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  • NY pension fund seeks political spending reports Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's $176.2 billion pension fund for public workers this year has proposed 29 corporations more thoroughly disclose their political spending. Three have agreed to do it: Comcast, Peabody Energy and CF Industries.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Each month, 42- year-old Abdirizak Alibos shows up at a money transfer business in the heart of Minneapolis to send $500 to his three children in war-torn Somalia.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Each month, 42- year-old Abdirizak Alibos shows up at a money transfer business in the heart of Minneapolis to send $500 to his three children in war-torn Somalia.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Each month, 42- year-old Abdirizak Alibos shows up at a money transfer business in the heart of Minneapolis to send $500 to his three children in war-torn Somalia.

  • *Barclays slides on new U.S. lawsuit. LONDON, June 26- British banks, builders and the pound dominated the action on Europe's financial markets on Thursday, after the U.S. sued Barclays for fraud and the Bank of England took less aggressive action than expected to cool a booming UK housing market.

  • NEW YORK, June 25- A former driver for Raj Rajaratnam has sued the one-time billionaire, claiming he was fired for complaining about secret wire transfers the founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund made to fellow prisoners following his conviction for insider trading.

  • NEW YORK, June 25- The U.S. dollar slid to a one-month low against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after weak U.S. gross domestic product and durable goods orders data signalled the likelihood of a continued dovish stance from the Federal Reserve.

  • NEW YORK, June 13- The dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday for the first time in three sessions after violence in Iraq triggered a safety bid for the U.S. currency, while higher U.S. bond yields underpinned the move.

  • *Loans, regulations grant bank status- MoneyGram. WASHINGTON, May 27- MoneyGram International Inc is fighting in U.S. In a case with implications for many financial institutions, especially those hurt by the 2008-2009 credit crisis, the MoneyGram fight centers on tax deductions only banks can claim for worthless assets, such as mortgage-backed securities.

  • The flurry of activity occurred at 3:49 p.m. EDT, with most of the affected stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, owned by IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. The volatility caused moves of close to 5 percent in certain stocks, such as Nabors Industries Ltd..

  • Turbulence hits batch of U.S. stocks near the close Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    The flurry of activity occurred at 3:49 p.m. EDT, with most of the affected stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, owned by IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. The volatility caused moves of up to about 5 percent in certain stocks, such as Nabors Industries Ltd..

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 2 May 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • May 1- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, is counting on its huge U.S. branch network to fend off looming competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc..

  • May 1- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as it earned higher revenue on transactions between individuals. Western Union, which gets most of its business from migrant workers sending money home, also reaffirmed its full-year earnings forecast of $1.40 to $1.50 per share.

  • After-hours buzz: Expedia, Kraft, OpenTable & more Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Expedia, Kraft, OpenTable

  • Western Union profit falls 4 pct as costs rise Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    May 1- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 4 percent fall in first-quarter profit, hurt by a rise in costs. Net income fell to $203 million, or 37 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $212 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier. Total expenses rose 5 percent to $1.08 billion.

  • April 29- MoneyGram International Inc, the world's second-largest money transfer company, slashed its forecast for the year on fears of competition from Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. The world's largest retailer had said earlier this month it would launch a money transfer service called " Walmart -2- Walmart".

  • Q: Will the US dollar disappear? A: No. It won't Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 10:58 AM ET

    In 25 years the U.S. dollar will probably still be the world's reserve currency, and bitcoin may not be around at all.

  • *Google, IBM shares fall a day after posting earnings. NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results.

  • Stocks wavered between gains and losses on Thursday amid a slew of quarterly earnings.