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U.S. Treasury securities held by foreign central banks crossed $3 trillion in the week ended Aug. 27. The situation signals continued demand for U.S. government debt as some governments look to manage Read More
- Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
The Commerce Department revised its calculation of U.S. gross domestic product growth for the second quarter to 4.2%, up from the 4% reported earlier. Businesses spent more on buildings, machines and Read More
- Risk.net (subscription required)
Regulatory changes are making it difficult for arbitrageurs to take advantage of price dislocation, potentially causing a larger distortion and greater market volatility, experts say. Read More
- Fox Business
People preparing to soon retire often seek some protection from inflation. Annuities with income linked to the Consumer Price Index as well as REITs, inflation-linked Treasurys, commodities and gold c Read More
High surf from Hurricane Marie has destroyed piers and damaged businesses on Catalina Island, Calif., officials said. Losses in Avalon are probably $3 million to $5 million, city manager Ben Harvey sa Read More
- Credit Union Times
A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion highlights employee concerns about elitism, favoritism, discrimination and other management issues. Read More
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