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  • TORONTO, Feb 25- Royal Bank of Canada, the country's top lender, posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by significant gains in its personal and commercial banking and capital markets businesses. The results could improve investor sentiment towards Canadian banks, which took a hit after Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-largest...

  • TORONTO, Feb 13- The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of the world's biggest pension funds, on Friday reported gross investment returns of 3.3 percent for its fiscal third quarter as strength in global equity markets boosted returns. CPPIB, which manages Canada's national pension fund and is a major global dealmaker, ended the quarter with net assets of...

  • Cash withdrawals totaled $150 billion from Pimco's U.S. open-end mutual funds in 2014. In January, investors pulled $11.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund. 'said Mendel Melzer, chief investment officer for The Newport Group, a Heathrow, Florida- based consultant to institutional investors, including 400 retirement plans, with $21 billion in assets...

  • A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.

  • Getting cash from the crowd Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:10 AM ET
    Charles Adler, Perry Chen and Yancey Strickler (left to right), founders of Kickstarter

    Anyone can invest in disruptive start-ups, thanks to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter. It has helped fund blockbusters like Oculus Rift

  • Closest thing bitcoin has to a central bank Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET
    Fred Ehrsam (left) and Brian Armstrong, founders of Coinbase

    With 1.3 million consumer wallets created and 32,000 merchants on board, Coinbase may be the closest thing bitcoin has to a central bank.

  • A brother team earning stripes in PayPal battle Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison

    No industry is more resistant to change than the 'clunky' payments space, but if you think PayPal is the biggest threat, think again.

  • The venture capital darling ending venture capital Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Naval Ravikant, co-founder of AngelList.

    With AngelList, entrepreneurs wary of venture capital have a new way to transition their ideas all the way from start-up to stock offering.

  • Getting banks out of the forex business Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann, founders of TransferWise

    When two friends living in Europe got fed up with money-transfer fees, they knew there had to be a better way, and PayPal's founder agreed.

  • Hunting the wolves of Wall Street via the Internet Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bill Harris, co-founder and CEO of Personal Capital

    Personal Capital, an Internet-based personal finance platform, is aiming to end the stranglehold of Wall Street's high-fee brokerage model.

  • Silicon Valley’s plan to oust wealth managers Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Adam Nash, CEO of Wealthfront

    The wolves of Wall Street won't stand a chance if the next generation truly embraces an algorithm as its wealth manager.

  • An online peer-to-peer lender, far from Wall St. Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Renaud Laplanche, founder and CEO of Lending Club

    Lending Club has become a lender of first resort to consumers and business owners. The peer-to-peer market has put Wall Street on notice.

  • The least stressful jobs for 2014 Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    Feeling stressed? Kick back and check out the list of the 10 least stressful jobs for 2014.

  • The most stressful jobs for 2014 Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Think your job is stressful? Take a number. Here are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014.

  • Jumbo mortgage rush: Why the rich are buying Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Even as the rest of America pulls back on mortgages, the wealthy are going on a borrowing binge for million-dollar homes, according to RealtyTrac.

  • McGraw-Hill profit surges on higher bond issuances Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    McGraw Hill Financial posted an 18 percent rise in quarterly profit as it earned more from a surge in corporate debt issuances and its Dow Jones indices.

  • E*Trade reports loss as it exits market making Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 5:08 PM ET

    Discount brokerage E*Trade Financial reported a quarterly loss because of an impairment charge of $142 million to account for its surprise exit from market making.

  • Why Gloomy Earnings May Not Be So Dim After All Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    This earnings season is going to be a bummer. Hey, tell us something we don't know. Well, it may not be so bad after all. Here's why.

  • Wall Street: How Much Does Bloomberg Know? Saturday, 11 May 2013 | 7:22 PM ET
    The Bloomberg Terminal computer system

    The Bloomberg terminal privacy breach puts the firm in an awkward situation: Explaining itself to Wall Street clients.

  • Fed, Treasury Examining Bloomberg Saturday, 11 May 2013 | 3:59 PM ET

    The Fed and Treasury are examining the extent to which Bloomberg journalists tracked usage of Bloomberg terminals.