S&P 500 ends week at record high

Euro hits 12-month low as inflation slows

Midterms set to reawaken political risk

Investors have been spoiled by the relative calm on Capitol Hill since last year’s shutdown

US financials enjoy strong August gains

Nine in 10 S&P 500 stocks advance as economic data improve

US munis could get regulatory reprieve

Fed looks at use of bonds to comply with bank liquidity rules

Rouble tumbles as Ukraine tension grows

Currency hits record low against dollar

Trend-setting dollar lifts frustrated bulls

US currency finally plays ball with investor expectations

Stocks at records yet recovery is elusive

Record asset prices belie many startling economic inconsistencies

LSE cash call supports underwriting cartel

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