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*Amazon.com, Yahoo shares jump; investors buy Internet' bargains'. *Alcoa starts earnings season; shares up after results. The day's biggest gainers included Amazon.com Inc, up 2.9 percent at $327.07; Yahoo Inc, up 2.3 percent at $33.83; and LinkedIn Corp, up 5.9 percent at $169.10.
NEW YORK, April 8- The dollar and euro fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday as hopes for additional stimulus out of Japan faded, while bargain-hunting on Wall Street lifted stock prices after three days of losses.
WASHINGTON, April 8- The eight biggest U.S. banks must raise a total of about $68 billion in capital by 2018 to comply with a new rule designed to prevent another financial crisis, prompting industry complaints that international standards are less restrictive and give their global competitors an advantage.
The Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Treasury's Office of the Comptroller of the Currency voted separately to require those banks to raise their minimum ratio of capital to loans to 5 percent from the current 3 percent.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $16.27. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $46.49. US Bank fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $41.94.
April 8- The Obama administration's announcement on Monday that it would roll back proposed cuts to privately managed Medicare plans is a positive for insurers because the final plan is "less worse" than the one proposed, Wall Street analysts said on Tuesday.
April 7- Sheridan Healthcare Inc, a physician services company, has hired banks for an initial public offering, which may raise between $400 million and $500 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK— Citigroup has agreed to pay $1.13 billion to settle claims by investors seeking that the lender buy back billions of dollars in residential mortgage-backed securities.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 34 or 2.0 percent, to $16.38. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 56 or 1.2 percent, to $46.55. Goldman Sachs fell $4.68 or 2.9 percent, to $158.56.
U.S. stocks fell on Monday, extending losses into a third session.
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Bank of America Corp. fell$. 36 or 2.1 percent, to $16.37. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 73 or 1.5 percent, to $46.38. Goldman Sachs fell $4.34 or 2.7 percent, to $158.91.
BRUSSELS, April 7- Thirteen investment banks, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank, will fight EU charges of blocking exchanges' access to the credit derivatives market at a hearing next month, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
March's payrolls were respectable, but not enough to support the robust growth the market wants, or frothy valuations.
*Investors to get 0.8 Sun Pharma share per Ranbaxy share.
The International Monetary Fund has already called on Europe to do more ahead of the IMF April 11-13 Spring gathering, alongside which G20 finance ministers and central bankers will meet.
Mobile payments company Square has secured a new revolving credit facility as the burgeoning startup seeks more permanent capital
NEW DELHI, April 6- When Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi gave a speech on the virtues of smaller government and privatisation on April 8 last year, supporters called him an ideological heir to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died that day.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 43 or 2.5 percent, to $16.72. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 57 or 1.2 percent, to $47.11. Goldman Sachs fell $2.85 or 1.7 percent, to $163.24.
NEW YORK, April 4- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board lifted a key performance target that the bank must reach for Chairman and Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein to redeem a new long-term incentive stock award, according to a proxy filing on Friday.