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WASHINGTON, Jan 13- MetLife Inc said it plans to sue U.S. regulators on Tuesday over a decision to subject the insurer to tougher oversight because it harbors enough risk to endanger the financial system in a crisis. "FSOC's designation of MetLife is premature," MetLife Chief Executive Officer Steve Kandarian said in a statement. "It is completely appropriate for...
Having more females in higher positions could help a company's stock, if the initial performance of Barclay's Women in Leadership ETN is any guide.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
With low oil and other conditions in mind, several analysts and major research firms recommend these two sectors for 2015.
Retail investors stayed bullish on stocks heading into the new year, and picked these names as their favorites.
NEW YORK, Dec 23- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out most of the claims in an investor lawsuit against Bank of New York Mellon Corp as trustee for subpar mortgage-backed securities involved in an $8.5 billion settlement by Bank of America Corp.. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said Bank of New York Mellon did not have to face claims stemming...
WASHINGTON, Dec 18- U.S. regulators have declared insurer MetLife Inc so big that its failure could destabilize financial markets, a designation that brings extra regulation. MetLife said in a statement on Thursday announcing the designation that it was disappointed by the decision, made by the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council, and was considering...
Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Only then will "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer expect the recent ridiculous action to subside.
Berkshire Hathaway's specialist commercial insurance arm has secured its first permit to operate outside the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
Asia's financial regulators are slow to implement measures to protect taxpayers from big bank failures, leaving governments on the hook for bail-outs.
Nov 25- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that an employee of HSBC Holdings Plc leaked confidential client information to a major hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The alleged leak is believed to have taken place in March 2010, when HSBC was advising British insurer Prudential Plc on...
A big positive sign in this once left-for-dead sector has turned Cramer's attention to a handful of stocks that could go higher.
Jim Cramer is disgusted with the tactics taken by this hedge fund activist.
The last witness in an eight-week trial is expected to be called Friday, but a verdict is still months away.
Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.
BOSTON, Nov 13- Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical Co after negotiations over board seats with the largest U.S. chemical company broke down on Thursday, two sources familiar with the talks said. Third Point, one of Dow's biggest investors with a 2 percent stake, had been talking to the company for months and was told last...
The new European Commission president took political responsibility on Wednesday for Luxembourg's role in helping global companies avoid tax and Germany urged swift action to fight tax evasion in Europe.
Even guys who had to bear the weight of the world on their shoulders can laugh a little, too.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. Wednesday's rule applies to banks and to large financial firms who are designated as "systemic" by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, a federal government panel of regulators that polices for emerging market threats. The FSOC has already designated General Electric Co's GE Capital, American International Group Inc and...