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      Santander increases stake in US loans arm

      Spain’s Banco Santander is paying almost $1bn to increase its stake in its separately listed US consumer loans business amid...

    2. July 3, 2015

      Nerves taut ahead of Greek referendum

      Friday 18:30 BST. Nervousness ahead of Sunday’s referendum in Greece weighed on European stocks and bolstered German...

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    1. The Connected Europe

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    1. July 2, 2015

      When economists and markets diverge

      Wall Street economists have a dire record for accuracy but they do, at least usually, have the advantage of being in touch...

    2. The Exchange

      July 2, 2015

      US jobs report is unlikely to derail Fed's interest rate hike

      While solid, Thursday’s US employment report was far from great, raising questions in the marketplace as to whether the...

    3. July 1, 2015

      US payroll report tipped to show gain of 230,000

      More than half a decade after the unemployment rate hit 10 per cent, the US is edging closer to full employment. The jobless...

    4. Andrew Smithers

      July 1, 2015

      How fast is moderate growth?

      It is an old adage that the market is a weighing machine in the long-term and a voting one in the short-term. The latest...

    5. June 30, 2015

      US housing stages ‘lopsided’ recovery

      The lasting legacy of the US housing crash has ranked at the top of the so-called “headwinds” that Federal Reserve policy...

    6. June 30, 2015

      Debt clouds hang heavy over emerging Asia

      By keeping interest rates on hold a while longer, the Federal Reserve has given emerging markets, braced for possible...

    7. June 29, 2015

      Signs of panic over Greece are hard to spot

      For Greeks living in the cash economy, the imposition of capital controls and a €60 daily limit on ATM use is nasty – even...

    8. June 28, 2015

      Transcript: interview with William Dudley of the New York Fed

      The following is an edited transcript of an interview between Sam Fleming of the Financial Times and William Dudley,...

    9. June 28, 2015

      Fed’s Dudley: September rate rise ‘very much in play’

      A Federal Reserve interest-rate hike will be “very much in play” at the central bank’s September meeting if the recent...

    10. June 25, 2015

      Fed’s looming rate rise is bad news for bonds

      Another day, another missed Greek deadline. Those who no longer have the energy to worry about the eurozone periphery can...

    11. June 25, 2015

      Emerging market portfolio flows reveal fear of the Fed

      Just how risk averse are emerging market investors as they brace for Fed lift-off? The answer lies partly in how you crunch...

    12. June 25, 2015

      US spending shows economic rebound under way

      Spending by US households jumped by the most in nearly six years in May, lifted by stronger incomes and reinforcing evidence...

    13. June 25, 2015

      Debt issuance poised for bumper summer

      Bond markets will have a summer to remember if Greece and its creditors resolve their differences. Uncertainty caused by...

    14. FT Alphaville

      June 25, 2015

      The socialisation of US household debt

      Zoltan Pozsar — who will be at Camp Alphaville, so buy your ticket now! — has a fascinating new slide deck illustrating the...

    15. June 24, 2015

      US slowdown less than earlier estimate

      The economic contraction in the US during the first three months of the year was smaller than previously estimated,...

    16. June 24, 2015

      US growth data helps dollar cap losses

      The dollar staged a mini-rally in the wake of the final reading of US first-quarter growth on Wednesday which confirmed that...

    17. June 23, 2015

      The dangers of living in a subnormal interest rate world

      It is curious to reflect that when US and UK policy interest rates were cut to their lowest ever levels in March 2009,...

    18. June 22, 2015

      Park Square raises $2.4bn to finance leveraged buyouts

      Park Square Capital, one of the largest non-bank operators in financing markets for European leveraged buyouts, has raised a...

    19. June 19, 2015

      Markets’ relaxed view is cause for alarm

      Deadlines were made to be broken. Two of the financial world’s longest-running cliffhangers were due for resolution this...

    20. June 18, 2015

      Volatility is low and uncertainty never went away

      Conventional wisdom among economists, strategists and fund managers has it that we live in peculiarly uncertain times. What...

    21. June 18, 2015

      A bloated US Federal Reserve prepares to shape up

      Amid another wave of feverish speculation about US interest rates Janet Yellen, chairwoman of the US Federal Reserve,...

    22. June 18, 2015

      ‘Gradual’ is the word as Yellen seeks to assuage markets

      While investors talk of a dramatic “lift-off” in US interest rates, Janet Yellen made it clear that the central bank is...

    23. June 18, 2015

      Liquidity pitfalls threaten parched markets

      Welcome to the desert. The financial industry’s great debate du jour is “liquidity”, specifically how parched it looks at...

    24. June 18, 2015

      S&P 500 nears record after dovish Fed

      Thursday 21:00 BST. US stocks neared record highs while the dollar plumbed a one month low as markets reflected a more...

    25. June 18, 2015

      New $10 bill to be first US banknote featuring woman in 100 years

      The world’s reserve currency is finally getting a bit of gender balance. The US Treasury announced on Wednesday that for the...

    26. June 17, 2015

      Wells Fargo and HSBC banned from new mortgage servicing business

      Wells Fargo, the US’s largest mortgage lender, and HSBC have been banned from taking on new mortgage servicing activities...

    27. June 17, 2015

      Yellen points to gradual rate rises

      The Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates only gradually in coming years, Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, as...

    28. June 17, 2015

      Free Lunch: US economy remains far below the speed limit

      The case for pressure The Federal Reserve policy makers are meeting today. Those with long (well, a few months' worth)...

    29. FT Alphaville

      June 17, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Odds shorten on bookie bids

      Whatever happens at Royal Ascot, Betfair has had a decent full-year, Bank of England monetary minutes are due and the Fed...

    30. June 17, 2015

      Dollar falls and Treasuries rally after Fed

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks and shorter-dated Treasury bonds rallied while the dollar went into retreat as participants...

    31. June 16, 2015

      The moral of AIG: first pay the lawyers

      The AIG case has one clear winner — US lawyers charging well-heeled clients big bucks to argue over the federal government’s...

    32. June 16, 2015

      Federal Reserve’s high-wire act takes on fresh hazards

      The US Federal Reserve’s judicious communication is always a high-wire act. But at this week’s meeting the safety net has...

    33. June 16, 2015

      Yellen’s market-moving power on show

      Imagine Janet Yellen as Rory McIlroy, a nine-iron in her hands, measuring up her shot on to the green. That is how John...

    34. FT Alphaville

      June 15, 2015

      Court says Fed broke the law but won't pay a price

      Judgment from the United States Court of Federal Claims on the AIG lawsuit: Section 13(3) did not authorize the Federal...

    35. June 15, 2015

      US dividend stocks smoked by higher yields

      As investors anticipate the end of easy US monetary policy this year, the fallout has landed with a thud in key sectors on...

    36. June 15, 2015

      Stocks fall as Greek concerns intensify

      Monday 21:00 BST. Global stocks came under renewed pressure and US and German government bond prices rose as mounting...

    37. June 14, 2015

      Week ahead: Economists await Fed’s view of inflation

      The flurry of central bank announcements in the coming week are likely to be overshadowed by one from the Federal Reserve,...

    38. June 14, 2015

      Economic outlook: Fed interest rate announcement keenly awaited

      Inflation and interest rates are top of the agenda of this week’s announcements. On Wednesday the Federal Reserve announces...

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