*China in focus after alarming markets with bond default. *Sanctions on Russia could hurt the West as well. Federal Reserve meeting and Western sanctions on Russia will give financial markets plenty of pause for thought in the week to come but it could be China that sets the economic weather.» Read More
MUMBAI, Nov 13- Vulnerable emerging Asian currencies weakened and regional shares tumbled to six-week lows on Wednesday as mixed signals from Federal Reserve officials raised prospects for the U.S. central bank to roll back its asset-buying stimulus next month.
LONDON, Nov 13- European stocks were led lower by energy stocks on Wednesday, on concern the U.S. central bank could trim its stimulus programme sooner than expected, although a leading index remained in its recent tight trading range.
*Fed keeps missing on GDP forecasts. NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Year after year Federal Reserve policymakers have clung to a belief that the U.S. economy will soon regain its pre-recession stride.
*Investors await Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing for top Fed post. TOKYO, Nov 13- Emerging Asian currencies skidded and regional shares tumbled to six-week lows on Wednesday as mixed signals from Federal Reserve officials raised fresh concerns about an imminent rollback of the U.S. central bank's asset-buying stimulus.
*Investors await Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing for top Fed post. TOKYO, Nov 13- Asian shares skidded to six-week lows and the dollar wobbled on Wednesday as investors pondered mixed signals from U.S.
*Investors await Yellen's Senate confirmation hearing for top Fed post. TOKYO, Nov 13- Asian shares sagged and the dollar wobbled on Wednesday as investors pondered mixed signals from U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell about 0.7 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average slipped 0.6 percent.
SINGAPORE, Nov 13- London copper dropped to its lowest in nearly two months on Wednesday after a Federal Reserve official said the U.S. may still trim its massive bond buying scheme this year, eroding support for stimulus-friendly commodities.
SINGAPORE, Nov 13- Gold was trading near a four-week trough on Wednesday and looked likely to test further lows as mixed signals from Federal Reserve officials added to uncertainty over the fate of the U.S. central bank's stimulus measures.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- The federal judge who oversaw the recent civil fraud trial against Bank of America Corp criticized the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday for failing to prosecute high-level executives over the financial crisis.
*Wall Street erases some losses on dovish Feds comments. NEW YORK, Nov 12- Global equity markets and government debt prices slipped on Tuesday and the dollar rose as investors contemplated prospects for fewer bond purchases by the Federal Reserve, a critical support for asset prices and the economy.
MONTGOMERY, Ala./ ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov 12- The Federal Reserve should keep monetary policy ultra-easy given the economy's tepid growth and an uncertain outlook for jobs growth, two senior officials said on Tuesday, reinforcing views that the U.S. central bank will not taper bond buying before next year.
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ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov 12- With inflation running well below the level that the Federal Reserve sees as desirable, there is little cause for concern that super-easy monetary policy will lead to runaway price rises, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
In a safety warning posted on its website, the FDA said the fake product is represented as "ExtenZe Maximum Strength" and looks similar to the actual product, ExtenZe, which is made by Monrovia, California- based Biotab Nutraceuticals Inc..
ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov 12- Given how slowly the Federal Reserve expects U.S. joblessness to decline, the central bank should be ramping up, not dialing back, its efforts to stimulate the economy, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
*FDA questions drug trial design, says approval application premature. *FDA suggests company may need to do larger trial. Nov 12- Sarepta Therapeutics Inc lost more than 60 percent of its market value after it was advised by the U.S. health regulator to find new ways to test its flagship treatment for a rare muscle disorder.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12- Emerging markets are likely to see considerably more impact from higher U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve pulls back from its massive monetary stimulus, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.
President Obama should consider changes to his health-care law to honor his pledge, former President Bill Clinton said in an interview. NBC reports.
Still, the tendency of markets to perform well in the past two months has some "people saying,' Hey, you gotta ride the bull until the end of the year,"' said Michael Matousek, head trader at U.S. Global Investors Inc. in San Antonio.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Reuters)- US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines have agreed to give up landing spots and gates at several U.S. airports to win U.S. antitrust approval for their proposed merger, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.