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Bank of America Corp. rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $17.07. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $53.60. Goldman Sachs fell$. 48 or. 3 percent, to $187.41.
TORONTO, Sept 19- Canadian pipeline operator TransCanada Corp said on Friday its current corporate structure, asset base and financial strength are critical to its ability to maneuver and deliver on its growth strategy.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 27 or 1.6 percent, to $17.04. Citigroup Inc. rose $1.27 or 2.4 percent, to $53.66. Goldman Sachs rose $3.07 or 1.7 percent, to $187.89.
Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8 billion on Thursday. "I'd put them in a class of Facebook and Google with the scale they have, growth prospects and profitability," said Scot Wingo, CEO of e-commerce software provider ChannelAdvisor.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- A U.S. appeals court signaled its displeasure with Argentina on Thursday as Citigroup Inc warned it faces "serious and imminent hazard" if it follows a judge's order not to process an upcoming interest payment due to bondholders.
Sept 18- Major institutional investors such as BlackRock will likely receive the bulk of roughly $22 billion worth of Alibaba Group Holdings shares being sold in an initial public offering set to price later on Thursday, people familiar with the situation said.
Calgary- based TransCanada Corp is emerging as a possible target, with several U.S. activist hedge funds reviewing the nearly $38 billion pipeline operator as a break-up candidate, people close to the matter said.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- Citigroup argued before a U.S. appeals court on Thursday it faces "a serious and imminent hazard" if it cannot process another interest payment by Argentina on $8.4 billion in bonds the country issued under local laws following its 2002 default.
Sept 18- Big institutional investors like Blackrock will likely get the bulk of roughly $22 billion worth of Alibaba Group Holdings shares being sold in an initial public offering set to price later on Thursday, people familiar with the situation said.
*Mechanical problems seen with diminished repo facility. *Central bank unveiled longer-term' normalization' plan. NEW YORK, Sept 18- No sooner did the Federal Reserve reveal its plan for eventually tightening U.S. monetary policy than many on Wall Street flagged problems with the mechanics of the strategy, and said more adjustments would have to come.
*Visa exploring options for 5.5 pct stake in Monitise. *Visa fourth-biggest stakeholder in Monitise. Sept 18- Monitise Plc lost more than a third of its market value after Visa Inc, its biggest customer, revealed plans to divest its stake in the company and pursue development of its own mobile payment systems.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 35 or 2.1 percent, to $17.12. Morgan Stanley rose$. 61 or 1.7 percent, to $36.17. US Bank rose$. 35 or. 8 percent, to $43.04.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $17.04 with 108,090,900 shares traded. Citigroup Inc. rose 2.4 percent to $53.66 with 27,017,700 shares traded.
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Federal Reserve on Thursday disciplined Spain's Santander over paying out a dividend without approval, as it tightens control of how foreign banks manage risk in the United States.
LONDON, Sept 18- Investors are starting to price the risk of Russia's credit rating falling to junk if Western sanctions and Moscow's response plunge the economy into recession and deplete its $450 billion reserves. Moody's, which rates Russia Baa1 or three notches above junk, said this week that the latest sanctions were credit negative.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. derivatives regulator on Wednesday proposed a new rule for safety margins for uncleared swaps, a last remaining building block in its efforts to make the $710 trillion global market safer.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $16.77. JPMorgan Chase rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $60.31. US Bank rose$. 32 or. 8 percent, to $42.69.
In a speech before New York University School of Law, Holder made some of his most extensive comments yet on how the department might better prosecute white-collar crime, proposing larger rewards for Wall Street whistleblowers and more FBI agents with forensic accounting expertise.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- The U.S. derivatives regulator on Wednesday met to propose a new rule for safety margins for uncleared swaps, a last remaining building block in its efforts to make the $710 trillion global market safer.
WASHINGTON— The Justice Department expects to bring criminal charges in the coming months in investigations involving financial institutions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday as he called for better incentives for Wall Street whistleblowers who report crime.