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  • Chinese assets warm, not hot for Western investors Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    LONDON, July 6- A flurry of initiatives by China to open up its currency, stock and bond markets inside and outside the country has failed so far to allay international investor concerns about performance, accessibility and liquidity.

  • J.P. Morgan launching its first exchange-traded fund Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK, June 17- J.P. Morgan Chase& Co is launching its first exchange-traded fund on Tuesday as the Wall Street bank's asset management business makes its debut in the $1.8 trillion U.S. exchange-traded fund arena.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • TRIPOLI, June 6- Libya has lost $30 billion due to 10 months of protests at oilfields and export terminals but has sufficient foreign currency reserves to keep the country running, a central bank official said.

  • JPMorgan Chase& Co, PepsiCo Inc, Cardinal Health Inc, Deere& Co and The United Services Automobile Association are among the Fortune 500 companies seeking chief information security officers and other security personnel to shore up their cyber defenses, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • LAS VEGAS, May 26- As a $14.8 billion hedge fund with a reputation for savvy mortgage trades and a record of double-digit returns, Pine River Capital Management has long signed up multi-billion-dollar pension and sovereign wealth funds as investors.

  • NEW YORK, April 3- Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said on Thursday that asset returns will be in the low- to mid-single digits this year despite relatively positive economic growth.

  • NEW YORK, March 14- Berkshire Hathaway chairman and chief executive Warren Buffett said on Friday that his firm had eliminated most of its catastrophe insurance business in the United States.

  • TORONTO, March 13- Toronto-Dominion Bank hopes to expand its U.S. wealth management business, targeting a million people with at least $100,000 in liquid assets who already are customers of its growing U.S. retail bank, said a senior executive of Canada's second-largest lender.

  • UPDATE 3-China launches private bank pilot programme Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 5:56 AM ET

    BEIJING, March 11- China will launch pilot programmes testing the development of privately-owned banks in Tianjin, Shanghai, Zhejiang and Guangdong, the country's bank regulator Shang Fulin said on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday signaled he plans to make more large acquisitions to expand a conglomerate that posted a record profit in 2013, helped by a recovering U.S. economy.

  • Falling reinsurance prices point to sector shake-out Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:58 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Feb 25- A slump in reinsurance prices is playing to the strengths of the biggest global reinsurers, while piling pressure on smaller competitors to diversify or consolidate.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- The Pimco Total Return Fund, the world's largest bond fund, increased its holdings of U.S. government-related securities in January to notch a modest gain for the month after Treasuries prices rose, data from the firm's website showed on Tuesday.