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  • July 22- The Democratic Party is poised to adopt a policy platform at its convention next week that would prohibit bankers from serving on the boards of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional headquarters and would aim to make the U.S. central bank more diverse. The platform was approved by the party's committee earlier this month and its delegates are expected to...

  • DHAKA/ NEW YORK, July 21- Jupiter. That single word, by a stroke of luck, helped stop the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from paying nearly $1 billion to the cyber-criminals behind a notorious bank heist earlier this year, according to sources familiar with the incident. They were incorrectly formatted at first; they were mainly to individuals; and they were very...

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    December is the more likely timing if Fed chair Janet Yellen is serious about raising rates at least once in 2016, says OCBC's Selena Ling.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ HOUSTON, July 13- Two top U.S. central bankers jumped into the debate over immigration this week with surprising candor, with one calling for engagement in what he said would be "a horribly difficult debate" so as to ensure better economic growth. Speaking Tuesday evening in Marquette, Michigan, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari also said that...

  • Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    After the S&P's record close, macroeconomic and geopolitical news will likely dominate U.S. market action Tuesday.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    Hillary Clinton may be the next US president. Theresa May is likely to be the UK prime minister. Beyonce's prophecy that girls "Rule the World" may be coming true.

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    June's jobs numbers were great, but unseasonably low May hiring has been chalked up to the weather.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton crosses her fingers as she talks with a worker at Galvanize, a learning community for technology, in Denver, U.S. June 28, 2016.

    The 287,000 jobs added in June will give Hillary Clinton a boost, but there's some peril in the next few months, Politico's Ben White says.

  • June US payrolls data to be released today

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of G10 FX at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses how markets and the Federal Reserve may react to the payrolls data.

  • How low will yields go?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- When British voters shocked world markets by voting to leave the European Union last week, emerging markets assets seemed among the most vulnerable to a full-on retreat to safe havens from riskier investments. "Janet Yellen has made it clear that events outside of the U.S. will have a bearing on the Fed's decision making and she was explicit about...

  • *Silver breaches $19 level for the first time since Sept 2014. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 1- Gold rose 1 percent on Friday and was heading for its fifth weekly gain, supported by a weaker dollar and prospects for further monetary policy easing in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Safe-haven demand for the metal spurred most of the gains as investors...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- When British voters shocked world markets by voting to leave the European Union last week, emerging markets assets seemed among the most vulnerable to a full-on retreat to safe havens from riskier investments. "Janet Yellen has made it clear that events outside of the U.S. will have a bearing on the Fed's decision making and she was explicit about...

  • *150,000 new jobs seen added in May and going forward. SAN FRANCISCO, June 30- U.S. employers are adding jobs much faster than recent reports suggest, putting continued downward pressure on already low unemployment, according to a leading labor economist at the Federal Reserve. New estimates show employers added 148,000 to 152,000 jobs in May, four times the...

  • Mustafa Mohatarem said the most immediate likely impact for U.S. auto sales was a positive one as last week's referendum result brought with it a greater chance that U.S. interest rates "will remain lower longer" than if British voters had decided to stay in the European Union. he said referring to the lack of certainty around how Britain will exit from the...

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    UBS CIO WM's Mads Pedersen says the Bank of England will likely adjust monetary policy rates and introduce more quantitative easing.

  • View of Hangzhou skyline at Hangzhou Civic Culture Center displaying flags of G20 members in preparation for the 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit on June 11, 2016, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

    Whether such an accord exists is not only hard to establish, it is also irrelevant, says JPMorgan's Jehangir Aziz.

  • Mustafa Mohataram said the most immediate likely impact for U.S. auto sales was a positive one as last week's referendum result brought with it a greater chance that U.S. interest rates "will remain lower longer" than if British voters had decided to stay in the European Union. he said referring to the lack of certainty around how Britain will exit from the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- U.S. consumer spending rose for a second straight month in May on increased demand for automobiles and other goods, but there are fears Britain's vote to leave the European Union could hurt confidence and prompt households to cut back on consumption. Wednesday's fairly strong report released by the Commerce Department pointed to an...

  • high@ SYDNEY, June 29- U.S. soybeans rose for a third consecutive session on Wednesday, as increased demand for U.S. supplies and potentially adverse weather limiting yields pushed prices towards a one-week high. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.36 percent to $11.24-3/ 4 a bushel, having firmed 1.4 percent on Tuesday when prices...