 GDP to 7.3% from 7.4%

Sep 6th,2015

G-20: Ultra-low rates no longer enough to boost global growth

Why it's going to get even harder to buy a house in Britain

IT'S OFFICIAL: Canada is in recession

Varoufakis Says He’d Give Greeks ‘Bitter Medicine,’ Not ‘Poison’

China Market Volatility Nearing End, Says Central Bank Official

The rising strategic risks of cyberattacks

Europe's Biggest Bank Dares To Ask: Is The Fed Preparing For A "Controlled Demolition" Of The Market

Sep 4th,2015

Payrolls in U.S. Rise 173,000 as Jobless Rate Falls to 5.1%

Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?

New Record In Waiters And Bartenders Masks First Manufacturing Drop In Over 2 Years

Almost Half of Homes in New York and D.C. Are Now Losing Value

Credit flow for growth still curbed by NPLs in Europe: Lagarde

Bill Gross on What the Jobs Report Means for the Fed

G-20 Leaders View a Fed Rate Hike as a Global Market Risk

We'll all pay for the huge mistakes we're making in the UK housing market

The IMF Just Confirmed The Nightmare Scenario For Central Banks Is Now In Play


Sep 3rd,2015

Service sector growth stays strong but off peak: ISM

Initial Jobless Claims Jumps Most In 2 Months - Unchanged Since End Of QE3

Bond traders think this is when the Fed will hike

Bank of Japan Not Convinced of Need for Further Easing

JPM Head Quant Is Back With New Warning: "Only Half The Selling Is Done; Expect More Downside"

IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

Risk of big stock drops grows: Robert Shiller

Sep 2nd,2015

Bill Gross: Fed tightening now could create self-inflicted instability

China Boosts Efforts to Keep Money at Home

Three sentences from Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid nail the reason why markets are so terrifying

U.S. private payrolls rise steadily; productivity revised up

Sep 1st,2015

U.S. Stocks Tumble as China Slowdown Deepens Concerns on Growth

Oil Falls the Most in Two Months After Biggest Gain in 25 Years

US Manufacturing Plunges To 2-Year Lows As New Orders, Employment Tumble

Two-Thirds Of Global PMIs Deteriorate In August

U.S. Construction Spending Hits a New Postrecession High

China’s Economic Woes Echo Across Asia

Aug 31st,2015

Global stocks, oil fall on China concerns, Fed uncertainty

China’s Next Problem: Paying for Its Stock-Market Bailout

Lessons From Last Week's Wild Markets

"The Quantitative Easing Hangover Is Starting" - Dallas Fed Dead-Cat-Bounce Collapses To Post-2009 Recession Lows

Oil Prices Rally Amid Lower U.S. Output Estimates, OPEC Article

September shaping up as Fed's worst nightmare

Jackson Hole Has a Worrying Message for Draghi & Co.

Aug 29th,2015

STANLEY FISCHER: These 7 charts give me 'good reason to believe' inflation will move higher

SURPRISE! The founder of the world's largest hedge fund thinks everyone is wrong on the Fed's next move

On Second Thought, China Slowdown Will Hit Global-Growth Outlook

Don’t blame China for head spinning volatility: Strategist

Is a Fannie and Freddie settlement near?

Fed, ECB, BOE Officials All Say They See Inflation Rising

Citigroup Chief Economist Thinks Only "Helicopter Money" Can Save The World Now

Aug 28th,2015

Fed Up Investors Yank Cash From Almost Everything Just Like 2008

Fed's Fischer: Too early to decide on Sept hike

China Will Respond Too Late to Avoid Recession, Citigroup Says

China's 'QT' is the real global economic threat

UMich Consumer Sentiment Tumbles As "Hope" Drops To Lowest Since 2014

Personal Spending Misses Expectations By Most Since January, Income Juiced By Government Handouts

Stock Halts Added to Monday’s Market Chaos

Oil Surges for a Second Day as Some Calm Returns to Equities

Jim Paulsen: Overvalued market has further to fall

Aug 27th,2015

This housing market is set for the 'mother of all corrections'

Pending Home Sales Miss, NAR Says Stock Plunge Is Good For Housing Affordability

The Scary Number Hiding Behind Today’s GDP Party

Market Turmoil Seen Spurring China Property Purchases Overseas

Asia stocks take heart from Wall Street rally, China gains

Margin Calls Bite Investors, Banks

China Sells U.S. Treasuries to Support Yuan

It's Official: China Confirms It Has Begun Liquidating Treasuries, Warns Washington

September Rate Hike Back On Table: Q2 GDP Soars In Revision From 2.3% To 3.7% Driven By Record Inventory Build

Oil soars over 10 percent, biggest gain in six years as shorts scramble

Kansas City Fed Survey Misses For 8th Straight Month - Flashes Recessionary Signal

Aug 26th,2015

Mortgage applications inch up in latest week: MBA

Fed's Dudley Says Decision on September Liftoff Less Compelling

Dudley Says "We Are A Long Way From Additional QE"

Stock-Market Tumult Exposes Flaws in Modern Markets

Wall Street opens sharply higher following goods data

Recession Watch - Durable Goods Growth Slows In July, Core Capex Orders Decline 6 Straight Months

The party is over for junk bond investors

Oil prices slip as gasoline, distillate stocks rise

The World Struggles to Adjust to China’s ‘New Normal’

Aug 25th,2015

Stock volatility could further weaken housing demand

U.S. Home Prices Remain Flat in June, Case-Shiller Says

How Much Longer Can The Record New Home Sales-To-Price Divergence Continue

Wall St. suffers worst day in four years, S&P confirms correction

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Collapses To 2015 Lows, Drops Most In 9 Years

China’s Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates

Chinese Stocks Crash Again to Extend Biggest Plunge Since 1996

European Stocks Rebound After Worst Day Since 2008

For All Its Heft, China’s Economy Is a Black Box

Bridgewater's Dalio says Fed will ease, not tighten

Aug 20th,2015

Firings Remain Subdued Even as U.S. Jobless Claims Increase

US existing home sales rise to 8-year high

Existing Home Sales Extrapolation Surges To Highest Since Feb 2007

Divided Fed Puts Yellen on Hot Seat

So Long September: Bond Traders Defer Their Date With the Fed

For Caterpillar, This Is What The "Second Great Depression" Looks Like

U.S. oil falls towards $40 on global glut

Time to End Quarterly Reports, Law Firm Says

Greek PM Tsipras to resign on Thursday: government official

Aug 19th,2015

Refinancing pushes mortgage applications up 3.6%

Gundlach: Rate hike a 'bad idea' due to junk bond prices

St. Louis Fed official: No evidence QE boosted economy

China Rushes To Inject Hundreds Of Billions In Liquidity To Offset Yuan Intervention

Consumer Prices in U.S. Increased Less Than Forecast in July

One Trader's FOMC Take - "A Rate Hike Is Coming And It Is Not Priced In"

Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls

Yuan’s Devaluation Brings Losses for Some

Grad-School Loan Binge Fans Debt Worries

Five Things to Watch in the Fed’s July Meeting Minutes

Aug 18th,2015

U.S. Lacks Ammo for Next Economic Crisis

China stocks slump 6 percent on fears of further yuan depreciation

Building Permits Plunge After NYC Property Tax Break Expires, Housing Starts Stable

The world's top China analyst has a doomsday scenario

Emerging Assets Retreat With Commodities; U.S. Stocks Fluctuate

PBOC Injection Shows China Worries About Outflows

German lawmakers debate Greek bailout, Merkel faces rebellion

Junk bonds just 'blew up'

Aug 17th,2015

Homebuilder confidence rises 'slow but steady'

Commodities Slump Bolsters Treasuries as U.S. Stocks Advance

Atlanta Fed GDPNow gauge takes a tumble to 0.7%

Data-Crunching Is Coming to Help Your Boss Manage Your Time

Oil near six-and-a-half-year low on Japan slowdown, China worry

BOE Official Says Don’t Wait Too Long on Rates

Empire Fed Collapses To Six Year Lows As New Orders Signal Recession Imminent

Aug 14th,2015

Three Reasons the Fed Can Wait to Raise Rates

US consumer sentiment index at 92.9 in Aug vs 93.5 expected

Industrial Production Rises Most Since November After Significant Downward Revisions

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Increased at Slower Pace in July

Oil's Worst-Ever Summer Signals Price Rout Is Nowhere Near Done

Eurozone Economic Growth Slows

China Stock Futures Signal Deeper Pessimism

Greek PM faces biggest party revolt yet as bailout approved

Aug 13th,2015

Surge in Commercial Real-Estate Prices Stirs Bubble Worries

U.S. jobless claims up, four-week average lowest since 2000

The Fed Is on Thinner Ice Than It Realizes, and It May Be Setting Us Up for Recession

Renting in America Has Never Been This Expensive

Business Inventories Surge Most In 29 Months, Sales Ratio Signals Recession Imminent

These startups are out to replace the Wall Street establishment

Retail sales gain in line with expectations

Aug 12th,2015

Treasuries Are a Winner as China Exports Deflation Says Bill Gross

Global Stocks Fall Further After China Devalues Yuan

GUNDLACH: If oil goes to $40 a barrel, something is 'very, very wrong with the world'

Weekly mortgage applications up just 0.1% as rates stall

The Fed Is Out Of Options, "QE Is All It Can Do Here" Art Cashin Predicts

China lets yuan fall further, fuels fears of currency war

ALBERT EDWARDS WARNS: Prepare for overwhelming 'waves of deflation' to suck us into recession

Asian currencies hammered, with worse to come

Eyes on U.S. economy, Fed likely unmoved by China devaluation

Aug 6th,2015

US layoffs surge to 105,696 in July on military cuts: Challenger

Oil near multi-month lows, Brent dips below $49

Jobless claims edge up, but labor market still solid

"Something Has To Give": Wall Street Finally Noticed The Epic Divergence Between Stocks And Commodities

UPDATE 1-China's top bank regulator says bad loans surge, profit growth slows in cooling economy

Bank of England Holds Key Interest Rate and Cuts Inflation Outlook

No IMF decision on Greek bailout until autumn, Swedish representative tells paper

Inflation Expectations Fall, Making Rate Hike ‘More Difficult to Justify’

Aug 5th,2015

J.P. Morgan Loosens Terms for Jumbo Mortgages

Weekly mortgage applications rose 4.7%, spurred by refinancing

ISM Services Spikes To 10 Year Highs Despite Markit "Hope" Plunge To 3-Year Lows

Greece's Tsipras says loan deal with lenders close

Fed's Powell: Nothing decided on raising rates in September

Eurozone retail sales fall sharply in June

U.S. Trade Gap Expands 7% in June

U.S. private sector adds 185,000 jobs in July: ADP

Aug 4th,2015

Freddie Mac to Send $3.9 Billion to Treasury Department

July U.S. Consumer Spending Flat, at $91

Rent or buy a home? What millennials should know

The Oil Crash Has Caused a $1.3 Trillion Wipeout

This Is Your "New Economy": These 10 Startups Are Valued At $156 Billion On $4 Billion In Revenue

Greece expects bailout deal with lenders in two weeks

A troubling sign that Sears is close to death

US Recession Imminent As Factory Orders Plunge For 8th Consecutive Month

Glamour is out at Pimco as it begins to recover from Gross exit

Aug 3rd,2015

Grand Central: Fed Doesn’t Demand Wage Growth Before Increasing Interest Rate

"Seasonally Data Dependent": Adjusted New Orders Highest In 2015; Unadjusted Lowest Since 2013

Weaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoon

ISM Manufacturing Slumps To 3-Month Lows Led By Plunge In Employment

Oil's losing streak at its worst for the year

Deadline Draws Near for Puerto Rico

Real Personal Spending Growth Weakest Since Feb, Savings Rate Rises

Onetime Allies on Wall Street Have Uneasy Prison Reunion After Insider Trading Trials

After five-week shut down, Greek stocks plummet

Aug 2nd,2015

'Liar loans' are popping up in Canada's housing bubble

A Slack Lifeline for Drowning Homeowners

As China Admits It Lied About Its Local Debt Levels, Local Billionaires Are Quietly Liquidating Their Assets

The bull market is all about the shrinking supply of stocks

A $26 trillion debt problem is crushing competitiveness in China

A Company Copes With Backlash Against the Raise That Roared

Stolen Consumer Data Is a Smaller Problem Than It Seems

Jul 31st,2015

US employment costs post smallest increase on record

Midwest economic activity is heating up, but there's one big problem

Greek PM defends controversial 'Plan B' for euro zone exit

Goldman Warns "The Global Economy Is Going Round In (Smaller & Smaller) Circles"

Exxon, Chevron Brace for Darker Times as Earnings Slump

China Market Manipulation Probe Targets Spoofers After Crash

Jul 30th,2015

More homeowners drowning in debt

Bill Gross prays the Fed will listen to Rick Santelli

US weekly jobless claims total 267,000 vs 270,000 estimate

Shell plans for 'prolonged downturn' in oil prices


US Economy Grew Less Than Expected In Q2: Worst Economic Recovery Since WWII Revised Even Weaker

Jul 29th,2015

Fed, Citing Job Gains, Stays on Track to Raise Rates Soon

Weekly mortgage applications edge up 0.8% despite drop in rates

Pending Home Sales Plunge Most Since 2013, Holdout Buyers Blamed

From rents to haircuts, Americans feel price hikes

IMF’s Lagarde: Creditors Increasingly See Greek Debt Restructuring as Inevitable

U.S. Junk-Bond Buyers Left in Dark as Private Deals Become Norm

Jul 28th,2015

Homeownership rate drops to 63.4%, lowest since 1967

Housing Recovery? Case Shiller Home Prices Tumble Most In 10 Months

Fed rate hike would 'crush' US housing: Analyst

Chinese buyers feed new energy into Texas real estate

Plunge in Consumer Confidence Exposes Risk for U.S. Economy

Your Rent's About to Get Even Higher

Fed Officials May Offer More Clarity on Rates

Three-Day Selloff Knocks 11% From China Shares

Analyst Who Predicted Bottom for Shanghai Stocks Sees Further 14% Plunge

Jul 27th,2015

Chinese shares tumble 8.5 percent in biggest one-day drop since 2007

U.S. business capex gauge rebound offers hope for factories

US Recession Imminent - Durable Goods Drop For 5th Month, Core CapEx Collapses

Japan’s Economy Shrank Last Quarter, Top Forecaster Says

Greece creditor talks open in Athens

Dallas Fed Misses Expectations After June's "Miracle" Bounce; Jobs, Wages Decline

A fire is starting in the bond market

Tsipras’s Paradox Is Six Months of Pain and Enduring Popularity

Sudden Drop in Crude-Oil Prices Roils U.S. Energy Firms’ Rebound

Earnings season could turn ugly: Trader

Jul 23rd,2015

Fannie and Freddie are Back, Bigger and Badder Than Ever

Why Investors Shy Away From China’s $6.4 Trillion Bond Market

Giant Hedge Fund Bridgewater Flips View on China: ‘No Safe Places to Invest’

Caterpillar Explains Why It Is A Global Recession

Greece faces recession warning as bailout talks set to open

Grexit Remains Most Likely Outcome For JPMorgan

U.S. jobless claims drop to 41-1/2-year low

Oil Warning: The Crash Could Be the Worst in More Than 45 Years

Distressed-Debt Market Upended Amid Deepening Commodities Rout

There are some interesting things happening in US households

Jul 22nd,2015

US existing home sales near 8½-year high

Wells Fargo & Co. Is the Earth’s Most Valuable Bank

Forget Recession: According To Caterpillar There Is A Full-Blown Global Depression

This Measure of Copper Is Another Bad Omen for the Commodities Meltdown

WTI below $50 as US crude stocks unexpectedly rise

Apple just confirmed everybody's biggest fear about China

Awkward Alliance Running Germany Exposed by Greek Crisis

China's Record Dumping Of US Treasuries Leaves Goldman Speechless

More Debt Traders at Risk as European Banks Report Results

Volcker Bank-Risk Rule Set to Start With Little Fanfare

Jul 21st,2015

Greece's Euro Exit Back on the Agenda Next Year, Economists Say

Greece looks to seal bailout deal in weeks

Wall Street Lenders Growing Impatient With U.S. Shale Revolution

As Markets Swing, Beijing Steadies Yuan

Commodity selloff: What it means for Fed rate hike

Child poverty rises since recession, report says

Jul 20th,2015

Bidding Wars Return to Home Market

Greek Banks Reopen Their Doors

In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

Fear Trumps Greed in Silicon Valley as Some Venture Firms Hedge

Q1 GAAP EPS Lowest Since 2012: The S&P500 Is Now Trading Over 20x PE Using Unadjusted Earnings

Commodity Rout Worsens as Prices Tumble to Lowest Since 2002

‘The Global Minotaur’, by Yanis Varoufakis

BLACKSTONE: There's a hidden crisis in America that no one is talking about

Jul 19th,2015

Why the Fed really wants to raise rates: Jim Bianco

Wells Fargo wins dismissal of predatory lending lawsuits

Greek banks to re-open Monday as Tsipras eyes new start

Greece should seize Germany's botched offer of a velvet Grexit

Wall Street has stopped believing in the most important idea holding China together

A Tiny Bank’s Surreal Trip Through a Fraud Prosecution

JPMorgan Reaches $388 Million Accord in MBS Investor Suit

The Next Debt Crisis Could Be Much Worse than in 2013, GAO Warns

China banks lent $209B to halt market meltdown

Meet the Greeks Who've Already Ditched the Euro

China's corporate debt pile is a huge threat to its slowing economy

Jul 17th,2015

Fear of the Unknown Binds a Greek Deal With Few Believers

A 10-percent rise in dollar cuts U.S. GDP by 0.5 percent: New York Fed

IMF to euro zone: Restructure Greek debt

Rental Builders Go Berserk: Multi-Family Permits Soar Most Since 1990

China Property Market Threatened by Stock Rout

Recovery Narrative Breaks As Real Wage Growth Slowest Since November

How China's Slowdown Is Worse Than You Think

Grexit Still on the Table Even With EU’s Latest Band-Aid

Jul 16th,2015

El-Erian: Greek deal only prolongs the inevitable

EMU brutality in Greece has destroyed the trust of Europe's Left

Europe moves to restore funding to Greece after bailout vote

Lose-Lose: Greece Leaving Euro Seen Costlier Than Write-Off

Goldman Sachs Posts Weaker Results on Big Litigation Provision

Greece May Not Get Bailout, Grexit "The Better Way", Schaeuble Says

ECB’s July Press Conference — Recap

Initial Jobless Claims 'Weakening Trend' Hits 3-Month Highs

Merkel’s tough tactics prompt criticism in Germany and abroad

Philly Fed "Bounce" Plunges To 2015 Lows, Employment Tumbles

Jul 15th,2015

ECB Weighs Emergency Funding After Tsipras Wins Greece Bailout Vote

Tsipras Kicks Off Bailout Pitch with Math Already in Question

Analysis: IMF threat to pull out of Greek bailout challenges Germany

China's Debt-to-GDP Ratio Just Climbed to a Record High

Weekly mortgage applications drop 1.9%

Recession Watch - Industrial Output Growth Plunges To 5 Year Lows

The Exact Moment Big Cities Got Too Expensive for Millennials

YELLEN: We think the economy will be ready for a rate hike this year

IMF Warns Eurozone That Greece Needs Far More Debt Relief

Fed Report Flags Rapidly Rising Prices for Commercial Real Estate

Empire Manufacturing Beats Despite Slump In New Orders & Employment

J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo Earnings Show Bad Loans on the Decline

Tsipras Stunner: Creditors Said "There Is No Point In Holding Elections" In Bailed Out Countries

'Hard won' China Q2 growth prompts new data questions

Varoufakis: Greek Deal Is "Coup", Turns Greece Into "Vassal" State, And Deals "Decisive Blow" To European Project

Producer prices beat expectations

U.S. Bancorp Reports Declines in Profit, Revenue Despite Loan Growth

Jul 14th,2015

China May Tip World Into Recession: Morgan Stanley

IMF calls for Greece debt relief as Germany talks tough

Greek Bailout Rests on Asset Sale Plan That Already Failed

May Business Inventories-to-Sales Ratio Remains Stubbornly In Recession Territory

JPMorgan Profit Beats Analysts’ Estimates as Expenses Drop

Germany’s Schäuble Casts Doubts on Tentative Greek Bailout Deal

Retail flop

Marc Faber: The biggest threat to our global economy

China's real problem isn't stocks, it's real estate

Iran Nuclear Deal Is Reached With World Powers

Jul 13th,2015

Greece’s brutal creditors have demolished the eurozone project

Greeks are going to be furious when the government chops up the country for a fire sale

Tsipras Faces Hard Sell of Bailout to Parliament

Mohamed El-Erian: Watch out for 'messy' Greek deal

What Assets Did Greece Just Hand Over To Europe: "Airports, Airplanes, Infrastructure And Most Certainly Banks"

Greek Bank Buffer Looks Pretty Thin

Greece Capitulates to Creditors’ Demands to Cling to Euro

Tsipras Moves From Predator to Prey at Euro 'Torture' Summit

Jul 12th,2015

Europe has made Greece a terrible offer, and the Greek government thinks it's 'very bad'

The Greek "Choice": Hand Over Sovereignty Or Take Five Year Euro "Time Out"

German Taboo-Busting Greek Exit Idea Sows Division With France

Greece reportedly has no plan in place for a 'Grexit'

Greek Bailout Talks Yield Progress but Deal Still Uncertain

Greece Talks Deadlocked as Euro Hardliners Resist New Bailout

Greek Bailout Talks Yield Progress but Deal Still Uncertain

China's rich seek shelter from stock market storm in foreign property

China's Stock Market Selloff Explained in Six Charts

Jul 11th,2015

Greek Bailout Cost Hampers Prospects of Deal

European Hardliners Call Greece Trust Deficit Hurdle to Deal

In Athens, Greeks Wonder Whether Tsipras Folded or Restored Dignity

With cash fast running out, Greek bank failures loom

Yellen says expects rate hike this year, but cites labor weakness

High valuations weigh on U.S. stocks ahead of earnings

DOJ investigates ex-Deutsche Bank traders over Libor: Bloomberg

Jul 9th,2015

US weekly jobless claims total 297,000 vs. 275,000 estimate

Will Chinese buyers flee or flood US housing?

ECB Policy Makers Forced to Deal With Possibility of ‘Grexit’

Irrational Exuberance Triggers Chaos as China Watchdog Sidelined

Selloffs Can’t Happen When Markets Are Closed

China Stocks Make Biggest Daily Gain in Six Years

IMF revises down expected 2015 global growth

11 US housing markets where it makes more sense to buy than rent

NYSE, SEC Suspect Software Update Triggered Trading Halt

Once Swarming with Greek Visitors, a Bulgarian Town Reels as Business Languishes

Jul 8th,2015

Greece and China expose limits of 'whatever it takes'

Greece Requests Three-Year Bailout in First Step Toward Meeting Creditors’ Demand

Weekly mortgage applications rise 4.6% on rate dip

Greece Faces Euro Exit Unless Demands Accepted by Sunday

China Stock Sellers Frozen Out of 71% of Market

China’s Market Rescue Makes Matters Worse

China Rout Spills Into Debt, Currency Markets

Seattle’s Tech Boom Is Driving Up Housing Prices

Eurozone Sets Sunday Deadline for Greece Financing Deal

Jul 7th,2015

Greece faces last chance to stay in euro as cash runs out

Greek Creditors Clash on Bridge Financing

El-Erian: Keep a close eye on Chinese stocks

What to expect from housing in the 2nd half

China stocks fall again despite support measures

Greek Crisis Shows How Germany’s Power Polarizes Europe

Big U.S. Banks Refile ‘Living Wills’ After Regulatory Rebuke

The 20 most expensive ZIP codes

Oil crushed by worries on Europe, Iran

U.S. trade deficit widens; weakness abroad fuels export drop

Jul 6th,2015

China joins Greece, Puerto Rico on investors' watchlists

Mohamed El-Erian: Grexit 'high probability'

How Chinese Stocks Fell to Earth: ‘My Hairdresser Said It Was a Bull Market’

The Inevitable Selloff in Treasuries Is Greatly Exaggerated

Greece Bailout Referendum: They Voted ‘No’. Now What?

China Steers Toward a Subprime Economy

Service PMI Drops To Lowest Level Since January: Job Creation Slows, Input Cost Inflation Surges

Varoufakis Quits as Greece Enters New Showdown With Europe

Merkel to Meet Hollande as Greece Told to Make Next Move

UPDATE 2-German line hardens after Greeks reject bailout terms

Service ISM Misses As Bird Flu Scapegoated; Employment Index Tumbles

Oil crashes 8 percent as Greek vote, Iran talks set off exodus

Referendum Result Takes Greece, and Eurozone, Into the Unknown

Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016

Jul 5th,2015

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No'

Greece shakes global markets

Euro slips, bonds rally on Greek upset

Greek Pollsters Forecast Narrow ‘No’ Win in Austerity Vote

Shipping Industry Gloomiest Since 2009 in Survey as Glut Endures

Trillion-Dollar Stock Managers See Days of Chaos on Greek ‘No’

China’s Stock Plunge Leaves Market More Leveraged Than Ever

We just got the clearest sign yet that Greece could be kicked out of Europe if it votes 'No'

China Brokers Dust Off Wall Street’s Playbook From Crash of 1929

China just threw its struggling real estate developers a lifeline

Jul 4th,2015

Varoufakis accuses Greece's creditors of 'terrorism'

Opinion: Stop lying to the Greeks — life without the euro is great

China Freezes IPOs in Attempt to Stem Stock Market Bleeding

Printing the Drachma: The Messy Future of a Post-Euro Greece

Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

Grexit: Why even ‘yes’ could see Greece leave

Jul 3rd,2015

Greeks Split Down Middle Before Bailout Referendum: Bloomberg Poll

Greece Referendum: What Happens If They Vote ‘No’

China hunts for 'manipulators' as stocks tumble

China's 'shadow lenders' line pockets even as bourses bomb

Patriotism Trumps Economics for Many Greeks Ahead of Bailout Referendum

Greeks Hold Rival ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Rallies Before Crucial Bailout Referendum

European bonds and stocks on the defensive before tight Greek vote

Jun 30th,2015

As default looms, Merkel rules out more negotiations with Greece

In? Out? In between? A Greek legal riddle for EU

Case-Shiller US Home Price Index Drops Most In A Year

Greece will not pay IMF debt on Tuesday: finance minister

In Big Boost To "No" Vote, Schauble Hints Greece Can Default And Stay In Euro

For Fed to Delay Rate Hikes, Global Tumult Would Need to Infect U.S.

The Perils of China’s Faith-Based Stock Investing

4 charts showing how exposed the euro zone and IMF are to Greece

Chicago PMI Prints Worst June Since 2008 As Employment Tumbles

Tsipras Says EU Won’t Eject Greece as Cost ‘Immense’

Spain's PM says Greek exit could send message euro is reversible

Anti-austerity protests in Greece as bank shutdown bites

Puerto Rico governor calls for bankruptcy; adviser says island 'insolvent'

Puerto Rico poses a 'substantial threat': Strategist

Jun 29th,2015

Greece Imposes Capital Controls as Fears of Grexit Grow

Stocks fall, bonds up as Greece veers toward default

Pending Home Sales Rise At Slowest Pace Since 2014, April Revised Lower

Puerto Rico Bonds Tumble After Governor's Warning

Greece Rattles but Doesn’t Panic Markets

Central Banks Scramble To Stabilize Crashing Markets: China Fails, Switzerland Succeeds (For Now)

Fed's Dudley says September rate hike 'very much in play': FT

ART CASHIN: 'I think China may be more important than Greece.'

REFILE-Some say back to the drachma for a Greek reboot

Greek Contagion Spreads As Several Italian Bank Stocks Failed To Open

China’s Stocks Enter Bear Market as Rate Cut Fails to Stop Rout

China Struggles to Balance Volatile Markets

Jun 28th,2015

Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

Euro sharply down as Greece crisis deepens, default looms

BIS Warns of Overreliance on Monetary Policy

Greece Orders Banks Closed, Imposes Capital Controls to Stem Deposit Flight

Rising interest rates pose new risk for banks: BIS

Goldman Sachs eyes tilt to EU if UK backs 'Brexit': paper

Lagarde Says IMF Can’t Lend to Greece If June Payment Missed

Puerto Rico is on the verge of default

BRACE FOR SELL-OFF: Here's how the markets will respond to this weekend's debacle in Greece

China’s $8 Trillion Penny Stock: The Market of Boom-Bust-Repeat

Jun 27th,2015

Euro zone readies for Greek default after Tsipras referendum call

Euro-Area Finance Ministers Deny Greece Bailout Extension

ECB Faces Dilemma in Greek Referendum

Whichever Way You Look, China's in a Bear Market

June jobs report to highlight short holiday week

Americans are delaying major life events because of money worries

China central bank eases policy again to support economy

Consumers Who Foretell Retail Doom

A Desperate China Cuts Key Policy Rates After Stock Market Crash; "It's Just Like 1987"

Jun 26th,2015

Any Deal on New Greek Bailout Funds Put Off Until Weekend

Greece says its creditors' proposals are 'clearly unviable'

Tsipras Cites Blackmail as Merkel Prods Greece to Take Offer

Why It Won’t Be a Default If Greece Misses IMF Payment Next Week

Chinese Stock Plunge Leaves State Media Speechless

Germany's Schaeuble says sees 50:50 chance of Greek deal

ECB keeps ELA funding limit for Greece unchanged - source

Some say back to the drachma for a Greek reboot

Jun 25th,2015

Call It a Comeback for Risky Home Buyers

The Mystery Of The "Missing" Inflation Solved: Record Number Of US Renters Can't Afford Housing

Fed says it is data dependent, but whose data?

US weekly jobless claims total 271,000 vs 272,000 estimate

Personal Spending Surges Most Since August 2009 As Savings Rate Tumbles

Exclusive: ECB holds Athens lifeline unchanged as Bundesbank protests

The Rise of the Compliance Guru—and Banker Ire

Greece’s Fragile Banks Leave Alexis Tsipras Few Options in Bailout Talks

Greece faces hostility at home and abroad

No deal for Greece, creditors; top-level talks resume Saturday

An 82-Year-Old Is Bullying Greece's Global Creditors

Dueling Greece Plans Presented Complicating Race for Deal

Jun 24th,2015

U.S. economy contracts mildly in first quarter, but growth rebounding

Housing Prices Still Falling for Working-Class Families

Why the U.S. Housing Recovery Is Leaving Poorer Neighborhoods Behind

Greek debt talks appear to stumble

Wealthier baby boomers shun homeownership

Greece Handed New Terms as Tsipras Approaches Decision Time

As U.S. Probes $12.7 Trillion Treasury Market, Trader Talk Is a Good Place to Start

Signs Swedish QE Backfiring as Liquidity Evaporates

Greek crisis: Tsipras says 'no deal' with creditors

ECB approves ELA funding requested by Greece- banking source

Greek Millennials Can't Find Work But Actually Want to Keep the Euro

Greek deal or not, the euro is now a different beast

The World's Biggest Economies Are About to Feel the Impact of China's Slowdown

Jun 23rd,2015

New home sales climb to seven-year high

Why New Home Sales Remain At Recession Levels, In One Chart

Fed's Powell: Up to 2 rate hikes possible this year

Greek offer to creditors stirs angry backlash at home

IMF Spoils The Party Again: Throws Up On Latest Greek Proposal

Tsipras' Other Problem: Holding Together His Coalition at Home

Why the Recovery Still Limps Along

Austria finmin says no agreement on Greek proposals without concrete plan

Durable Goods Order Bounce Dead; Biggest Drop Since 2009

Tsipras Faces Party Revolt In Bid To Push Debt Deal Through Parliament

Big investors are dumping stocks like it's 2008

US Manufacturing PMI Slumps To Weakest Since Oct 2013

Jun 22nd,2015

Eurogroup meeting ends: 'Agreement later this week'

70% of Greek mortgages aren't being paid

Greece says now up to lenders to move on an agreement

China Margin Trades Buckle Leaving $364 Billion at Risk

Think of it as housing bubble 2.0

Existing Home Sales Spike To Highest Since Nov 2009 As Prices Soar For Expensive Homes

China’s Plan for Local Debt Amounts to a Bailout

Corporate defaults are here

UPDATE 1-Any Greece deal must match party manifesto, minister says

Major Money Manager Braces for Bond-Market Collapse

Forecasters say global vehicle sales growth will downshift

Jun 21st,2015

Rising Mortgage Rates to Test Housing Market’s Strength

Greek drama nears final act, ending uncertain

Euro, U.S. Treasury yields fall on Greek default worry

Greece's Varoufakis says Merkel faces 'stark choice' at Monday meeting

Hollande Is Implored to End ‘Financial Blackmail’ of Greece

EU welcomes 11th-hour Greek proposals in 'forceps delivery'

Global markets are 'extremely nervous' ahead of Greece's next move

Jun 20th,2015

Homing in: U.S. homebuilding M&A to get rolling after long lull

Greece Considers Last-Ditch Proposals to Avoid Collision With Bailout Creditors

Greece to bring more to the table in talks: Minister

Beware the Stock-Buyback Craze

Investors eye improvements in data for housing stocks

Jun 18th,2015

Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees

Greece faces IMF default on July 1 without a deal: IMF's Lagarde

About Those Rising Wages: Real Hourly Earnings Drop To Lowest In 2015

Memo to Fed: Let the Economy Overheat

Inflation misses expectations

Jimmy Lee, Investment Banking Force, Dies at 62

Regulators Near Pacts to Settle U.S. Rate Probes

Greece Fails to Reach Bailout Deal at Eurogroup Meeting

IMF Warns No Leeway on Payment as Merkel Urges Greece to Bow

Decline in U.S. Jobless Claims Shows More Labor Market Strength

Why it’s so hard to predict the impact of a Greek default

Fed says U.S. economy strong enough to handle rate hike

Euro zone has not discussed Greek debt restructuring proposal

Jun 17th,2015

Tsipras Vows to Reject Unfair Deal as EU Braces for Collapse

Greece's future in EU in doubt if talks fail, central bank warns

Barclays to End Trading in $700 Billion of Mortgage Bonds

Weekly mortgage applications drop; rising rates revive adjustable-rate loans

You’ve Been Warned: Central Bankers Turning Less Market-Friendly

5 Things to Watch at This Week’s Fed Meeting

How Productivity Growth Could Change the Fed’s Rate Path

FedEx to Inject Funds Into Ground Service

Fed doves expected to fly even with rate hike coming

Banks' forex lawsuit settlements near $2 billion: WSJ

Why Everyone Will Be Looking for the Fed's New Dots Today


Jun 16th,2015

Why aren't more homes being built?

Europe Asks if Greece Could Default Without Exiting Euro


Greek PM sticks to hard line as contagion hits euro zone bonds

Greek Deadlock Has Leader Hoping for Miracle to Avoid Default

EU officials say no emergency summit planned next weekend

Allianz Added to Greek Debt Via Biggest Investor Pimco

This Former NFL Player's $8 Billion Mortgage Lender Started With a Google Search

Housing Starts Plunge 11% As April "Bounce" Fades, Permits Soar To 8 Year High

French Bonds Infected as Greek Crisis Swells Euro-Region Spreads

Cashing In On The Death Of The "American Dream": Rental Permits Soar Most Since 1990

Wall Street sees Fed rate hike in 3Q: CNBC Fed survey

Fed's worst nightmare: The 'ghost of 1937'

Canada's household indebtedness is pushing to dizzying levels

In A.I.G. Case, Surprise Ruling That Could End All Bailouts

Tech investors have started saying there is no bubble because 'it's different this time' — which is one of the key indicators that there *is* a bubble

Gap to close 175 stores, cut jobs at headquarters

Jun 15th,2015

Home builder confidence hits highest level of year, up 5 points

Greece, creditors dig in after debt talks founder

Eurozone To Impose Capital Controls On Greece If No Deal By Weekend: German Press

Goldman Plans to Offer Consumer Loans Online, Adopting Start-Ups’ Tactics

Fed Hones Tricky Message as It Nears Boosting Rates

Tsipras Hardens Greek Stance After Collapse of Talks

U.S. industrial output hurt by weakness in manufacturing, mining

US Empire Fed Manufacturing Survey Plunges To Lowest Since January 2013 As Inventory Optimism Crashes By Most Ever

Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Remains Defiant on Creditor Demands

Greece on 'brink of disaster;' calls emergency meeting

China's $358 Billion in Margin Loans Points to Next Bear Market

Stocks are not cheap: Carlyle's Rubenstein

Jun 14th,2015

Greece PM Tsipras: Will reject any deal without debt relief

German vice-chancellor warns Athens that patience running thin

All ears tuned to Fed language, Greek debt talks

Apple's Wozniak sees Internet of Things bubble

China’s Stock Market Value Tops $10 Trillion for First Time

Business Leaders React With Dismay to Defeat of Trade Bill

Greek Talks Seek Agreement as Germany Warns of Euro Exit

Stand Back: China's Bubble Will Burst

Jun 13th,2015

Should investors sweat Greece?

Clash Of The Titans: Merkel, Schaeuble Spar Over Greece As German FinMin Draws Up Grexit Plans

EU Prepares for Worst as Greece Drives Finances to Brink

Six Ukrainian servicemen killed, 14 wounded in past 24 hours

Greek Pension Mess Shows There’s No Easy Way Out of Impasse

The New Math of Student Loans

RadioShack Files Bankruptcy Plan After Standard General Sale

Jun 12th,2015

Scariest U.S. Housing Chart Shows Nasty Scar Years After Bust

Mortgage Rates Top 4% in Test for Housing

The Curious Case Of "Strong" Retail Sales: Is The US Already Applying "Double" Seasonal Adjustments

Exclusive: Euro zone formally discusses Greek default for first time

EU Prepares for Worst as Greece Drives Finances to Brink

Merkel urges Greece and creditors to keep pushing for deal

Eurogroup head says Greece must make tough decisions: report

IMF quits Greek talks; EU tells Tsipras to stop gambling

Europe's industry disappointed analysts in April

How the Fed screwed up the bond market

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Increased in May as Fuel Costs Climbed

Jun 11th,2015

Banks annihilating 'zombie' foreclosures

Missing-in-Action U.S. Consumer Returns as Retail Sales Increase

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise 2,000 to 279,000

Sydney house prices 'crazy': Stevens

Business Inventories Jump Most In 11 Months, Push Sales-Ratio Into Recessionary Environment

'Greek tragedy' needs happy ending now: EU's Moscovici

IMF Crushes Greek Deal Hopes, Says "No Progress Made", Halts Talks After Major Differences Remain

Markets ignored clear warnings in Europe and America — and the global deflation trade is unwinding with a vengeance

Consumer Comfort Plunges As Buying Climate Crashes Most Since Lehman

Germany against third aid programme for Greece under any circumstances -Bild

Contrarian: Greece is going to default—here's why

U.S. import prices rise as petroleum posts biggest gain since 2009

Jun 10th,2015

Weekly mortgage applications jump as rates surge

Is there a renaissance in US manufacturing? Numbers don't add up

DoubleLine's Gundlach sees odds of Fed hike by Dec under 50%

Pressing for Greek concessions, Merkel and Hollande keep Tsipras waiting

As Greece lurches toward default, businesses hit the wall

How the Next Financial Crisis Will Happen

The $3 Trillion Bond Trade Citigroup Says Investors Should Fear

Bund yield hits 1 percent as stock markets halt sell-off

Worker Shortage Hammers Builders

Pimco cuts U.S. government holdings to 8.5 percent as firm braces for hikes

Jun 9th,2015

Bond-Market Volatility Triggers Alarms

West Vancouver home sparks bidding war, sells for $1.1 million above asking

Wall St. mixed as expectations grow for September rate hike

Wholesale Inventory Ratio, Sales Stabilize At Recessionary Levels

Job Openings Rise to Highest Level on Record

Homebuilder Plunges 12% After CEO Admits They Were Over-Optimistic

Foreign Property Buyers Put Down Roots, Hope for Green in Ireland

HSBC to shed 50,000 jobs in quest for higher payouts

QE 'sucking out' liquidity in markets: Strategist

Pensions in Greece Feel the Pinch of Debt Negotiations

Volcker Sees Hidden Peril in State Budgets

Greece Submits Budget Plan With Three Weeks of Bailout Left

Greek leader seeks party backing as EU warns on cash deal hopes

China Said to Weigh Margin Finance Rule Change Amid Stock Boom


Jun 8th,2015

New Housing Headwind Looms as Fewer Renters Can Afford to Own

These Are the 13 Cities Where Millennials Can't Afford a Home

Experts worry that 'phony numbers' are misleading investors

Awkward: NY Fed Debunks Myth Of "First-Quarter Residual Seasonality"

This fundamental problem with the housing market is stopping lots of people from buying a home

Banks Face Basel Push to Prepare for Interest Rate Change

Bond-Market Game of Chicken With Fed Is Riskier Than Ever

Greece talks of compromise as Merkel warns time short for deal

If You Think Greece’s Crisis Will End Soon, Think Again

Global stocks fall on Greece, rate concerns; U.S. dollar dips

Greece: Leaders lash out as tempers fray

Jun 7th,2015

Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda

EU's Juncker rebukes Greece's Tsipras, urges swift proposals

Deutsche Bank's co-CEOs set to depart the bank

Britain to unveil plans to clean up markets hit by rigging scandals

Capex Recovery Is Worst In History, BofAML Says

States: Most, least valuable of the contiguous 48

SEC claws back $4M from executives in fraud case

Jun 6th,2015

Fed’s Dudley Eyes 2015 Rate Rise, in Remarks Welcoming Job Market Gains

Tsipras Says Deal Near Even as He Pans Greek Creditors’ Plan

Bundling IMF Payments Buys Greece Time, But Now What?

Bond market volatility could rein in stocks

OPEC agrees to keep pumping as oil glut fears persist

Jun 5th,2015

Justice Department Readies New Bank Settlements

What the mortgage rate spike means now

Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate?

Where The May Jobs Were: Teachers, Waiters, Retail, And Temp Help

May Wage Growth Concentrated Among "Supervisors, Bosses"; Full-Time Jobs Still Below 2007 Peak

Gross Says Bond Rout Scary as Hell Even Without Bear Market

"The Job Numbers Literally Do Not Add Up"

Greek PM rejects 'absurd' proposal from lenders

Hilsenrath Analysis: Jobs Report Not Likely to Trigger June Rate Hike

In Greek Debt Puzzle, the Game Theorists Have It

US Treasury yields surge on jobs data

May Jobs Report: Everything You Need to Know

Jun 4th,2015

Greece misses a €300 million payment to the IMF and gets a new deadline

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 276,000

U.S. Workers Ask: Where’s My Raise?

IMF warns US Federal Reserve should delay rate hike until 2016

U.S. Productivity Falls 3.1% In First Quarter

People Are Worried About Bond Market Liquidity

Global Bonds Recover After Rout

Bond Rout Wipes Out 2015 Gains as Traders Stay Glued to Screens

US job cuts plunged 33% to 41,034 in May: Challenger


Seeking compromise deal, Greece warns it might skip IMF payment

Euro rally, bond selloff pause; Greece eyed

Greece cannot accept deal terms proposed by Juncker: deputy minister

EU's Moscovici optimistic on progress in Greek talks, but still 'way to go'

Greece’s Protracted Bailout Dispute Sends Tsipras to Parliament

European Central Bank President Hints at Concession for Greece

HSBC to pay $43 million Geneva money laundering settlement

Jun 3rd,2015

Weekly mortgage applications plunge 7.6% on higher rates

Bond yields scream higher, give eerie glimpse of future

ISM Services Plunges To 13 Month Lows As Post-Weather Bounceback Fades

OECD cuts global growth forecast, says recovery taking hold

ADP Employment Bounces, Still Weaker Than All Of 2014, 3rd Monthly Decline In Manufacturing Jobs

Warning: Greek debt drama could spread disaster

Grexit would be catastrophic: German foreign minister

ECB Keeps Interest Rates on Hold as Deflation Risk Fades

Companies' Borrowing Spree Darkens Stock Market Future

Lennar CEO: Housing market improving, but …

China is the epicenter of global deflation

ECB to focus on roll out of QE as Greece deadline looms

Euro bailout chief: Greek exit would be disorderly

ICAP Weighs Treasurys-Trading Controls

Greece Admits It Will Not Make IMF Payment On Friday, No Deal Expected Wednesday

Greece’s Alliances Fade in European Debate About Its Debt Crisis

Walmart to Raise Starting Pay for Some Managers in U.S.

Europe and Greece: The Damage Is Done

U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks by 19%, Most in Six Years

Jun 2nd,2015

Buying a home? Don't make these costly mistakes

Millennials are just like everyone else

Factory Orders Scream Recession, Drop 6% From Year Ago In Sixth Consecutive Drop

Greece, creditors exchanging documents to reach deal - Commission

Greece, creditors line up rival reform proposals to unlock aid

Dijsselbloem Crushes Greek Deal Optimism, Says Deal "Not Theoretically Possible" This Week

QE wants to help…but may harm growth instead

Expert: Nobody wants a Grexit, but …

Regulation Run Amok—And How to Fight Back

Ben Bernanke Says Fed Can’t Get Caught Up in Inequality Debate

Jun 1st,2015

Supreme Court unanimously gives a victory to banks at the expense of bankrupt homeowners

Why the Fed may be forced to raise rates

Fed's Fischer: Don't believe financial crises at end

US Manufacturing PMI Weakest Since Jan, ISM Beats, Construction Spending Spikes Most In 3 Years

Rate hike needed to pop bubbles: Robert Shiller

Key Events In The Coming "Most Impotant Jobs Report Ever" Week

Greece's prime minister says we're seeing 'the complete abolition of democracy in Europe' as another debt deadline looms

Consumer Spending Stalled in April as Americans Saved More

The Winners and Losers of the Fed's QE

Fed's Rosengren: economy growing too slowly to justify rate hike

For Fed, Dollar’s Strength Complicates Rate-Hike Calculus

Sluggish factory growth puts central bank stimulus in spotlight

China factories scrabble for growth in May, export demand shrinks

Officials deny market talk of deal with Greece this afternoon

Germany's Gabriel says hopes for Greece deal soon

China HSBC PMI at 49.2 in May, contracts third month, export orders near two-year low

May 31st,2015

It's a very strong seller's market: Redfin CEO

ROBERT SHILLER: 'There is a bubble element to what we're seeing.'

Greece continues talks on aid, deal unlikely on Sunday: sources

Crunch time for Greece; U.S. and Chinese data in focus

BYRON WIEN: The Fed basically put $3 trillion into the stock market

Germany's Schaeuble offers Varoufakis chocolate euros for his nerves

In Europe Fake Jobs Can Have Real Benefits

May 30th,2015

Bank of America to improve compliance practices, pay $30 million fine to OCC

Effects of potential Greek default for banks not clear: ECB's Constancio

Greece open to compromise to seal deal this week: interior minister

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Greek Talks With Creditors Deepen as Payment Clock Ticks

May 29th,2015

Are you in a buyer's or seller's housing market?

"Welcome To The Contraction": Q1 GDP Drops By 0.7%, Corporate Profits Crash

'Grexit' fears are casting a shadow over final day of G7 finance meeting

Margin Debt Breaks Out: Hits New Record 50% Higher Than Last Bubble Peak

Canada’s GDP Contracts the Most Since 2009

John Nash's Game Theory and Greece

The Economist Who Realized How Crazy We Are

Only Greece Can End Its 'Groundhog Day' Misery

What Will Happen to a Generation of Wall Street Traders Who Have Never Seen a Rate Hike?

Unclear rules, market volatility take toll on bank capital

Greece Creditors at G-7 Say Budget Is Red Line as Payment Looms

PBOC Sees Increased Downward Pressure on China’s Economy

Greek Bank Deposits Bleeding Worsens in April

May 28th,2015

Pending Sales of Existing Homes in U.S. Increased 3.4% in April

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, But Job Growth Still Seen Strong

Household formation is rebounding, but there's a problem ...

Consumer Comfort Plunges For Longest Streak In 7 Years

U.S. Stocks Retreat Amid Greece Concern as Dollar Extends Rally

EU regulators tell 11 countries to adopt bank bail-in rules

Fed's Williams says U.S. rate rise likely this year, economy to bounce back

No change in Greek debt talks after another day of spin

G-7 Weighs In on Greece as Government Told to Be Serious

China May official factory PMI seen lackluster despite stimulus moves

Asian stocks mostly lower, with Shanghai Comp down 6.5%

Exclusive: Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine - witness

May 27th,2015

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 15 major US cities

Pimco and Hedge Funds Are Still Fighting Over Subprime Scraps

Peak Inequality: $500 Million Asking Price For LA Mansion

EC Official Denies Greek Government’s Statement That a Deal Is Close

Snapchat CEO: There's a bubble, and a correction is coming

As Activism Rises, U.S. Firms Spend More on Buybacks Than Factories

The G-7's Problem: Can the World Deal With a Greek Default?

U.S. Pay Inequality Is Growing More Between Firms Than Within Them, Paper Says

Global lower rate environment harmful to investors: BlackRock CEO

Investor Bill Gross: Bet against Bunds 'well timed, not well executed'

Homebuilder Toll Brothers profit beats estimates

G7 finance chiefs ponder flagging growth, Greek risk

'Brexit' would be bad for business –Lloyd's of London CEO

Even Wall Street's China bulls are worried

May 26th,2015

New home sales, prices rise strongly in April

Bond Traders Uncover Secret to Rates That Fed Doesn’t Get

Services sector growth slows in May: Markit

Dallas Fed Crashes To Six Year Lows As Employment Collapses

Durable Orders Slip, but Business Spending Firms Up

Consumer confidence inches up in May

Near-Record Wage Spike Stabilizes Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey

Germany sees progress on Greece, EU officials to confer on Thursday

Greece and creditors play down fears of imminent default

Developed-Country Growth Slows, OECD Says

Dollar hits 1-month high as periphery woes weigh on Europe

El-Erian: Greece 'accident' 55% to 60% probability

Traders trawling for catalyst to rally market

Solid business spending plans offer ray of hope for factories

May 25th,2015

Fed's Fischer: Too much weight placed on Fed's first rate hike

Greece will not make June IMF repayment: interior minister

Japan Slides Back Into Trade Deficit

Unemployment Is a Big Threat to Eurozone Economy, Officials Warn

Greek Band-Aids: Less Effective, Rising Cost

Did Someone Forget To Tell The Machines The US Is Shut Today?

Regulation should be main tool against bubbles: Fed's Mester

May 24th,2015

Greece hasn't got the money to make June IMF repayment: interior minister

G7 finance ministers to address faltering global growth

How the American economic story changed in just a few weeks

India's going to beat China in one of the most important metrics in the world

May 23rd,2015

Yellen: Rate hike appropriate this year if economy improves

A Home Buyer’s Guide to a Seller’s Market

Overvalued in Silcon Valley, But Don't Say 'Tech Bubble'

Bank of England confirms EU exit research after email misfire

Dollar’s Best Week Since 2011 Fuels U.S. Rebound Expectations

ECB's Draghi urges euro zone to unite for economic reform

Tsipras Urges Euro-Area Creditors to Compromise for Greek Deal

Here's a friendly reminder that the economic recovery has been historically bad

Janet Yellen’s back-to-the-’50s interest rates

7 major housing markets now 'overvalued'

Millions of Barrels of Oil Are About to Vanish

May 22nd,2015

Core U.S. Consumer Prices Rose in April by Most in Two Years

Ahead of April Fed Meeting, Big Banks Expected First Rate Rise in September

ART CASHIN: The market could face a big test at 1PM

Investors' are still more in love with bonds than stocks

Ex-Fed official: Hike rates now or risk a tantrum

Unicorn bubble trouble brewing?

U.S.-focused stock funds worldwide post $8.5 billion outflows in week: BofA

Core Consumer Prices Jump Most Since March 2006 Thanks To Surging Healthcare Costs

Stockman: Stocks and bonds will 'crash soon'

Merkel Stamps Out Optimism on Greece After Tsipras Talks

Greece sees reforms deal with lenders in next 10 days

Why Greece’s Syriza party is not sticking to the script on an IMF deal

German Business Confidence Declines as Risks Cloud Outlook

May 21st,2015

Existing home sales unexpectedly drop in April

San Francisco’s housing boom has gotten over-the-top crazy

40% Of Existing Home Sales At Or Above Asking Price, Highest On NAR Record

The Rise of the $50,000 Rental

U.S. labor market resilient despite sluggish economy

There was a big spike in banks repossessing foreclosed homes in April

OECD Sees Continued Rise in Growth-Harming Inequality

Chinese Factory Gauge Remains Sluggish on Economic Slowdown

Philly Fed Hovers Near 15-Month Lows, Prices Paid Collapse Most Since Lehman

We Just Got a Bunch of Disappointing U.S. Economic Data

Kansas City Fed In Recession Territory After Respondent "Laid Off 8% Of Workforce In 2 Months"

London Luxury Developing Boom Doesn’t Extend to Affordable Homes

Markets are building up housing

Chicago Fed Contracts For 4th Month In A Row As Initial Jobless Claims Hover Near 40 Year Lows

This American VC Thinks He's Getting Out of China Just in Time

Once-Unthinkable Criminal Pleas by U.S. Banks Get Investor ‘Meh’

CFTC Said Preparing ISDAfix Probe Talks in Weeks: Credit Markets

Eurozone Growth Slows, Consumer Confidence Weakens, Surveys Show

Greek optimism about imminent deal not justified: Schaeuble

Tensions High as Greece Gets Smallest Aid Rise Yet

May 20th,2015

Fed officials felt data unlikely to support June rate hike

Silicon Valley's housing nightmare is breeding absurd assumptions and unrealistic solutions

New Luxury Rental Projects Add to Rent Squeeze

5 Things to Watch in the Fed’s April Meeting Minutes

Has the Fed got a grasp on economic reality?

Six Banks Pay $5.8 Billion, Five Guilty of Market Rigging

Many on Wall Street Say It Remains Untamed

Lowe's misses on profit; says harsh winter hurt promotions, sales

Cash Crunch, for Many, Is a Monthly Woe

No one is sure what's going on in the US economy, and the picture is about to get fuzzier

For Caterpillar, This Is What The "Second Great Depression" Looks Like

Here's what economists are forecasting for interest rates

‘High likelihood’ of Greek capital controls: Moody’s

Akward: After Bashing Cold Weather Excuses, Bank Of America Jumps On The "2nd Seasonal Adjustment" Bandwagon

UBS Hit With $545 Million in Fines

For Many American States, It's Like the Recession Never Ended

May 19th,2015

London Real Estate, Beyond Insane

US Bank, Bank of America win dismissal of mortgage claims

Fed policy is 'trickle down' on steroids: Economist

Greek Finances to Stagger On Longer Than You Think

U.K. Inflation Falls Below Zero for First Time Since 1960

Imagine If Everything Started to Go Right With the World Economy

Faster ECB money-printing excites investors

Europe dampens Greek hopes of swift deal as clock ticks

US housing starts, permits surge in April

Wal-Mart profit, sales miss on stronger dollar

Wal-Mart CEO reveals where American consumers are spending their money

Investors cut U.S. equity exposure to lowest since January '08: survey


May 18th,2015

London House Prices Dip as Election Concerns Hit Market

ASIC's Greg Medcraft 'quite worried' about Sydney, Melbourne house prices

Home builder sentiment drops 2 points in May

Wall Street is on the verge of saying 'recession'

Finance chiefs urge action on bubble fear

US Treasury yields higher on housing data

Atlanta Fed 2 - 0 Wall Street Optimists: Q2 GDP Expectations Crash

Greece’s Debt Battle Exposes Deeper Eurozone Flaws — Horizons

Amid China slowdown, foreign creditors face bankruptcy riddle

Greek Endgame Nears for Tsipras as Collateral Evaporates

Bond-Market Crash Has Wall Street Divided on What’s Next

Ratings agency Fitch to downgrade many European banks-newspaper

Bubble Blowing to Continue So Long as Yellen Isn’t Raising Rates

Hedge Funds Close Doors, Facing Low Returns and Investor Scrutiny

REPORT: The European Commission just offered Greece a deal

Supreme Court: Two states can't tax the same income

May 17th,2015

Fall in Chinese home prices moderates in April

Don’t Be So Sure the Economy Will Return to Normal

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Companies face global ‘crippling talent shortage’: Manpower

May 16th,2015

Strong Dollar Makes U.S. Real Estate Less Attractive to Foreigners

Growth Hiccups Vex Fed Yet Again

Stock Prices: Is ‘Quite High’ Too High?

How the 'sharing economy' helped me claw out of massive credit card debt

Is The World’s Love of U.S. Corporate Debt a Problem?

Greece Will Default On June 5 Without Deal, IMF Leaks

May 15th,2015

Housing by the numbers: Something is weird

Housing 'nowhere near' normal: Mortgage Bankers CEO

The Big Lie: Serial Retail Sales Downward Revisions Hide Ugly Truth

Plunge in U.S. Consumer Sentiment Lowers Odds of Growth Rebound

Weak U.S. data point to modest second quarter economic rebound

"Death Of The Bond Bull" Greatly Exaggerated - Yields Now Lower On The Week

U.S. industrial output falls for fifth straight month

Someone Is Lying: Job Optimism Plummets To Levels Unseen Since Financial Crisis

As Money Pours Into Peer-to-Peer Lending, Some See Bubble Brewing

Greek Finance Minister Lashes Out at E.C.B Chief 

China Backtracks on Local Government Debt

May 14th,2015

Jobless Claims in U.S. Fall as 4-Week Average at 15-Year Low

Producer prices tumble in April

The epic rout in global bonds won't last —but it is a central bank success story

Goldman’s odd reason to bet against housing stocks

Bonds coming off rally, not selling off: Strategist

Shale-Oil Producers Ready to Raise Output

Dollar near lowest since January; world stocks up

Greece's Varoufakis says debt swap fills Draghi's 'soul with fear'

Schaeuble Backs Greek Referendum to Break Bailout Impasse

The Biggest Surprise of the Global Bond-Market Butchering

May 13th,2015

Weak retail sales dampen sharp Q2 growth rebound hopes

Weekly mortgage applications fall 3.5% as rates rise

The popping of this bubble poses a 'huge risk'

HSBC: Central Banks Are Running Low on Ammunition

Greenspan: Get ready for another taper tantrum

Import prices fall for 10th straight month

U.S. Set to Rip Up UBS Libor Accord, Seek Conviction

Bears Beware: Bond Rout Puts Investors on the Wrong Side of Central Banks

China’s Economy Not Getting High on Stimulants

Delamaide: Consumer agency sees inequality in credit

Bad brokers face tougher sanctions

Greece’s Creditors Said to Seek 3 Billion-Euro Budget Cuts

Eurozone GDP Growth Accelerates, Boosted by France, Italy

Oil's Not Coming Back. Here's Why

May 12th,2015

Almost no one is happy with Fannie and Freddie, but they still dominate the mortgage industry

EU Said to Consider Plan for Greece in Event of Euro Exit

Goldman Sachs Ordered to Pay $80 Million Plus Interest in Mortgage Case

Judge finds Japanese bank lied when it sold mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

More and more Americans are finding it impossible to afford a down payment on a house

FDIC Chief Martin Gruenberg: Big Bank Failure Won’t Imperil System

Bond yields spike, market looks for capitulation

China's Baby Steps Toward Economic Disaster

U.S. Stocks Decline While Treasuries Stabilize; Dollar Weakens

In Asia, Debt Market Gets Tougher

Exclusive: Greece taps IMF reserves to pay IMF debt - sources

May 11th,2015

Why homebuyers face a tough spring

First crowdfunded real estate project paying off

Crazy market loves this 'OK' jobs data: Economist

Un-Goldilocks! Fed's Labor Market Conditions Index Tumbles Most Since 2012

Greece Readies for Another Week of Deadlines

Greece says deal will be 'difficult' at Eurogroup meeting

The $900 Billion Influx That’s Wreaking Havoc in U.S. Bills

Banks Prep Defense for Anti-Wall Street Campaigns

May 10th,2015

Janet Yellen is losing patience

Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events

Central banks' plan to create market liquidity may now be having the opposite effect

Wage increases in focus ahead of retail earnings

I.M.F. and Central Bank Loom Large Over Greece’s Debt Talks

China Cuts Interest Rates as Economic Growth Slows

Merkel Pressed to Give Up Greece as Germans Urge Strong Euro

Something Doesn't Add Up - Strong Jobs, Weak Spending, Sagging Sales

EPS 'Beats' Lose All Meaning As Downward Revisions, Buybacks Mask Weakness

The 'Lumbering' US Economy

It’s Not Just Greece, China’s Retreat Threatens European Bonds

May 9th,2015

Yes, the U.S. Economy Probably Contracted in the First Quarter. But How Much?

Hilsenrath: Job Numbers Restore Confidence, But Don’t Give Fed Reason to Hurry

Crowdfunding poised to grow real estate investments

Schaeuble Says Greece Playing Chicken With Default Risk

U.S. Urges Greece to Reject Russian Energy Project

Greece slashes economic growth forecast again in latest reform plan

May 8th,2015

House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Bank of America’s Relief for Mortgage Borrowers Is Questioned

Jobless claims creep up to 265,000, but less than forecast

Part-Time Jobs Soar By 437,000; Full-Time Jobs Tumble, Stay Firmly Under Pre-Recession Highs

Stock Buybacks Hit New Records

Wall Street banks see Fed on track to raise rates in September: Reuters poll

May 7th,2015

$1 million home sales surge, prices stall

House flippers seeing record returns

Fed’s Yellen: Stock Valuations ‘Generally Are Quite High’

The Fed is trying to avoid a 'bond cliff' that could disrupt markets and the economic recovery

E.C.B. Doubts Add to Uncertainties on Greek Debt Lifeline

U.S. Stocks Gain, Treasuries Halt Drop Before Jobs; Pound Jumps

Oil dives 3 percent on surging dollar, renewed supply worries

Crisis will happen again, but not like 2008: Geithner

Fed's Evans: Why rate hikes should wait until 2016

Why isn't the tech boom helping the economy?

US weekly jobless claims total 265,000 vs 280,000 estimate

Despite Biggest Spike In Job Cuts Since 2011, Jobless Claims Hover At 15-Year Lows

Worst of energy industry layoffs may be over...for now

Greece defies euro zone on pension, labor reform

May 6th,2015

U.S. private sector adds 169,000 jobs in April: ADP

DoubleLine's Gundlach expects weak April U.S. payroll data

Weekly mortgage applications drop 4.6% on higher rates

Biggest U.S. Productivity Drop in Decades Sends Ugly Omen

Bankers and Regulators Voice Fears on Bond Market Volatility

Should investors dump their bonds now?

Stocks slide as bond yields rise and U.S. dollar slumps

ECB Mulls Tighter Greece Rules After 100 Days of Tspiras

The biggest Aussie bank just had the biggest one-day fall since the global financial crisis

The Mistake Everyone Is Making About Fed Rate Hikes

Economic Growth in Eurozone Appears to Be Gaining Momentum

Greece makes 200 million euro IMF payment due Wednesday - source

BlackRock’s on a Mission to Save the Credit-Default Swaps Market

Crude Oil’s Gain Tempered by Increase in U.S. Gasoline Supplies

JPMorgan in advanced talks to settle forex investigation

Delamaide: Financial reform fading as political issue

May 5th,2015

Americans are losing confidence in the economy

Global Bonds Sell Off as Oil Fuels Inflation Concern; Gold Gains

China's Crazy Stock Market, Charted

Greece blames EU,IMF policy clash for failure to compromise

U.S. trade data points to first-quarter economic contraction

Junk Bonds Are The New Haven Assets

The ongoing plunge in this Chinese freight index looks like trouble

Big Property Investors Hunt for Bargains in Brazil

May 4th,2015

Fed's Evans: rate hikes could start sooner, if kept slow

Americans are running out of places to rent

China April HSBC PMI shows biggest drop in factory activity in a year

Greek Jobless Legacy Adds to Danger for Tsipras as Funds Dwindle

IMF takes hard line on aid as Greek surplus turns to deficit

No Really, Who Is Buying?

Why Democrats Soured on Trade

Wall Street Week | Episode 3 | Carl Icahn

Bill Gross: "This Is All Ending"

May 3rd,2015

Planned ForEx criminal settlement costs increase

Airline profits soar into the stratosphere as fuel prices fall

Wall Street's Thinking About Creating Derivatives on Peer-to-Peer Loans

Apr 30th,2015

A credit thaw is offering more mortgage options

Sales of $100 Million Homes Rise to Record Worldwide

The people who nailed the horrific Q1 GDP number have bad news about Q2

Jobless claims fall to a 15-year low; consumer spending picks up

The Last Time Initial Jobless Claims Were This Low Was The Peak Of The Dot-Com Bubble

Personal income went nowhere in March

Euro Area Ends Flirt With Deflation as ECB Pumps Billions in QE

Pace, destination of rate hikes important: BlackRock

Chicago PMI Bounces

Everyone is bullish

Student-Loan Surge Undercuts Millennials’ Place in U.S. Economy

RBS Posts Loss on Litigation, Restructuring Charges

Majority of Financial Pros Now Say Greece Is Headed for Euro Exit

Greece signals concessions in crunch talks with lenders

Apr 29th,2015

Fed Sees Slowdown as ‘Transitory’

Consumers just saying no to spending gas savings

U.S. Economic Growth Nearly Stalls Out

Biggest Inventory Build In History Prevents Total Collapse Of The US Economy

Weekly mortgage applications drop 2.3% as homebuyers stall

Homeownership rate lowest in 25 years

Why Some Obscure Jobs Data Might Move Markets This Week

The Atlanta Fed nailed it

Euro-Area Bank Lending Increases for First Time Since 2012

Buybacks are surging: Is it a sell signal?

Shares fall on U.S. GDP data, weak earnings; dollar slides

US Treasury yields whipsaw after weak GDP data

Greece to present reforms for legislation to lenders

Greek Banks Get More Funds as ECB Weighs Collateral Discount

Greek bank deposits drop 1.36 pct in March for sixth month in a row

The Trader as Scapegoat

Apr 28th,2015

Consumer confidence down in April

Think New York Housing Is Expensive? Try Wollongong

February Home Prices Jump To 7 Year Highs

CNBC Fed Survey: Smaller rate hike seen, and later

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey Misses 5th Of Last 6 Months

SEC Investigating Whether Bank of America Broke Customer-Protection Rules

Half of investors expect Greece to leave euro zone within 12 months: Sentix

ECB's Coeure says Grexit not a scenario ECB is working on: magazine

Fed Seen Delaying Liftoff to September to Push Down Unemployment

China Readies Fresh Easing to Tackle Specter of Debt

Why the Cost of Hedging European Banks Stocks Has Soared

Uncertainty Over Impact of a Default by Greece

Ford Motor posts earnings of 23 cents a share vs. 26 cents expected

Apr 27th,2015

Blackstone CEO: Housing makes a 'good investment'

Just the Idea of Inflation Is Spooking Bond Traders Again

Santelli: Yields on the move

U.S. Department of Justice Sues Quicken Loans

The Fed might not raise interest rates in June after all

What's worrying investors? Risk, rates and health costs

Dallas Fed Extends Miss Streak To Record 5 Months, Hovers Near 6-Year Low

Greeks Add Pressure on Tsipras to Compromise as Talks Resume

Greece moves to sideline Varoufakis after reform talks fiasco

With No Deal on Greek Bailout Aid in Sight, Some in Europe Suggest ‘Plan B’

BOJ Shouldn’t Ease Further; Yen Fell Enough: Business Lobby Head

China’s Stocks Rise to Seven-Year High on SOE Merger Speculation

Rebounding oil prices could be the next big headache for markets

Apr 26th,2015

Mistakes people make when selling a home

If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

The Rumble in Riga: How the EU Lost Patience With Varoufakis

AT A GLANCE The Week Ahead

The market is getting nervous about something experts are struggling to define

Deutsche Bank first-quarter profit falls by half as legal charges bite

More central banks meet, but ability to pilot economies in doubt

Are Defaults a Sign That China Is Maturing?

Apr 25th,2015

Dollar Drops for Second Week as Economic Misses Cloud Fed Outlook

The IMF's scary warning about the bond market might not be scary enough

Germany hints at preparations of a Plan B on Greece

UBS chairman says Greek default increasingly seen by IMF as controllable

Euro Ministers Alarmed as Bloc Shuts Down Greece Plan B

Just 6 Charts

Apr 24th,2015

U.S. business investment plans fall for seventh straight month

Crash Boys

2nd Joint Round Table Discussion on Risk Culture

World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Says Monetary Risks at Historic High

As California Drought Drags On, Home Builders Vie for a Voice

Glut of Capital and Labor Challenge Policy Makers

"I’m Not Crazy, I’m Scared" - Why For One Trader, This Time It Is Different

Greece, euro zone no closer to bailout deal after tough talks

Greece's Varoufakis Takes Hammering From Riled EU Ministers

EU Frustration Mounts as Greeks Try to Bypass Aid Process

'Smaller and simpler' mantra rings through banking boardrooms

Oil at $65 Could Free 500,000 Barrels From Shale ’Fracklog’

Apr 23rd,2015

The U.S. Economy Hasn't Disappointed Analysts This Much Since the Great Recession

Bank of Mexico Governor sees 'asset bubbles' and the 'illusion of liquidity'

'Stale' homes are tightening up the housing market

US new home sales tumble after months of strong gains

The Most Disturbing Chart Of The "New Housing Normal"

Initial Claims Worse Than Expected (Again), Remain Flat For 2015

Shares sag after sub-par PMIs, waning Greece fears buoy euro

Merkel to press Greece's Tsipras for progress on reforms

Successful `Grexit' Could Inspire More Breakaways: Do

Deutsche Bank Said to Pay $2.14 Billion in Libor Case

UK regulator fines Deutsche Bank $340 million in rate rigging probe

Moody’s to CEOs: Think twice before buying back stock

Fed Fails to Comply With Lawmakers’ Request For Names in Probe

Chinese Stocks Surge After Lowest Manufacturing PMI In A Year

Trader’s Arrest Raises Concerns About Market Rigging

Cat CEO: We won't be this strong for rest of 2015

GM first-quarter profit misses estimates on South America, Russia weakness

Apr 22nd,2015

Regional Banks Sweat Through Low-Rate ‘Torture’

Home prices rise more than expected in February

But The Weather? March Existing Home Sales Surge To Highest Since September 2013

Cost of housing soars: How high can it go?

San Francisco rents are still soaring, and even some parts of the Midwest and South are seeing big jumps

Fed’s Rate Decisions Hang on Dollar, Growth Concerns

China Has a Massive Debt Problem

European Central Bank Squeezes Greek Banks, Tightening Access to Loans

Trickle down economics has failed: Stiglitz

Guy Trading at Home Caused the Flash Crash

BofA Fined Record $20 Million by U.K. on Reporting Failures

For Caterpillar, It's The Second Great Depression

Apr 21st,2015

ECB risks freezing repo market, ICMA official says

New York Apartments, Art Top Gold as Stores of Wealth, Says Fink

The Fed Still Wants Easy Money

Investors Getting Nervous Over Greek Debt Talks

ECB Is Studying Curbs on Greek Bank Support

An obscure metric is sending a big warning signal about the global economy

Major Chinese Developer Says It Can’t Pay Dollar Debts

China Sees First Bond Default by State Firm With Tianwei

Global stocks may not be the bargain they appear

Aberdeen, Blackrock flag risks in frothy Chinese stock markets

Inflation goal may be too low, says Fed's Rosengren: FT

Apr 20th,2015

Greece Moves to Seize Public-Sector Funds as IMF Payment Due

Even after first rate increase, policy will remain easy: Fed's Dudley

Builders Beggar Belief As Lumber Liquidation Looms

Gundlach Says Market Hasn’t Seen Full Impact of Fed Moves

Euro Area Seeks Greece Roadmap to May Agreement

Chinese Developer Kaisa Officially Defaults, Restructures Debt

For short-sellers in U.S. stocks, the agony just piles on

Halliburton reports an 'unprecedented decline in drilling activity'

Welcome to the condo of the future

The $320 Billion Bogey Needed to Placate Stock Market Bulls

Old ways fade as Europeans reform economies

Morgan Stanley, NY attorney general in $500-million talks to settle probe:

Apr 19th,2015

Greece Remains Defiant as Creditors Up Pressure for a Deal

Regulatory Relief for Banks That Rarely Fail

China’s property market loosening bears fruit

China Central Bank Cuts Banks’ Reserve-Requirement Ratio

China Not Trying to Chill Red-Hot Stock Market, Says Regulator

Another crunch week in Greek bailout saga

Britain's bank tax jump threatens to push HSBC, StanChart to new home

Apr 18th,2015

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Winning Streak

Russia denies German report it is ready to sign gas deal with Greece

Exclusive: Greece scrapes bottom of barrel in hunt for cash to stay afloat

Is it better to buy a home or rent?

First Take: Posturing over Greece is risky

At Global Economic Gathering, U.S. Primacy Is Seen as Ebbing

ECB’s Vasiliauskas Says Summer is Limit for Greek Emergency Cash

Bank of America's CEO has a bullish message about the US economy

Apr 17th,2015

Wall Street falls steeply with China, Greece fears paramount

Greece's Main Creditors Said to Be Unwilling to Allow Euro Exit

Greater Transparency in Quality Control Brings Big Wins

Fed Shies Away From June Rate Hike

Stocks are getting destroyed

China Raises Red Flag on Its Stock Markets

Core Inflation Jumps Most Since October Due To Rent, Healthcare Costs

Oil falls from 2015 peaks, Brent jumps 9.6 percent on the week

Let's face reality, Greece is bankrupt: Marc Faber

Bloomberg Terminals Go Down Globally

Fed may allow banks to use muni bonds to meet liquidity rules: WSJ

General Electric whiffs on revenue

Greek Bank "Quarantine" Abroad Sparks European Selloff

Apr 16th,2015

US foreclosures rise, repossessions mounted

Housing Starts in U.S. Rose Less Than Forecast in March

Where Have All the Consumers Gone?

U.S., European stocks fall as Greek crisis lifts bonds

Corporate bankruptcies are on the rise in America

Philly Fed Limps Higher After "Weather" Crash, New Orders Tumble To 2 Year Lows

Blackstone Earnings Surge on Selling of Corporate Stakes, Properties

Saudi Arabia Adds Half a Bakken to Oil Market in a Month

Citi posts highest quarterly profit in eight years as costs plunge

U.S. housing starts data underperforms; jobless claims rise

SCHAEUBLE: 'Nobody expects that there will be a solution' for Greece in April

Bets are off on 'Grexit' as default fears grow

China's fiscal revenue growth slows in first quarter

Goldman Profit at Five-Year High as Every Business Tops Estimate

OPEC Joins Downbeat Forecasts for U.S. Oil Output

Germany's 10-year government bond yields are about to go negative

Apr 15th,2015

Fannie, Freddie to Lower Fees for Some Borrowers

Weekly mortgage applications drop as rates tick higher

SEC Reaches Settlement with Former Freddie Mac Executives

BofA Results Disappoint Analysts as Cost Cuts Deemed Inadequate

US Industrial Production Plunges By Most Since Aug 2012, Utility Output Drops Most In 9 Years

Regulators Call for Short-Term Loan Changes to Handle ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’

China growth slowest in six years, more stimulus expected soon

People don't believe China's growth figures, and the truth about the economy could be far worse

The Major Paradox at the Heart of the Chinese Economy

April Empire Fed Manufacturing Plunges, New Orders Crash To Jan 2013 Lows

Saudi Arabia Leads OPEC Oil Boom as U.S. Shale Growth Slows

Draghi Seen Dispelling Duration Doubts About QE Program

Germans downbeat on chances of Greek deal next week

Germany declines comment on Greek bankruptcy plan report

"Staggering" Student Loan Defaults On Deck: 27% Of Students Are A Month Behind On Their Payments

Bank of New York Mellon units fined $186M

Apr 14th,2015

Tumbling Interest Rates in Europe Leaves Some Banks Owing Money on Loans to Borrowers

Retail sales rise less than expected

Wells Fargo profit falls as employee costs rise

JPMorgan profit rises as fixed-income trading rebounds

US small business confidence falls; labor indicators weak

U.S. 10-Year Bond Yield Falls Below 1.9% on Growth Concerns

Extreme valuations: Bonds, stocks near bubble territory

Surging Dollar to Boost Europe, Japan as U.S. Slows, IMF Says

Peripheral EU Bond Risk Surges As Grexit Contagion Spreads

Shale Oil Boom Could End in May After Price Collapse

Ackman Says Student Loans Are the Biggest Risk in the Credit Market

Stocks Stumble As Business Inventory-to-Sales Ratio Hovers At Lehman Levels

"There Are Big, Big Problems" - The Shocker Crushing The Economy Revealed

Apr 13th,2015

Bond Traders Brace Themselves for Another Flash Rally

The $9 Trillion Short That May Send the Dollar Even Higher

Wells Fargo Warms Up to Risk

Exclusive: Fed's Williams sees less risk of rate retreat after lift-off

US market is 'broadly insane' so party on: Strategist

Time running out on Greek debt talks, says top EU official

"We Have Come To The End Of The Road" - Greece Prepares For Default, FT Reports

World Bank pares China, East Asia growth forecast

European Bond Buyers Find Negative Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Bad

Big Money Sells in Bond Market as Pimco Cuts Government Holdings

Bundesbank Tells German Heta Creditors: Expect to Lose Half

Wall Street Banks’ Mutual Funds Can Lag on Returns

Banca Monte dei Paschi Breaches Exposure Limits to Nomura

The New York Times editorial board isn't so sure big banks actually passed the Fed's stress test

CFPB Hits RMK/Majestic With $250k Fine for Abusing VA and FHA Branding

Apr 12th,2015

United States loses sparkle as Europe shows signs of hope

The eurozone's economic crisis is far from over

Greece may have blown best hope of debt deal

Shock therapy to spur wave of mergers among Italy's 'popolari' banks

China premier: economy faces growing downward pressure

Stan Druckenmiller's "Horrific Sense" Of Deja Vu: "I Know It's Tempting To Invest, But This Will End Very Badly"

Gap's tale of 2 brands shows how broke Americans really are

UK Housing Bubble Bursts: Sales Of Luxury Homes Crash By 80% As "Waves Of Wealthy People Are Leaving"

This is the most important inflation indicator

GE CEO Says Now Is A "Perfect Time To Be A Seller"

There's a worrying trend in the job market that the recovery is hiding

Apr 10th,2015

Mortgages may be a bright spot for U.S. bank results in first quarter

Fed Heeds Banks’ Warning on Where Next Crisis May Come From

GE Seeks Exit from Banking Business

Why Jeff Gundlach Is Very Scared of High-Grade Corporate Bonds

We Traveled Across China and Returned Terrified for the Economy

Australian miner Atlas is the first major victim of the iron ore price crash

Exclusive: Bank of Japan's Nakaso warns market against betting on more easing

China inflation flat in March, producer pricing power stays weak

Deutsche Bank nears $1.5B-plus Libor settlement

Asia’s Junk-Bond Market Heats Up

Oil Prices Rise Ahead of Data on Drilling Activity

Chinese Stock Buying Frenzy Sweeps Into Hong Kong

Apr 9th,2015

After Foreclosures, Home Buyers Are Back

Pricey San Francisco housing tightens up even further

Fed officials say June rate hike still in play, hinges on data

"Another Crisis Is Coming": Jamie Dimon Warns Of The Next Market Crash

The Oil Industry's $26 Billion Life Raft

Brooklyn Home Prices Jump 18% to Record as Buyers Compete

U.S. jobless claims data point to strengthening labor market

Recession 2.0: Abysmal Wholesale Sales Join Factory Orders In Confirming US Economic Contraction

Wall Street mania propels Prosper to $2 bln value                             

The Case for Letting Greece Go

Greece makes IMF payment, gets bank funds, but doubts remain

Greece Wins More ECB Emergency Cash as Deal Seen Within Reach

Chinese Stock Buying Frenzy Sweeps Into Hong Kong

China's first-quarter economic growth seen at six-year low of 7 percent

Why rise of activist investors is bad for bonds

Apr 8th,2015

Why the math on homeownership is not motivating renters

Mortgage application rise points to more homebuyers

Charles Grassley Questions Diversion of Fannie and Freddie Earnings

Manhattan Condo Shortage Means Sizable Gains for Sellers

Europe’s Plunging Borrowing Costs Mark Two New Milestones

Repo Market Sees a Lending Shift as Rules Bite

Going Long in Treasurys Wins

Forget Interest Rates, the Fed Has Another Big Decision to Make in the Next Year

Gross Regains Footing With Bet Dollar's Rally Won’t Last

Oil drops towards $57 after largest U.S. stock build since 2001

Wall Street sanguine as it heads into worst earnings season in six years

The Great American Invasion Into Europe’s Debt Market Has Begun

U.S. Dot-Com Bubble Was Nothing Compared to Today’s China Prices

Apr 7th,2015

Mortgage lending continues seismic shift from large banks to nonbanks

Dire costs of easy Fed now and later: Jim Grant

Cheap Oil Is Squeezing Property Owners in Energy Hubs

Biggest Shortage Of US 10-Year Treasurys Since June 2014

BANK OF AMERICA: We're heading for an earnings recession

Why Fed trade reminds me of 2007, 2008: El-Erian

Consumers Get Cold Feet on Credit

The downward revisions to recent jobs data is a terrible sign for the economy

In Surprise Move, Australia Holds Rates

Vancouver's real estate bubble is getting bigger

Waving Cash, Putin Sows E.U. Divisions in an Effort to Break Sanctions

Oil falls as Iran, China discuss more supply

Why an oil inventory fall won’t boost prices much: Goldman

What Happens To Sales And Employment When Corporate Profits Fall?

German economy minister says 'not clear' how to keep helping Greece

Greek Economy Risks Slipping Back Into Recession, Say Analysts

Greece says IMF willing be 'flexible' with Athens's reform proposals

Greece needs deal with lenders on April 24 -finance minister to paper

UBS: The chances of Greece defaulting are now 'greater than 50%'

Apr 6th,2015

4 million mortgages that never were: What happened

Fed watching recent weakness; rate-hike timing unclear: Dudley

Call made in China for national housing bank to prop up property

The Simple Reason Mohamed El-Erian Has Most of His Money in Cash

Consumer Spending Hits Three-Year March Low For Average Americans

US service sector growth slips in March: ISM survey

Greece moves to quell default fears, pledges to meet 'all obligations'

Oil Slump Pushes S&P Toward First Profit Decline Since 2009

Isolated Greece pivots east to Russia, China and Iran. But will it work?

A weird discrepancy in the US economy has begun to work itself out, in a bad way

Frustrated officials want Greek premier to ditch Syriza far left

In Greenspan Conundrum Redux, Odds Are on Bond Traders’ Side

Record Gasoline Output to Curb Biggest U.S. Oil Glut in 85 Years

Jobs shocker may show that economy is in real trouble

Apr 5th,2015

Greek finance minister to discuss reforms with IMF chief

ANALYST: China's economy just touched the government's chilling 'red line'

Japan's wary manufacturers resist Abe's urge to splurge

Greek officials reportedly have a plan that would 'cause a furor in the markets'

Running Out Of Accounting Gimmicks: EPS Addbacks Surge Most Since Lehman

AT A GLANCE The Week Ahead

The hidden effects of the oil crash are beginning to become apparent

Showdown at the UAW Corral

Outline of Iran Nuclear Deal Sounds Different From Each Side

These Charts Show the Horrific Conditions That Forced California Into Water Rationing

3 implications of Europe's negative interest rates regime

Greek finance minister to talk reforms with Lagarde

Apr 4th,2015

U.S. Treasuries rally, equity futures drop after jobs data

All of the bullish stuff economists said about the oil crash has been wrong

Vacation Homes: A Buyer’s Checklist

Crushingly bad jobs number spooks markets

Greece says ready to make IMF payment on April 9

Commerzbank $1.45 Billion Sanctions Accord Approved by Judge

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon once told Elizabeth Warren to 'hit' him with a fine because the bank could 'afford it'

There are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding last October's bond market 'flash crash'

Apr 3rd,2015

U.S. Economy Gained 126,000 Jobs in March, an Abrupt Slowdown in Hiring

Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?

Big drop in American oil jobs

Pressure in Repo Market Spreads

Peer-to-peer lending is surging in the US, and it could hurt big banks

Greece draws up drachma plans, prepares to miss IMF payment

Greece says ready to make IMF payment on April 9

Apr 2nd,2015

Former FDIC chair unleashes sharp critique of Fannie, Freddie treatment

JPMorgan Chase on track to pay $4 billion to homeowners as part of settlement

Former Fannie Mae CEO Testifies in FHFA v. Nomura Trial

The Atlanta Fed just wiped out its US growth forecast for the first quarter

One Big Missing Piece in the U.S. Labor Market Recovery

The U.S. Economy Slows To Stall Speed

We Just Got Another Sign of the Biggest Contradiction in the U.S. Economy

Initial Claims Slide Again; Trade Deficit Lowest Since 2009 Despite Soaring Dollar On Imports Plunge

Samaras Says He’d Join Alliance to Keep Greece in Euro

Greece tells creditors it will run out of cash on April 9

The number of jobs lost to the oil crash plunged in March

Transport stocks may signal a problem with the market

Prepare for two Fed rate hikes this year: SocGen

Shares rise on optimism ahead of U.S. jobs report, oil slumps

Market's reaction to jobs number 'could be quite fierce'

Oil tumbles anew as press event called at Iran nuclear talks

Apr 1st,2015

Guess who's issuing slews of mortgages? Not your bank

Mortgage applications surge on spring demand

US private sector created 189,000 jobs in March vs 225,000 estimate: ADP

ISM Manufacturing Tumbles To 22-Month Lows, Longest Losing Streak Since Lehman

Being a big global bank is not worth the hassle -investor poll

Weak demand hits China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen

Sluggish Small-Business Hiring May Portend U.S. Job Weakness

Greece's urgent talks are stalled without a deal, and the cash is running out

New Metric Aids Weak Credit Risks

Something scary happened in the stock market, and what one analyst said about it was even scarier

Fed's Lockhart sticks with June to September liftoff, despite growth downgrade

Oil rallies as Iran nuclear talks drag on, overshadowing supply concerns

The peak of regulatory change may be some way off

New York court dismisses foreclosure lawsuit against HSBC

What every global bank should know about emerging KYC solutions

Plan to Keep 1,700 RadioShack Stores Open Is Approved

Bob Diamond’s African Banking Venture Runs Into Problems

Mar 31st,2015

How markets are calling Fed's bluff: Ex-Fed gov

San Francisco Boom Pins Office Landlords to Tech Bets

Case-Shiller Index Resumes Decline Following Small Gain To End 2014

This is how ugly Q1 earnings could be: Analyst

Strong case for June rates liftoff, says Fed's Lacker

Greece, lenders, fail to unlock aid so far - officials

Chicago PMI Fails To Bounce Back, Hovers Near 6-Year Lows

U.S. small-business borrowing slips in February, up on year: PayNet

US Fed's Fischer offers framework for regulating shadow banks

Traders are betting on stocks with tons of borrowed money

For many older workers, a new job comes with a pay cut

Student loan recipients go on repayment strike, face default

Oil drops to $55 as Iran nuclear talks intensify

Even With Free Money, Merkel Still Reluctant to Spend

A ridiculous chart shows just how low interest rates are around the world

Almost $3 Trillion Of European Debt Has Negative Rates As German Yields Collapse Further

Mar 30th,2015

Pending home sales rose 3.1% in February

Foreclosure to Home Free, as 5-Year Clock Expires

This controversial theory has got Janet Yellen worried

Personal income rises more than expected in February

Dallas Fed Collapses At Fastest Pace Since Lehman, Lowest Since June 2011

European Stocks Shrug Off Uncertainty over Greece

Greek yields edge up as lenders scrutinise reform pledge

Earnings estimates haven't declined by this much since the financial crisis

US Savings Rate Jumps To Highest Since 2012 As Spending Continues To Miss Expectations

China’s Zhou Says PBOC Has Room to Act on Growth Slowdown

Three Ways the Grexit Could Happen

How DIY Bond Traders Displaced Wall Street’s Hot Shots

Oil down as Iran races for Tuesday deadline on nuclear deal

Hong Kong retail rents drop as Chinese shoppers stop

Western banks axed 59,000 jobs last year, more cuts to come in Europe

Greece's bailout talks are still going nowhere as the country runs out of money

Mar 29th,2015

I achieved the American dream — and it was awful

Greek Bailout Proposals Lack Necessary Detail, Officials Say

To rent, or not? Depends on your 'horizon': Economist

China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation

Lee Kuan Yew and the Myth of Asian Capitalism

Iran Talks May Go to March 31 Deadline as Ministers Gather

What Tomorrow Will Bring: Challenges and opportunities that lie ahead / The Buttonwood Gathering

Mar 28th,2015

Fed’s Janet Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack on Rate Increases

How the Fed is 'screwed,' and what happens next

47% of American households save nothing

Success of ERM requires professional standards: new IRM chief

Greece submits reform proposals to eurozone creditors – with a warning

China's Banks Cut Dividends Amid Rising Bad Loans, Expectations Of Falling NIM

Mar 27th,2015

It's Official: Americans Spent All Their "Gas Savings" On Obamacare

Banks Slash Dividends as Loans Sour From Beijing To Pearl River

Housing Contribution To US GDP Lowest In Post-War Era

Citigroup Report Chides Law Firms for Silence on Hackings

Recovery in trouble if productivity doesn't improve: Paulsen

Oil Prices Jump as Saudi and Yemen Fighting Escalates

North American Railroads Caught by Speed of Crude-Oil Collapse

Japan’s Zero Inflation a Setback for Abenomics

U.S. economic growth slows in fourth quarter; corporate profits fall

Central banks call for lower capital requirements on top-quality pooled debt

Andorra to create 'bad bank' to group BPA toxic assets

Mar 26th,2015

U.S. Home Prices Are Surging 13 Times Faster Than Wages

Wells Fargo cutting 1,000 mortgage servicing jobs

UPDATE 1-Bank of Canada says foreign buyers complicate housing market

US housing starts will be slow and steady: CFO

Crowdfunding house flippers: Risks and rewards

Kansas Fed Plunges To 2-Year Lows, New Orders Crash: "Economy Not As Strong As Media Portrays"

U.S. jobs, services sector data point to growth rebound

US Services PMI Surges To 6-Month Highs, Decouples From Hard Data Reality

Ways to Put the Boss’s Skin in the Game

Fed Lockhart: Rate hike may come after midyear

Saudi Arabia leads air strikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels

Why Bombing This Tiny Oil Producer Is Roiling the Energy Market

Munger Says Prepare for Harder World as Buying Power Slides

Investors Scoop Up Companies’ Bonds

UPDATE 1-ECB queries banks on Austria exposure after Hypo move-sources

Mar 25th,2015

Mortgage applications at highest level since January

Rising Rents Are Finally Forcing Millennials to Buy Houses

Bond Markets Shrug Off Fed Warnings on Higher Rates

A New Rule Could End Up Punishing the Wrong Banks

ECB Tells Greek Banks Not to Boost Exposure to Athens Government’s Debt

Greece risks running out of cash by April 20, scrambles on reforms

Quant Who Shook the Financial World Tries More Humble Approach

Durable Goods Orders Drop And Miss In Worst Run Since Lehman

Fed's Evans says strong dollar a challenge, but transitory

Mar 24th,2015

US new home sales hit 7-year high in February

New Home Sales Data Goes Full Retard With Report Frozen Northeast Saw 153% Surge

U.S. factory activity inches up in March - Markit

Greece promises list of reforms by Monday to unlock cash

Soros: Greece Is Going Down the Drain

Banks Shift Bond Portfolios

Consumer prices go nowhere in February

Why start-ups need to start listening to the Fed

Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey Collapses To 2-Year Lows

Oil below $56 as Saudi output near record, China activity slows

UH-OH: The flash PMI reading for Chinese manufacturing just went negative

US in sweet spot, time for Fed to act: Fisher

Oil rises more than 1 percent, boosted by weaker dollar

Here's How $20 Oil Could Become a Reality If Storage Runs Out

Mar 23rd,2015

Torrent of Cash Exits Eurozone

Existing Home Sales Miss (Again); Weather & "Unsuitably High Price Levels" Blamed

REPORT: Greece's government has only 2 weeks until the money runs out

Oil Prices Rise as Dollar Weakens

US gas prices fall 4 cents, ending weeks of increases: Survey

Dollar resumes fall, gold firms after Bullard comments

No Risk Too Big as Traders Plot Escape From Negative Yields

Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money

US Economic Activity Worst Since 2011 Amid Major Downward Revisions, Chicago Fed Signals

Mar 22nd,2015

The Race to the $100 Million Spec House

Why Tsipras needs to turn on the charm with Merkel

U.S. multinationals set to face much more pain from strong dollar

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank revamp plan to hit retail hardest - sources

Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events

Mar 21st,2015

Bond Markets Bet on Grexit

MetLife Living Will Deadline Considered for Delay by Fed, FDIC

Rising Oil and Solid Earnings Push the Market Higher

One of the Baltimore Ravens Just Published an Insanely Complex Study in a Math Journal

China is refinancing its debt

Mar 20th,2015

Wages Haven’t Been This Crucial to U.S. Economy in Half Century

Empty Greek Coffers Bring ‘Accident’ Threat Closer

Brace for recession next year: Advisor

Oil jumps on weaker dollar; U.S. crude up 4 percent

Shale Producers Have Found Another Lifeline: Shareholders

Fed Is Pushing and Pulling on Rates Riddle

Underwater Homeowners "Here To Stay" Zillow Says

Mar 19th,2015

Janet Yellen Isn’t Going to Raise Interest Rates Until She’s Good and Ready

Jobless Claims for Payroll Survey Week Signal U.S. Hiring Gains

Philly Fed Suffers Worst Run In 3 Years, All Sub-Indices Collapse

Banks Struggle to Unload Oil Loans

Oil falls back on dollar, Kuwait stance that OPEC won't slow output

U.S. stocks slip, dollar gains day after Fed view

Rising Dollar Makes It Hard for the Fed to Go Its Own Way

Here Is Why The Fed Can't Hike Rates By Even 0.25%

Warnings Raised of a Greek Exit From the Euro

Pushing On A String: The Fed's Spectacular Failure To Stimulate Housing

The risk of a Greek default and an exit from Europe is 'very high'

Mar 18th,2015

Fed to Markets: No More Promises

Mortgage applications fall 3.9% despite drop in rates

Fannie, Freddie Could Be at Risk of Needing More Government Funds

Fannie, Freddie to Alter Some Loan Modifications

Fed set to ditch 'patient' rate vow as it eyes U.S., world growth

Dalio: We're 'cautious' ahead of Fed move

Goldman Sachs Prices Shares in Lending Unit

IMF Considers Greece Its Most Unhelpful Client Ever

Oil Bonds Lose Investors $7 Billion in 10 Days

Fed won't raise interest rates this year: Marc Faber

Brent oil slips as data shows record U.S. inventories

China February new home prices fall at fastest rate on record, add risk to growth target

Mar 17th,2015

FHFA Squares Off With Firms at Trial

Millions of 'underwater' homeowners are trapped

When Yellen Gets Less Predictable She’s Getting Back to Normal

First rate hike now likely in August: CNBC Fed Survey

Housing Starts Collapse Most In 8 Years To 18 Month Lows

Greek, German tensions rise amid swearing claims

U.S. Oil Prices Fall to Six-Year Low

Iran Can Add Million Barrels a Day of Oil If Sanctions Halt

Saudi Arabia Needs More Oil to Feed Local Refinery Expansion

The Chinese government thinks it has found the answer to the country's property-market crisis

Home-Builder Confidence Falls for Third Straight Month

Mar 15th,2015

Has the Fed's 'patience' been exhausted?

A shadow banking sector has gotten 65 times larger

American Class Perceptions Weather Economic Storm

GUNDLACH: The tower of complex central bank policy will fall

Dreary home market spurs Spanish banks on to foreign climes

Ukraine's president says truce not working, urges more Russia sanctions: newspaper

Mar 14th,2015

Alan Greenspan: Oil Price Hasn’t Hit Bottom Yet

BP CEO on oil: 'It's going to be very painful'

U.S. Producers Ready New Oil Wave

Michael Lewis: 'Flash Boys' market still 'rigged'

Greece's Varoufakis says QE to fuel unsustainable equity rally

Roubini Greek Doom Scenario’s So Bad It May Keep the Euro Intact

Canada carries an albatross of debt around its neck

'Downward pressure' in China is intensifying

Mar 13th,2015

ECB Set to Buy Fewer Bonds as Price Gains Ease Crunch

The German government is discussing whether Greece should be cut from Europe like an 'amputated leg'

This Fed economic indicator looks pretty awful

Record U.S. Oil Glut May Fill Storage, Cut Prices

The oil crash has shaken North Dakota's job landscape

US Producer Prices Tumble Most Since 2009 (And Don't Blame Oil)

Commerzbank to pay $1.45B in penalties

UMich Consumer Sentiment Tumbles, Misses By Most Since 2006; Weather & Poor People Blamed

China's banks are lending a lot of money, very fast

Russia slashes interest rates further

EU unlikely to agree next week to prolong Russia sanctions

U.S. 2015 profits forecast to grow 1.7 percent; oil, dollar are concerns

Mar 12th,2015

'Everybody is reading' a paper about how the world is now at the mercy of the US Federal Reserve

Retail Sales Crumble, Suffer Worst Run Since Lehman

The U.S. Has Too Much Oil and Nowhere to Put It

Rate cuts: 24 so far and there's more to come

Treasury Department auctions $13 billion of 30-year bonds at a high yield of 2.681%

Intel warns, businesses not upgrading PCs

Business Inventory-To-Sales Ratio Surges To Worst Since Lehman

Big Banks Struggle to Pass Fed’s ‘Stress Tests’

US Import Prices Plunge 9.4%, Most Since Lehman

ECB Official Details First QE Purchases

Corporate-Bond Market Poses Systemic Risk, SEC’s Gallagher Says

The Mystery Of America's Missing Wage Growth Has Been Solved

Mar 11th,2015

Fed Likely to Remove ‘Patient’ Barrier for Rate Increase as Soon as June

Why Treasury yields will head lower again: Grant

Weekly mortgage applications drop amid highest rates of 2015

BOJ Helps Tokyo Stocks to Soar

ECB ‘Chasing Own Tail’ as Bond Rates Turn Negative: SocGen

"Specials Gallore": European Treasury Shortage Lands In The US Ahead Of 10, 30 Year Auctions

Euro sinks to 12-year lows as yield gap grows

In Tidjane Thiam, Credit Suisse Gets Risk Expertise

Get Ready for Oil Deals: Shale Is Going on Sale

UPDATE 1-EIA raises 2015 US oil production forecast, cuts 2016 outlook

China economic data weaker than expected, fuels policy easing bets

Tensions high as Greece makes WWII payback threats

U.S. banks' buybacks, dividends may be no reason for shareholder celebrations

Mar 10th,2015

How tiny mortgage rate moves can buy you a lot

Stocks, oil sell off as U.S. dollar rallies

Consumer Spending Tumbles: BofA Blames Snow, Oil; Claims Its Models Are Right, Reality Is Wrong

Draghi Urged Greece to Allow Troika Back Before It’s Late

Recession Alarm: Wholesale Sales Plunge Alongside Factory Orders, Worst Since Lehman

Brent crude dips below $58 on strong dollar and supply

Why oil decline could get ugly again

Here's Why Draghi's Inflation Bomb Could Prove to Be a Dud

Greece Got a 'Deal' in February, but Here's Why Things Still Haven't Calmed Down

Mar 9th,2015

The Bank That Won’t Buckle

Creditors Reject Greece's Reform Proposals

American "Nightmare" Shocker: The Real US Homeownership Rate Has Never Been Lower

ECB Buying Starts New Era for Bonds, Euro

ECB Starts Buying German, Italian Government Bonds Under QE Plan

German conservative says Greece better off outside euro zone

At Goldman Sachs, Stress Test Results Could Endanger an Important Profit Source

'Time is running short' for Greece as another bailout summit looms

Forget what you have heard: The UK doesn't have a housing shortage

Oil drops toward $59 on dollar, stock builds

Data agencies agree to credit reporting overhaul

Key Events In The Coming Week

Greece Mulls Referendum as No Deal With Lenders in Sight

The New Jobs Report Shows Janet Yellen’s Quandary in a Nutshell

"Ignore This Measure Of Global Liquidity At Your Own Peril", Albert Edwards Warns

These Investors Think There’s a Biotech Bubble That’s About to Burst

Mar 6th,2015

U.S. Adds Jobs at Steady Clip, but Wage Growth Remains Soft

Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?

Did The BLS Again Forget To Count The Tens Of Thousands Of Energy Job Losses?

A great jobs report for waitstaff and bartenders

Draghi Declares Victory for Bond-Buying Before It Starts

Alan Greenspan Warns Stocks Are "Without Doubt Extremely Overvalued"

Fed should not be too patient on rate hikes, Williams says

U.S. stocks, bonds tumble on robust jobs data, dollar soars

Americans Not In The Labor Force Rise To Record 92.9 Million As Participation Rate Declines Again

U.S. banks pass Fed capital test, trading books hurt

Euro Falls Below $1.09 After U.S. Jobs Report

Oil Glut Sparks Latest Dilemma: Where to Put It All

EU says it's ready for more Russia sanctions if necessary

Mar 5th,2015

Home equity loans face new risk

3 of the world's most powerful money managers are saying some very scary things about the world

Jobless Claims in U.S. Rise to Highest Level in Nine Months

ECB Gives Start Date for Bond Buying, Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

Challenger Job Cuts Surge 19%; Energy Sector Is 38% Of Total: "Falling Oil Hasn't Resulted In Higher Retail Spending"

Washington Strips New York Fed’s Power

The Chinese economy hasn't looked this bad in 25 years

Cuban: Tech bubble worse now than 15 years ago

US Factory Orders Drop For 6th Month In A Row - Worst Since Lehman

Despite Changes, an Overhaul of Wall Street Falls Short

Fed Beige Book: Better economy, some rough spots

Banks brace for Fed capital buffers inspection

Target to cut thousands of jobs as seeks to cut costs by $2 billion

French unemployment just soared to a record high

Too big to fail banks just keep getting bigger

Mar 4th,2015

Mortgage application volume rises 0.1%: MBA

Housing market has long way to go: Lennar CEO

ADP Employment Drops, Misses; Zandi Admits "Jobs Growth Slowing"

Equity Firms Are Lending to Landlords, Signaling a Shift

Despite Hard Data Collapse, US Services Surveys Point To Modest Bounce In February

Yellen: Poor values may undermine bank safety

U.S. firms in China expect less rosy times as economy slows: survey

Rajan Cuts India Rates After Modi Agrees to Inflation Target

The Price of Oil Is About to Blow a Hole in Corporate Accounting

A Warning From Buffett About Banks

Howard Marks On Luck And Skill In Investing

Barclays shares fall on probe disclosures

Contrarian call? Why you should be wary on Europe

Draghi’s Inflation Gap Dashboard Points to Stimulus Extending

The Scariest Spreadheet In Fed Possession Revealed

Standard Chartered's HUGE profit drop will lead to more job cut pain

Morgan Stanley CEO: Investment banking is over

Mar 3rd,2015

Morgan Stanley expects new mortgage lawsuit

Manufacturing slows as output, hiring weaken

American Companies Are in Love With Themselves

Yellen Turning from Friend to Foe for Dollar Bulls

Plot thickens over third bailout for Greece

Stop Whining America! Economists "Show" You're The Happiest In 56 Years

At JPMorgan Chase, Business Tilts Toward the Consumer Side and Away From Wall St.

Weak U.S. consumer spending points to slower first-quarter growth

Miscalculated Risk: The Old-Age Bill That’s Crushing Genworth

NOT GOOD: Honda, GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Nissan sales all miss expectations

Ukraine's economy is starting to disintegrate, says Poland's deputy prime minister

The risk of a Greek exit from the eurozone is rising

Mar 2nd,2015

U.S. consumer spending falls, inflation pressures muted

Fed Ushers in a New Era of Uncertainty on Rates

El Erian: Expect a Fed rate hike by September

ISM Manufacturing Tumbles To 13-Month Lows, Employment Slumps, Construction Spending Plunges

How Billionaires in London Use Secret Luxury Homes to Hide Assets

Negative yields: What could go wrong?

Germany calls Greek conspiracy remarks 'foul play', Commission mediating

ECB uncomfortable with leading role in Greek funding drama

Brent down 4 percent on Iran, Libya; U.S. crude up on spread play

The oil crash is crushing North Dakota's apartment boom

Mar 1st,2015

China factory sector shrinks in February, official PMI shows

Annaly’s CEO Sees Central Bankers as Possible Blood-Letters

Oil falls 1 percent on weak China outlook, higher Libya production

"Spectacular Developments" In Austria: Bail-In Arrives After €7.6 Billion Bad Bank Capital Hole "Discovered"

In Greenbacks We Trust

Ritholtz's Reads: Of Greenbacks and Grammar

Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin

World's Largest Container-Shipper Warns Global Trade Is Slowing Down

Feb 28th,2015

Sticker shock stalls downsizing boomers

After strong February, big jobs report in focus

Pound’s Best Week in Month Spurred by Higher-Rates Speculation

In Europe, Bond Yields and Interest Rates Go Through the Looking Glass

China’s Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates

Oil storage in US close to running out: Pro

Nemtsov Sought to Show Russia Forces in Ukraine, Poroshenko Says

Jobs report may test market's complacency

Feb 27th,2015

Chicago PMI drops to lowest since 2009 in Februar

Greece Stirs Doubt on Debt Owed IMF

Stocks Head For Best Month Since Oct 2011 As US Macro Crashes To 12-Month Lows

How Much Will You Pay to Park Cash as Central Banks Go Negative?

Here Is What Americans Spent Their "Gas Savings" On

Greece’s Challenge: Appeasing Its Creditors and Its Population

Oil’s Big Swings Are the New Normal

Pending Home Sales Miss For 5th Month In A Row

U.S. economy slowed in Q4, but growth outlook still favorable

Saudis’ Oil Price War Is Paying Off

Germany backs Greek extension but bailout fatigue grows

Jobs report may test market's complacency

Feb 26th,2015

Cerberus Joins the Wall Street Landlord Club

O'Neill: Why the US is not as strong as you think

Jobless Claims in U.S. Jump by Most Since December 2013

MetLife to Pay $123.5M in Mortgage Fraud Settlement

The One Number The Market Is Focused On: Real Hourly Wages Surge Most Since Lehman Deflationary Shock

Durable goods orders increase more than expected

ALBERT EDWARDS: 'We are at that stage in the cycle where I begin to doubt my own sanity'

Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding

Gas’s Drop Drives U.S. Into Deflation Territory

Morgan Stanley to Pay $2.6 Billion to Settle Mortgage Cases

SCHAEUBLE: Greece's Varoufakis 'strains the solidarity of European partners'

Despite Record Stocks & Surging Wage Inflation, Consumer Comfort Plunges Most In 10 Months

Feb 25th,2015

Mortgage applications point to more buyers

Has Affordability Left the Housing Market?

A Most Curious Disconnect

Fed Chair Yellen: Small business loan demand 'not very high'

ECB Faces Struggle in Sourcing Enough Bonds for QE

Lure of Wall Street Cash Said to Skew Credit Ratings

Cushman & Wakefield Going Up for Sale

Doubts Shadow Deal to Extend Greek Bailout

Greece's radical new government is already splitting over privatisations

China Readies Measures to Counter Housing Market Slump

China Manufacturing PMI Suggests "Sluggish Domestic Activity & Uncertain Export Demand"

Stocks In Holding Pattern Following Blow-Off Top, Oblivious Of Fed's Warning Of "Stretched" Valuations

US crude inventories rise by 8.427M barrels, more than expected

Feb 24th,2015

Treasuries Fluctuate After Yellen Signals Fed to Be Flexible

Growth in U.S. Home Prices Slowed in 2014

Fed's Yellen flags rate hikes on 'meeting-by-meeting' basis

US consumer confidence pulls back from multi-year high

US Macro Crashes Near 1-Year Lows, February Running At 90% Data Miss Rate

This could shock US housing market: Bove

Euro zone backs Greek reform plan, four-month aid extension

Toll Brothers profit beats estimates on higher home sales

This chart tells you everything you need to know about what's wrong with the UK housing market

Why There Are No Winners in the Global Currency War

Big Banks Face Scrutiny Over Pricing of Metals

Feb 23rd,2015

There's a new mortgage crisis brewing

Ocwen to Sell $9.8 Billion in Mortgage-Servicing Rights to Nationstar

Existing Home Sales Plunge (and Don't Blame The Weather)

Spain Said to Lead EU Push to Force Terms on Greece

Greece readies reform plans to first sign of leftist unrest

Yellen Faces Congress Amid Direst Threat to Fed Since Dodd-Frank

Ukraine says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

Alan Greenspan Warns: There Will Be a “Significant Market Event... Something Big Is Going To Happen”

Look who's living on the financial edge

'It's treason!' Greek anger at government u-turn

HSBC may face extra $1 billion in FX fines, U.S. compensation costs

Oil prices fall on oversupply and refinery strike concerns

U.S. Banks Hoard $2 Trillion of Ultra-Safe Bonds

Greece now faces a political and economic mess

Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eye On Yellen's Testimony To Congress

Dallas Fed Manufacturing Outlook Crashes To April 2013 Lows

Feb 22nd,2015

Fed rate rise timing back in the spotlight

Greek Leader Seeks to Temper Expectations

Merkel, Hollande Say Europe Aims to Keep Greece in Euro

Ukraine fears spread of war after blast in eastern city

Debt’s Two Sides: Riches and Misery

The Future Of Crowdfunding: What The Next 5 Years Will Bring

Rebuilding Crumbling America Shouldn't Wait

Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher

Feb 21st,2015

Germany set to approve Greek deal if promises met: Merkel ally

Greece has turned a page, says gov't official

The Real Battle Over Greece Still Lies Ahead

U.S. Units of Deutsche Bank, Santander Expected to Fail Fed’s Stress Test

Greek Deal Sets Stage for More Tension

January Home Sales Slowest Since 2008 In Bay Area

Ukraine preparing for 'full-scale war,' says former envoy to Canada

Feb 20th,2015

REPORT: The ECB is preparing for Grexit

Greece says reaches draft accord with euro zone creditors on loan

ECB Plans to Push Greek Banks to Shed State Debt If Talks Fail

Greece Should Not Give In to Germany’s Bullying

Manufacturing PMI Signals "US Economy Has Entered A Slower Growth Phase"; Employment, New Orders Tumble

Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

Real Estate Agents Are Desperate to Understand Millennial Homebuyers

High rents trickle down to smaller cities

The student-loan crisis is really 2 crises

Oil-Drop Pain Spreads to Saudi Arabia’s Energy Behemoth

Why oil is the 'canary in the coal mine': Analyst

Oil falls as report shows slower rig reduction

Feb 19th,2015

Greece offers concessions to win euro zone loan extension, Germany objects

Germany Rejects Loan Request Saying Greece Must Meet Conditions

Europe's firewalls may not be enough to stem Grexit investor panic

Italy warns on consequences of Greek euro exit: l'Espresso

Greece Gives Europe A Counter-Ultimatum: Accept Or Reject Our Offer

Bubbles ‘Wherever We Look’ Unnerve Top Nordic Buyout Fund

Philly Fed Down 3rd Month In A Row, "Hope" Plunges Most Since Lehman

Fed Tiptoes Into Rate-Hike Debate

ECB Minutes Reveal Concerns of Low Inflation

Europe Proposes a Capital Markets Union

Fighting rages in east Ukraine despite bid to revive truce

Freddie Mac Profit Slides on Derivative Losses

French consumer prices fall for first time since 2009

Texas Initial Jobless Claims Surge Higher As Continuing Claims Jump Most In 2015

ECB deflation fears sparked QE launch

Lenders Step Up Financing to Subprime Borrowers

Feb 18th,2015

Greece Seeks Concessions in Loan Extension Request

Mortgage applications plunge as rates hit highest level of the year

Housing starts slide

Prices plunge in January

US Industrial Production Misses (Again) As Manufacturing & Construction Growth Disappoint


Greece to submit loan request to euro zone, Germany resists

Greek Standoff Puts Leaders’ Political Capital at Stake

Greek philosophy: Conflict of ideas driving the crisis

Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault

Why a bond crash can't happen: Nomura’s Goncalves

Oil trades below $62 as rally's sustainability in question

Bank of Japan maintains policy; no surprises

Student Debt May Be Sabotaging Your Shot at Buying a Home

Feb 17th,2015

Greek Euro Exit Risk Increases as EU Delivers Ultimatum

El-Erian: Worst-case scenario may spark correction

Spain says there are 'red lines' for agreement with Greece

Grexit comes down to Germany, not Greece: Analyst

Homebuilder Sentiment Slides, Buyer Traffic Plunges, Weather Blamed

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate Near Records, Euro Gains Amid Greek Talks

Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

Germany Says Russian Moves Triggering Military Shift

China Property Recovery Fails to Gain Traction With Prices Dropping

Empire Fed Slides, Misses As New Orders Tumble And Hope Collapses

Oil reverses gain, falls below $61 as other commods weigh

A third of China's $2.5 trillion corporate bond market is going to be hung out to dry

Feb 16th,2015

Greece rejects Eurogroup text, saying cannot accept bailout extension

On the Road to Putinlandia

Ukraine Truce Fades in Fight for Key Town

Yanis Varoufakis: No Time for Games in Europe

Eurozone Finance Ministers Turn Up Pressure on Greece Ahead of Brussels Meeting

Greek View on Austerity Worries Other Governments

Battle lines drawn as euro zone starts Greek debt talks

Greece Confronts Euro-Area Skepticism on Bailout Breakthrough

Rich Brazilians, Wary of Government, Look Abroad

China's COSCO Dis-Assembles 8 Ships Amid Glut As Baltic Dry Hits Another Record Low

Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

EU places new sanctions on Ukrainians, Russians

Japan crawls out of recession, but GDP misses

Currency Battle Is Tethered to Obama Trade Agenda

Feb 15th,2015

Ukraine is on edge as cease-fire ignored at key railway hub

Greece confident ahead of EU meeting, but sticking to its no-austerity guns 

Eyes of the world on Greece

Greece won't accept bailout programs like past ones: spokesman

Wall Street analysts are pretty terrible at forecasting corporate profits

China is marching into uncharted territory and that should scare you

Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

The Invention Mob, Brought to You by Quirky

Russia's aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West

Feb 14th,2015

Shelling halts in Ukraine's Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

Treasuries Drop a Second Straight Week as Fed Outlook Prevails

The Myth of Black Swan Market Events

Greek Economic Tragedy Sets Scene for Debt-Relief Battle

Feb 13th,2015

Greece, Troika start talks on common reform ground

Greek Debt Standoff Awaits a Decisive Move

Tsipras: Greece 'will not be blackmailed'

Exclusive: Rising deposit outflows and precaution behind extra Greek bank ELA access - sources

Greek finance minister says debt haircut would be cheaper than extension

The Myth of Black Swan Market Events

Unintended consequences: Whalen

S&P 500 Hits All-Time Record High, Dow Tops 18,000

US consumer sentiment tumbles, misses forecast

European Stocks Advance With DAX as German Economy Accelerates

Don't Make Us Do It: ECB Wants a Political Deal on Greece

Global Deflation Exports To US Send Import Prices Tumbling Most Since Lehman

Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

Putin's High Tolerance for Pain and Europe's Reluctance to Inflict It

Why the world's central banks are terrified of slow growth and deflation

Oil tops $60 for first time in 2015; oversupply persists

US Rig Count Plunges By Most Since 1993, Production Hits Record Highs

China Credit Data Prompt More Calls for Monetary Easing

Feb 12th,2015

Another Disappointing Retail Sales Report

Jobless Claims Jump Back Above 300k As Shale State Losses Mount

EU Puts Off Greek Rescue Battle After Brussels Talks Stall

ECB raises pressure on Greece as Tsipras meets EU peers

The Ukraine peace deal ignores a crucial problem that must be solved

Ukraine: 50 Russian tanks and 40 missile systems rolled into the country while Putin talked peace

Business Inventories Grow At Slowest Pace Since May 2013, Inventory-To-Sales Worst Since Lehman

Is Putin Trying to Pry Greece Out of the European Union?

US foreclosure activity rises 5 percent in January: RealtyTrac

'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after deal at Minsk peace summit

Altman: If Putin reneges on Ukraine, US should ...

Raiffeisen Debt Signaling Distress as Currency Woes Mount

Eurozone QE Could Fall on Barren Ground, Warns ECB Economist

Sweden Cuts Rate, Announces Bond-Buying Program

Home-Price Growth Picks Up Speed

Bond Traders Vanishing as Liquidity Evaporates


Cheaper Gas? Politicians Want a Tax Fill-Up

Feb 11th,2015

Higher rates lead to drop in mortgage applications

Greece Faces Tough Battle on Debt at Key Meeting

Complete Preview Of Today's Eurogroup Meeting

Has the Greek Bailout Become a Complete Failure?

Putin to travel to Minsk talks raising hopes of a deal over Ukraine

Ukraine peace summit overshadowed by surge in fighting

Goldman: The Plunge in Rig Count Still Isn't Enough to Stop Oil From Tumbling

WTI Nears $47 Handle After Inventory Build Doubles Expectations & Production Hits Record High

Methodology change sees Indian economy grow faster than China's

Middle-Class Spending Expectations Crash, NY Fed Reports

Banks May Have Overplayed Their Hand Fighting Wall Street Regulation

Feb 10th,2015

EU Sources: EU-Greek Relations Soured by Leaks; Sides Further Apart

Greece just outlined its new demands to Europe

Schauble Shoots Down Stock Surge Catalyst, Says 6 Month Report Is "Wrong", Says If No New Programme "All Over"

Greek defense minister says Greece has Plan B if EU rigid on deal

Greece to Seek $11.3 Billion in Financing to Avoid Funding Crunch

US small business sentiment retreats in January

Lazard Sees $113 Billion Greek Debt Cut as ‘Reasonable’

Greece to Proceed With Piraeus Port Privatization

Euro zone, Greece face off as markets take fright

Germany rejects Greek claim for World War Two reparations

World's Biggest Oil Trader Warns Crude Prices Could Dive Again

China Inflation Drops to Five-Year Low in January

Oil rebound falters as IEA hints at record-high stocks

Ukraine Forces Open New Front Against Separatists Near Mariupol

EU money funds cut exposure to bank debt

US Is Seeking Felony Pleas by Big Banks in Foreign Currency Inquiry

Citi: Oil Could Plunge to $20, and This Might Be 'the End of OPEC'

Banks Forced to Shake Up Analyst Research Business

It’s a Whole New Data Game for Business

Job openings hit 14-year high, hiring up

Feb 9th,2015

Greek Risk Draws Global Concern on Lehman Echo Warnings

Varoufakis Blasts ECB "Has Lost Control Of Monetary Policy" As Germany Tells Greece: "There Is No Way Out"

EU warns Greece: don't assume euro zone will accept your demands

German economy minister urges Greece to present plan 'very quickly'

Greece to Propose a Debt Compromise Plan to Creditors

Greek PM Tsipras says confident of finding compromise with Europe

Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces

U.S. Banks Say Soaring Dollar Puts Them at Disadvantage

The World's Best Known Global Shipping Index has Crashed To Its Lowest Level Ever

Italy Lenders Seen Cleansing Books Amid Bad-Bank Plans

OPEC Sees More Demand for Its Oil, Less for U.S.

Central Banks Move to Drive Down Currencies, Yielding Domino Effect


Belgium considers arrest warrant against HSBC Switzerland directors

Stunning Chart Of The Day: For The First Time Ever, Central Banks Will Monetize More Than 100% Of Global Sovereign Debt

Feb 8th,2015

Greece: Greenspan predicts exit from euro inevitable

A silver lining to falling yields: Time to refinance

Greek finance minister: The euro will collapse if Greece exits

U.K. Is Readying Contingency Plans for Possible Greek Eurozone Exit

Varoufakis Warns "Cloud Of Fear Over Europe Becoming Worse Than Former Soviet Union"

Renters Are Majority in Big U.S. Cities

Leaders scramble to avert 'dramatic spiral' in Ukraine

Russia is getting military bases in an EU state

China's imports slump, capping dismal January trade performance

Western leaders warn that this Ukraine peace bid might be the last chance to stop an all-out war

G20, EU leaders meet in a week to mend Greece

Nigel Farage on European Disunion

Europe Pushes for Diplomatic Solution in Ukraine Amid Calls for Arming Kiev

China’s Monumental Debt Trap - Why It Will Rock The Global Economy

RadioShack brand to live on after bankruptcy filing

Technology Or Human Touch in Retail Banking?

OPEC is to blame for the oil swoon: BIS

These Experts Know Exactly Where Oil Prices Are Headed

Red-hot real estate in San Francisco

Feb 7th,2015

Greece Could Run Out of Cash in Weeks

Going Beyond Jobs Numbers Noise

Pros: Jan. jobs report not enough for Fed rates hike

Only 44% Of U.S. Adults Are Employed For 30-Or-More Hours Per Week

Saudi Arabia Deepens Asia Oil Discount to Record Low

Oil production increases ahead: Alberta premier

Investors eye oil wells as prices slump

Four reasons why any oil rallies won't last

US oil production is still going through the roof

The Baltic Dry Index Has Only Been Lower Than This 8 Days In 30 Years

Ukraine Summit Is Unsuccessful; U.S. Contemplates Next Steps

Europe and U.S. clash over how to confront Putin on Ukraine

Stream of Foreign Wealth Flows to Elite New York Real Estate

Dave Ramsey's Advice on Mortgage

India to Inject $1.1 Billion in Nine State-Owned Lenders

Greece Exposes The Global Economy's Achilles Heel

New York’s Baccarat Hotel Fetches Record Valuation From Chinese Buyer

Feb 6th,2015

WRAPUP 4-Isolated Greece wants no more bailout money with strings

January Jobs Report: Everything You Need to Know

For blue-collar America wage gains are slim even as employment surges

Did The BLS Forget To Count Thousands Of Energy Job Losses?

Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?

BLS Unleashes Whopping Revisions To 2014 Jobs Data, Now Reports 423K Job Gains In November

Saudi Arabia Deepens Asia Oil Discount to Record Low

Stunned Wall Street Cries: ‘Sell Treasuries!’

Greek Debt Diplomacy Doesn’t Sell Well in Germany

Greece isolated in euro zone, ministers to meet Feb. 11

Merkel Holding Emergency Talks With Putin Over Deepening Crisis

Texas Swagger Fades as Oil Town Finds Itself in OPEC Squeeze

As you can see, the dollar surged against the yen immediately after the jobs report

Global debt up by $57 trillion since crisis: Report

Oil climbs, Brent posts best two weeks since 1998

Feb 5th,2015

Fisher Island bucks luxury housing slowdown trend in Fla.

Initial jobless claims rise modestly

21,322 jobs were cut in January due to crashing oil prices

Oil heading for $30, currency war coming: Analysts

Why Cheaper Oil Doesn’t Always Lead to Economic Growth

Spain’s American-Style Fixed-Rate Loans Break the Mold

Greece Refuses To Back Down: "Government Will Do As Promised" Tsipras Says

Germany Cool on Greek Push for Bridge Program

Europe is officially heading into a year of deflation

Greek, German ministers clash as ECB snub hits Athens' banks

Stocks broadly higher as oil rises; euro up vs. Swiss franc

US Trade Deficit Soars In December As Strong Dollar Hurts Exports, Downward Q4 GDP Revisions Imminent

Greek PM, Russia's Putin discuss economy, Ukraine

US productivity spins into reverse, down 1.8%

Local Politics Are Fracturing European Unity

Feb 4th,2015

Demand for government-backed FHA loans spikes

Private payrolls rise less than expected in January

How The ISM Beat Expectations: It Assumed January Weather Was Worse Than The Polar Vortex

Calgary’s housing market under pressure as new listings, inventory soar

European Stocks Waver on Greek Uncertainty

Greece's rock-star finance minister Yanis Varoufakis defies ECB's drachma threats

As Oil Prices Climb, Some Harbor Doubts

Oil industry job cuts are here

S.&P. Settlement Leaves Future Unclear for Ratings

Services PMI Worst New Order Growth Since Financial Crisis, ISM Weakest Employment Since Feb 2014

Negative yield bonds: Here's who's buying

China cuts bank reserve requirement to spur growth

Oil’s Surge to Bull Market Viewed as Temporary Bounce

Are 'perverted yield curves' pointing to a slowdown?

Feb 3rd,2015

Banks ease mortgage standards

European Stocks Rise as Greece Backs Down From Writedown Request

The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment

Greece FinMin: "No U-Turn" In Our Position; "Write-Off Can Occur In Several Methods" Spokesman Adds

Merkel Expects Greek Funding Talks to Drag On for Months

Factory Orders Plunge 5th Month In A Row As ISM New York Crashes Most Since 2007

U.S. Auto Sales Surge in January

Meet the 80-Year-Old Whiz Kid Reinventing the Corporate Bond Market

RBA cuts interest rates to record low of 2.25%

India allows banks flexibility on big projects to reboot growth

Oil erases losses for 2015 as majors take action

BP's Dudley: Oil may stick at $50 'for some time'

S&P reaches $1.5 billion deal with U.S., states over crisis-era ratings

S&P, Calpers settle suit over mortgage deals for $125 million: WSJ

Gasoline's price plummet appears to have hit bottom

Russia Outlines Prescription to Bolster Its Ailing Economy, but Experts Scoff

Tax Reform Is the Cry, Until Details Are Offered

Feb 2nd,2015

U.S. consumer spending in December weakest since 2009

For Greece, Bank Trouble Looms Again as New Government Takes Shape

Greece finance minister unveils plan to end debt stand-off

Settling Case, S.&P. Backs Off Claims of U.S. ‘Retaliation’

US Deflation Surges To Level Last Seen In October 2008

Carney Managing U.K. Markets Stirs Specter of Bond Pain

Greece's New Finance Minister Is Brilliant. So Why Does He Make Everyone So Nervous?

A third of mortgage holders don't know their rate

ISM Manufacturing Tumbles To One-Year Lows As New Orders Crater; Construction Spending Disappoints

Greece's Damage Control Fails to Budge Euro Officials

Oil up 11 percent after two-day rally; trade volatile on stock builds

Euro zone may have negative inflation in some months to come: ECB's Nowotny

Feb 1st,2015

Fed's 'solid' growth view faces test as Greek drama unfolds

Greek minister wants to link debt payments to growth: Der Spiegel

China's factory sector unexpectedly shrinks in January

Greece seeks to reassure Europe as tensions rise

Spain's anti-austerity Podemos stages show of force before elections

No Deal in Ukraine Peace Talks as Fight Rages Over Key Town

Veteran portfolio chief sees bright spots in volatile market

Dubai Stocks Rise Most in 6 Weeks on Oil; Saudi Jumps on Payout

Treasury official among those eyed for regional U.S. Fed openings

JPMorgan to pay $99.5 million to resolve currency rigging lawsuit

Jan 31st,2015

Savings at the Pump Are Staying in Wallets

Treasurys Post Biggest Monthly Gain Since 2011

ECB Threatens Athens With Bank Funding Cutoff If No Deal In One Month: February 28 Is Now D-Day For Greece

Mortgages frames negative rate for the first time

The Global Slowdown Is Making Asia's Debt Mountain Even Worse

As Greece and EU Clash, Clues on Deal Emerge

Greece Will Repay ECB, IMF, Reach Deal With EU, Tsipras Says

Cullen/Frost CEO: We can handle oil at $37

Stocks skid for second month; Dow falls 250 pts

Energy may see further weakness as key names report

Oil Price Soars, Rig Count Plunges Worst Ever, But Bloodletting Just Beginning

American CEOs Most Bearish on Earnings Since 2008 Crisis

With Fed Versus Bond Bulls, There Is Potential for Lots of Investor Pain

Jan 30th,2015

U.S. homeownership hits 20-year low, but new households growing

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Across The Oil Patch

Canadians set to jump on home buyer bandwagon amid lower rates

Eurozone Consumer Prices Fell Sharply in January

Greece Sets Up Cash Crunch for March Telling EU Financial Bailout Is Over

‘Middle-Class Economics’

Russia Retreats From Ruble Defense in Surprise Interest-Rate Cut

Greece’s Feisty Finance Minister Tries a More Moderate Message

Indian Banks’ Shares Plunge as Bad-Loan Provisions Surge

U.S. consumer sentiment rises to best since 2004

Russia warns West support for Kiev could lead to 'catastrophe'

Crucial Employment Cost Index Growth Slows

Cheap Oil Sours Big-Budget Energy Projects

Q4 Annualized GDP Misses, Tumbles To 2.6% From 5.0%; Surging Personal Consumption Pulled Forward From 2015

Euro zone slides deeper into deflation

Yields on longer-dated Treasurys sink on GDP data

Sanctions on Russia are 'economic war'

'Revolving Door' Between Fed and Banks Spins Faster

The index that timed the 2008 crash perfectly just slumped to a 3-decade low

Chicago PMI Beats But Remains Lower Year-Over-Year

How Scary Is The Slowdown In China? Shanghai Is Refusing To Set New Growth Targets After Reporting A Huge Miss

Oil Prices Surge 8% After Long Slide Down

Jan 29th,2015

U.S. pending home sales drop more than expected in December

Remodeling helps lift housing industry

How a Two-Tier Economy Is Reshaping the U.S. Marketplace

Stocks ease on earnings outlook, Greece worries

Initial Jobless Claims Collapse To 15 Year Lows But Shale States Job Losses Explode

Who Doubts Yellen's Policies? Summers for One

Putin's Unexpected Victory: Europe Furious That Greece Is Now A Russian Sanctions Veto

The ECB's Attempts To Revive Lending Since The Financial Crisis Have Failed

Alibaba Data to Help Provide Consumer Credit Ratings

Homeowners in Poland Borrowed in Swiss Francs, and Now Pay Dearly

Stocks hammered again: Dow loses 196

One Wrong Word From Lukashenko Sends Belarus Bonds Into Tailspin

Billionaire: US faces 'massive job killing machine'

Larry McDonald: Dollar creating ‘tremendous systemic risk’

The 'Oil Capital Of California' Has Declared A Fiscal Emergency

Big banks fail to dismiss U.S. currency rigging lawsuit

Jan 28th,2015

Jeffrey Gundlach: Fed Is on the Brink of Making a Big Mistake

Fed seen remaining patient with rate guidance amid global turmoil

Greek PM Tsipras promises radical change, markets tumble

The Strong Dollar Is Always Good, Except When It Isn’t

Investment banks can benefit from online intelligence

Debt That Once Boosted Its Cities Now Burdens China

Heavy Fighting Drains Ukraine Government’s Options and Finances

Oil slips to $49 as U.S. crude inventories hit record

How Student Debt Harms the Economy

Big Oil Faces Time of Reckoning

Everyone is scared: Nobel Prize winner Shiller

Putin Is Loving What's Happening In Greece Right Now

Russia's Central Bank Is Encouraging Banks To Accept Losses As Crisis Deepens

Jan 27th,2015

US metro home price growth slows: Case-Shiller

Orders for US durable goods fell 3.4 percent in December

Seven Consecutive Downward Reivisions To New Home Sales Data Place Serious Doubts On Report Accuracy

Gundlach: Fed should hold line: ECB QE will fail

Commodities rout slows Caterpillar

Wall St tumbles with Microsoft, Caterpillar; data weighs

Stocks fall as U.S. earnings disappoint; euro up vs dollar

Goldman Sachs’s Cohn Says Oil Prices May Hit $30 in Extended Slump

Mortgage Battle Flares as U.K. Homebuying Loses Allure

Obama Administration to Propose New Offshore Areas for Oil and Gas Drilling

El-Erian: These are 2 big market risks

Collapsing Oil Prices Are Forcing Small US Producers To Shut Down Wells

Australia Iron Ore Has Crashed

Investment Riches Built on Subprime Auto Loans to Poor

First U.S. bitcoin exchange opens for business

Jan 26th,2015

HUD boss on FHA loans: 'We're not changing who qualifies'

Uneven Progress for 3 Chicagoans Janet Yellen Held Up as Symbols

Tsipras Forges Anti-Austerity Coalition in EU Challenge

Despite Initial Tremors, Markets Mostly Shake Off Greek Election Results

"Unambiguously Good"? Dallas Fed Collapses To 20-Month Lows As Orders Plunge

As Oil Prices Fall, Alaska’s New Governor Faces a Novel Goal, Frugality

For Saudis, Falling Demand for Oil Is the Biggest Concern

Greece Must Repay Debt, Europe Officials Say

Ocwen calls investor claims 'baseless'

Super Mario's Desperate QE Gamble to Save Europe

European Regulators Pressure Big Banks to Increase Capital

Jan 25th,2015


Europe Watches as Greeks Vote for More Reform or Defiance

ECB now faces another battle: Dealing with Greece

Carney Says QE Can Encourage Excessive Risk-Taking in Markets

America Is Exhibiting A Symptom Of A Dying Free-Enterprise System

China Bull Market Masks Momentum Breakdown as Stock Volumes Sink

All eyes on Fed, Greece after ECB fires bazooka

Ukraine’s ceasefire has become a farce, with Vladimir Putin the author

Euro’s Big Drop Puts U.S. Economy, Federal Reserve to the Test

Jan 24th,2015

700,000 Homeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing

French president urges business to help fight terrorism

ECB stimulus may ease Greek election concerns

Euro’s Big Drop Puts U.S. Economy, Federal Reserve to the Test

A Smooth Saudi Succession, but a Rough Road Ahead

Exclusive: Big mortgage investors take first step toward suing Ocwen

Deere to cut more than 900 U.S. workers as farm economy weakens

Jan 23rd,2015

London Home-Value Gains Slow as High Prices Deter Buyers

Aggressive ECB Stimulus Ushers In New Era for Europe

ECB’s Jens Weidmann Warns Over Bond-Buying Program

Soros: ECB QE means inequality and asset bubbles

Syriza Leads In 6 Polls; Leader Tsipras Shuns Merkel, Says "Won't Honor Commitments"

Monthly US rents rising, especially in San Francisco

What could derail the housing market in 2015

This Is What Gold Does In A Currency Crisis, Euro Edition

China factories stall for second straight month

World Bank: Commodity Prices Are Going To Keep Falling In 2015

Evaporating inflation and growth put pressure on central banks

U.S. banks resign themselves to lower yields for longer

Anxiety Over Government Probes Spreads to Top-Rated Chinese Borrowers

Oil fields at risk: Where the slowdown has begun

European Central Bank Bets Big on Curing the Economy

Kuroda Says BOJ to Mull Fresh Options in Case of More Easing

The Chilly Fallout Between Putin and His Oligarch Pals

Kyle Bass: Falling oil to push back Fed rate hike

Ruble Colluding With Oil Brews Russian Toxic Loan Morass

FedEx, in wake of UPS warning, reaffirms its fiscal 2015 guidance

Jan 22nd,2015

ECB agrees landmark sovereign bond-buy plan

Jobless Claims Over 300k For 3rd Week, Spike In Shale States

More Job Cuts at Banks Seen in 2015 in Poll of Investors

Goldman Sachs Investments Test the Volcker Rule

Revenge of Disaffected Europe Risks Crisis Sparked in Greece

China Injects $8 Billion Into Banking System

Global Bonds Rise After ECB Purchase Pledge Reduces Inventory

Canada’s rate cut signals more volatility ahead

RBC to buy City National in $5.4 bln deal

Crude Tumbles On Biggest Weekly Inventory Build Since 2001

Jan 21st,2015

Manhattan Luxury Condos Sit on Market While Foreign Buying Power Weakens

ECB Executive Board’s QE Proposal Calls for Roughly €50 Billion in Bond Buys Per Month

Builders’ New Power Play: Net-Zero Homes

Bank of Canada Shocks With Rate Cut “Insurance” Against Oil Slump

U.S., Europe Stocks Rise on ECB Stimulus Plan Details

Halliburton, Baker Hughes to lay off thousands as oil slumps

Is Dollar Next? Investors Reassess After Swiss Shock: Currencies

Building Permits Slide For 2nd Month, Miss Expectations; Starts Near Cycle Highs

BOJ cuts inflation forecast, governor signals no rush to ease

Fed Officials Reassess U.S. Outlook Amid Global Weakness

Wells Fargo Sees ECB Floundering on QE Pushing Euro to $1.25

Pound Weakens After BOE Policy Makers Drop Call to Raise Rates

Chinese Debt Is Fueling Swings in World’s Wildest Stocks

Jan 20th,2015

Homebuilder Sentiment Retreats Slightly January

IMF cuts global growth outlook, calls for accommodative policy

Morgan Stanley Misses Estimates on Bond-Trading Revenue

More QE will not help the world, says Mervyn King

Why Chinese Developer Kaisa's Default Risk Has Money Managers Spooked

Honda Warns Against ‘Stupid’ Auto Loans Driving U.S. Sales Gains

Chinese GDP Beats And Misses - Slowest Growth Since 1990's Tiannanmen Square Sanctions Hit

China Economic Growth Is Slowest in Decades

Jan 19th,2015

ECB May Deliver $635 Billion to Steer Euro Away From Deflation

Markets expect decade of below-target inflation even as ECB readies QE

Banks and Congress blast Obama plan to tax Wall St and wealthy

EU Has No Plans to Ease Russia Sanctions

Ukraine Says Russians Cross Border as Airport Battle Rages

One in Five Distressed Corporate Bonds Are Made in Moscow

Behind the 8% plunge in China's stock market

The Scale Of The Chinese Real Estate Crash Is Terrifying

Jan 18th,2015

How A Housing Crisis Can Hobble A Nation's Economy For Years

An opulent bet on housing

Looking to the ECB to move the dial

Oil prices dip on gloomy Chinese, European outlook

Euro Back in Crisis Mode as First ECB Then Greece Decides

Is the China share sell off a teapot tempest?

ECB faces crucial test of 'whatever it takes'

Bank of Japan's Liquidity Trap Holds a Warning for ECB

Credit Suisse to charge large companies for franc deposits

Russia's Net Outflows Hit Their Highest Level Ever

The Key to $10 Billion in U.S. Human Smuggling: Big Banks

Oil Declines as Iraq Pumps Crude at Record Pace Amid Glut

Jan 17th,2015

Slow Rise in Consumer Prices May Stymie the Fed

Rally for Oil Companies Snaps 5-Day Losing Streak

Oil Boss Says More Job Cuts Ahead

Moody’s Cuts Russia’s Ratings to Brink of Junk

Market to European Central Bank: Size of QE matters!

Steepest Oil-Rig Drop Shows Shale Losing Fight to OPEC

ECB Weighing QE Through National Central Banks, Spiegel Reports

Greek central bank asks ECB to allow emergency bank lending line if needed

China central bank scholar sees GDP growth up to 7.3 percent in 2015: Xinhua

World Economic Forum global risks 2015

Jan 16th,2015

Market cools for million-dollar homes

Oilfield Services Company Schlumberger Is Cutting 9,000 Jobs

UBS’s Richest Clients Seen Flocking to Dollars After Swiss Franc Shock

Casualties Spread From New York to New Zealand

Industrial Production Drops By Most In 11 Months (After Biggest Surge Since 2010)

Venture Funding of U.S. Startups Last Year Was Most Since 2000

What The Soaring Swiss Franc Means For Hungarian And Polish Mortgages

Inflation Slows Amid Plunge in Oil

Consumer Prices in U.S. Drop Most in Six Years as Fuel Falls

Greek Banks Request Emergency Liquidity as Outflows Grow

Goldman Sachs profit hit by weak fixed-income trading

An ECB Board Member Says QE 'Has To Be Big' To Work

Fed should not tighten policy in 2015, Kocherlakota says

Unfazed by market swings, Fed sticks to mid-2015 hike scenario

EU Consumer Prices Fall for First Time on Record

Foreign-Exchange Brokers Are Going Bankrupt In The Swiss Franc's Surge

Jan 15th,2015

U.S. jobless claims rise to four-month high

Treasuries Climb as Negative Swiss Rates Fuel U.S. Value Play

"It's Carnage" - Swiss Franc Soars Most Ever After SNB Abandons EURCHF Floor; Macro Hedge Funds Crushed

With Ruble in Free fall, Russians Scramble to Dump Trophy Homes and Break Contracts

Lennar sees margins squeezed in 2015, shares fall

Philly Fed Crashes From 21 Year Highs To 12 Month Lows, Employment Tumbles

Citigroup profit falls on legal and restructuring charges

Small Business Lending Is Still Way Below The Pre-Recession Peak

BofA Profit Drops 11% as Fixed-Income Trading Revenue Slumps

U.S. Home Lending Set to Bounce Back in 2015 After Slump

Cheaper oil tames U.S. producer inflation; jobless claims up

Best Buy Warns of Profit Pressure After Holiday Windfall

Europe plunged into energy crisis as Russia cuts off gas supply via Ukraine

Jan 14th,2015

A silver lining to falling yields: Time to refinance

Mortgage applications spike, biggest gain in six years

U.S. Retail Sales Fall 0.9% in December

10-year yield breaks through October lows; dips to 1.79%

JPMorgan Fourth-Quarter Profit Drops 6.6% on Trading Slump

Oil fall could lead to capex collapse: DoubleLine's Gundlach

Foreclosures down, but will take 2 more years to normalize: CoreLogic

World Bank Cuts Global Growth Outlook With U.S. Lone Bright Spot

Why the outlook for big banks is pretty dismal

Wells Fargo profit rises on higher commercial, industrial loans

KB Home Falls Most in 22 Years on Profitability Forecast

Jan 13th,2015

Fee Cut, Lower Rates Could Boost Mortgage Refinancings

California seeking to suspend Ocwen Financial's mortgage license

Nearly half of home buyers don't shop for a mortgage

JOLTS Data Suggests Labor Market Won't Normalize For Another Three Years

Investors Shift Bets on Fed Rate Increase

StanChart faces $4.4 billion commodities hit, may need to raise cash - analysts

Oil Drops Below $45; U.S. Stockpiles May Speed Collapse

Oil Spread Shows Saudi Shale Strategy Working: Chart of the Day

Tsipras Says ’Fiscal Waterboarding’ Holding Greece Back

Chinese Auto Dealers in Open Revolt Threaten Sales Prospects for VW, GM

Citigroup quietly scales back in consumer banking

S&P Said Near $1 Billion Mortgage Ratings Settlement With U.S.

Bank Hedges Highest in Two Years on Rates, Crude Concern

U.K. Inflation Rate Drops to Lowest in Almost 15 Years

Kaisa Dollar Bonds Rally as Developer Gets Loan Default Waiver

European banks face $52 billion in litigation costs: Morgan Stanley

BlackRock Launches U.S. Real Estate ETF

Jan 12th,2015

This Guy Called Bonds in ’14. You Listening This Time?

New study paints bleak picture of manufacturing rebound

Here's Your Complete Preview Of This Week's Big Economic Events

ECB’s Debate on Stimulus Intensifies

OPEC price war in Asia intensifies as oil falls below $50

Spillover effect: Oil price crash bankrupting 'small oil

The 7 German Banks That Survived The Financial Crisis Are Still A Mess

Why the Doorman Is Lonely

Cheap gas: Who wins, who loses?

Oil Whacks S&P 500 Earnings Growth

As Oil Prices Fall, Banks Serving the Energy Industry Brace for a Jolt

The Pace At Which US Rig Counts Are Tumbling Is Unusually Intense

Kaisa Bondholders Said Not to Have Received Dollar Bond Payment

Eastern Air Lines hopes to launch flights in mid-March

Jan 11th,2015

Wholesale businesses boost stockpiles 0.8%

Kicking Dodd-Frank in the Teeth

Here's What A 'Grexit' Would Cost Europe

Banks Ready Contingency Plans in Case of Greek Eurozone Exit

The Risk Of Deflation In America Is Rapidly Escalating

North Dakota county feels Bakken boom ebb away as oil falls

Legal challenge shows rocky path to ECB money-printing

Jan 10th,2015

Skills gap 'real issue' in US economy: Pro

Russia Cut to One Step Above Junk by Fitch on Oil, Sanctions

Dollar, stocks fall on revived growth worries

Fed’s Bond Buying Yields Bonanza for Treasury

Closely Watched Inflation Gauge Falls to Lowest Level in 14 Years

Fed Warns on Global Growth Fears

These 15 US Cities Are Driving The Future In 2015

Jan 9th,2015

Non-Farm Payrolls Rise By More Than Expected 252K, But Hourly Earnings Plunge Most In At Least 8 Years

ECB Weighs Bond Purchases Up to 500 Billion Euros to Juice Economy

How OPEC Weaponized the Price of Oil Against U.S. Drillers

German Industrial Production Falls Amid Plunge in Energy Output

Car Loans See Rise In Missed Payments

Oil prices hit over five year low in tumble after two-day break

Kaisa Bondholders Are Dreaming of White Knight While Default Becomes Reality

Bubbles are forming where we're not looking: Pros

Retailers are closing up shop. Here's why...

Vanguard Group execs say deflation a real risk for global economy

London Slowdown Drags U.K. House-Price Growth Below 10%

Traders see Fed starting to raising rates in September

China central bank to maintain 'prudent' monetary policy in 2015

The "Waiter And Bartender" Recovery: Most Food Service Jobs Added Since 2012

Monte dei Paschi says ECB asking for 14.3 percent core capital level

Canada loses jobs for second month in a row, housing cools

Janet Yellen Now Faces One Of The Most Bizarre Problems The Fed Has Ever See

Jan 8th,2015

Obama to Outline Proposals to Bolster a Lagging Housing Sector

Renters' paychecks hit hard in priciest cities

Continuing Claims Surge Most Since 2009 Over Last 6 Weeks, Initial Claims Miss

Evans Says Fed Shouldn’t Rush Rate Rise as Inflation Undershoots

ECB risks undermining QE if it opts for compromise plan

What Companies Strip Out of ‘Non-GAAP’ Earnings: Fines, Exec Bonuses, Severance, Rebranding Costs…

Oil holds above $51 as traders search for floor

No chance of OPEC output cut, even after oil dips below $50: Gulf delegates

Saudi Arabia Launches An Oil-Price Offensive

“Goldilocks Has Left The Building": Citigroup Goes Medieval On The Energy Sector

ECB warns Greek funding access hinges on keeping bailout

Greek Crisis Jolts QE Juggernaut as ECB Ponders Deflation

Coke To Fire 1800, Caterpillar Laying Off 200

Fed Minutes Show Rate Rise Unlikely Before April

Santander to Raise $8.88 Billion in Capital

The Chart That Terrifies The Fed

Jan 7th,2015

Weekly mortgage applications fall sharply over holidays

Most Americans Don’t Have Savings to Pay Unexpected Bill

Eurozone Consumer Prices Fall for First Time Since 2009, Adding to Deflation Fears

ADP Employment Beats 4th Month In A Row, At 6-Month Highs

Bank Of America Says Brent Crude Could Slide To $40

Deep Debt Keeps Oil Firms Pumping

Supply may not be oil's only problem: Lloyd Blankfein

Treasuries Drop Ends Seven-Day Gain Before Fed Minutes

El-Erian: 2 forces threaten low-volatility markets

Loan Funds Targeted in Review of Liquidity Risk: Credit Markets

UK Elections Could Pave The Way For Greece's Euro Zone Exit

Greek 10-Year Bond Yields Exceed 10%

Italy Unemployment Rises to New High, Showing Europe Divergence

Germany says not planning for Greek euro zone exit

China fourth-quarter GDP growth may slow to 7.2 percent, weakest since first quarter 2009

U.S. Service-Sector PMI Slows in December

Jan 6th,2015

Bonds Rally Around World With Global Yields at Record-Low 1.28%

Service ISM Tumbles To Lowest Since June, Biggest Miss Since 2013, Prices Crash To 2009 Level

Flight to safety drives US 10-year Treasury yield below 2%

French And German Borrowing Rates Have Hit New All-Time Lows

Bill Gross' 2015 Outlook: "The Good Times Are Over, The Time For Risk Taking Has Passed"

German bank exposure to Greece around $28 billion: banks

U.S. small-business borrowing fell in November: PayNet

Biggest Oil-Rig Drop Since 2009 Spells Tough Year Ahead

Oil Extends Drop Below $50 as U.S. Stockpiles Seen Rising

Oilfield Writedowns Loom as Plummeting Prices Gut Drilling Values

Manhattan apartment prices hit record high

Euro zone economy ended 2014 in poor shape: PMI

China Fast-Tracks $1 Trillion in Projects to Spur Growth

Free Money in Bond Markets Shows Global Economy Still Struggling

Jan 5th,2015

U.S. 30-Year Bond Yield Lowest Since 2012 as Inflation Slows

Economists sceptical ECB bond-buying would revive eurozone

Plunging Oil Prices Test Texas’ Economic Boom

European Central Bank is ‘out of bullets’: Analyst

'Grexit' Is Back: A Greek Exit From the Euro Raises Fears of Fiscal Contagion 

Jeff Gundlach: "If Oil Drops To $40 The Geopolitical Consequences Could Be Terrifying"

German Inflation, Weakest Since 2009, Raises Pressure on ECB

Young Home Buyers Return in U.S. as Economy Accelerates

European Banks Have Limited Greek Exposure, JPMorgan Says

GM And Chrysler Sales Surge

Jan 4th,2015

Easy street or the bread line? New Year wage hike debated

Greek Euro Membership in Balance in Jan. 25 Voting, Samaras Says

The Euro Crisis Is Entering A New, Highly Dangerous Phase

German government confident Greece will stick to reforms

A Stress Test for Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank

The Depression That Was Fixed by Doing Nothing

Jan 3rd,2015

GUNDLACH: The Consensus Is Wrong — Interest Rates Could Sink To Levels We Haven't Seen In Decades

U.S. factory sector suffers end-of-year chill

Endangered Species: Young U.S. Entrepreneurs

U.S. construction spending unexpectedly falls in November

Treasuries Advance as Yield Advantage Approaches 15-Year High

The ‘Divergent’ World of 2015

China's "Illusion Of Prosperity" Exposed: Forget Ghost Cities, Meet Ghost Factories

Global factory growth ends 2014 on low note: PMI

Oil Falls to 5 1/2-Year Low as Russia, Iraq Boost Output

Lakshman Achuthan Isn't Encouraged By The Recent Spate Of Improving Economic Data

Jan 2nd,2015

Draghi Prepares to Act Against Risk of Deflation

Merkel ally urges ECB not to buy struggling states' bonds

Loan Pinch Seen Lasting in ’15 Amid Fed Scrutiny: Credit Markets

Un-Decoupling? US Manufacturing PMI Tumbles To 11-Month Lows

Right wing in Europe could bring 'turmoil'

Ambac sues Bank of America over Countrywide mortgage bonds

Eurozone Bonds Surge on QE Hopes

Too Little Inflation Is A Bigger Risk Than Too Much Inflation Right Now

European Industries Just Had A Disastrous Quarter

The US market is trading like it's 1999: Ablin

Jan 1st,2015

Housing Market Enters 2015 Facing Affordability Pressures

Singapore Home Prices Post Longest Losing Streak in Decade

Overseas Headwinds Test U.S. Economy

Chinese Banks Offer Goodies for Cash

Good Times Run Out for Sand Producers

China Is Sputtering

Slow China Growth, Uneven Global Recovery Hampers Singapore's Economy

Dec 31st,2014

Pending home sales rise just 0.8% in November

Existing Home Sales Revised Lower (Again), Midwest Slumps For 6th Month In A Row

Inflation No-Show Unlikely to Slow Fed Rate Liftoff: Economy

Initial Jobless Claims Rise 17k, End 2014 At Same Level As In July

The Hidden Student-Debt Bomb

Chicago PMI MIsses, Drops To 5-Month Lows

Fed should heed market view of deflation risk: Minneapolis Fed chief

Anemic growth warrants easy monetary policy: IMF's Lagarde

Crude Extends Losses on Rising Inventories at Cushing

Chinese Factory Activity Slips in December

For Banks, 2014 Was a Year of Big Penalties

Maybe There Isn’t a Bubble, but There’s Plenty of Risk

DOJ targeting Morgan Stanley's relationship with subprime lender: NYT

Praet Warning of Oil Effects Signals Higher Chance of ECB QE

Dollar’s Surge Pummels Companies in Emerging Markets

China's 2014 Slowdown In 7 Charts

Greece Dissolves Parliament to Prepare for Early Elections

Dec 30th,2014

Growth in U.S. Home Prices Continued to Downshift October

Startup Values Set Records

ROBERT SHILLER: The San Francisco Housing Market Is Getting 'A Little Bit Bubbly'

Behind the $50 million bet against home builders

Consumer Confidence Misses 2nd Month In A Row Despite Record Stocks, Low Gas Prices

Saudi Arabia doesn't care about volatile oil

For banks, a rocky road for the year ahead

Oil hits five-and-a-half-year low below $57 on supply glut

As Oil Prices Fall, Alaska Governor Halts Project Spending

Credit Suisse to fight New York mortgage securities case

5 Charts That Explain The Biggest World Economy Trends In 2014

Why some mortgages get suddenly canceled

Dec 29th,2014

Labor-Market Dropouts Stay on the Sidelines

Detroit Homeowners Face New Test in Foreclosure Notices

U.S. Bond Sentiment Worst Since Disastrous ’09 as Fed Shifts

Dallas Fed Tumbles Below Lowest Estimate As Commodity Crash Comes Knocking

Euro zone rattled as Greece braces for elections

The Junk Bond Market Is Signalling Bad News For The Stock Market

China Tackles First-World Quandary as $800 Billion Is Freed Up for Lenders

Samaras Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Avert Early Elections

The 94% Plunge That Shows Abenomics Losing Global Investors

Russian economy suffers first contraction since global crisis

Dec 28th,2014

The 22 Most Expensive Homes Sold This Year

ECB's Weidmann says German 2015 growth may be better than expected

Russia Is In Crisis And Putin Is Fighting To Survive It

Japan Approves $29 Billion Spending Package to Boost Economy

No need for ECB to buy sovereign bonds now: German economic adviser

Dec 27th,2014

Life Without Fannie and Freddie

Oil Caps Fifth Weekly Loss on Global Supply Glut Concern

Some States See Budgets at Risk as Oil Price Falls

Traders Dive Into Junk-Bond ETF Hedges on Oil Concerns: Options

Natural gas prices plunge in mild winter

Russia May Burn Wealth Funds in 3 Years Without Cuts

China's November industrial profits suffer sharpest fall in 27 months

China's trade growth seen falling short of target in 2014

Dec 26th,2014

New York's Top Cop Scores as Credit Suisse Faces $10 Billion Mortgage Fraud Suit

BLACKROCK: Accounting Trickery Has Boosted S&P 500 Profits By 86%

Why S&P 500 Revenue And EPS Forecasts Were Just Slashed By One Third

Job Engine Running Low on Gas

U.S. Government Bonds Higher After Recent Selloff

Japan inflation slows and output slips, keep BOJ under pressure

Japan’s Savings Rate Turns Negative in Challenge for Abe

Russia forecasts economic slump as bailed-out bank gets more funds

MasterCard holiday spending report shows electronics weak, lodging strong

Dec 25th,2014

Wells Fargo, HSBC Among Banks Sued Over Subprime Securities

US retailers may only just meet holiday sales forecasts

Russia's Defense of the Ruble Cuts Reserves by $15.7 Billion in Week

China to Ease Rules to Boost Lending

Japanese Bond Yields Hit Historic Low

Citigroup to sell Japan retail banking business

Dec 25th,2014

US Mortgage Applications Rose Last Week

Russians Race to Secure Mortgages Before Costs Spiral

Bad Day for Bonds May Be Just Noise

Diversity Rules in Nature and Maybe in Financial Markets, Too

UBS Raises Flag on China’s $1 Trillion Overseas Debt Pile

U.S. jobless claims fall to seven-week low

Russia Begins A $100 Billion Debt Bailout As Its Bonds Face 'Junk' Rating

Stock rally is no Christmas fluke, economists say

Oil Drillers Are Under Pressure to Scrap Rigs to Cope With Downturn

PBOC Uses Hidden Hand as China Seeks to Stem Slowdown: Economy

Dec 23rd,2014

The Housing Recovery Remains Cancelled Due To 6 Months Of Downward Revisions

Economy Grows Most Since ’03 on U.S. Consumer-Spending Gains

Here Is The Reason For The "Surge" In Q3 GDP

The Consumer Hasn't Been This Confident In Seven Years

David Tepper Is Worried We're About To Relive 1999

Britain's Recovery Is Worse Than Expected

Check out the world’s best—and worst—performing housing markets

Ruble Swap Shows China Challenging IMF as Emergency Lender

Greek Drama Draws Market Scrutiny as ECB Impact Weighed

Durables Goods Data Ugly Across The Board, Worst Since Polar Vortex

Dec 22nd,2014

Silicon Valley Housing Prices Are So Insane That These Teardowns All Cost More Than $1 Million

Get ready: Foreclosed homeowners are baaaaack

Basel watchdog wants standardized assessment of banks' capital

Medicare Patient Skips Mortgage to Cope With $20,000 Bill

Existing Home Sales Collapse Most Since July 2010, Downtick In Stock Market Blamed

For most of America, incomes peaked at least 15 years ago

Traders Are Betting On Stocks With Tons Of Borrowed Money

The $6.3 Trillion Frenzy That Vanquished Treasury Bears

Treasury Surge Set To Continue: Hedge Funds Most Short The 10-Year In Three Years

NY Regulator Announces $150 Million Settlement With Ocwen Financial

Oil falls towards $60 on Saudi supply comments

Russia faces full-blown crisis says Kudrin

Bank of Russia Pledges to Bail Out Trust as Ruble Crisis Hits

Highland Capital wins $40M in suit vs. Credit Suisse

The Canadian Economy Doesn't Work With Oil Prices At These Levels

Bank Revenues Plummet 17% In October And November According To Citi

Dec 21st,2014

Bank Appraiser Does Better as Whistle-Blower

Russians Are Flooding Out Of London's Housing Market As The Ruble Crumbles

ECB's Coene supports government bond purchases: newspaper

Two Months After Saying "Deflation Isn't Going To Happen" ECB Warns "Negative Inflation" Is Coming

Saudi Arabia Vows to Ride Out Oil Price Slump

Fresh Doubt Over the Bailout of A.I.G.

Dec 20th,2014

Low oil prices: Double-edged sword for banks

10 Up-And-Coming US Housing Markets To Watch In 2015

The Financial Instability Business

Russia's parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital

A New Tech Bubble Seems To Be Inflating

Bond Yields Set To Plunge In 2015: Next Year Global Treasury Supply Will Tumble By 20% As ECB Joins The Party

Dec 19th,2014

The Big Winner in the Rental Home Shortage: Wall Street

How a Memo Cost Big Banks $37 Billion

London House Prices Will Stagnate Next Year, RICS Says

Homeowners get a $1.7 trillion home equity holiday bonus

Countrywide Whistle-Blower to Get $57 Million

Oil Investors Keep Betting Wrong on When Market Will Bottom

When Regulators Are Blind to Rules

Dissenting Fed Dove Kocherlakota Says Fed Taking 'Unacceptable' Inflation Risks

Russia's Largest Bank Warns Of A 'Full-Scale Banking Crisis'

Russian banks unable to meet capital adequacy ratios due to ruble slide: minister

Blackstone Can Wait 5 Years for Singapore Property Recovery

Exclusive: ECB considers making weaker euro zone states bear more quantitative easing risk - sources

Greek lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

China revises up size of 2013 economy, sees no effect on 2014 growth

Fed delays Volcker rule restriction on fund ownership

Dec 18th,2014

Russians Quit London Luxury Homes as Only Super-Rich Stay

Fed Sets Stage for Rate Hikes in 2015

CFPB’s eRegulations tool to help prepare for the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rules that will be effective on August 1, 2015

"Q4 GDP Below 2%, December Payrolls Under 200,000" Markit Warns As Service PMI Crashes To 10-Month Low

Swiss National Bank Starts Negative Interest Rate of 0.25% to Stave Off Inflows

Jobless Claims Decline Across The US, But Jump In Two Shale States

Do Americans still think gas prices are too high?

Where The "Great Recovery" Is 25% Worse Than The "Great Recession"

Putin Paints a Besieged Russia, Says U.S. Wants to 'Rip Out Its Teeth and Claws'

China’s Short-Term Borrowing Costs Surge as Demand for Money Grows

There's a Blacklist in the $800 Billion U.S. Loan Market and It's Not Illegal

Philly Fed Crashes From 21-Year High; Employment, New Orders Collapse

Dec 17th,2014

Weekly mortgage applications fall despite low rates

5 Things to watch at the December Fed meeting

Consumer Prices Plunge Most Since Dec 2008

U.S. Stocks Rise on Energy Rally; Dollar Gains Before Fed

Logistics Bellwether FedEx Misses Across The Board Despite Plunging Energy Costs

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to lose market share to private capital: CBO

Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill

Junk Bond Investors Facing First Global Loss in Five Years

Europe’s Deflation Struggle Intensifies

Ruble crisis could shake Putin's grip on power

The Fed caused the oil crash, and stocks are next: Schiff

SocGen Default Swaps Surge to One-Year High on Russian Turmoil

Dec 16th,2014

Western Banks Curtail Flow of Cash to Russian Entities

U.S. factory activity growth at 11-month low in December: Markit

Treasuries Lead Sovereign Rally Amid Flight From Market Turmoil

Housing Permits Tumble Most Since January, Starts Miss

Russian Rate Jump Fails to Stop Ruble Crash

U.S. oil bounces off low, trade choppy near options expiry

Russian Bank Manager: 'This Is The End Of The Banking System'

Foreign Investors Pile Into Bonds

China Manufacturing PMI Drops Back Into Triple-Dip Contraction, Lowest In 7 Months

Raiffeisen, SocGen Plummet as Ruble Slide Triggers Bank Worries

Real Estate Recovery in U.S. Uneven as Housing Starts Fall

Dec 15th,2014

Home builder sentiment falls a point in December to 57

U.S. Notes Drop Before Fed Meets to Review Rate-Timing Stance

U.S. manufacturing output surges in November

New York state manufacturing index lowest in two years: NY Fed

China, Russia Dump US Treasurys In October As Foreigners Sell Most US Stocks Since 2007

"Considerably Exciting" - Key Events In The Coming Week

Oil Spilling Over Into Central Bank Policy as Fed Enters Fray

Junk-Bond Worries Spread Beyond Oil

Amid Crisis, Pimco Steadies Itself

Dec 14th,2014

Shiller sees risk in new push for first-time homebuyers

Fed considers time to end free money pledge

OPEC Head Says No Oil Target Price Set

Senate Passes Spending Bill as Cruz Challenge Rejected

Asia's Biggest Economic Challenges

Dec 13th,2014

The 7 Worst Housing Markets In The World

Breakingviews: Yellen and the activists

The Rift At The Top Of The ECB Is Dangerous

Oil has world markets over a barrel as Fed meet looms

US Congress readies new sanctions on Russia

Senate Push on Final Spending Bill Thwarted by Disputes

Dec 12th,2014

Moribund Inflation Igniting Dash for Bonds From Europe to U.S.

Gross Says Fed May Become ‘Dovish’ as Oil Prices Plunge

Furor Over Move to Aid Big Banks in Funding Bill

PPI Slides, Misses Estimates, After Finished Goods Prices Tumble Most Since July 2009

China November output, investment data show further weakness, more stimulus expected

IEA Cuts Global Oil Demand Forecast for 4th Time in 5 Months

High-Yield Bond Funds See $1.9 Billion Outflow in Latest Week

U.S. consumer sentiment at eight-year high

Italy Follows Greece As President Vote Guides Renzi Fate

Banks step up repayment of old loans to ECB

BOJ Said to Reject Adding Stimulus to Ease Blow to CPI From Oil

Dec 11th,2014

U.S. 30-Year Bond Return Tops 25% in 2014 Gain With Bunds, Gilts

Car-Buying Surge Sparks Best Retail Sales Rise Since April

Fed's debate shifts from lift-off to long march to normal

The 16 Hottest Property Markets In The World

Continuing Claims Surge To 4Mo. Highs, Biggest Spike Since Lehman

US import prices post largest drop in 2-1/2 years

Fed: Household net worth dipped for first time in three years

SNB Says Deflation Risks Increased as Franc Cap Maintained

Greece Reruns Doomsday Scenario as Politics Rock Markets

China eases bank lending restrictions, targets 10 trillion yuan in loans for 2014- sources

Democrats balk at U.S. spending bill, raising shutdown risk

Fed Bubble Bursts in $550 Billion of Energy Debt: Credit Markets

Russia’s Rate Increase Fails to Halt Ruble’s Slide to Record

New York banking regulator probing Barclays, Deutsche Bank's FX algorithm: source

Europe Presents Olive Branch to U.S. in Derivatives Skirmish

Dec 10th,2014

For home buyers, mortgage demand is locked at lows

Leaked EU summit conclusions: Draghi left hanging?

Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes

Pay off our debt? Not likely, say some

Australia Urges Lenders to Curtail Investor Mortgage Growth

JPMorgan faces $22B capital hole under new Fed rules

OPEC Sees Weakest Demand for Its Crude in 12 Years in 2015

Greek yield curve inverted as politics raise default fears

How LendingClub aims to end banking as we know it

Dec 9th,2014

Here's The Salary You Have To Earn To Buy A Home In 15 Major US Cities

If Treasuries Are Manipulated, Good Luck Finding Any Cops

For Fed stress tests, US banks form a study group

Fed signals rate guidance likely to stay for now

Fed Aims to Signal Shift on Low Rates

Confidence in stock valuations declining: Shiller

China Tightening Curbs on Opaque Local Debt Spurs Market Tumble

World Bank: Russia's Economy Is In Deep Trouble Next Year

Now Seems Like A Good Time To Remind You How Fantastically Expensive The Stock Market Is

Shares fall on oil drop, Greek political turmoil

SNB Threatening Negative Rate Awaits Draghi’s Next Move

U.K. Manufacturing Unexpectedly Posts First Drop Since May

Greek Stocks, Bonds Tumble

We Just Got More Evidence That China's Economy Could Be Headed For Deflation

Dec 8th,2014

U.S. mortgage finance firms launch lower downpayment programs

One Hundred Years of Bond History Means Bears Fated to Lose

Homeowners, Wells Fargo head to trial over mortgage fees

Job Market Growth Hovers Near 2-Year Lows, Fed's Labor Market Index Shows

Rate rises spark 'massive volatility' warnings

German industrial production frustrates forecasts

Banks Urge Clients to Take Cash Elsewhere

China trade data well below expectations

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate Near Record; Oil Extends Decline

Don’t Count on Oil Drop Greasing Global Growth

ECB Loans Are Acid Test for Draghi's Stimulus Gambit

Euro zone warning hits stocks, currency as oil plumbs depths

Sudden market swings, dollar rise expose emerging market vulnerability: BIS

China’s Banks Press PBOC to Cut Reserve-Requirement Ratio

China bond yields spike after corporate debt market crackdown

Dec 7th,2014

China faces more pressure as November imports drop unexpectedly, exports slow

Japan's Economy Is In Deeper Trouble Than We Thought

ECB's loans offer clues in QE guessing game

BANKING REGULATOR WARNS: The Markets Are Becoming 'Increasingly Fragile'

Big Australian Banks Could Face Higher Capital Requirements

Citi Faces $270 Million Loss; "In Panic" Over Chinese Port Commodity Fraud

Massive Energy Bond Defaults Are Oil's Next Big Worry

Dec 6th,2014

Hold on: Jobs report wasn't so great after all

It Can Be Hard to Sell a House on One of the Merriest Blocks in the Country

Putin Grasps at Straws as Economic Cures Fail to Impress

Cracks in Silicon Valley’s Billion-Dollar Startup Club

ROUBINI: The Mother Of All Asset Bubbles Will Burst In 2016

After Decades Of Consolidation, Wall Street Is Fragmenting

Desperate Retailers Are Discounting More Than Ever

Dec 5th,2014

Hiring Surge Gives U.S. Expansion a Lift Into 2015: Economy

Where The Jobs Were: Secretaries, Waiters, Retail, Education, Leisure And Temp-Help

Full-Time Jobs Down 150K, Participation Rate Remains At 35 Year Lows, "No Job Market For Young Men"

U.S. factory orders fall for third straight month

Consumer Credit in U.S. Increased Less Than Forecast in October

Trade Gap in U.S. Little Changed as Imports, Exports Increase

There Is A Huge Split Inside the European Central Bank

Wage growth stuck below precrisis levels: ILO

China Bad-Loan Level Seen Understated After Economy Slows

Rights Deals Dry Up as Wells Fargo Holds $39 Billion

Dec 4th,2014

Brooklyn Worst in U.S. for Home Affordability

Initial Jobless Claims Miss For 4th Week In Row

Job creation at U.S. small businesses modest in November - NFIB

Dollar’s Rise Causes Pain Abroad

It's All Coming To An End, Bill Gross Warns

Treasuries Rise on Relative Yield Value After ECB Cuts Forecasts

Bank of England holds fire as wage growth, euro zone weigh

ECB sharply cuts inflation and growth forecasts

Euro, periphery yields rise on ECB statement

Dec 3rd,2014

U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

10-year yield could dip under 2%: BlackRock's Fink

ISM Services Surges To 4th Highest On Record (As Services PMI Plummets)

US Services PMI Tumbles For 5th Month As "Domestic Demand Weakens"

Emails About Loans Plague Credit Suisse

Say Goodbye To Mid-2015 Rate Hikes: Revised "Hourly Compensation" Crashes

ADP Employment Misses, Worst November In 4 Years

China Revealed How Worried It Really Is About The Economy

Fall of the Bond King: How Gross Lost Empire as Pimco Cracked

Oil, the Ruble and Putin Are All Headed for 63. A Russian Joke -- for the Moment

Euro zone risks return to contraction, China outlook smoggy

Dec 2nd,2014

Dodgy Home Appraisals Make a Comeback

Basic Costs Squeeze Families

CoreLogic: US home prices accelerated in October

Time Is Running Out for Banks to Change Culture, FCA Chiefs Say

China Orders Stricter Checks on Local Debt as Sales Surge

Eurozone Producer Prices Fall At Sharpest Rate In A Year

One Man Can't Stop Europe's Easy-Money Juggernaut

Cyber Monday Slowdown as Consumers Stretch Out Shopping

Junk Bonds Funding Shale Boom Face $8.5 Billion of Losses

Russia Is Falling Into A Recession

Dec 1st,2014

Retail Disaster: Holiday Sales Crater by 11%, Online Spend Declines: NRF Blames Shopping Fiasco On "Stronger Economy"

Consumers driving up record auto loans: Experian

US factory activity growth at 10-month low in November: Markit

Chinese Home Prices Slide For The 7th Straight Month

Fed rattled by elusive inflation, but loath to sound alarm yet

Global Bond Yields Decline to 18-Month Low on Inflation Outlook

ECB Confronts Cheaper Oil Spilling Onto Stimulus Debate

'No bloodbath' in bonds: Pro

Euro zone factory growth stalls in November as new orders sink: PMI

China November PMIs show economy cooling, argue for more stimulus

When time isn’t money: The concerning trend that could rule 2015

Loans Made in Blink as Investors Vie for LendingClub Clients

Moody’s Downgrades Japan’s Credit Rating

Espírito Santo Faces Money-Laundering Investigations

Key Events In The Coming Week

Nov 30th,2014

Richest London Areas See First Home Price Dip Since 2009

Wells Fargo Accused of Predatory Lending in Chicago Area

Black Friday sales slip as discounts start earlier

QE or not QE? Spotlight on the ECB as inflation dips

Falling oil, better jobs data may make Fed harder to read

Here Comes $60 Oil as OPEC Tests U.S. Shale: Chart of the Day

Nov 29th,2014

Fed now expected to stay lower for a lot longer

Ahead of rate meeting, ECB's Lautenschlaeger sees very high hurdles to more easing

Fresh Signs of a Global Slump Pose a Challenge to U.S.

Could oil collapse cause next credit crisis?

U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests

Energy Quakes as OPEC Stands Pat

Nov 28th,2014

Soft New-Home Sales Weigh on Recovery

Bundesbank’s Weidmann Rejects Calls for German Stimulus Plan

Kuroda’s Easing ‘Incomprehensible’ to Ex-BOJ Chief Economist

Oil Enters New Era as OPEC Faces Off Against Shale; Who Blinks as Price Slides Toward $70?

OPEC decision spells trouble for Russia

Special Report: Why Italy's stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone

Will OPEC bankrupt US shale producers?

Italian Unemployment Rate Rises to Record, Above Forecasts

Euro-Area Inflation Slows as Draghi Tees Up QE Debate: Economy

Big Investors Around The World Are Dumping Stocks For Cash

Nov 27th,2014

Eurozone Bonds Soar to Records on ECB Policy-Shift Hopes

Oil price fall starts to weigh on banks

Europe's Biggest Retailers Are Getting Crunched By Tumbling Inflation

OPEC Fails to Take Action to Ease Glut as Crude Plunges

Bank Holding Company Bonds Fray as Traders Fret Over Risk

WTI Crude Crashes Below $70 For First Time Since June 2010

China Loosens Monetary Policy Further as PBOC Scraps Repo Sales

ECB's Draghi warns countries to reform as clouds gather over euro zone

NATO To Deploy Tanks In Eastern Europe Shortly After VP Of Europarliament Says Ukraine-Russia War Imminent

Nov 26th,2014

Pending home sales fell 1.1% in October

Mortgage volume drops back again after recent gains

New-Home Sales Rose in October; September Number Revised Down

The New Home Sales Farce: Department Of US Economic "Data" Revisions Full Frontal

Personal Income And Spending Miss Expectations

ECB May Consider Sovereign QE Next Quarter, Constancio Says

The Mystery Of Surging Q3 GDP Explained And Why Americans Are Suddenly $80 Billion "Poorer"

John Deere's Gloomy Economic Outlook In 7 Slides

Jobless Claims in U.S. Increase to Almost Three-Month High

U.S. consumer, business spending data point to slowing growth

U.S. core capital goods orders fall for second straight month in October

The State Of The Troubled Eurozone

NATO Commander: Russian Troops Are In East Ukraine Providing A 'Backbone' For Separatists

Nov 25th,2014

Home prices up more than expected: S&P/Case-Shiller

30 Year Yield Drops Below 3.00% As Richmond Fed Tumbles Most Since 2006

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Unexpectedly Dropped in November

Refinancing Boom Exposing Risks in U.S. Property Bonds

CFOs Don’t Trust Cheaper Gasoline to Fuel Holiday Sales

BoJ members warned on costs of more easing

Economy in U.S. Expands 3.9%, More Than Previously Estimated

Germany's Consumers Saved The Country From Recession — By A Hair

OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more

Eurozone Stagnation Poses Major Risk to Global Growth, OECD Warns

ECB’s Coeure Says Officials Won’t Rush as They Debate All Assets

China won't consider more rate cuts or easing until fourth quarter data out: official

Nov 24th,2014

Home prices dropped in September for the first time since January

Global business confidence plunges to post-crisis low

Dallas Fed Unchanged in November, Despite 11 Of 15 Components Declining

Euro zone yields hit record lows: Is ECB trumping reality?

Auto Loan Delinquencies Surge 18% Among Young Americans

Gundlach: 'Vicious cycle' possible in oil, $70 is line in sand

Big investors pull back on housing

PBOC Bounce Seen Short Lived as History Defies Bulls

Loan ‘Guarantee Chains’ in China Prove Flimsy

LendingClub's IPO Looms Over Alternative Lenders Seeking Funds

Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday

Property, manufacturing woes help trim China's shadow banking

'Flash' services Purchasing Managers Index drops to 56.3, misses forecast: Markit

Brent Plunge To $60 If OPEC Fails To Cut, Junk Bond Rout, Default Cycle, "Profit Recession" To Follow

Nov 23rd,2014

Is China Building a Mortgage Bomb?

Falling inflation a worry for Europe but also the world

Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation - sources

Fear Of "Surge In Debt Defaults, Business Failures And Job Losses" Means Many More Chinese Rate Cuts

Nov 22nd,2014

Economy, eager buyers drive high-end home sales

The End of China’s Economic Miracle?

A Country's Stock Market Doesn't Represent A Country's Economy Anywhere In The World

A Major Long-Term Change In The Labor Market Is Bad News For The US Economy

US can't dodge global slowdown forever

Lavrov accuses West of seeking 'regime change' in Russia

Stocks Are Now So Fantastically Expensive That They Will Likely Have Negative Returns For Years

On The Looming Wall Of Chinese Defaults, Restructuring Firm Warns "You Know It's Coming"

Nov 21st,2014

Joblessness Fell in Most States in October. How Does Yours Compare?

China’s PBOC Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2012

Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing as global prospects dim

Russia warns U.S. against arms to Ukraine as Biden due in Kiev

Deutsche Bank: "People Are Talking About Helicopter Money And Debt Cancellation Being The End Game"

The Fed launches review of major banks' supervision

The Levered Canary In The Coalmine: High Yield Is Flashing A "Sell Signal", Says Barclays

Citigroup Said to Be Ousted From ECB FX Group for Rigging

Draghi’s QE Question Is If Benefits Are Worth Headache

China rules out strong economic stimulus after rate cut

BREMMER: Russia Is Moving Toward Making Crimea And Southeast Ukraine The Same Place

Nov 20th,2014

$1 million-plus home sales up 16%

Fewer Than 300,000 in U.S. File Jobless Claims for 10th Week

Euro-Area Growth at Risk as Factories, Services Weaken: Economy

Inflation Was Non-Existent In October

US Manufacturing PMI Misses By Most On Record, Lowest Since January

Lenders Shift to Help Struggling Student Borrowers

European Consumer Confidence Tumbles To 9 Month Lows

ECB Paves Way for Buying Asset-Backed Securities Tomorrow

Shares stung by world growth worries; yen sags

Can Banks Lend for Risky Deals? Depends Who You Ask

Philly Fed Explodes To 21 Year Highs, Beats By 10 Standard Deviations

Nov 19th,2014

Fed Officials Saw Need to Watch for Drop in Inflation Expectations 

Weekly mortgage applications jump unexpectedly

Housing Starts Unexpectedly Drop In October

Yellen Gets That Sinking Feeling Greenspan Once Knew

Distressed Debt in China? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, Buyers Say

Crashing Steel Prices Lead To Largest Chinese Bankruptcy, "Will Be Followed By Others"

Japan's Biggest Problem Is Basically Unfixable

Wage Inflation Remains Abnormally Low

OK, Home Depot you tricked us … but why?

Carney’s Majority Shows Cracks on Inflation Concerns: Economy

Treasuries Drop on Speculation Fed Minutes Will Show Optimism

U.S., Wells Fargo not as 'optimistic' about lawsuit settlement: lawyer

Nov 18th,2014

Flash Boys Raise Volatility in Wild New Treasury Market

For millions of Americans, it sure doesn't feel like a recovery

Homebuilder Sentiment Surges In November

Don't Show The Exuberant Homebuilders These 2 Charts

Wholesale Inflation Heats Up Due To Jump In Car, Food Costs, New Calculation Method

NATO Leader Sees 'Serious Military Buildup' Of Russian Troops In And Around Ukraine

Fed Mandates Clash as Jobless Drop Vies With Inflation

ECB Plans ‘Intrusive’ Probe of Banks’ Risk-Weight Models

Home Depot Reports Better-Than-Seen Sales

Nov 17th,2014

London Homebuyers Vanish as Peak Prices Outpace Wages

Federal Housing Administration back in the black

China new home prices fall 2.6% in October

Global markets 'living on borrowed time': Wilbur Ross

Why the global economy could be in trouble (again)

Empire Fed Manufacturing Misses 2nd Month In A Row, Workweek Plunges

Industrial Production Drops; Auto Manufacturing Slumps 3rd Month In A Row - Worst Run In 5 Years

Germany Doesn't Seem To Care That Europe Is On The Brink Of A Continent-Wide Recession

Putin Warns He Won’t Let Ukraine Defeat Eastern Rebels

Nov 16th,2014

14 States Getting Slammed By Foreclosures

We need to ramp up global growth: OECD

Americans Don't See The Economic Recovery Because It's Missing One Thing

Spotlight falls on Europe's stuttering economy

China's Shadow Banking Grinds To A Halt As Bad Debt Surges Most In A Decade

Distressed-Loan Buyers Watch Indebted Chinese Developers

Abenomics Officially Leads Japan Into A Triple-Dip Recession - Weather Blamed; Nikkei Drops 600 Points, Back Below 17,000

The $375 billion Europe wants to invest but doesn't have

Euro zone's troubles, gold vote test Swiss central bank

Ukraine Crisis Casts Shadow Over G-20

Nov 15th,2014

Most Americans aren't enjoying the recovery

Bright lights, big data: What the market may tell us about a correction

World Economy Worst in Two Years, Europe Darkening, Deflation Lurking: Global Investor Poll

BofA Is "Growing Concerned", Options Are Signalling A Stock Market Correction Looms

The Real Reason For America's Collapsing Labor Force

Why Russia May Not Be Able To Save The Ruble

Jim Rogers On Putin, His Suspicions About Oil Prices, And Why 26-Year-Olds On Wall Street Have The Biggest Advantage

Nov 14th,2014

Falling Gas Prices Boost October Retail Sales Despite Electronic Sales Slump

World Economy Worst in Two Years, Europe Darkening, Deflation Lurking

German-French Rebound Helps Euro-Area Keep Expanding: Economy

UMich Consumer Inflation Expectations Crash To 12-Year Lows

Bullard Observes The Market Rebounded On His "QE4" Comment

And The Fastest Growing Economy In The Eurozone, With 25.9% Unemployment, Is...

Asset Bubbles Are Top Concern for Heartland's Central Banker

Nov 13th,2014

Foreclosures spike as banks ramp up repossessions

Fed’s Dudley: Still too early to raise rates

Initial Jobless Claims Rise 12k To 6-Week Highs But Hovers Near 40 Year Lows

Elevated Level of Part-Time Employment: Post-Recession Norm?

IMF Boss Christine Lagarde Says The G20 Isn't Creating Enough Jobs

Wal-Mart Reveals Masterclass On How To "Beat" EPS With Tax Rate Fudges And Buybacks

Wal-Mart Warns Healthcare Costs And Taxes Are Eating Into Profits

Kohl's posts earnings of 70 cents a share vs. 81 cents a share

China Slowdown Deepens as Leaders Said to Mull Target Cut

Asian Stocks Rise Amid Stimulus Speculation; Topix Jumps

Weak Demand, Real-Estate Slump Signal Headwinds for China

"Most Important Chart For Investors" Updated: Edwards Sees USDJPY 145 Next And "A Tidal Wave Of Deflation Westward"

Pound Drops to 14-Month Low as House Prices Add to Outlook Gloom

U.S. stocks rise, oil falls below $80

ECB warned euro zone inflation, growth to be lower than expected

4 Charts Perfectly Explain What's Going On In China's Real Estate Sector

The Richest 0.1% Is Now Worth Nearly As Much As The Bottom 90%

Nov 12th,2014

U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

Macy's revenue misses; retailer lowers guidance

J.C. Penney reports flat same-store sales as autumn sales slow

Eurozone Industrial Output Points to Weak Third Quarter Growth

Carney Sees Europe Stagnation Impact as Growth Outlook Cut

NATO: Yes, Russian Troops Are Pouring Into Ukraine

Junk Bond Risks Escalate With Leverage Back to ’08 Levels

Nov 11th,2014

Easier mortgage rules, stable rates bring back U.S. home buyers

Fed's Rosengren says fight for higher inflation should be vigorous

Is Apple disrupting the U.S. bond market?

Fears of German recession as moment of truth looms

GM Trims Workforce, Slows Production Line

Abenomics Creates "Potential For Economic Collapse Triggered By Bond Market Crash", Warns Richard Koo

Nov 10th,2014

Who’s Afraid of Fed Raising Rates? Not These Bond Buyers

Bond Swings Draw Scrutiny

Republicans "Extremely Concerned" At Mel Watt's Taxpayer-Backed Risky-Home-Loan Reforms

There Are A Lot Of Part-Time Workers In Post-Financial Crisis America

Revenue Softness Worries Stock Investors

Toll Brothers sells more homes at higher prices

Carney calls for more cooperation to tackle bad behavior at banks

Younger Generation Faces a Savings Deficit

Catalanstrophe - 81% Of 2.25 Million Voters Choose Independence; Government Responds: "Useless Sham"

China Factory-Gate Prices Decline for Record 32nd Month: Economy

Nouriel Roubini: Interest rates won't rise soon

China Regions Show Economies Differ as Slowdown Deepens

FSB Tells World’s Largest Banks to Hold Big Capital Cushions

Dinged credit? Card issuers are happy to lend

Nov 9th,2014

Euro zone risks self-fulfilling loss of momentum: ECB's Coeure

3 Theories For The Rise of Invisible Unemployment In America

Earnings outlook might be less rosy than investors think

The Ugly Reality Of US Earnings In 3 Simple Charts

Europe braced for some dismal figures

Xi Jinping: China’s Economic Risks ‘Not That Scary’

Annual China trade growth slows in October in further sign of fragility

Bank of America Said to Make New Pitch to SEC for Relief

Russia Expands Ukraine Military Presence as Rebels Killed

Catalans Vote on Secession, Closing Ranks Against Rajoy

Nov 8th,2014

JPMorgan Cuts More Mortgage, Card Jobs as Revenue Drops

Fed to Markets: Brace for Volatility

Investors Are Missing One Major Thing About Third-Quarter Earnings

End of the road for Chinese growth

El-Erian: Strong dollar could derail the recovery

Nov 7th,2014

Payrolls Climb and Unemployment Falls, but Economic Unease Lingers

Regulator Seeks to Allay Fears of Risky Mortgage Lending

Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate?

US Adds 214K Jobs In October, Below Expectations, Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.8%

The Strangest Number In Today's Jobs Report

Nationstar Leads Servicer Plunge as Probes Widen: Mortgages

Bond Liquidity Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Moving Away From Big Banks

Loeb Shifts to Subprime, Cuts CMBS as Mortgages Fuel Profit

Fink Joins El-Erian Highlighting Cost of Easy Central Banks

Treasuries Rise as Dollar Falls on Payrolls Report

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, escalating crisis

JPMorgan to cut 3,000 more retail banking jobs

Nov 6th,2014

Not All QE Is Created Equal as U.S. Outpunches ECB-BOJ

U.S. third-quarter productivity beats forecasts; pay increasing

Initial Jobless Claims Beats, 4-Week Average Nears 40-Year Lows

US-based employers report planned layoffs of 51,183 in October: Challenger

OECD: The World's Economy Is Stuck In The Mud And Europe Is Failing

Huge Miss For German Factory Orders

Fed Concern With Repeat of 1937 Blunder Echoed by Markets

ECB ready to do more if needed, signs up to Draghi's target

Ukraine Lurches Back Toward Open War on East Fighting

The Bank Of England Holds Interest Rates Steady For The 68th Month In A Row

Ben Bernanke: Quantitative easing will be difficult for the ECB

PBOC Pumps Money to China Banking System

Regulator Wants Greater Use of Bank Monitors

Nov 5th,2014

US Mortgage Applications Fall Again

China Home Buyers Rushing Online to Finance Down Payments

Investors Pulled Record Amount From Pimco’s Flagship Fund in October

A recent surge of leveraged loans rattles regulators

GOP Senate Takeover Puts Fed on Hot Seat

US Services Sector Slumps As Business Outlook Nears 2-Year Lows

Euro Area Limping Toward Deflation Fuels QE Calls as ECB Meets

Despite "The People's Vote", ADP Private Payrolls 'Prove' Employment Situation Is Great

Eurozone Retail Sales Plunge In September

Here's The Evidence That The Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

U.K. Services Slump to 17-Month Low as Growth Cools

Billionaire Bond Drop Shows Builder Finance Pinch: China Credit


Nov 4th,2014

Treasury 30-Year Bonds Gain Amid Slump in Oil Prices

Q3 GDP Alert: US Trade Deficit Worse Than Expected As Exports, Goods Imports Drop

U.S. Deficit Decline to 2.8% of GDP Is Unprecedented Turn

Paris Second Homes Face Tax That May Hit Foreign Owners

The EU Just Slashed Growth And Inflation Forecasts For Europe's Lifeless Economies

France seen weakest euro zone economic performer: EU forecasts

Staggering Unemployment In Greece And Spain Show How Europe Is Failing

Oil Just Crashed To A 3-Year Low

Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated

As Americans vote, Republicans look for gains in the Senate

The Dismal Earnings Outlook In A Chart Even Bob Pisani Can Understand

Nov 3rd,2014

London Luxury-Home Values Stall for First Time Since 2010

Why Housing Is Dead: First-Time Buyers Collapse To 27-Year Lows

Gross Says Deflation a ‘Growing Possibility’ Threatening

Nobody Mourns Death of QE as Treasuries Prove Insatiable

European Central Bank’s Bond Conundrum

ISM Manufacturing Surges To 3 Year Highs; Ignores PMI, Construction Spending Plunge

Italy's PMI Falls In October, Signals A Worrying Slide

France's Industry Just Recorded Its Sixth Month Of Shrinkage

Troops Surge Into Ukraine From Russia As Separatists Reveal Election Winners

HSBC Misses Estimates, Takes $378 Million Currency Charge

Portugal Finds Chinese Make 90% of Bids at Property Sale

October world factory activity expands slowly, stimulus still needed

Euro zone factory growth sluggish in October as prices fall: PMI

Missing the Prime Suspect in the Global Slowdown

Nov 2nd,2014

Fed’s Lacker Says Inflation Is Low and Not a Problem

Chart Of The Day: "It's Not About Earnings" Edition

The world economy is flying with only one engine

Wounded Japan PM grapples with tax jinx after BOJ eases

Deutsche Bank Is In Trouble

AT A GLANCE The Week Ahead

European growth as elusive as quicksilver

Monte Paschi working on 'substantial' capital increase: source

Exclusive: U.S. probing Standard Chartered over Dubai banking - sources

Ukraine Rattled By 'Intensive' Russian Troop Movements As Separatists Vote

Nov 1st,2014

China's October factory growth unexpectedly hits five-month low: official PMI

More Americans Are Preferring the Lease to the Mortgage

Cracks in the Stress Tests of European Banks

Stocks bounce into November, focus turns to global economy

Who Will Suffer From A Leveraged Credit Shakeout?

GOLDMAN: We Disagree With The Fed

German, French Retail Sales Slump in September

Oct 31st,2014

Dow hits record high; BOJ ramps up stimulus

"The Most Important Chart For Investors" Flashback, And Why USDJPY 120 Is Now Coming Fast

U.S. consumer spending falters; wage gains highest since 2008

JPMorgan Tapped by Fannie Mae for New Risk-Sharing Bonds

Fed Exit Could Spark Slump in All Markets, ATP CEO Says

German Retail Sales Fall Through The Floor

Shocking Bank Of Japan Trick And QE Boosting Treat Sends Futures To Record High

Citigroup lowers reported third-quarter results because of legal costs

Euro zone inflation edges up to dim chance of new ECB action

Personal Income And Spending Miss

ECB Official: We Can't Ignore The 'Concrete Risk' Of Deflation

Oct 30th,2014

Google's new data play: Predicting home sales

As Fed leaves bond market, here's who will step in

Q3 GDP Rises 3.5% Despite Sharp Slowdown In Consumption, Pushed Higher By Government Spending Spree

An Abandoned, Moss-Covered Shed Has Sold For $880,000 In London's Bonkers Housing Market

Bad Loans Rise at China’s Biggest Banks

Why Did Q3 GDP Jump: Thank ISIS And The "War On Terror"

U.S. jobless claims rise, but underlying labor market trends firming

Euro zone deflation worries shield German Bunds from upbeat Fed

Greece’s Euro Dilemma Is Back as Minister Sees Volatility

Number of billionaires doubles since financial crisis

IBM, Twitter to partner on business data analytics

Don't Show The "Deflation Isn't Going To Happen" ECB Germany's Declining October Prices

Oct 29th,2014

Fed Ends Bond Buys, Sticks to 0% Rate for ‘Considerable Time’

Mortgage Bonds Stare Down End of QE as Gains Persist

U.S. loan applications to buy homes lowest since February: MBA

Mortgage Purchase Applications Plunge To 19-Year Lows

As housing market struggles, the rich are refinancing

The UK Housing 'Bubble' Is Deflating

UK mortgage approvals fall to lowest since July 2013 in September

The world's most unaffordable housing markets

Fed set to end one crisis chapter even as global risks rise

ECB Says Banks Continue Easing Loan Standards

Dubai Says Boom Isn't a Bubble This Time. Really

Deutsche Bank Sinks to Third-Quarter Loss on Legal Costs

Fed Decision Day Guide: FOMC Seen Focusing on Dangers of Low Inflation

UH-OH: Chinese Consumer Sentiment Hits A 3-Year Low And The Plunge Is Accelerating

Oct 28th,2014

California Leads Housing Slowdown As Case-Shiller Home Prices Decline For 4 Months In A Row

Durable Goods Orders in U.S. Decrease for Second Month

Is It About to Get a Lot Easier to Obtain a Mortgage? (Hint: No)

US Homeownership Rate Drops To 1983 Levels: Here's Why

The Stunning Difference Between "Income Expectations" And Reality

Euro Outflows at Record Pace as ECB Promotes Exodus

China Fake Invoice Evidence Mounts as Hong Kong Figures Diverge

Discount-Hunting Shoppers Threaten Stores’ Holiday Cheer

China "Ghost Town Index" - Here Are China's 10 "Ghastliest" Cities

Blackstone to seek $13 bln for global real estate fund: Reuters

Kohl's warns on earnings, sees softer sales

RIP QE: Here's What To Expect From The October FOMC Meeting

Standard Chartered Shares Are Tanking As Profits Get Slashed By The Asian Slowdown

Lloyds Bank's Bill For Mis-Selling Insurance Just Topped $17 Billion; Layoffs Coming

Fed Touchy About Touching Rate Guidance

Oct 27th,2014

Darker Outlook Has Bond Bears Hibernating

Pending Home Sales Disappoint As 15% of Realtors Report Clients Unable To Obtain Financing

Worried on low inflation, Fed seen offering soothing words

US Services Sector Activity Slows To Six-Month Low

ECB Says 1.7 Billion Euros of Covered Bonds Bought Last Week

When Stress Tests Fail - Italian Banks Are Collapsing

Treasury Liquidity Squeezed as Dealers Shut Off Machines

German Ifo Business Confidence Drops for Sixth Month

Here's Your Complete Preview Of This Week's Big Economic Events

BofA Mortgage Settlement Stalls Over SEC Political Fight

Paschi Weighs Sale After ECB Test in Europe Merger Round

WTI Drops to Lowest in More Than Two Years

The Day The POMO Died

Oct 26th,2014

Federal Reserve to take away the punch bowl

ECB Announces Stress Test Results: Here Are The 25 Banks That Failed

Harvard Study: Here's Why The Chinese Economy Can't Defy The Odds Forever

ECB Fails 25 Banks as Italy Fares Worst in Stress Test

The Scariest Number Revealed Today: $1.114 Trillion In Eurozone Bad Debt

Big Charge Slams First Niagara

ECB worried about euro zone's lack of real growth: Constancio

ECB stress test scenario did not consider deflation: Constancio

Oct 25th,2014

It Shouldn't Hurt This Much to Get a Mortgage

Bidder paying $3.2M for 6,000 Detroit foreclosures

Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million

50% Of American Workers Make Less Than $28,031 A Year

ROUBINI: America Is A Sick, Sick Country

7 Things The Middle Class Can't Afford Anymore

Would Your Bonds Survive a Trading Freeze? That's What the SEC Wants to Know

Oct 24th,2014

World faces $650 billion housing problem

Euro zone risks 'relapse into recession' without structural reforms: Draghi

San Francisco Tenant Protection Puts a Price on Eviction

Fed’s $4 Trillion Holdings to Boost Growth Beyond End of QE

Special Report: Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Mortgage Rates Tumble

REPORT: 25 Banks Are About To Fail Europe's Biggest Ever Tests

ECB Tries for Third Time Lucky in European Stress Tests

Burst Chinese Housing Bubble Leads To First Annual Price Decline Since 2012; Prices Drop In Record 

Oct 23rd,2014

This Is How Caterpillar Just Blew Away Q3 Earnings

Years after market collapse, sidelined borrowers return

Housing is waking up to a new hangover

United States Of China: In Which States Is Your Landlord Most Likely To Be Chinese

Europe's banks face moment of truth from ECB review

US factory activity growth slips in October: Markit

Rising supplies sink oil prices to 27-month lows

Clouds Darken for America’s Blue-Chip Stocks

Japan Auctions Bonds With Negative Yields For First Time

Sorry, But China's 'Better-Than-Expected' Manufacturing Report Was Not 'Good'

S&P warns Europe crisis not over, France output falls

Jobless claims inch higher in latest week, stays below 300,000 level

Rules on Bank Risk in Mortgage Bonds Being Adopted

EU’s Top Banker Warns of Rule Fixation ‘Going Beyond Reason’

Bond funds stock up on Treasuries in prep for market shock

Oct 22nd,2014

Slump in mortgage rates fails to rally home buyers

Ocwen Accused Anew of Improper Practices

REPORT: At Least 11 Banks Are About To Fail Europe's Biggest Ever Stress Tests

Real Hourly Wages Drop In September, Fail To Rise In 6 Of Past 7 Months

High-End London Sales Drop 20%

U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop

S&P 500 Fluctuates, Dollar Gains Amid Earnings, Inflation

Pimco's banking expert expects 18 lenders to fail ECB stress test

Japan's Trade Picture Is Collapsing

Has the junk bond bubble deflated?

Oct 21st,2014

Existing Home Sales Pick Up

How Markets Need $200 Billion Each Quarter From Central Bankers

Fed's Dudley Warns Banks Must Improve Culture or Be Broken Up

Cummings and Warren Request Investigation into Non-Bank Mortgage Servicing Industry

China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk

China must accelerate reforms, not rely on fiscal and monetary policy to drive growth: World Bank

China's Sept property investment slows further; sales, construction slum

European Stocks Jump as ECB Mulls Buying Corporate Bonds

Oct 20th,2014

Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course

China Growth Seen Slowing Sharply Over Decade

London Home Asking Prices Rise Most in Year

IBM Plunges as CEO Abandons 2015 Earnings Forecast

Credibility meets compromise in Europe's bank stress test

Leveraged Money Spurs Selloff as Record Treasuries Trade

Carney’s Recovery Seen Losing Edge as U.K. Faces Gloom

There's A Big Stimulus Coming Together For America's Homebuyers

Correction possible, but QE end needed: Fed Fisher

Banks are lending again, but mostly to rich people

European Banks See ECB Exams as Step to Unlocking Lending

After clashes, Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks

Oct 19th,2014

Getting used to the 'new mediocre'

Amid Tumult, Bonds Prove Steady

The depressing truth behind the jobs 'recovery'

Small Business Owners Explain Why France Is A Nation In Decline

China's Banks Are Getting Ready For A Debt Implosion

Oct 18th,2014

Mortgage Giants Set to Loosen Lending

Just Try to Refinance. I Dare You

What could rock the markets in week ahead

Big Banks Start Charging Clients for Euro Deposits

Ukraine Talks Yield Little Progress as Fighting Simmers

Beyond earnings, buybacks to give market support

The Bond Market Reopens After Brief Standstill

BLACKROCK: Here's One Reason Why Rates Will Stay Low For A Long Time

What $1 Million Buys You In New York City

Oct 17th,2014

Rates Below 4% Leave U.S. Refinancing Banker Sleepless

Single-Family Housing Permits Drop To Lowest Since May, Starts Rebound Due To Rental Unit Increase

NYC's 'Billionaire's Row' Is Being Abandoned

Banks take big bet on red-hot apartments

Don’t hold your breath waiting for QE4

Volckerized Wall Street Dumps Bonds With Rest of Herd

UMich Consumer Confidence Surges To 7 Year High Thanks To Ebola Scare, Sliding Market

Markets back to hanging on the Fed's every word

European Stocks Rise Most Since 2011 on Stimulus Pressure

'Stunning' Fed move put bottom under stocks: Traders

PBOC Disappoints Rate-Cut Hopers, Injects $32 Billion Into Banks

GE profit tops views as cost cuts drive margins; shares up

Putin Threatens EU Gas Squeeze Raising Stakes for Ukraine

Don't expect another round of QE: Boston Fed's Rosengren

Oct 16th,2014

Abnormal bond market move signals bears capitulating

U.S. foreclosure activity falls to eight-year low

Risk of Deflation Feeds Global Fears

Wal-Mart cuts sales-growth outlook, slows store openings

Philly Fed Drops To 4-Month Lows, Employment Tumbles

Industrial Production Beats, Rises At Fastest Rate In 4 Years On Air-Conditioning Demand

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Decrease to 14-Year Low

ECB Said to Agree Legal Texts for Covered-Bond Purchase Plan

Greece's Plan To End Its Bailout Is Now Looking Ridiculous

Treasuries Rally With Germany, Japan on Global Growth Concern

Oct 15th,2014

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield Falls Below 2%

Fears About Eurozone Economy Hammer Markets

Why Are Chinese Millionaires Buying Mansions in an L.A. Suburb?

U.S. retail sales, producer prices give cautionary signs on economy

Empire Fed Manufacturing Plunges, Biggest Miss In Over 3 years

Real-Estate Pros Fight NYC Tax on Wealthy Absentee Owners

Foreclosure Dispute Pits Mortgage Lenders vs. Investors

Mortgage rate drop sparks refinancing boomlet

Bank of America posts loss on mortgage settlement

Watch Corporate Bonds for Clues to Markets’ Meltdown

Markets slammed by economic fears after U.S. data

Second health-care worker tests positive for Ebola in Texas

Greek Bonds Extend Selloff, Pushing Yield Up Most in Two Years

U.K. Unemployment Falls as Labor Market Begins to Cool

Oct 14th,2014

Americans face post-foreclosure hell as wages garnished, assets seized

US small business confidence declines in September: NFIB

Wells Fargo profit rises as mortgage business steadies

Mortgage Application Pipeline At America's Largest Mortgage Lender Drops To Lowest Since Lehman

S&P 500 Companies Have Bought Back $2 Trillion Worth Of Stock Since 2009

Citigroup Profit Climbs 6.6% as Bond Trading Improves

Treasury 2-Year Yields Fall by Most Since 2013 on Rate Outlook

No Happy Ending for Investors in Central Bank Fairy Tale

The Eurozone's Industry Is Crumbling And Germany Is Signaling Recession

Bond Market Convinced Fed Inflation Goal Elusive This Decade

JPM Results Plagued By Recurring "Non-Recurring" Legal Charges, Stagnant Trading Revenues, Record Low NIM

Draghi’s ‘Whatever It Takes’ Plan on Trial at EU Court

German investor morale tumbles as contraction looms

Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Face Up to $870 Billion Capital Gap

Oct 13th,2014

You Don’t Need to Be Perfect to Get a U.S. Loan Anymore

Bank of England chief sounds dovish note on rates

Chinese Property Company Crashes After Chairman Is Detained

China to scrap mortgage fees for some home loans: state media

ECB Clash Resumes as Draghi Spars With Weidmann on Stimulus 

Russia Spending $6 Billion Not Enough to Stop Ruble Rout on Oil

ECB's Praet: banks' health check to rebuild confidence in sector

Exclusive: Privately, Saudis tell oil market- get used to lower prices

I.M.F. Warns of Global Financial Risk From Fiscal Policies

Why Everyone Should Be Watching PIMCO (In 2 Worrying Charts)

Is it time to exit stocks?

Oct 12th,2014

Buy versus rent: Breaking down the pros and cons

U.S. TIPS market signals rising concerns about disinflation

Fed Officials Ready to Slow Tightening If World Growth Disappoints

China offers hint of growth prospects, Germany expects more bad news

Fed’s Tarullo Expresses Concern About U.S. Productivity

Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

Banks Ink Swaps Deal With U.S. Regulators

Draghi The Dictator: "Working With The Germans Is Impossible"

Oct 11th,2014

The IMF Just Talked It Over — And They're Worried About The Global Economy

Fischer Says Fed May Slow Tightening If World Growth Disappoints

U.S. and UK to test big bank collapse in joint model run

Jeffrey Gundlach Predicted In May That One Sector Of The Stock Market Would Tumble — He Was Right

The World Economy Is In Trouble

The Real Great Rotation: Bond Funds Have Biggest Inflow On Record

Credit nation? HELOCs up 20.6% year-over-year

Citi Explains The Warning That Has Tech Stocks Everywhere Tumbling

Ratings agency S&P cuts France's outlook to negative from stable

Dimon: 'I'm a real long-term bull' on US economy

Oct 10th,2014

Growth worries slam stocks, oil, emerging markets

Here's why the mortgage refi boom is over

Bond Rally That Wasn’t Supposed to Be Delivers Surprises

China third-quarter GDP growth seen at five-year low of 7.3 percent, more stimulus expected

A Massive Chinese Property Company Just Canceled A Share Offering, And The Chairman Has Been Detained

Fed Aim Off Target as Inflation Descends Near Danger Zone

European banks' health check results due on October 26

Russia Spends $1.5 Billion in One Day as Ruble Defense Quickens

Import prices drop for 3rd straight month; falling oil tames inflation

Surging VIX Shakes Bulls as S&P 500 Charts Go Haywire: Options

Spanish health workers jeer prime minister at Ebola hospital

Time to stop govt-imposed bull market: Jim Grant

Oct 9th,2014

Taper Tantrum Erased With Mortgage Yields at 16-Month Low

Treasury 10-Year Yield at Almost 15-Month Low on Growth Concern

San Francisco housing: Time for a correction?

Dow falls 300 points as investor anxiety reigns

Major debt shift for millennials and age 60-plus crowd

German recession fears mount as exports plunge

Draghi Policies Blunted in Berlin as German Protests Grow

Ebola Pandemic Hits Germany, Turkey, And Australia As Infected Spanish Nurse Went Un-Quarantined For A Week

BOE Leaves Interest Rate at 0.5% as EU Economy Falters

German Growth Forecasts Slashed

Russia's Economy Is Spiraling Downward And Bleeding Out Capital

European Inflation Expectations Collapse To New Record Lows

Is this a ‘head for the hills’ moment for stocks?

S&P 500 Drops With Crude as Metals Lead Commodities Rally

Initial Jobless Claims Average Drops To Lowest Since Feb 2006

"Clueless", Reaccomodating Fed Spurs Epidemic Of Record Low Yields Around The Globe

Europe in danger of another 'lost decade': Ifo's Sinn

Oct 8th,2014

Falling rates offer home buyers a push

Fed Minutes Show Concern About Weak Overseas Growth, Strong Dollar

Growth worries grip stocks, oil markets

Earnings Season Marred as S&P 500 Falls Most Since 2009

"What Changed?" - The Simple Reason For Yesterday's Sharp Selloff

Earnings Season Is Kicking Off, And Analysts Have Already Slashed Their Expectations

Where did the German ‘strongman’ go?

Banks need overhaul, but risk to recovery, IMF says

Australia to Revise Employment Data

China Services Sector Slows in September

Pain From Putin’s Sanctions Deepens as Ruble to Bond Auction Suffer

Banks rewrite derivatives rules to cope with future crisis

Oct 7th,2014

Would you bypass a bank for your next mortgage?

Home prices headed for a triple dip

Homebuilders Offer Freebies as Booming U.S. Markets Cool

Consumer Credit in U.S. Increases at Slowest Pace Since November

Bank Of England Numbers Say The UK Housing Boom Is Coming To An End

London Luxury-Home Developers Outpacing Capacity to Build

Weak German data drags global stocks down

US Hiring Plummets Most Since June 2010, Fewest Hires Since Polar Vortex Ground Economy To A Halt

ECB quietly pins its hopes on falling euro

The IMF Says These 3 Risks Could Screw The Global Economy

Traders Are Convinced This Indicator Means More Fed Easing Is Coming

Pimco's outflow headaches only just beginning

Spain Struggles to Address Concern Over Ebola Case

Oct 6th,2014

Goldman Says Not So Fast as BlackRock Sees Earlier Fed Increase

Why Stocks Just Won't Drop: "Companies Spend Almost All Profits On Buybacks"

Party's coming to a close for high-debt companies

London Home Prices Set for First Annual Drop Since 2009

World Bank trims China, East Asia 2014-2016 growth forecasts

German Factory Orders Collapse

Lloyds Cutting Thousands of Jobs as CEO Pares Costs

Barclays Warns "King Dollar" Could Crush Earnings

Banks Unite in Project Neptune to Boost Bond Trading

Oct 5th,2014

Surging dollar may be triple whammy for U.S. earnings

Lender Charging 390% Uses Data to Screen Out Deadbeats

Austerity versus growth version 3.0 at G20/IMF

Hong Kong sets Monday deadline to clear protesters

Protesters Pulling Back From Hong Kong Offices After Handshake Deal

U.S. Tracking People Exposed to Dallas Ebola Patient

Oct 4th,2014

Why Stock Market Investors Are Obsessing Over Junk Bonds

Stocks could still stumble as earnings season looms

IMF to Lower Global Growth Forecast Next Week

Ukraine Says Artillery Silence Needed for Weapon Pullback

Leung Sets Deadline to Open Barricaded Hong Kong Offices

Anger simmers in Hong Kong after protest camp attacks

Oct 3rd,2014

Student Loan Bubble Blowback: Morgan Stanley Warns Average Debtor Can't Get A Mortgage

US services sector growth slows in September: Markit

U.S. hiring accelerates, jobless rate hits six-year low

Labor Participation Rate Drops To 36 Year Low; Record 92.6 Million Americans Not In Labor Force

Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate?

Why The Fed Still Isn't Panicking About The Inflation Risks Of Falling Unemployment

The Wageless Recovery: Average Hourly Earnings Suffer First Monthly Decline Since July 2013

Carney’s Rate Debate Deepens as BOE Assesses New Growth Data

Clashes Break Out at Hong Kong Protest Site

Oct 2nd,2014

You Know It’s a Tough Market When Ben Bernanke Can’t Refinance

Indians Join the Wave of Investors in Condos and Homes in the U.S.

Albert Edwards Says Watch Japanese Yen and Be Very Afraid

U.S. Apartment Vacancies Rise for First Time Since 2009

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Decreased Last Week

August Factory Orders Miss, Plunge Most On Record

U.S. Stocks Drop for Fourth Day as Europe Tumbles on ECB

Workers in Part-Time Limbo Point to U.S. Job-Market Slack

American Ebola News Wrap: Up To 100 Potential Cases In Texas, 1 In Hawaii

Hong Kong Police Draw Line on Occupation of Buildings

US-based employers report planned layoffs of 30,477 in September: Challenger

Gross Exposes $42 Trillion Bond Market’s Key Flaw in Exit

Ireland’s Debt-Ridden Government Is Now Being Paid To Borrow

New debt crisis fear: Subprime auto loans

Oil stanches slide, hover above multi-month lows

Deutsche Bank Asks: "Are We Understanding More About How Addicted Markets Have Been To QE"

Draghi’s Buying Spree for the ECB Might Start Modestly

How the Jobless Rate Underestimates the Economy’s Problems

Oct 1st,2014

Fannie, Freddie Investors Lose Suits Over Lost Dividends

US mortgage activity remains stuck in neutral

ADP Private Payrolls Rise Modestly To 4-Year Average

US Manufacturing Growth Slows More Than Expected

Singapore Home Prices Fall for Fourth Straight Quarter on Curbs

Lackluster factory data hits world stocks, dollar strong

Fed Scrutiny of Leveraged Loans Grows Along With Bubble Concern

Manhattan Homebuyers Pay Up as Sales Top Listing Price

European Bond Yields Go Negative

Italy's Economic Woes Highlight Dilemma for European Central Bank

Asian factories slow in September, push inflation ever lower

Defiant Hong Kong protesters demand leader steps down

Factories Cutting Prices Toughens ECB Deflation Battle: Economy

Germany's Manufacturing Sector Just Hit A Wall

Specter of Russian Capital Controls Puts Market on Edge

Sep 30th,2014

Home Prices Unexpectedly Fall

CFPB Director Says Bureau Will ‘Vigorously Enforce’ Mortgage Servicing Rules

Strong Dollar Bolsters Fed Patience on Rates Amid Growth Impact

Stubbornly Low Bond Yields and the Man Who Saw Them Coming

Why Financial Advisers Still Hate Reverse Mortgages

America's "All Important" Housing Market Flashing Red After Bad Data Double Whammy

Consumer Confidence Disappoints

Chicago PMI Misses As New Orders & Production Slump

Key Inflation Reading Slips Further Below Fed’s 2% Target

These 2 Charts Show Why The Economic Crisis Is Far From Over

Job Woes Linger in 29 States as U.S. Recovers Unevenly

Eurozone Inflation Drops To Fresh 5 Year Low, EURUSD Tumbles

Fed Rate Policies Aid Foreign Banks

Sep 29th,2014

Pending Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Fell 1% in August

'Quite some time' before rates should rise: Fed's Evans

Three Ways the Boomer Housing Crisis Benefits Millenials

Economists slash Q3 GDP forecast, but see steady growth ahead

Despite 2nd Slowest Income Growth In 2014, Spending Rises Most Since March Driven By Subprime, Car Sales

The Day 2 Hong Kong Protests Are Unbelievably Huge

U.S. Still the Dog Wagging Tail of World Economy as China Slows

Global Junk Bonds Under Pressure as Investors Avoid Risk

Europe Stocks Fall as Banks Drop Amid Hong Kong Protests

Revealed - the Troika threats to bankrupt Ireland

Private Bad Debt Buildup Casts Shadow on Greek Rebound


Sep 28th,2014

While ECB struggles, Fed sees recovery

The smart way to make an offer on a home

Fisher Says Fed Must Weigh Wage Pressures in Setting Rate Policy

John Hussman Just Issued His Strongest Warning Of A Stock Market Crash Yet

Europe's German growth locomotive on strike

It Was A Bad Weekend For Europe

Hong Kong Traders Brace for Selloff on Protest Crackdown

Sep 27th,2014

China industrial profits fall in August in latest weak data

Love Them or Loathe Them, Reverse Mortgages Have a Place

One Good Sign the Economy Is Staying Strong: Your Payroll Tax Withholdings

Surely not this old chestnut – again?

BOJ Beat: Inflation Could Slip Back Below 1%, But Policy Remains Unchanged

5 Money Myths That Make Us All Worse Off

Sep 26th,2014

Here's The Most Expensive Place To Buy A Home In Every State

London Home Prices Post First Fall Since 2012 on Demand Drop

Economy in U.S. Grew 4.6% in Second Quarter, Most Since 2011

China official PMI seen steady at 51.2 in September but pressures remain

Final Q2 GDP Surges 4.6% Thanks To Profit Definition Change; Personal Consumption Weaker Than Expected

China Is Finally Doing Something About Its Ghost Cities

Bonds Worldwide Pull Out of Tailspin on Growth Concern

Gross Joins Janus After Board Said to Discuss Firing Him

IT'S OFFICIAL: A Former Punk Rocker Is Wall Street's New Bond King

Lots of 'ticking time bombs' out there: Sternlicht

Draghi’s Trillion-Euro Pump Finds Blockage: Euro Credit

US, China, Europe nearing 'Minsky moment': Economist

Sep 25th,2014

U.S. durable goods tumble, but business spending plans rebound

Initial Jobless Claims Rise 12k, Hover Near 14-Year Lows

Markit Flash Services PMI Comes In A Bit Light

The Dismal Science

Treasuries Gain Most in 6 Weeks on Yield Appeal, Dollar

Why Blackrock (And Every Other Bondholder) Is Freaking Out (In 1 Simple Chart)

ANOTHER TOP INVESTOR SOUNDS THE ALARM: When The Market Turns, A Bunch Of Startups Are Going To 'Vaporize'

Fed Trio Urges Patience on Rates Amid Cooling Inflation

Dovish Draghi—crying wolf or committed to QE?

Industrial Metals Fall as China Finds $10 Billion in Fake Trade

Putin Party Lawmaker Drafts Bill on Foreign-Asset Freeze

Sep 24th,2014

US mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

KB Home's Revenue, Profits Rise, But Fall Shy of Expectations

New Home Sales Explode Higher Thanks To... Record High Average New Home Prices?

Lending to Minorities Declines to a 14-Year Low in U.S.

Rich and poor alike are worried about income gap

Dudley Says Fed Needs U.S. Economy to Run ‘A Little Hot’

Yellen Warning on Unsettled Rate Timetable Ignored by Investors

ECB to keep loose policy 'for long time': Draghi

Global stocks, bonds up on ECB stimulus hopes

German Business Confidence Drops for Fifth Month

Global Trade Collapses: One Of World's Largest Logistics Companies Slashes Forecast; Blames Europe, US Trade

"Get To Work Mr. Chinese Chairman": China Set To Fire Its Central Bank Head, Unleash The Liquidity Floodgates

Sep 23rd,2014

Eurozone business growth slows in September, PMI survey finds

America Is No. 1 In Low-Paying Jobs

Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected

Ready for Rate Riot? Emerging Markets Set to Follow Fed

Shrinking Bond Desks Taken by Journeymen as Masters Fade

Exclusive - Ukraine crisis risks recession for Europe: El-Erian

China’s Big Four Banks May Ease Mortgage Policies: Herald

Manufacturing Rebound Relieves Growth Concerns in China

The Federal Reserve Explains How Its Crystal Ball Works

Sep 22nd,2014

Existing Home Sales Drop Most Since Jan; Biggest Miss Since Nov 2013

Where The Housing "Recovery" Is, In One Chart

Tesco cuts profit outlook again and suspends staff after accounting error

Wall St. falls on China demand concerns

Treasuries Hold Two-Day Gain on Inflation Outlook

Bond Losses Wiped Out for Treasuries as Dollar Conquers All

Business activity decelerates in August: Chicago Fed

Albert Edwards Presents "The Most Important Chart For Investors"

This Is How Italy "Fixes" Its Unsustainable Debt Problem

The market's next Fed fear: The exit strategy

Global Leading Indicator Plunges To Economic "Slowdown", Goldman Warns

Sep 21st,2014

G-20 Sees Potential Excessive Risk in Markets on Low Rates

Household Net Worth Has Rebounded

This GIF Shows How Unemployment Swept Across America After The Financial Crisis

Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

Ukraine Still Rattled by Fighting After No-Fire Zone Set

Ukraine Is On The Brink Of Total Economic Collapse

Sep 20th,2014

Student Loans Will Cost The Housing Market $83 Billion This Year

College Debt Leaves Generation X Grads Less Wealthy Than Parents

G-20: Europe, Japan must do more to support growth

Global Finance Chiefs Said to Warn of Mounting Economic Risks

Military Plant In East Ukraine Devastated By Massive Explosion; Kiev Accuses Russia Of Using Tactial Nuke

Sep 19th,2014

Mom-and-Dad Banks Step Up Aid to First-Time Home Buyers

Scots spurn independence in historic vote, nationalist leader resigns

Let me explain: Fed's Lacker says dissent stems from MBS strategy

Interactive map shows 12 years and more than 100 million new mortgages in 24 seconds

Caterpillar Posts Record 21 Consecutive Months Of Declining Global Retail Sales, Worse Than Financial Crisis

BOJ buys one-year government bills at negative yield: traders

Putin Sanctions at Economic Tipping Point as Markets Fray

Poroshenko Urges More U.S. Military Help for Ukraine

Bank of England Back on Track After Scots Reject Split

U.S. Treasury's Lew calls for euro zone, Japan to do more on growth

Here a bubble, there a bubble: Ol' Marc Faber

Sep 18th,2014

IMF warns of risks from 'excessive' financial market bets

Scots vote on independence, United Kingdom's fate on knife-edge

Missing Men in U.S. Workforce Risk Permanent Separation

Incomes Rose in Just 14 States as U.S. Expansion Remains Uneven

China's house prices fall further, economic gloom deepens

Draghi Loan Plan Missing Estimates Hampers ECB Stimulus

Housing Starts, Permits Tumble Driven By Collapse In Multi-Family Units

Initial Jobless Claims Plunge From 3-Month High To 14-Year Low

Fed Plots Cautious Course on Rate Hikes

Japan's frail business mood, exports show economy straining under tax hike

Sep 17th,2014

Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth ‘Moderate’

U.S. Consumer Prices Drop for First Time in a Year

Goldman's Former Head Of Housing Research Predicts Housing Crash, Recession Within Three Years

Fed Decision Day Guide: Considerable Debate on Forward Guidance

Mortgage applications rise after holiday, but so do rates

You Can’t Feed a Family With G.D.P.

Auto Lenders Face More Scrutiny in Move to End Loan Bias

Scotland Without the Pound Seen as a Threat to Housing

How FedEx Just Beat EPS By A Whopping 14 Cents

Credit Suisse loans under U.S. Fed scrutiny: WSJ

Market calm over Scottish vote at odds with disaster warnings

U.S. current account gap narrows in the second quarter

China Joins ECB in Adding Stimulus as Fed Scales Back

Germany Sells 2-Year Debt at Negative Yield

Sep 16th,2014

London’s Crazy Housing Market Just Broke A New Record Level, And No One Thinks It's Sustainable

What traders should look for in Fed statement

Treasury to Push for Clarity in Mortgage-Bond Ratings

The Bank Of England Blames High Household Debt For The Financial Crash

'The German Recovery Is Petering Out'

Weak gasoline, food prices dampen U.S. producer inflation

Scotland Prepares For Bank Runs; 'Quietly' Sends Millions Of Banknotes North

As Bond-Buying Ends, Yellen Now Will Chart Course for Federal Reserve

China FDI Slides to Four-Year Low as Anti-Monopoly Probes Widen

World stocks hit one-month low, caution ahead of Fed

Yellen Rate Raises Seen as Gradual in Survey as Inflation Muted

Investing Against the Odds, and the Facts

U.S. Stocks Rise as Bonds Fluctuate Amid Fed Meeting

Sep 15th,2014

Wells Fargo finds mortgage myths hamper home purchases

Fed Chief Yellen Seeks Interest-Rate Consensus

Bad Loans Could Bust China

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate After Drop in Industrial Production

OECD Cuts Economic Growth Forecasts

Empire Fed Spikes To 5-Year Highs; Employment Plunges To Worst Since Dec 2013

One Of The Smartest VCs Of All Time Has An Ominous Warning For The Tech Industry

PM Cameron to appeal to keep Britain intact on last Scotland visit before vote

European Banks Get New Capital Hit From Accounting Rule

Ukraine President Poroshenko Faces Backlash Over EU Trade Deal Delay

Key Events In The Coming Week: Fed Votes, Scotland Votes, And More

Sep 14th,2014

World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

Bond Market Dispels Inflation Alarm as Fed Ends $3 Trillion QE

Australians Face Repayment Shock on High-Risk Mortgages

BIS Sees Bond Risks as Emerging-Market Company Debt Matches GDP

Systemic risks: Russia vs Middle East

"Low Volatility Everywhere" - BIS Sounds Alarm Alert On Pervasive Complacency Masking Systemic Shocks

There's Another Huge Independence Movement That's About To Send Shockwaves Through Europe

Scots independence battle reaches fever pitch on streets and screens

Investors Are Panting For A Risky New Form Of Bonds Issued By Banks

Global Banks’ Lending Returns to ‘Substantial’ Growth

Scots Independence Campaign Nears Climax as Polls Diverge

Kohl's And The Rest Of The Retailers Are In Deep Trouble

Sep 13th,2014

Price Cuts Are Coming Back To The Housing Market

7 most expensive states to live in the U.S.

Chinese Growth Slows Most Since Lehman; Capex Worst Since 2001; Electric Output Tumbles To Negative

Scots Independence Race Tightens Six Days Before Ballot

America's Poor Have Never Been Deeper In Debt

Ukraine's PM Says Putin's Goal Is To 'Take The Entire Ukraine'

Why Trulia now wants to rent you a home

Do you know your credit score?

BlackRock Money-Market Fund Prepares for Negative Yields

Bartiromo one on one with Mohamed El-Ehrian

Fed’s Fischer Leads Committee Watching for Asset-Price Bubbles

China August factory growth slows to near six-year low, calls grow for more stimulus

Sep 12th,2014

U.S. Stocks, Treasuries Decline While Dollar Gains on Fed

Stressed Borrowers Rattle Resurgent Subprime Lending Industry

U.S. import prices post largest decline in nine months

Retail Sales "Ex-Autos" Growth Slowest Since January

Schrodinger's Confidence: US Consumers Both More And Less Confident At The Same Time

Polls put Scottish unionists a nose ahead as vote approaches

There's Something Very Wrong With Britain's Recovery

Europe's big banks in tentative return to growth mode

There's no fear in the markets: Time to worry?

Treasuries Taper Tantrum Ruled Out by BofA Seeing Japan Buying

Russia Weighs Response as U.S. and EU Add More Sanctions

Junk-Bond Offerings Struggle as Buyers Return to Fleeing

China Credit Gauge Misses Estimates as Growth Risks Escalate

Sep 11th,2014

How to shop for the best mortgage rate

U.S. foreclosure activity rises for second straight month in August -RealtyTrac

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit Two-Month High, Breaking Steady Decline

Top banks reduce capital shortfall to $20 billion: BIS

Recognizing Bubbles, but Still Cautious on Deflating Them

Treasuries Gain as Geopolitics Boosts Haven Demand

China Inflation Softens to Four-Month Low

EU to Pull Trigger on Russia Sanctions, Set Review Terms

Poland Says Russian Gas Deliveries Tumble By 45%; Europe To Launch Sanctions On Friday, Russia Will Retaliate

RBS, Lloyds to Lead Financial Exodus on Scottish Yes Vote

Scottish Polls Embolden Catalans Pushing Rajoy for Vote

Oil demand growth slips to 'remarkable' 2½-year low

A higher-ed bubble even bigger than student loans

Sep 10th,2014

Mortgage Rates Rise Modestly And This Happens...

Rogoff fears 'horrible disaster' for Scotland

Mortgage applications plunge to 14-year low

U.S. wholesale stocks barely rise; third-quarter growth estimates cut

Substantial job 'gaps' are threatening the recovery

Carney Can’t Escape Housing as Debt Colors Rates Policy

BOE’s Miles: No ‘Urgency’ for Rate Increase

BOJ drives rates below zero, stepping up aggressive easing

Geopolitical conflicts weighing on German economy

Treasuries, Emerging-Market Stocks Fall as Dollar Gains

Russian Retaliation Begins: Gazprom "Limiting EU Gas", Cuts Poland Supplies By 24% In Past Two Days

Fed Weighs Change to Rate Guidance to Give Itself Added Flexibility

Treasuries Fall 5th Day in Worst Slump Since June on Fed

Poroshenko Reports Russian Pullback as EU Mulls Sanctions

Sep 9th,2014

Are Subprime Mortgages Coming Back?

U.S. small business confidence edges slightly higher in August: NFIB

Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low

British PM to head to Scotland as independence campaign gathers steam

Treasuries Fall With U.S. Stocks as Dollar Gains on Fed

US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay

What Does It Mean When a House Sells for $50 Million?

Greenspan Says Construction Dead in the Water

Fed to Hit Biggest U.S. Banks With Tougher Capital Surcharge

Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney Signals Spring Rate Rise

Rise in consumer borrowing hits 13-year high

Federal Reserve Signals Intent to Pressure Largest Banks to Slim Down

HERE IT IS: SocGen's Famous Chart With The Black Swans

Putin Has Opted For The More Devious Course In Ukraine

Sep 8th,2014

Consumer Housing Sentiment Loses Momentum as Income Growth Remains Stagnant

Ukraine Truce Wobbles as Poroshenko Visits Frontline City

You Missed $1 Trillion Return Agreeing With Fed Naysayers

Scotland vote fears slam pound; stocks falter

RANKED: The 50 US State Economies From Worst To Best

China Posts Record Surplus as Exports-Imports Diverge

Key Events In The Coming Week: iPhone 6 Release And Other Less Relevant Happenings

Sep 7th,2014

Real Estate Crowdfunding Firm Seeks Lending Revolution

Searching for growth in Europe, clarity in China

Investors may catch a bad case of the European jitters

David Tepper Calls An Audible

OMGodzilla! Japanese Macro Data Revisions Even More Disastrous Than Expected

Federal Sale of Troubled Mortgages Draws Criticism From Community Groups

Ukrainian Cease-Fire Tested as Both Sides Report Deaths

British Bosses Get Scottish Independence Jitters as Polls Narrow

UK In "Full Panic Mode", Rains Brimstone, Bribes On Scotland As "Yes" To Independence Poll Crosses 50%

Europe Goes "All In": Will Sanction Rosneft, Gazprom Neft And Transneft

Sep 6th,2014

Most Wall Street firms see U.S. rate hike in second quarter 2015: Reuters poll

Meet The "Access To Affordable Mortgages" Act: How Congress Will Create The Next Crisis

Plosser, Fed's lone dissenter, warns again on risks of waiting to hike U.S. rates

EU Completes Plan to Broaden Economic Sanctions on Russia

Ukraine Sees Cease-Fire Holding as Russian Troops Poised

Even in the richest 3%, there's a growing wealth gap

ROBERT SHILLER: The Stock Market Is At A Pre-Crash Level, 'But...'

The First 3D Printed House Is Coming, And The Construction Industry Will Never Be The Same

Banks Left Guessing If Mortgage Bonds Liquid Under Rules

Sep 5th,2014

Payrolls in U.S. Rose 142,000 in August, Fewest This Year

Median Incomes Fell for All But Richest in 2010-13, Fed Says

Fed's Kocherlakota: US interest rates are not low enough

53 Million Temps: All You Need To Know About The "Jobs Recovery"

Labor Participation Rate Drops To Lowest Since 1978; People Not In Labor Force Rise To Record 92.3 Million

Swaps Rule Requires $644 Billion in Collateral, Regulator Says

Doves Coming Home to Roost at Fed as Yellen Gets Suppport

Euro-Area Economy Stagnates on Slump in Investment

Bond Drought Challenges Draghi’s Asset-Backed Stimulus Plan

Hiring Data Isn’t Strong Enough to Lift Democrats’ Hopes for November

Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree ceasefire deal

Canada Posts Surprise August Employment Decline

Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate?

Sep 4th,2014

ECB Readying Asset-Backed Purchases After Rate Cut, Draghi Says 

Yields Driven Under 1% on Almost Half World’s Government Bonds

About That Seasonally-Adjusted Soaring ISM Number

U.S. service sector growth picks up in August -ISM

U.S. labor costs fall in second quarter; productivity revised down

ADP says private jobs up 204,000 in August vs. estimate of 220,000

NATO: Russia 'attacking' Ukraine as rift widens

The Battle For Strategic Mariupol Begins As NATO Vows To Do "Whatever It Takes"

Exclusive: U.S., Europe head toward delay in squabble over swaps rules - source

The US Housing 'Recovery' In 1 Chart

Goldman Sachs: Scottish Independence Could Trigger A Eurozone-Style Financial Crisis

Exclusive: G20 finalizing flexible 'bail in' bond deal for banks: sources

July Trade Deficit Better Than Expected, But Excluding Oil Remains Near Record High

Divided BoE holds off on rate hike

Regulators Propose Rule to Reduce Risk of Derivatives

Sep 3rd,2014

GONSKI: If You Think House Prices Will Keep Going Up, You're A Fool

Fed requires banks to amp up crisis protection

Chinese love US housing so much, now they're building it

Money Chases Non-U.S. Real Estate at Record Rate in ETFs

July Factory Orders Soar By Most On Record

Tokyo Property Deals Surge as Rising Rents Lure Buyers

Europe Crisis Is Resistant to Medicine of Low Rates

Here's The Salary You Have To Earn To Buy A Home In These 13 Major US Cities

Here's Today's Horrible Datapoint Out Of Europe

Just How Bad Is Europe's Banking System? ESI Bonds Bid At Just 2% Of Face

Ukraine, Russia agree peace moves but fighting rages on

Sam Zell: Stock market correction coming

U.S. consumers turn to auto loans at a record rate

Fed: US consumers have decided to 'hoard money'

Lower rates fail to fuel home buyers

Sep 2nd,2014

ANGELO MOZILO: 'No, No, No, We Didn't Do Anything Wrong'

Quantitative easing hopefuls may be disappointed as Draghi plays for time

U.S., allies to stage exercises in West Ukraine as battles rage in East

ISM Manufacturing Surges With New Orders At 10-Year High; Construction Spending Jumps Most In Over 2 Years

FHFA Sets Goals For GSE's Next Few Years

Home Purchase Failures Rising in U.K. With Banking Limits

Treasuries’ Drop Boosts Yields Most Since July on Growth

Putin Faces Debt to Import Curbs as EU Weighs Sanctions

The Manufacturing World Suddenly Goes Into Reverse: Global August PMI Summary

Japan's 'Abenomics' feared in trouble as challenges build

Swiss Economy Unexpectedly Stalls as Euro Area Takes Toll

Dollar Gains as Bonds Fall on U.S. Data; Gold, Oil Tumble

Bond Markets Tilt Toward Frankfurt as Draghi Negates Fed

The Changing Face of Temporary Employment

Sep 1st,2014

China manufacturing slowdown ripples through region

China real-estate: A bubble bursting

Goldman Sachs Made Big Loan to Banco Espírito Santo Shortly Before Collapse

Food Stamps Starting to Fall

Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff

Ukraine accuses Russia of "undisguised aggression" as rebels advance

Ukraine Warns of Europe’s Worst Conflict Since World War II 

Ukraine Defense Minister Warns Of "Worst Conflict Since WWII", Shifts Forces To "Combat Full-Scale Russian Invasion"

One Judge to Decide the Future of Detroit

Aug 31st,2014

Merkel unhappy with Draghi's apparent new fiscal focus - Spiegel

French PM says ECB must do more to tackle overvalued euro

Ukraine's Poroshenko says close to point of all-out war with Russia

Aug 30th,2014

EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

Poroshenko Says Hundreds of Foreign Tanks in Eastern Ukraine

Inflation Pressure Eases, Letting Fed Focus on Jobs

Ukraine: Russian Tanks Have Flattened A Border Town

A big open house for tiny houses

U.K. Wants EU to Block Russia From SWIFT Banking Network

JPMORGAN: The Russian Stock Market Is On The Brink Of A 'Lehman-Style Shock'

Aug 29th,2014

Manhattan Condo Resale Prices Reach Record High

London Property Market Falters on Price Resistance

Unexpected Drop in Spending Hurts U.S. Outlook: Economy

What Happened in July Stayed in July as Bond Gains Return

Euro Inflation Slows as Draghi Hints at More ECB Stimulus

For bonds, it’s not about the Fed anymore

Italy Back In Deflation With Lowest CPI Print In History; European Inflation Lowest Since 2009

Fighting in Ukraine Surges as Russian-Backed Forces Gain

Japan household spending slumps, output flat as tax pain persists

Special Report: The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

Aug 28th,2014

Boomer Wealth Dented by Mortgages Poses U.S. Risk

Foreclosure sales boost Atlanta housing

Pending Home Sales Drop YoY For 10th Month In A Row

Goldman New Madrid Landlord as Investors Return to Spain

World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Says U.S. Corporate Debt Boom Ending

Euro-Area Confidence Falls as Low Inflation Alarms ECB

Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

Q2 GDP Revision Unexpected Rises On Alleged Jump In Capex To Highest Since 2011

Ruble Slides to 6-Month Low as Micex Drops on Ukraine Incursion

Jobless Claims in U.S. Little Changed as Economy Strengthens

Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown

Aug 27th,2014

U.S. Treasuries Advancee on Value Versus G-7 Peers

BlackRock Appointed by ECB as ABS-Program Consultant

Ukraine Fighting Rages on After Leaders Hail Summit

Credit Raters to Face New Conflict Curbs Under SEC Rules

'Scary' correction is coming: Analyst

Why a Slowdown in Housing Prices Is Great News

Euro Advances From 11-Month Low as ECB Stimulus Outlook Cools

Aug 26th,2014

U.S. home prices fall in June: S&P/Case-Shiller

Global stocks gain on ECB stimulus hopes, U.S. data

Best Buy revenue falls 4% as store traffic declines

Durables Goods, Excluding Bumper Boeing Orders, Suffer Biggest Drop Of 2014

Putin and Poroshenko set out different paths to peace in Ukraine

The Winner-Take-All Economy

Slowing Home Sales Show U.S. Market Lacks Momentum: Economy

Signs From Central Bankers Send S.&P. 500 Over 2,000 for First Time

Aug 25th,2014

New home sales slide in July, hit lowest level since March

Treasuries Yield Most Over Bunds in 15 Years as Banks Diverge

Services PMI Drops Most In 6 Months, "Recovery Has Lost Some Momentum", Markit Says

Dallas Fed Plunges, Biggest Miss In 16 Months As New Orders Collapse

Key Events In The Current Week

Why Can’t Wall Street Get Any Respect From Bond Market?

Asset-Backed Bonds Facing Tougher SEC Disclosure Rules

Jackson Hole Theme: Labor Markets Can’t Take Higher Rates

Central Bankers’ New Gospel: Spur Jobs, Wages and Inflation

Kuroda Douses Japan Stimulus Expectations

Dangers of Fed's way-too-low rates: Reagan adviser

Ukraine Says Tanks Enter From Russia Amid Plan for Convoy

German Business Climate Drops for Fourth Month on Risks

Aug 24th,2014

Spain to wait for stress tests before more Bankia stake sales

An Unfinished Chapter at Countrywide

Ukraine Claims Russian Military Buildup Along Border

Home Flipping Wanes as U.S. Investors Find Fewer Bargains

Mum's the word on soaring Swedish household debt as poll nears


Aug 23rd,2014

Treasury Yield Curve Reaches Flattest Level Since 2009

BOE’s Broadbent Says Labor Data Is Key in Post-Crisis World

High-end house flipping is soaring

Goldman Sachs to resolve FHFA claims for $3.15B

French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

Mario Draghi Gave A Fantastic Speech On What's Wrong With Europe, But He's Still In Denial On One Big Thing

Aug 22nd,2014

Yellen says job market still in recovery

This Great Chart Shows How Middle-Income Jobs Have Been Getting Massacred All Over The Place

BofA Credited in U.S. Deal for Other Firms’ Consumer Aid

12 Cities Where Speculators Are Raking It In By Flipping Homes

Russian Aid Convoy Without Consent Deemed Invasion by Ukraine

Blackstone Said to Be in Talks to Back New Distressed Fund

Europe Fears Banks Lack Cash Cushion to Cover Bad Loans

Regulators Struggle With Conflicts in Credit Ratings and Audits

Bank of America Papers Show Conflict and Trickery in Mortgages

Short sellers betting on back-to-school weakness

Aug 21st,2014

Exclusive: U.S. regulators step up warnings to banks for poor risk-spotting

The Schizophrenic US Housing Market In One Chart

Dollar tree profit falls 2.6 percent

Fed Optimism Spurs Record Bets Against Stock Volatility

Bank of America settles mortgage probes for $16.65 billion

Countrywide’s Mozilo Said to Face U.S. Suit Over Loans

Euro zone business growth slows in August, prices fall: PMI

U.S. factory activity expands at fastest pace in over four years in Aug: Markit

The Worst Case Scenario For The Bond Market

Wall Street Shopping for CMBS Ratings as Warnings Raised

Sears Loss Widens as Customers Flee, Extending Slump

Manufacturing Slows From Europe to China on Trade Risks: Economy

Jobless Claims in U.S. Declined More Than Forecast Last Week

Fed surprises with hawkish tone, but will Yellen?

Fed behind the curve, has too much influence: Survey

Fed Debates Early Rate Increases

Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling

Europe Stocks Rise as Data Signals Need for Stimulus

Fed Dissenters Increasingly Vocal About Inflation Fears

Aug 20th,2014

Mortgage refinancers act on lower rates, home buyers don't

Manhattan Vacancies Rise in Epicenter Shift: Real Estate

U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week : MBA

5 Signs It's Time To Stop Renting And Buy A Home

Caterpillar's Sales Keep Falling

Staples to Shut 140 Stores This Year as Sales Decline

More Car Buyers Are Struggling to Make Payments

Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos cuts sales forecast

Target Lowers Forecast as Sales Slump, Canadian Losses Widen

Housing: What $500K can get you around the world

Wall Street expects really dovish Fed on rate hikes: Survey

Bank of England splits over rate hike for first time in three years

Aug 19th,2014

Pimco Scoops Up Quality Junk Cast Off in High-Yield Fund Exodus

Housing Permits, Starts Surge Driven By Renewed Rental Housing Scramble

Inflation Rises At Slowest Pace Since February

UK inflation falls more than expected; 2014 rate rise less likely

Why Does The Economy Stink? Because America's Owners Are Greedier Now Than Ever Before

Only Rich Know Wage Gains With No Raises for U.S Workers

Severe winter gives way to hot spring for Home Depot

Investors Are Addicted To The 'Bad News Is Good' Trade

Aug 18th,2014

U.S. Treasuries set to storm on as EU yields drop, conflicts threaten

London Home Asking Prices Plunge Most in More Than Six Years

Part-Time Workers a Full-Time Headache on Yellen Radar: Economy

Clues to U.S. Retail Sales From Hong Kong Firm

All Eyes On Jackson Hole: Key Events In The Coming Week

Homebuilder Sentiment Jumps to Highest Since January As Midwest Hits Record High

The Global Economy Has Issues

Blow to banks' living wills over Federal Reserve's lending window

Why Draghi’s Cheap Cash Offer to Banks May Lack Appeal

China Banks’ Share Sales to Damp Profit in Vicious Cycle

Aug 17th,2014

SHILLER: The Market Is At One Of Its Most Expensive Levels Of All Time, And There's One Thing Can Take It Down

Credit Suisse Caught Up in Espírito Santo Mess

No Fed fireworks, but plenty of clues, expected at Jackson Hole

Ukraine Says Its Forces Advance on Rebel Stronghold

In a Bank Settlement, Don’t Forget the Bulldozers

Aug 16th,2014

BoE's Carney says rise in real wages not pre-condition for rate hike

Ackman’s Pershing Square Sues U.S. Over Fannie, Freddie

The Mystery of Lofty Stock Market Elevations

Ireland Rating Raised to A- by Fitch on Growing Economy

Fed has a lesson plan, but traders just want facts

Hesitating on the High Board of Investing

George Soros loads up on bearish market bet

Fears of Renewed Instability as Fed Ends Stimulus

For Older Couples, House-Hunting Begins With Soul-Searching

Aug 15th,2014

U.S. Stocks Fall as Ukraine Tension Boosts Haven Demand

CITI: The Economy Has Entered Its Scary 'Phase 3' Where Bubbles Form Prior To A Crash

Consumer Confidence Collapses To 9-Month Low, Biggest Miss In Over 8 Years

Smaller banks see regulatory relief after U.S. elections

U.S. industrial production edged higher in July

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Rise at Slower Pace as Fuel Drops

Banks, Financial Firms Load Up on Cheap Debt

Ukraine Tangles With Russia Over APCs as Convoy Stalls

Empire Manufacturing Tumbles Most In 2 Years, Biggest Miss In 4 Months

Housing Debt Bulge as Wages Shrink Hurts U.K.: Mortgages

What Happens If (and When) Rates do Rise?

Aug 14th,2014

Stated income loans make comeback as mortgage lenders seek clients

Initial Jobless Claims Jump 21,000 To Biggest Miss In 3 Months

U.S. imported inflation subdued as petroleum, auto prices fall

Bond market bullishness ramps up

Pershing Square sues US over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Why a Rule on Loan Losses Could Squeeze Credit

Cisco to cut another 6,000 jobs as forecast falls flat

Singapore Housing Purchases Drop as Rates Poised to Rise

London Leads U.K. Housing Slowdown After Carney Warnings

Euro-Area Pickup Stalls as Big Economies Fail to Grow

US foreclosure activity rises in July, but no cause for alarm: RealtyTrac

Still to come? Pain from Fed's 'taper' dismount

Wal-Mart Cuts Guidance Again, Blames Obamacare

Here Comes The European Triple-Dip: Negative German GDP Sends Bunds Under 1% For The First Time Ever

Euro Recovery Halts as Germany Shrinks, France Stagnates

More Russian Companies at Risk as U.S. Tightens Sanctions

Shells hit central Donetsk, Russian aid convoy heads towards border

Aug 13th,2014

Record income gap fuels US housing weakness

Mortgage volume weakens as summer wanes

Delinquent-Mortgage Bonds Attracting Investors

Nearly Every Abrupt Market Downturn Shares This One Characteristic

U.S. Stocks Rise With Treasuries as Emerging Markets Gain

The Bad Economic News Out Of Europe Just Won't End

Banks Are Quietly Pressing The US Fed To Delay Volcker Rule

Delamaide: Banks' living wills are dead letter

FHFA Requesting Input on Single GSE Security

Fed's Dudley cites risks in wholesale funding markets, urges changes

Retail Sales Miss For Third Month In A Row, Worst Print Since January

Macy's cuts same-store sales forecast, shares drop

Ukraine accuses Russia of cynicism over convoy; death toll rises sharply

Five of Seven Regional Banks Trade at Credit Spreads Better than the Too Big to Fail Banks

Aug 12th,2014

Home Price Gains Slow in Most U.S. Cities

First-Time Buyers Shut Out of Expanding U.S. Home Supply

Starwood Waypoint Buys Bad Loans in $218.7 Million Deal

Higher Housing Costs Aren’t Likely to Fade Soon, Cleveland Fed Study Says

Decline in 'Slack' Helps Fed Gauge Recovery

Rising Job Openings, Quits Point To Strengthening Labor Market

Small business optimism up, but some signs remain grim

Gross Reduced U.S. Government-Related Debt in July

Investors scale back risk and take cover in cash

Realogy Forms Division to Manage Single-Family Rentals

U.S. Bank Profits Near Record Levels

Euro declines for second day as German sentiment worsens

Fed Official Warns ‘Disappointing’ Growth Could Foretell Future

Aug 11th,2014

Housing Recovery Continues at Slow Pace According to Latest Leading Market Index

Europe’s Growth Engine Stutters as Spain Beats Germany

Credit Score Change Could Set Up Consumers to Fail

Fed's Fischer calls global recovery disappointing

This Stanford Economist Has Obama's Attention — And It's Causing A Wall Street Freak-Out

German Economy Backbone Bending From Lost Russia Sales

NATO sees 'high probability' of Russian invasion as Ukraine troops close on Donetsk

Eurozone to Release G.D.P. Data

Here's Your Complete Preview Of This Week's Big Economic Events

These Irish 'Ghost Cities' Are An Unsettling Reminder Of The Bubble


Aug 10th,2014

Europe's fragile economy put to test as Ukraine, Iraq sour mood

When She Talks, Banks Shudder

Ukraine says stops Russian troops invading, Moscow calls statement 'fairy tale'

Traders brace for research crackdown as easy money dries up

Aug 9th,2014

Yields on 10-Year Treasuries Fall, Confounding the Experts

Here's What $1 Million Buys In Housing Markets Across The US

BofA Warns "Wealth Effect" Spending Muted, Consumers Cautious

Ginnie Mae Reviews Rules for Services as Nonbanks Expand

Aug 8th,2014

Study Finds Homes Less Affordable Than Ever

Hedge funds hit by RMBS margin calls

U.S. productivity bounce-back keeps wage pressures tame

Junk-Bond Rout Spurs Record $7.1 Billion Outflow: Credit Markets

U.K. House Prices Rise to Record as Sales Surge

European Bond Traders Suffer High-Yield Anxiety on Losses

Softening Moscow rhetoric eases markets' rough ride

Stop whining, I’m your friend

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services acquires FinArch

BLACKROCK: The US Deleveraging Story Is A Lie

Big Dividends to Government From Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Aug 7th,2014

FICO Recalibrates Its Credit Scores

'Panic Selling' In London Drives Fear That The UK Housing Bubble Is About To Burst

U.S. taxpayers to get another big check from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

US High Yield Bond Funds See Shocking, Record $7.1B Cash Outflow

Steve Liesman's Worst Nightmare: Consumer Credit Growth Tumbles, Misses By Most In 8 Months

Draghi Says Geopolitical Risks to Economy Increasing

Live blog: ECB holds fire despite recovery concerns

The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows

Jobless Claims Fall as Average Drops to Eight-Year Low

Aug 6th,2014

Freddie Mac Pays More to Sell Risk-Sharing Securities

Rhode Island Is The Most Affordable State To Get A Mortgage

Exclusive: Wells Fargo loosens standards for jumbo mortgages

Bank of America Offers U.S. Biggest Settlement in History Over Toxic Mortgage Loans

Fed’s Lockhart: The right time to hike rates

RBI’s Rajan Sees Risk of Financial Markets Crash

Consumer Spending Still Isn't Even Close To Making A Full Recovery

Here's How All 50 State Economies Are Doing, Ranked From Slowest To Fastest

U.S. Treasury looks to hold more cash to deal with future crises

Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions With Food-Import Limits

U.S. trade gap at five-month low, to boost second-quarter GDP

Army Officers Can Be the New Captains of This Industry

U.S. Joins Ukraine Incursion Concern as Putin Hits Back

Aug 5th,2014

Ukraine Alarmed by Russian Buildup as People Flee Luhansk

U.S. Stocks Fall on Ukraine Concern as Energy Shares Drop

In Bond Markets, Long Is Going Strong

Get ready for the New York real estate bubble to POP!

What recovery? How poverty is moving to suburbs

U.S. Tells Big Banks to Rewrite 'Living Will' Bankruptcy Plans

4 Million Fewer Jobs: How The BLS Massively Overestimated US Job Creation

Now It's Time To Think About What Will Happen When Companies Stop Buying Back So Much Stock...

What junk bonds are saying about the stock market

Ukraine worry sparks fall in stocks, bond yields

What Bond Traders Are Saying: "It Won't Be Pretty"

Aug 4th,2014

Banco Espirito Santo's Brazil play poses warning for other EU banks

Affordable housing draws middle class inland

London Renters Win in Billionaire Backyard as Prices Soar

Espírito Santo Saga Entangles Swiss Company

Aug 3rd,2014

Central bank meetings to set stage for parting of ways

China Services Index Drops to Six-Month Low on Property

Portugal's Insolvent Banco Espirito Santo To Be Bailed Out, Existing Equity To Be Wiped Out

Corporate America Is Borrowing Like Crazy

Fed’s Goldilocks Economy Just Right for Stock Investors

ALAN GREENSPAN: 'We Are Running Out Of Buffer In The Economy'

Aug 2nd,2014

Alarm Bells Ringing: Behind The Smoke And Mirrors Of The European Banking System

Big Banks Still a Risk

Despite sharp selloff, too early to worry about a correction

JPMorgan Mortgage-Bond Accord Mostly Accepted by Trustees


Aug 1st,2014

Consumer sentiment dips in July

Auto sales growth slowed in July

U.K. Manufacturing Grows at Slowest Pace in a Year

Is the chase for yield running out of breath?

Consumer Spending Rose By Most In 3 Months Driven By Higher Energy Costs

How The Worst New Orders Number In 6 Months Became The Highest Of 2014

Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at Fastest Pace in Three Years

US Manufacturing PMI Misses By Most In 11 Months, Employment Plunges, Blames Russia & Gaza

Banco Espirito Santo Plunges 20% As Goldman Cuts Stake

SocGen posts profit rise; ups litigation provision

Bank of Ireland finally returns to profit

US Treasurys ready to fall back to record lows: debt bull

July Payrolls: 209K, Below Estimate; Unemployment Rate Rises To 6.2%; Wage Growth Below Estimate

Euro zone factory growth eases in July as inflation fades away 

Argentine Debt Feud Finds Much Fault, Few Fixes

Not just Argentina: 11 countries near bankruptcy

Jul 31st,2014

Consumer Confidence Declines in U.S. to Lowest Since June

U.S. jobless claims up, wage growth starting to push higher

Chicago PMI Collapses To 13-Month Lows, Biggest Miss On Record

BOE’s Broadbent Says ‘Edge Is Coming Off’ U.K. Housing

Housing bubble fears resurface in Australia

Euro zone inflation falls again amid deflation fears

Investors Are Descending Into The Five Circles Of Bond Hell

BNP Paribas Reports Record $5.79 Billion Quarterly Loss

Londoners Cashing in Flee to Suburbs as Home Rally Wanes

Espirito Santo Plunges After Posting 3.6 Billion-Euro Loss

Argentina’s Default Clock Runs Out as Debt Talks Collapse

On Hold: Merkel Gives Putin a Blunt Message

Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site

Fed cites better economy; cuts bond buys again

As scrutiny mounts, mortgage servicers push into lending

Jul 30th,2014

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

There's One Big Problem With Today's Strong GDP Report

We've Gotten A Lot Of Crappy Housing Data This Month

Housing Market in France in ‘Meltdown’ After Hollande Rent Caps

Why Can’t the Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

As Sanctions Pile Up, Russians’ Alarm Grows Over Putin’s Tactics

U.K. Bank Bonuses Targeted by BOE in 7-Year Clawback Rule

U.S. private sector adds 218,000 jobs in July: ADP

Mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

Ending ‘Too Big to Fail’ Could Rest on Obscure Contract Language

Bonds Surge From U.S. to Germany on Outlook for Record-Low Rates

Allied Irish returns to profit as bad loans tumble

Siemens to BP Prepare for Downward Russia Business Spiral

Hong Kong Popping Housing Bubbles London Can’t Handle

Fed Decision-Day Guide: QE Tapering to Inflation Debate

More than a third of Americans are in trouble over unpaid bills and debts

WTI Trades Near Two-Week Low Before Stockpile Data

Jul 29th,2014

Million-Dollar U.S. Housing Loans Surge to Record Level

Is the Private Mortgage-Bond Market Dead or Dormant?

Consumer Confidence Explodes Higher To October 2007 Highs

Banco Espirito Santo Plunges: Shareholder Meeting Cancelled Due To "Unexpected Facts"

Deutsche Bank Profit Declines as It Sheds Risky Businesses

UPS Shares Tumble After An Ugly Earnings Report

Portugal's Troubled Banco Espirito Santo Could Report A Loss That Completely Wipes Out Its Capital Cushion

U.S. seasonally adjusted home prices fall in May: S&P/Case-Shiller

German Bund Record Shows All Is Not Right in Euro Area

Geopolitical Risk Rises for Global Investors

Use of the word ‘bubble’ reaches worrying levels

Wall Street worries Fed's easing will 'end badly'

New hope for euro zone as peripheral yields hit record lows

Companies fear Russian sanctions impact

Jul 28th,2014

U.S. housing data weaker than expected, but services sector expands

Foreigners Are Flooding Miami's Red-Hot Luxury Condo Market

Commerzbank deepens job cuts in toughened savings plan: sources

US Services PMI Beats After Last Week's Manufacturing PMI Record Miss, Employment Plunges

Watching What She Eats Would Help Yellen Track Inflation for Fed

Buyers Dream of Draghi as Fed-ECB Divide Bolsters Treasuries

Why we're still waiting for a banking 'culture shock'

Zillow to Acquire Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock


Jul 27th,2014

Wage Growth Is Really Going Nowhere

The Typical Household, Now Worth a Third Less

Investors pin growth hopes on U.S. as Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Europe

Jul 26th,2014

Taking Stock of Four Years of Dodd-Frank

A Zillow-Trulia Merger Could Clear Out America's Realtor Population Within Two Years

Goldman mortgage deal with federal agency could reach $1.25 billion: source

Goldman Sees Risk of Stock Decline on Rising Bond Yields

Jul 25th,2014

U.S. business spending data gives mixed signals on growth

Forget buying, wealthy Russians now renting in London

Million dollar homes: Reclaimed

Bubbles are forming in the credit market

Ukraine Trades Accusations With Russia of Shelling

London House Prices Stagnate as Hometrack Sees Rapid Cooling

Q2 Closes With A Durable Goods Whimper And 1.6% Y/Y Drop; Core Capex Orders Revised Much Lower; Shipments Tumble

RBS privatization prospects brighten after surprise profit

LVMH results send chill across luxury goods sector

Europe Unveils Preliminary Sanctions Against Russia

German Business Confidence Continues To Fall

High Yield Credit Market Flashing Red As Outflows Surge

Jul 24th,2014

New Rule Gives Banks Discretion on Early Loan Write-Downs, but Attracts Skeptics

IMF Cuts 2014 Global Forecast After Slowdowns in China, U.S.

New Home Sales Collapse 20% From May To Dec 2012 Levels; Biggest Miss In A Year

Initial Jobless Claims Plunge to Jan 2006 Lows, Government Warns Of "Seasonal Volatility"

US Manufacturing PMI Drops, Biggest Miss On Record

Hamptons Home Sales Rise as Buyers Find More Inventory

Unilever Sales Growth Misses Estimates on Asian Slowdown

Ukraine crisis: EU to weigh far-reaching sanctions on Russia

WTI Crude Declines After U.S. Gasoline Supplies Rise

Ex-CEO at Portugal's troubled bank arrested

Russia’s State Banks Targeted in EU Sanctions Proposals

Treasuries Drop as U.S. Jobless Claims Decline to 8-Year Low

China Manufacturing Gauge Rises to 18-Month High on Stimulus

Euro zone business on solid footing in July but firms cut prices - PMI

Caterpillar posts higher second-quarter profit; sales fall

Jul 23rd,2014

Home-Rentals Wall Street Made Say Grow or Go: Real Estate

Jobs Hold Sway Over Yellen and Carney as Central Banks Splinter 

Bank of England mulls case for raising rates early

Portugal’s Espirito Santo Family Sells Swiss Bank Assets

Get used to slow growth, spotty world economy: CEO

Record Student-Loan Debt Prompts Treasury Push to Stem Defaults

Jul 22nd,2014

The Foreclosure Fade, and What it Means for the Housing Market

Thain’s CIT Agrees to Buy OneWest Bank for $3.4 Billion

U.S. Home Prices Increased More Than Estimated in May

London Mayor Allocates $690 Million for Affordable Homes

U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices

European Banks Seeking Safety Lose Property-Loan Share

Loan Yielding 8 Percent Drown Out Fed’s Junk Debt Warning

EU Considers Restricting Russia Capital Access Over MH17

S&P warns Europe debt market near pre-crash levels

Backfire? How Russia sanctions could hit Europe

McDonald's Shares Fall After Sales And Earnings Miss

Jul 21st,2014

Breakingviews: Fannie may die, at last

SunTrust Warns on Lending Profitability

Wall Street Adapts to New Regulatory Regime

Yellen Wage Gauges Blurred by Boomer-Millennial Shift

Fed’s Junk Loan Bubble-Busting Faces Trouble as Sales Jump

J Christopher Flowers warns of banking crisis

Global turmoil may punish complacency: El-Erian

Plan to Rescue Troubled Bulgarian Bank Hits a Snag

Fighting flares in Ukraine as crash investigators arrive

Jul 20th,2014

Dimon’s Threat to Quit FHA Seen as Pressure Move on Rules

Is Germany still the champion?

HOUSING EXPERT: The Official Market Reports Don't Jibe With What 228 Building Execs Are Telling Us

Will economy's fate be set by next two weeks' earnings?

Dubai Stocks Crash

Flint manager warns of bankruptcy over retiree costs

In a Subprime Bubble for Used Cars, Borrowers Pay Sky-High Rates

Jul 19th,2014

Mont Vert studio flat in Tai Po sets record for cheapest new home

Merkel talks tough, but can Europe back it up?

Treasuries Fall First Time in 3 Days as Ukraine Tension Eases

Mansions for under $1 million

Non-bank loans: Quick, easy...and addictive?

Jul 18th,2014

Stunning Image Sequence Shows How A Detroit Block Changed In Just 7 Years

China Home Prices Fall in Record Cities, Signaling More Easing

This Is Not Your Grandma's Business Cycle

UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe

In Bond Market Musical Chairs, Be Ready for Bids Halting

Bond Traders Plot Response as Safeguards Vanish

Consumer Confidence Slumps To 4 Month Lows, Biggest Miss Since Dec 2012

Jet Attack Puts Putin in Corner; 'This Isn't His Plan A'

IMF's Lagarde warns on 'upbeat' Europe markets

Russia sanctions may get ‘much worse’ after crash

Greece Seen Needing Third Bailout as Bonds Insufficient

Regulators Come Up With Own Plan to Coordinate Bank Supervision

Jul 17th,2014

Fannie, Freddie making risky deals with small lenders: watchdog

Bank’s Call to U.S. Borrower Leads to Job, Not Foreclosure

Housing Starts Tumble, Miss Most Since January 2007; Permits Have Biggest Two-Month Plunge Since Lehman

"Seasonal Adjustment" Swings Initial Jobless Claims From 6-Month Highs To Cycle Lows

Philly Fed Soars To 3 Year Highs As Capex Investment Plans Tumble

Portugal's troubled bank downgraded… again

Microsoft plans to slash up to 18,000 jobs

ECB Asset Buying Far Off and May Not Come, Member Says

U.S., EU Escalate Russia Sanctions as Putin Holds Firm

Bubble Paranoia Setting in as S&P 500 Surge Stirs Angst

Yellen Says Constraining Fed Would Be a Grave Mistake

Treasuries Rise on Safety Demand as U.S. Adds Russian Sanctions

ECB will disclose unprecedented data after bank stress tests

China Plays a Big Role as U.S. Treasury Yields Fall

Jul 16th,2014

Yellen Watches American Paycheck for Signals on Shadow Slack

Portugal's bank woes just got more complicated

U.S. producer prices rise faster than expected in June

Industrial Production Drops, Misses By Most Since January

Homebuilder Sentiment Surges, Beats By Most In A Year Led By "Future" Hopes

China Housing Sales Fall in First Half of 2014

China GDP Grows 7.5% in Second Quarter

Litigation costs hit Bank of America's quarterly profit

Dublin Land for New $3.4 Billion Suburb Offered for Sale

U.K. Unemployment Falls to 5 1/2 Year Low as Wages Slow

Jul 15th,2014

JPMorgan pulls back from mortgage lending on foreclosure worries

Here’s why Jamie Dimon might cut ties with the agency that caters to first-time home buyers

June Retail Sales Miss Expectations

JPMorgan profit declines 8 percent as fixed-income trading slides

Global Savings Glut II Leaves Risk Rally Prone to Reverse

Rioforte prepares to file for creditor protection

Fed slaps stocks with unusually targeted comments on valuation froth

London 20% Gain Pushes Up U.K. Home Values Most Since 2010

Empire Fed Soars To 4-Year Highs But Outlook Collapses Most In 3 Years To 13-Month Lows

A Guide to Yellen Testimony: No Rush to Tighten

Goldman Posts Surprise Profit Gain on Trading, Deal Fees

Investors eye correction after summer 'melt-up'

Puerto Rico Utility May Default on January Interest Payment

BES slide, tumbling German sentiment hit markets

Top 1 Percent Is Even Richer Than Surveys Say, ECB Paper Finds

Microsoft to Announce Job Cuts as Soon as This Week


Jul 14th,2014

China Bought $22 Billion Worth Of US Homes Over A Recent 12-Month Span

Selling Real Estate, Without All of the Paper

Canadians Most Optimistic About Housing Since 2008

Canadian Home Price Gains Continue to Drive Overvaluation

Phoenix Housing Market Hit By Unprecedented Plunge In Demand

Individuals Pile Into Stocks as Pros Say Bull Is Spent

Traders Flood U.S. With $3.4 Trillion of Bond-Auction Demand

Portugal hopes new boss at BES marks fresh start for troubled bank

Yellen's 'dovish stare' may crack at testimony

Singapore economy contracts in second quarter

Europe Needs $795 Billion Problem Property Loan Solution

Euro zone industry stumbles in May, recovery still frail

Make No Mistake: Citi's Quarter Really Stunk

Jul 13th,2014

The Full-Time Scandal of Part-Time America

Charting a path to 'normalization'

Bruised and grumbling, foreign banks bend to U.S. rules

Here's The Ultimate Demonstration Of How Stocks Are Not The Economy

Jul 12th,2014

Economists Lower Growth Estimates for 2014

Wells Fargo mortgage revenue drops, shares fall

The 11 Cities With The Most Opportunity Right Now

The Rate At Which Americans Move Has Been Falling For Decades

Here Are The Cities Where Middle-Class Home Buyers Are Screwed

ECB interest rates too low for Germany, says Bundesbank chief

Jul 11th,2014

Portugal Smolders as Allianz Says Crisis Isn’t Over

He's the Top U.S. Mortgage Salesman. His Daughter Isn't Buying It

Wells Fargo posts earnings of $1.01 a share, in line with estimates

Slowing Customer Traffic Worries U.S. Retailers

Portuguese Bank Reveals Exposure After Missed Payment Shakes Markets

Piggy Banks Being Raided Signal Swedish Housing Dilemma

Canada Lost 9.4K Jobs In June

Retailers Have Given Some Discouraging Commentary About The US Economy To Start Earnings Season


Jul 10th,2014

This Portuguese Bank Stock Is Crashing And Its Leading Markets Into The Red

Tale of two retailers

Miss the European Debt Crisis? Today Is for You: Opening Line

Bank of America resubmits request for dividend increase: WSJ

China June trade data misses forecasts, doubts over economy linger

Q2 GDP Hopes Fade As Wholesale Inventories Miss By Most In 2014

Second Company Admits "It's Not The Weather" - It's The Economy, Stupid

Watch French bonds for signs of real trouble: Trader

French Stocks Seen Extending Losses on Economy Concern

Espirito Santo Creditors Doubt Containment on Missed Payment

For Retailers, Spring Weather Isn't Enough

Fewer Americans Than Forecast Filed Jobless Claims Last Week

BoE holds fire amid fears of sterling strength

Family Dollar profit falls by a third

Jul 9th,2014

Chinese Cash-Bearing Buyers Drive U.S. Foreign Sales Jump

Wells Fargo Profit Streak Seen No Match for Revenue Skid

Tiny Houses Big With U.S. Owners Seeking Economic Freedom

Scoping the new subprime as watchdogs cry 'bubble'

Espirito Santo Bonds Tumble to Records Amid Missed Note Payments

Foreign Buyers Loaded Up On US Homes Last Year

One Company Finally Admits: It Wasn't The "Harsh Weather" After All

Hong Kong Buyers Queue for New Homes After Prices Plunge

Crisis Haunting Spain as Loan Costs Threaten Growth

ECB watchdog says bank safety checks running according to plan

Why Housing Will Crash Again - But For Different Reasons Than Last Time

Jul 8th,2014

10 States Where Home Values Have Surged Past Their Housing Bubble Peaks

China Fuels Surge in Foreign Purchases of U.S. Housing

Central Banks Seeking to Spur Supply Side Miracle Come Up Short

Complacency Breeds $2 Trillion of Junk as Sewage Funded

U.K. Manufacturing Unexpectedly Slumps Most in 16 Months

U.S. job rebound not spurring spending, Wal-Mart's Simon says

Job Hiring Far Below Pre-Lehman Levels As Yellen's Favorite Labor Metric Redlining

Bankers warn over rising US business lending

Jul 7th,2014

China's Shadow Banking System Could Bring Down The World's Hottest Property Markets

Bond Investors Ignore Cries of `Wolf' and Pile Back In

The Best Places In America To Buy Property And Rent To Baby Boomers

Central banks ending era of clear promises, return to 'artful' policy

Rise in part-time workers worries some experts

What's Lurking Beneath The Glossy Veneer Of The Jobs Report?

Goldman Sachs Brings Forward Rate Forecast Before U.S. Auctions

Draghi’s $1.4 Trillion Shot: Silver Bullet or Misfire?

Yellen’s Economy Looks More Like Arthur Burns's Than Greenspan's

Bond Anxiety in $1.6 Trillion Repo Market as Failures Soar

As Food Prices Rise, Fed Keeps a Watchful Eye

Consumer Spending Slides In All Important June, Gallup Finds

Warren Buffett's 'Single Best Measure' Of Stock Market Value Is Higher Today Than It Was During The Credit Bubble

Jul 6th,2014

Why Home Price Gains Are Slowing In America

Student loan forgiveness may be coming in the future

The Illusion Of Central Bank Control Is In Full Force

8 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Second Home

Lagarde Hints at Global Forecast Cut Even as U.S. Rebounds

Here's Your Complete Preview Of This Week's Key Economic Events

Jul 5th,2014

Picking the Right Mortgage

ECB's Lautenschlaeger does not see bond-buying: paper

Biggest Wealth Fund Forms New Real Estate Group

13 Recent Home Sales That Show How Crazy San Francisco Real Estate Has Become

Retail investors exit US stock funds

Accusations fly in Bulgaria’s murky bank run

Here Are The States With The Worst Unemployment Rate In The Country

Yellen Is Flat-Out Wrong: Financial Bubbles Are Caused By The Fed, Not The Market

Jul 4th,2014

US employers plan to cut payrolls by 31,434 in June: Challenger

Investors Are Pushing Starter-Home Prices Up

Erste Predict Record Loss as Romania Adds to Hungary Woes

A Major Problem In The Apartment Rental Market Is Finally Showing Signs Of Easing

Why Everyone Is Starting To Freak Out That We Might Be Headed For A 'Construction Shutdown'

'Housing Finally Falters'

Bubble fears mean split opinions at ECB

U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi

London Lenders Rejecting Homebuilders as Cost of Land Soars

Euro-Area Bonds Gain as ECB Loans Offer Chance for Cheap Funding

German Manufacturing Orders Decline on Geopolitical Risks

Central Bankers Fire Back at Their Own Club Over Bubbles

Singapore Property Prices Likely to Drop More: Finance Minister

Buildings With a Past

Jul 3rd,2014

What's the real unemployment rate?

32 states trail US as a whole in job recovery

Payroll Surge Fuels Self-Sustaining U.S. Expansion: Economy

ECB Leaves Rates Unchanges as Draghi Illumination Awaited

Dow Average Tops 17,000, Treasuries Sink After Jobs Data

U.S. jobless claims rise slightly, labor market improving

U.S. trade deficit narrows as exports hit record high

Euro zone business growth slows as ECB meets

People Not In Labor Force Rise To New Record, Participation Rate Remains At 35 Year Lows

Yellen Says Financial Instability Shouldn’t Prompt Rate Change

Pimco’s Gross Betting $200 Million on Low Interest Rates

Home Prices Post Longest Losing Streak in 5 Years

FHFA Inspector General Cites Risks on Nonbank Mortgage Servicers

Jul 2nd,2014

The Missing Piece Of The Housing Recovery

London House Prices Surge the Most Since 1987, Nationwide Says

Mortgage volume remains stuck despite lower rates

U.S. Companies Show Broad Recovery as Hiring Pace Surges

ADP Says Companies in U.S. Add Most Workers Since 2012

Wall Street Shifts Risk of Burning Bed in Loans: Credit Markets

U.K. Mortgage Seekers Exploit Loophole to Avoid Credit Check

Wolf Richter: How Private Equity Firms Manipulate the Buy-to-Rent Housing Racket

Factory Orders Drop Most Since Jan; Inventories Surge Most Since Oct 2011

Jul 1st,2014

Housing: Small Economic Sector With a Big Impact

Dubai in Turmoil Pursues Clearing Legacy of Toxic Debt

Euro zone unemployment stable, recovery creates few jobs

German manufacturing grows in June at weakest rate in eight months: PMI

German jobless rises unexpectedly in June

U.S. factory, auto sales data bolster growth outlook

U.S. manufacturing sector growth dips slightly in June: ISM

U.S. manufacturing expands in June at fastest rate in over four years: Markit

Epic Demographic Chart Shows What's Happening To The Populations Of The US, China, And Japan

Where the student debt crisis really hits

Treasuries Drop as Factory Data Spur Rate-Increase Bets

German manufacturing grows in June at weakest rate in eight months: PMI

U.S. factory, auto sales data bolster growth outlook

U.S. manufacturing sector growth dips slightly in June: ISM

Here's Where Americans Are Spending Too Much On Housing

Jun 30th,2014

Global Markets' Strength Doesn't Reflect Economic Outlook, Central Banks Say

Pending Home Sales Jump In May; Drop YoY For 8th Month In A Row

Forty Strongest U.S. Metro Economies

More Young People Would Be First-Time Homebuyers If Not For Their Student Loans

Euro zone loans slump, ECB waits for new measures to kick in

World investors see rates staying low and put faith in stocks: Reuters poll

ECB to wait for June measures to bite as inflation stays low

U.K. Mortgage Approvals Decline to Lowest Level in Almost a Year

Decoding Draghi: Banks Still Puzzle Over ECB Grand Plan

Housing market in focus on Wall Street

Dubai Caps Worst Month Since 2008 as Real Estate Stocks Tumble

Hedge fund correlation risk alarms investors


Jun 29th,2014

Stash Pad

Weak spending raising doubts about economy

Beware bumpy markets when rates rise: BIS

Let's Take A Look At The Latest NYSE Margin Debt Data In Historical Context

Europe's Fragile Recovery Is Stalling As Germany Sputters

Are Markets Efficient? Even The Supreme Court is Weighing In

In Home Loans, Sub Prime Fades as a Dirty Word

Jun 28th,2014

Brutal dought to bring even higher food prices

MAP: Some Parts Of The US Economy Are Growing REALLY Fast


KB Home: First-Time Buyers Back on the Radar

Investors Who Bought Foreclosed Homes in Bulk Look to Sell

Jun 27th,2014

Euro-Area Economic Confidence Unexpectedly Fell in June

Carney's Loan Cap Seen as Too Weak to Stifle Housing Boom

'Manageable storm' looms for markets: Deutsche Bank

BOE's Carney Says Rates Won't Rise to Levels Previously Considered Normal

Italian Debt Swells to Rival Germany as Bond Yields Slide

Yellen Spending Mix Lacks Ingredient of Higher Pay: Economy

Lew Unveils Small Steps to Augment Loan Modification Program 

Jun 26th,2014

OCC: Mortgage Performance Continued To Improve In Q1

Credit-Card Lenders Pursue Riskier Borrowers

Wall Street dips on Fed's Bullard comments on interest rates

Bank of America to cut 540 jobs at Charlotte legacy assets unit

Carney at Tolerance Limit as BOE Acts to Curb Housing Risks

Treasuries Gain as Consumer Spending Rises Less Than Forecast

Fed could trigger next world crisis: Stephen Roach

What Consumer Comeback? Personal Spending Disappoints For Two Out Of Three Months In Q2

US jobless claims at 312,000, in line with estimates; personal income rises

Carney Surprises Confounding Markets as BOE Manages Guidance

Consumer Spending in U.S. Climbed Less Than Forecast in May


Jun 25th,2014

The Riskiest Housing Markets in the U.S.

U.S. durable goods unexpectedly fall in May

U.S. economy collapses in first quarter, but growing again

Euro Area Down But Not Out as Japanese Lost Decade Looms

Mortgage numbers suggest slower summer sales

Small business credit drought slows Ireland's recovery

The 'Black Swan Index' is on a scary flight higher

Interest Rate Increase Not Seen as Imminent 

Rise in Home Prices Is Slowing, and That's a Good Thing

Jun 25th,2014

Political 'Earthquake' Hits France And The UK

Spain's ruling PP wins EU vote, political fragmentation rises

Euroskeptic election surge gives EU a headache

Greece's Syriza Wins EU Elections in Warning to Samaras

Risky Australian Lending Targeted as RBA Spurs Housing: Economy

Wall Street job stress still at crisis levels

'Chocolate King' hopes for sweet end to Ukraine crisis

Jun 24th,2014

U.S. consumer confidence, new home sales hit six-year highs

Post Bailout, Portugal's Banks Are Still In A World Of Hurt

S&P's Kraemer: euro zone has much to do to cut debt, boost growth

Fed's Plosser Sees Growth Exceeding 2.4% Amid More Job Gains

Dubai Stocks Extend Rout With Biggest Drop Since August

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Rise at a Slower Pace

Bond Market Has $900 Billion Mom-and-Pop Problem When Rates Rise

Abe Unveils Japan's New Growth Strategy

Jun 23rd,2014

Manufacturing picks up pace in leading economies; Europe lags

Global infrastructure, capital spending to hit $9 trillion by 2025 -study

Something Very Disturbing Is Happening In The California Housing Market

Gloomy French data hits European shares, Iraq keeps oil high

Oil, Europe Stocks Fall as U.S. Shares Drop From Record

Investors to keep a nervous eye on housing this week

Draghi Says Unlimited Cash Through 2016 Is Rate Signal

In Yellen We Trust Is Bond Mantra as Inflation Dismissed

Guess Who Is Propping Up The US Housing Market


Jun 22nd,2014

Global Stocks Rise for Week to Records Amid Fed Support

JPMorgan Said to Plan Sale of $304 Million Mortgage Bonds

Pre-retirees: Don't use your home as an ATM

Britain's Global Banks: Now You See Them...

Jun 20th,2014

FHFA Reaches $99.5 Million Settlement With RBS Securities Over MBS

Citigroup Fights to Recover From 'Stress Test' Failure

The Asset-Rich, Income-Poor Economy

ROUBINI: The Fed Will Have A Tricky Time Delivering A Clear Message As It Plays Musical Chairs

Draghi's Calm Markets Sparking Concern of German Risks

'Damaging deflation' threatens euro zone: EY

The most affordable EU country for house-buyers is…

IMF's Lagarde urges ECB to consider QE

Housing Market Falters Amid Rising Prices, Lower-Paying Jobs

Jun 19th,2014

Caterpillar Asia Sales Crater By 30% - Company Reports Weakest Stretch Of Global Demand Since Lehman Collapse

Discouraged Workers

Fed Dishes Out Continuity

Euro zone bailout fund ESM considering non-euro bond issuance

Argentina says next bond payment 'impossible', default looms

Jobless claims point to firming labor market

Natural disasters don't dissuade home buyers

Fed Dots Ignored as Investors Focus on Yellen's Message

Jun 18th,2014

US share buybacks and dividends hit record

Bond Traders Confront Inflation From Vulnerable Positions

Putin Talks Peace With Ukraine Leader After Gas Pipe Fire

Fed seen holding steady policy course but could hint on exit

FedEx Just Had A Great Quarter

EL-ERIAN: Here Are The 6 Items Fed Officials Will Likely Discuss This Week

Facing Extinction, Hedge Funds Go All In: Take Net Assets To All Time High, Cash To Record Low

BOE Says Investors Underestimating Chance of Rate Rise

Fed not nearly worried enough about inflation: Pros

U.S. mortgage applications drop in latest week: MBA

Fed Decision Day Guide From Dot Plots To Exit Strategy


Jun 17th,2014

Housing starts fall as consumer prices log biggest jump in a year

CEOs trim estimates for GDP growth: Survey

The Myth Of Wage Inflation Comes Crashing Down: Real Hourly Earnings Slide To Lehman Bankruptcy Levels

Consumer Prices in U.S. Increase by Most in More Than a Year

German Investor Mood Drops Even as ECB Boosts Stimulus

We're All Macroprudentialists Now as Bubble Policy Dawns

London House Prices Rise Most Since Before Northern Rock Run

HUD Nominee Faces Senators as Housing Recovery Sputters

Fed Will Raise Rates Faster Than Investors Bet, Survey Shows

Fed looks at exit fees on bond funds

US banks seen falling short of new debt funding rule

Gunmen Attack North of Baghdad as Obama Weighs Options for Iraq

Pound power: How Mark Carney is changing the world

Jun 16th,2014

As Robotics Advances, Worries of Killer Robots Rise

U.S. home builder sentiment rises for first time this year: NAHB

Sturdy U.S. manufacturing data bolster growth outlook

IMF cuts U.S. growth outlook, says full employment years off

EL-ERIAN: Here Are The 6 Items Fed Officials Will Likely Discuss This Week

Empire Fed Hits 4 Year High Despite Tumble In Employee Index

Euro zone price inflation hits trough in May

Corporate debt in Asia to top US, Europe combined

Why low bond yields are all you deserve

Income gap widens as American factories shut down

Gen X, Y investors see fiscal hopes sink in real estate quagmire

Russia cuts off gas supply: Ukraine minister

Few-strings-attached loans at record levels

The Fed could inadvertently jolt markets this week

Bank of Japan's Bond Paralysis Seen Spreading Across Markets


Jun 15th,2014

Investors Turn To Federal Reserve For Economic Reassurance

Dubai Faces Looming Property Bubble

America Is Exacerbating The College Debt Crisis By Telling Everyone To Enroll

The American Consumer Is Clearly Putting On Leverage

There's A Fast-Growing US Bank That Customers Actually Love

Jun 14th,2014

Finding Shock Absorbers for Student Debt

Treasury Yield Curve Flattens Amid Fed Rate Speculation

Ukraine Rebels Shoot Down Military Plane Killing 49

Obama Makes Iraq Military Action Depend on Maliki Reform

Why 'Wall Street excesses' pose 'greatest risk'

'Boomerang' homebuyers getting government boost

Jun 13th,2014

Detroit Reaches Deal With Bondholders in Bankruptcy Talks

Carney Sees Housing Debt Risk as Rate Increases Near

US consumer sentiment slips in June

Subprime Trading Like It's '07 in Car-Loan Bonds: Credit Markets

Home Values Fall in Priciest London Areas as England Surges

Treasury Yield Curve Flattens Amid Fed Rate Speculation

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Unexpectedly Decreased in May

Militants Seize Towns as Al-Maliki Fails to Stop Advance

BoE's Carney: Rates could rise sooner than expected

Low inflation warnings 'irrational': Ex-ECB's Stark

Jun 12th,2014

U.S. Fed plans changes to annual bank stress tests

Bank Of America: "A Slowdown In National Home Prices Is Coming"

U.S. retail sales rise less than expected in May

Debt Risk Shifting to Investors as Bank Regulations Bite

Manhattan Apartment Rents Rose to Five-Year High in May

Carney Addresses London Bankers as Housing Call Looms

Jobless Claims in U.S. Increased Last Week to 317,000

Senate Republicans block student loan bill

Most economists say the Fed is wrong about growth

IMF sounds global housing alarm

U.S. Economic Recovery Looks Distant as Growth Stalls

Jun 11th,2014

Treasury Secretary Lew Warns of Lower Potential Economic Growth

Bank of America Shocker: New Commercial Loan Plunge Is Largest Since Lehman

U.K. Unemployment Falls; Payrolls Surge to Record High

Why in the world do people keep buying Treasurys?

Many seek new homes near cities but are priced out

World Bank: 'Now is the time to prepare for next crisis'

Why higher rates could shock stocks: Blankfein

Borrowers defy logic with mortgage rates

Fed Prepares to Maintain Record Balance Sheet for Years

World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast After 'Bumpy' 2014 Start

Jun 10th,2014

MBA: Originators Lose a Reported $194 on Each Loan in Q1

Realtors, Builders Differ on Need for New Homes

Economic Concerns Temper Home Buyer Enthusiasm

Bond Shortfall of $460 Billion Seen Boosting Debt Markets

Giant Japanese Fund Set to Invest More in Stocks, Foreign Bonds

U.S. wholesale inventories rise solidly, may boost second-quarter GDP

Banks search for loopholes in leveraged loan guidelines

Money market rates hit new low as ECB moves gain traction

ECB Headaches From BNP to Dexia Multiply for Daniele Nouy

US foreclosure activity falls to 8-year low in May: RealtyTrac

Small business optimism rises in May: NFIB

Déjà vu: echoes of pre-crisis world mount

Silicon Valley Tries to Remake the Idea Machine

Jun 9th,2014

The Latest Student-Loan Charade

Fannie Mae's May 2014 National Housing Survey Reveals Consumer Concerns Regarding Economy

Gross's Bulls Butt Heads With Bears in Great Bond Debate

Fed's Bullard says macroeconomy much closer to normal

Thanks Draghi: Spanish 10 Year Yield Slides Below US

Mortgage credit availability increased in May

Are Treasury yields headed for Japanese levels?

Jun 8th,2014

Western Asset Bespoke Mortgages Feeding Non-Agency Demand

Investors look to China and U.S. after ECB fights deflation risk

Russia-Ukraine Talks to Start as Poroshenko Seeks Peace

Lagarde Says IMF 'Got It Wrong' on Rallying U.K. Economy

Jun 7th,2014

Why You Should Care About Interest Rates

ECB's Coeure: rates to diverge from UK, U.S. for years

German foreign minister urges Ukraine caution in military action

Jun 6th,2014

Young and in Debt in New York City

VIX Hits 7-Year Low as S&P Rises for Week on ECB, Jobs

This is a blight on our economy: Pimco's McCulley

Economy needs to tighten up before rates can rise: Fed's Powell

US Finally Recovers All Jobs Lost Since 2007 While People Not In Labor Force Increase By 12.8 Million

U.S. recoups jobs lost in recession as economy picks up

Abenomics Spurs Most Misery Since '81 as Senior Scrimps 

Draghi Fights Deflation With Banks, Not Bonds, for Now 

Draghi Faces Off With Regulators Over $2 Trillion Market for Tricky Debt

Bond rally is squeezing the trading at big banks

Grand Central: ECB Unanimity May Prove Fleeting

Jun 5th,2014

Young and in Debt in New York City

VIX Hits 7-Year Low as S&P Rises for Week on ECB, Jobs

This is a blight on our economy: Pimco's McCulley

Economy needs to tighten up before rates can rise: Fed's Powell

US Finally Recovers All Jobs Lost Since 2007 While People Not In Labor Force Increase By 12.8 Million

U.S. recoups jobs lost in recession as economy picks up

Abenomics Spurs Most Misery Since '81 as Senior Scrimps 

Draghi Fights Deflation With Banks, Not Bonds, for Now 

Draghi Faces Off With Regulators Over $2 Trillion Market for Tricky Debt

Bond rally is squeezing the trading at big banks

Grand Central: ECB Unanimity May Prove Fleeting

Jun 4th,2014

The American Dream is out of reach

Home Price Gains of 20% Vanish as Hottest Markets Cool

Fed may shun global risk rules banks spent billions to meet

German private sector grows for 13th straight month in May: PMI

Drag in euro zone recovery supports call for ECB action

Euro zone economy stutters as ECB gears up for action

U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

Euro-Area Services Grow in Sluggish Economic Recovery

Investors Flag Risk of ECB Disappointing After Europe Bond Rally

ISM Services Beats; Jumps To 9-Month Highs... They Think

Trade Gap Jumps to Two-Year High as Americans Buy Imports

JPMorgan Sees Record $100 Billion in Loan Funds

Lowest rates in a year do nothing for mortgages

ADP: US private sector created 179,000 jobs in May vs 215,000 estimated

Jun 3rd,2014

Half of Americans can't afford their house

Negative rates may not make euro zone banks lend more, BIS chief says

Detroit automakers report strong uptick in May U.S. sales

Bank of England Gets Anxious About Stress Tests

Bond Yields Lowest Since Napoleon Are No Comfort to Europe Amid Deflation Fight

Barclays Said to Start Cutting Jobs in Investment Banking Unit

Pimco's 'Bond King' suffers 13th month of outflows at Total Return Fund

Consumer Stock Plunge Ends in Bet on Spending: EcoPulse

Treasuries Drop a 4th Day on Bets Rally Gains Excessive

U.K. House Prices Surpass 2007 Peak to Hit New Record

U.S. factory orders up, rise in unfilled orders largest in five months

ALBERT EDWARDS: The US Profit Margin Cycle Has Finally Begun Its Downturn

Japan Base Wages Decline 23 Months In A Row

Slowing of Euro Inflation Puts Pressure on Central Bank


Jun 2nd,2014

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as ISM Corrects Manufacturing Data

Construction Spending Growth Misses By Most In 14 Months

Two-Thirds Of Global PMIs Decline In May

Slower German inflation seen raising pressure on ECB to act

Fed's Evans says timing of rate hike will depend on inflation outlook

China accelerates as euro zone stumbles

NYC Woolworth Tower Penthouse Priced at Record $110 Million

London Land Values Soaring Worsens Home Dearth, Savills Says

U.K. Mortgage Approvals Drop as Housing Boom Cools

Draghi's Toolbox: Bond-buying bazooka on the way?

Unstoppable $100 Trillion Bond Market Renders Models Useless

Jun 1st,2014

Heloc Payment Jump to Take Bite Out of Consumer Spending

Time for ECB to put money where its mouth is

Protecting European bank test data from lucrative leaks

China Manufacturing Gauge Rises to Five-Month High


May 31st,2014

Fed Officials Downplay Financial Stability Concerns

A Bunch Of Fed Officials Agree: Don't Use Monetary Policy To Fight Bubbles

Ukraine Nears Russian Gas Deal as Eastern Clashes Persist

Bond Rally Sparks Little Joy as Bears See 'Painful' Capitulation

May 30th,2014

Weak Wages Pose Threat to Liftoff for Economy

Don't assume newest Fed policymaker is a look-alike hawk

ECB and BoE plan to revive EU securitization, boost investment

U.S. Fed seen sticking to range when hiking interest rates

Deutsche Bank Said to Buy 680 Irish Homes From Danske

Borrowers Show in Rush to Grab U.S. Rate Break

'Mysterious' bond market move could continue

Consumer Spending in U.S. Unexpectedly Declines

Investors Have Forgotten What Normal Economic Growth Looks Like

A Dotcom Bubble-Era Indicator Is Looking Ominous


More Housing Bad News: Household Formation At 30 Year Lows

May 29th,2014

Borrowers Tap Their Homes at a Hot Clip

Pending Home Sales Miss Expectations

Consumer Comfort in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since November

Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since 2007


BlackRock CEO says leveraged ETFs could 'blow up' whole industry

Goldman Shuns Bonds Pimco's Gross Favors in 'New Neutral'

Bond Surge Worldwide Drives Index Yield to One-Year Low

May 28th,2014

Santander Bank to Face Suit Claiming Bias in Mortgages

U.S. mortgage applications fall in latest week: MBA

ECB warns investors' gamble for profit could backfire

10Y Yield Drops To 10-Month Lows As Stocks Hit Record Highs

JPMorgan's Pinto Says Clients Cautious After Trades Went Wrong

Eliminating blight could cost bankrupt Detroit more than $850 million

Divided east Ukraine city calm after battle, rebels seek Russian help

German Unemployment Unexpectedly Rises as Growth to Slow

Soros and co help China surge in Spanish property

This is what is keeping bond yields low

Lower rates fail to boost mortgage activity

Yellen Has Scant Power to Relieve U.S. Housing Slowdown


May 27th,2014

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Continue To Rise, Albeit Slowly

Mortgage Probes Shift to Smaller Banks

Home Prices Start Easing, to the Relief of Experts

Housing 1% soars as 99%ers dive

Banks Raise Caution Flag on Trading

Grand Central: BOJ's Kuroda Awakening to His Limits?

Mixed signals on U.S. economic future (2:19) 

RBS Slashes Most Of Its US Mortgage Business And Hundreds Of Jobs

Ireland's Bad Bank On Track for 1 Billion-Euro Profit

Case-Shiller Home Prices Beat Expectations

Bank of Japan, more confident about recovery, quietly eyes stimulus exit

IMF's Lagarde says bank reforms slowed by fierce industry pushback

U.S. durable goods orders rise on defense, but business spending plans weak

Euro zone inflation seen well below 2 percent in 2014-15: Nowotny

Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine city, dozens dead
Home equity loans pick up, but slowly
Draghi's Asset-Backed Drive Rouses Academic Skeptics



May 26th,2014

Bond Market's Message to Fed: Your 4% Rate Forecast Is Too High

Ukraine launches air strikes against rebel-held airport

EU Protest Forces Surge Posing Threat From U.K. to Greece

Draghi Says Timing Key as ECB Watches for Negative Spiral

May 24th,2014

ECB's Mersch: Banks need to be strong enough to meet credit demand

The Ripple Effects of Rising Student Loan Debt

Piketty findings undercut by errors

Ukraine, on edge, prepares to vote after bloodshed

May 23rd,2014

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Got Good Deal on FHFA Settlement

U.S. Retailers Missing Estimates by Most in 13 Years

New home sales rebound, inventories at 3-1/2 year high

Pro-Ukraine forces clash with separatists, at least two dead

Bond Buyers Skip Fine Print as Low Rates Sow Complacency

German Business Confidence Declines as Economy Seen Slowing

Everything the Fed thinks it knows may be wrong

New maestro in town: Fischer takes seat at Fed

Detroit not alone, expect more bankrupt cities: Expert

World Trade Flows Fall in First Quarter

May 22nd,2014

Financial Crisis, Over and Already Forgotten

HP may cut up to 16,000 more jobs as results disappoint

Fed on road to 'normal' may be rocky: Williams

American Dream of homeownership will die, unless…

All That Is Wrong With The US Housing Market In One Chart

Housing sector turning the corner; jobs market firming

Rent or buy? The math is changing

Existing Home Sales Miss; Worst Start To Year Since 2007

Wall Street Finds New Subprime With 125% Business Loans

New Faces Behind Fed Dots Seen Roiling Markets as Forecasts Move

Sears posts bigger loss as sales slide

Why stocks could be in a sideways correction

Marc Faber: 'This is not a very healthy market'

Best Buy sees weak same-store sales for 2 quarters

Intense Fighting Flares in Eastern Ukraine

May 21st,2014

Tread Lightly When Setting Capital Requirements for Nonbanks

Geithner Book Reveals Consensus, Not Vision, During Financial Crisis

Fed Officials Saw Risk From 'Persistent Slowdown' in Housing

Fed Officials Tussle Over Labor Market Slack

Portugal's Espírito Santo International in 'Serious Financial Condition'

Former FDIC Chair Bair: Geithner Has it Wrong on Bailouts

Citigroup aims to ramp up U.S. mortgage lending

U.S. mortgage collectors gag homeowners in loan deals

Wall Street rebounds after selloff; Fed minutes due

Fannie Overseer Moves to Rescue Housing With Lower Risk to Lenders

ECB Negative Rate Would Help on Prices, Ex-Official Says

Fed Watcher's Guide to Minutes: Exit Strategy, Employment View

Target Misses Estimates as It Works to Recover From Data Breach

Lowe's posts earnings and revenue miss

Lower rates don't boost mortgage applications

May 20th,2014

Report: When It Comes to Mortgage Loan Servicing, Banks Are Still Failing to Comply With the Law

Dudley: Interest rates will likely rise slowly

BlackRock's Fink Says Housing Structure More Unsound Now

Watch Cashin: More selling likely if this happens

Wall Street dips as retailer earnings disappoint

Mortgage, Home-Equity Woes Linger

Yellen Adds Disadvantaged to Full-Employment Definition

The Decline Of Small Business = Decline Of Basic Skills

JPMORGAN: We Have No Confidence That We'll Avoid A Financial Bubble

Caterpillar Retail Sales Plunge By 13%, Most Since February 2010; Decline For 17 Consecutive Months

Here's The Bearish Housing Presentation Jeffrey Gundlach Gave At John Mauldin's Conference

Staples forecasts fall in sales, shares drop

Home Depot misses forecasts, hurt by slow season

The most sought-after homes still underwater

New Cold War May Emerge in Ukraine Crisis, Medvedev Says


May 19th,2014

Mohamed El-Erian Gives Three Reasons For This Year's Remarkable Bond Market Rally

Shares trade near break-even as Pfizer deal weighs

BoE says banks nervous over releasing details of health checks

Wall of Worry Rebuilt as Nasdaq Rout Boosts Cash Holdings

Bundled debt demand reaching height of crisis

Greek Selloff Shows Rush for Exit Recalling Crisis: Euro Credit

May 18th,2014

Bank of England's Mark Carney highlights housing market's risk to UK economy

U.S. private lenders not ready to replace Fannie, Freddie: regulator

Deutsche Bank enlists Qatar in $11 billion capital hike

Major investment banks' revenue falls 9 percent in first quarter

Why bonds are important to watch this week

No sign of major central banks tightening the reins

Fed may need to update its interest rate guide

Ukraine Forces Fight Rebels as Separatists Prepare Vote

Obama to Select San Antonio Mayor for HUD Top Job in Reshuffle

May 17th,2014

UK housing market has deep problems, says BoE's Carney

The Automotive Industry Is In A Major Crisis And It's Only Getting Worse

May 16th,2014

At big-ticket dinners, a blunt Bernanke sounds theme of low rates

Plans to de-risk 'too-big-to-fail' banks face hurdles in Europe, Asia

Fed's Bullard says recent U.S. data 'encouraging'

FHFA's Watt Says He Doesn't Worry About Fannie Shareholders

America's Shrinking Deficit Means Interest Rates Could Keep Tumbling

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Unexpectedly Declined in May

No Raises For Anyone: Real Hourly Wages Decline For The First Time Since 2012

Foreign demand for U.S. Treasuries falls but Belgium strong buyer

ECB Urged to Buy Bailout Bonds; Rate Cut Won't Aid Growth

Miller Wagers Gundlach's Bearish Housing Position Loses

At Last, Recovery Heads Where the Fed Wants It

Housing Starts, Permits Smash Expectations On Surge In Rental Construction

Global Growth Worries Climb

Bank of England sees 'no housing bubble'

May 15th,2014

Senate panel approves bill to dismantle Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Russia Can't Be Trusted Over Ukraine, NATO Chief Says

Mortgage Rates Dropping With Bond Yields at 7-Month Low

David Tepper is right, use caution: Michael Farr

Wall Street falls more than 1 percent; small caps sell off

Stubborn Bond Bears Double Down on Money-Losing Wager

Home builders losing confidence in recovery

Euro Growth Diverges; Strong Germany Offsets France

Empire Manufacturing Rebounds To Best In 4 Years But Spending/Jobs Outlook Tumbles

Price Increases Show U.S. Picking Up as Firings Drop: Economy

JPMorgan Leads U.S. Bonanza in Basel III Compliant Sales

Job market debate rages at Fed, likely keeping rates on hold

Industrial Production Falls

Jobless Claims in U.S. Reach Lowest Level in Seven Years

Where it takes $185K to get a loan

Small-business job engine sputters

Blame it on the snow: Wal-Mart misses, faults brutal winter

Ukraine Slides Deeper Toward War as Russia Warns on Vote


May 14th,2014

Section 2: A Demographic Profile of Young Student Debtors

Japan's Economy Accelerated in First Quarter

'Shell shock' bond move sends yields to pre-taper low

Carney Says Rate Increase Can Wait as U.K. Slack Remains

Ukraine 'Close to Civil War as You Can Get,' Russia Says

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Increase by Most in More Than a Year

Which bond is riskier: Apple or Spain?

Drop in rates spurs mortgage refinances

Exclusive: Regulators scrutinize financial risk-modeling firms

US household debt jumps for third straight quarter: Survey

May 13th,2014

Next step for bankrupt Detroit: Ending abandoned home crisis

Administration, regulators seek to ease housing credit

Small business confidence back at pre-recession levels

Weak retail sales data puts a wrinkle on U.S. growth outlook

EU Banks Urged to Boost Capital as Stress Test Doubts Voiced

Bundesbank Support for ECB Stimulus Not to Be Automatic

Yellen Wage Signals Showing Slack May Be Missing Cost Speedup

Ukraine in 'Undeclared War' With Russia as Rebels Unite

London Falling Short on Affordable Housing Amid Boom

Small-business owners still cautious, banking surveys find

US economy would have to shift sharply for Fed to adjust stimulus

Russia says EU sanctions will hurt Ukraine peace efforts

German Investor Confidence Drops for Fifth Straight Month

May 12th,2014

Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Separatists urge Russia to annex Donetsk in wake of referendum

Banks braced for regulatory moves on capital requirements

IMF: Ukraine Crisis Could Have 'Severe' Economic Consequences For Europe

In Gundlach's `No Normal' World, U.S. Treasuries Just Can't Lose

Draghi Drives ECB Toward Stimulus Even as Economy Grows

Credit scores: Passports to money

Rebels declare victory in east Ukraine self-rule vote

May 11th,2014

A Memoir From the Eye of a Financial Storm

Federal Reserve's Reverse Repos Set to Become Permanent, Says Atlanta Fed President

The Market's Rough Rotation

Boom times for bank trading have gone, and may never come back

U.S. economic strength may not be clear for months: Fed's Lockhart

Ukraine casts shadow as investors take pulse of fragile economy

Low inflation an 'ongoing concern': Fed's Lockhart

East Ukraine referendum raises fears of dismemberment

Steady Turnout of Early Voters in Eastern Ukraine

May 10th,2014

Charlemagne: Beware Of Europhoria

Merkel, Hollande ready for further sanctions against Russia

Rebels' self-rule vote would be catastrophic: Ukraine


May 9th,2014

Big Ticket | A Sky-High Retreat for $31.67 Million

A Plan Built on Assumptions

Pimco Total Return Fund cuts mortgage holdings in April to 19%

Loeb Says Harder to Gain on Mortgages as He Targets Bank Assets

Warren and Allies Said to Reject Fannie Mae Overhaul Bill

Home sellers on price: The sky is the limit!

Europe's Biggest Economic Powerhouse Has Just Come In With Two Bad Numbers

JPMorgan Joins Wells Fargo in Rolling Out Jumbo Offerings

Dollar gains on ECB stimulus talk, stocks decline

Ukraine condemns Putin visit to Crimea as escalation of crisis: statement

BlueBay, BlackRock See Euro-Area Bond Rally Fading Out

U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Internet Shares Rise; Euro Falls

Greenbacks rule: All-cash deals hit 43% of total home sales in 1Q


May 8th,2014

What Timothy Geithner Really Thinks

The Asking Price of a Rarefied Manhattan Condo Jumped $10 Million in 24 Hours

Exclusive: U.S. banking regulators hire math geeks of their own

Deflation Concerns Are Mounting In Europe

Fannie Mae To Pay Treasury $5.7 Billion After 9th Straight Quarterly Profit

Pro-Russian rebels will hold Ukraine referendum, defy Putin

Jobless Claims in U.S. Dropped More Than Forecast Last Week

I'm worried about a crisis bigger than 2008: Faber

We're already not in Ukraine' - rebel east readies secession vote

China's Trade Unexpectedly Rises

Carney Keeps Rates on Hold as BOE Seeks House-Price Tools

New Draghi Era Seen on Hold at ECB as Euro Area Recovers

May 7th,2014

Regulators See Growing Financial Risks Outside Traditional Banks

Financial Regulators See Progress and Threats

Yellen Says 'High Degree' of Accommodation Still Needed

Americans Shut Out of Housing as FHA Fees Jump: Mortgages

Mortgage applications rise on lower rates

Russia's Putin tells OSCE chief ready to discuss Ukraine crisis solution

Home Sales Topping $100 Million Smash U.S. Price Records

Credit Agricole Profit Rises 85% on Lower Loan Provisions

HSBC Says Profit Falls on Drop in Investment-Bank Revenue

Stein Says Fed May See Bouts of Volatility as It Approaches Exit

Ukraine Bulls Scatter as Death Toll Mounts: East Europe Credit

Early Tap of 401(k) Replaces Homes as American Piggy Bank

Developers Turn Former Office Buildings Into High-End Apartments

May 6th,2014

Wall Street dips with financials; Twitter down as lock-up expires

Draghi Grapples With Money Markets Signaling Recovery Too Early

OECD Cuts Forecast for 2014 Global Growth; Urges ECB Action

Q1 GDP Cut To -0.6% At Goldman, -0.8% At JPMorgan

Dubai Could Be Headed For Another Property Bubble

Germany says Ukraine is close to war, widens travel warning

Both sides bury dead as Ukraine slides towards war

Barclays First-Quarter Profit Falls on Fixed Income Drop

Growing Exports Shrink U.S. Trade Gap as Global Demand Stirs

Office Depot to close 400 US stores, posts loss


May 5th,2014

Consumer Spending in April Healthy, but Flat

U.S. Stocks Little Changed as Services Data Offset Banks

Ukraine moving police special forces to control Odessa

Ukraine could pose 'credit crisis' risk to markets

US stock futures fall as Pfizer disappoints; Ukraine weighs

EU Cuts Euro-Area Growth Outlook as Inflation Seen Slower

May 4th,2014

Can't Find Enough 30-Year Treasuries to Buy? Here's Why

Stocks: It's the Janet Yellen show this week

Asian Stocks Fall as China Manufacturing Misses Estimates

Pro-Russians storm Odessa police station, PM slams local police

Ukraine, Fed two big issues for stocks in week ahead

May 3rd,2014

'Overbid Madness' Strikes San Francisco Real Estate Market, Home Sold $600K Above Asking

Bond, stock investors making hay; can both be right?

Dozens killed in Ukraine fighting and fire; OSCE monitors freed

May 2nd,2014

Million-Dollar Home Sales Thrive While Low End Stumbles

The New Math of Renting vs. Buying

Ukraine Launches Offensive to Regain Slovyansk

London Sets New Record With $237 Million Apartment Sale

One Million People Dropped Out Of Labor Force In April: Participation Rate Plummets To Lowest Since 1978

Yellen Fed Resigns Itself to Diminished Growth Expectations

Euro Unemployment Holds Near Record Amid Factory Gains

U.S. payrolls surge, jobless rate hits 5-1/2 year low

Ukraine Troops Move on Rebel Stronghold Defying Putin

Gold Gains With Treasuries Amid Rising Tension in Ukraine

Spanish, Italian, Irish Bond Yields Drop to Records


May 1st,2014

Low-Down-Payment Loans

CFPB Proposes Minor QM Changes

Ukraine's East Unravels as IMF Warns on Financing

U.S. April factory activity growth slows slightly: Markit

Banks mess up on payouts when it comes to mortgages

Ford And Chrysler Sales Disappoint

Planned layoffs jump in April: Challenger, Gray

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Climb to Nine-Week High

Fed to Keep Trimming Stimulus as Economy Shakes Off Stall

Strong consumer spending, factory data buoy U.S. growth outlook

Putin says Ukrainian army must quit south-east: Kremlin

US Savings Rate Plummets To Second Lowest Since 2008 To Pay For March Spending Spree

Fed's Yellen says small bank loan growth good sign for economy

Junk Loans Pulled as Buyers Say No After Fed Voices Worry

Apr 30th,2014

Survey Finds Benefits of Buying a Home Outweigh Renting

Big Banks Erred Widely on Troubled Mortgages, U.S. Regulator Confirms

Freddie Mac Starts Trailer Loans That Buffett Criticized

Fannie Mae Would Need New Bailout in Downturn, FHFA Says

Nationwide CEO wants more flexible regulation (6:04) 

Here's A Chart You Won't See On CNBC

We Just Saw The Biggest Explosion In Health-Care Spending In Over 30 Years, And It Had A Big Impact On GDP

U.S. economy stalls on inventories, trade

ECB Gets Mixed Inflation Signals as Draghi Considers QE

ADP Says Companies in U.S. Added 220,000 Workers in April

East Ukraine slips from Kiev government's grasp

Mortgage applications take another deep dive

A Fed-Watcher Guide to FOMC Day: Steady Taper, Green Shoots

Fed expected to take further step toward ending bond buying

Apr 29th,2014

Slow Going on Overhaul of Mortgage Finance 

Treasuries Poised for Strongest Month Since January as Fed Meets

Deutsche Bank Among 15 Europe Lenders Cut to Negative by S&P

Growing Job-Opening Concerns Dent U.S. Confidence: Economy

Euro zone sentiment, inflation expectations dip in April

Separatists seize control in another Ukrainian city

U.S. Stocks Rise as Internet Shares Rally Amid Earnings

Bank of America Lost $2.7 Billion in a Maze of Accounting

EU bank stress tests include jump in US yields

Stocks may get rude awakening: Mohamed El-Erian

Fed taper to cause 'severe recession': Economist

Home prices gain in February, beat expectations: S&P/Case-Shiller

U.S., Europe Impose New Sanctions on Russia

Euro-Area Economic Confidence Unexpectedly Declines in April (1)


Apr 28th,2014

U.S. pending home sales jump, end losing streak

Ukraine Mayor Gennady Kernes Shot in Attack, Kharkiv City Council Says

China's Stocks Decline Most in Seven Weeks on IPO Concern

Treasuries Irresistible to America's Banks Awash in Cash

Wall Street looking for more hawkish Fed policy: CNBC survey

Bank of America to suspend previously announced capital plans

Greece warned of 14.9 billion euro financing gap

Russia-West tensions weigh on stocks, buoy oil prices

U.S. Plans to Hit Putin Inner Circle With New Sanctions


Apr 27th,2014

Big U.S. Banks Make Swaps a Foreign Affair

China's crisis is coming – the only question is how big it will be

European recovery fails to lift continent's companies

Dubai Shares Rise on Real Estate Recovery Optimism; Qatar Falls

Fed, with bond taper on autopilot, free to tackle big questions

Deflation, emerging market fears set scene for tough EU bank tests

Fed may offer clues on rate timing conundrum

Obama says must send message to Russia to stop destabilizing Ukraine

Apr 26th,2014

ANALYSTS: The Fed's Taper Will Continue

From Outside or Inside, Deck Looks Stacked

And Now Comes A Huge Week For The Economy

ECB's Liikanen says regulation could be extended to shadow banks

Russia Faces More Sanctions as Monitors Held in Ukraine


Apr 25th,2014

Exclusive: Freddie Mac CEO sees market stability risk in housing bill

Housing in U.S. Cools as Rate Rise Hits Sales: Mortgages

U.S. consumer sentiment up more than expected in April

U.S. services sector expands at slower pace in April

Chart of the Week: U.S. middle class no longer the world's richest

Amazon CFO: first-quarter unit sales growth slowed from previous quarter

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

Mediators held in Ukraine as U.S. readies new Russia sanctions

Russia says Kiev will face justice for 'bloody crime' in Ukraine

BOJ Said to Be Concerned Japan Bond Market Ignores Inflation

Europe Banks Face Toughest Simulated Slump in Stress Test

Ukraine-Russia fears to hit Wall Street; Ford miss weighs

S&P Downgrades Russia to BBB-Minus, One Notch Above Junk

Apr 24th,2014

'We don't have a magic wand', says ECB's Constancio

There Are Still A Ton Of Vacant Homes In America

Why Caterpillar Just Blew Away Earnings Expectations

Severe winter dampens UPS first-quarter profit

Wall St up on Apple, Caterpillar; Ukraine weighs

Strong durable goods orders buoy growth outlook

Hamptons Home Sales Surge as Wall Street Fuels Price Gain

Draghi Prepares Ground for ECB Bond Purchases If Needed

Jobless Claims Rise More Than Forecast in U.S. Holiday Week


Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels, Russia starts drill near border

Apr 23rd,2014

New York Financial Regulator Uses Dodd-Frank to Sue Auto Lender

The Hottest Housing Markets In America

European Stocks Extend Drop as U.S. Housing Data Misses

Russia Renews Threat to Intervene in Ukraine as Truce Falters

Einhorn: Tech bubble brewing, shorting momentums

Mortgage activity drops, but average loan size at record

Barclays May Cut 7,500 at Investment Bank, Bernstein Says

Ukraine's leaders say have U.S. backing to take on 'aggressors'

Apr 22nd,2014

Numericable Set to Issue Record Junk Bond

Interview Burke Mortgage Bankers Chairman

Nasty surprise for some student loan borrowers

How income inequality can hurt the economy

Richmond Fed Rebounds But Wages Tumble To 12-Month Lows

Existing Home Sales Decline Slightly

Jobless rate still good gauge of slack: Fed study

Bank of New York Mellon reports first-quarter profit

Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path

McDonald's profit falls, US diners not 'lovin' it'

Russia is already feeling sanctions pain

Is a summer correction on the cards?

Draghi Gauges Ukraine Effect as ECB Tackles Low Inflation

Ukraine Accord Nears Collapse as Biden Meets Kiev Leaders

Apr 21st,2014

Federal Plans That Forgive Student Debt Skyrocket

American Households With Adult Children Are Still On The Rise [CHART]

Italy's UniCredit, Intesa to set up bad loans vehicle with KKR: FT

New York regulator suspects Ocwen Financial of possible 'self-dealing'

The Average Stock Is More Expensive Now Than It Was At The Peak Of The Dot-Com Bubble In 2000

CHART OF THE DAY: The Escalating Game Of Chicken Between China And Japan

Ocwen Freezes Future Mortgage Servicing Deals

Bankers win friends again in Europe with lure of easy money

Bank of Japan may still opt for huge JGB buys, when it acts: Suda

Spanish banks face tough rivalry in small companies bet

Property-Tax Collections Rising at Fastest Pace Since U.S. Crash

Ukraine Separatists Hold Ground as U.S. Eyes Sanctions

S&P 500 Rises to Cap Longest Rally in 2014 Amid Earnings

Wall Street Bond Dealers Whipsawed on Bearish Treasuries Bet

For many Americans, 'temp' work becomes permanent way of life


Apr 20th,2014

Russia says Ukraine clash shows Kiev not disarming militants

Ukraine forces accuse Russia of staging shooting

Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

IT'S OFFICIAL: Americans Have Already Forgotten One Of The Biggest Lessons Of The Financial Crisis

Apr 19th,2014

They're back: Luxury renters are on the rise in New York

Apr 18th,2014

Mortgage Lenders Ease Rules for Home Buyers in Hunt for Business

March jobless rates fall in 21 states

Wall Street Week Ahead: Spring fever brings hope for U.S. earnings

New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

Britons Struggle to Save for Home Down Payments as Prices Surge

Global growth to remain muted: Deutsche Post DHL CEO

Merrill Lynch Cuts Housing Forecast For 2014


Apr 17th,2014

Bank of America's financial crisis costs become a recurring nightmare

Citi received mixed signals from the Fed on 'stress test': WSJ

U.S. shares seen opening lower as tech giants stumble

ECB hardliner Weidmann comes in from the cold as deflation threatens

Goldman Sachs profit falls 11 percent but beats estimates

Jobless Claims in U.S. Hover Near Lowest Level Since 2007

Earnings beats help soften hit from big tech misses

China Seen Cracking on Property Controls

Home price slowdown leaves millions underwater

Apr 16th,2014