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  • On Sept. 29, 2010, the second anniversary of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy, the firm put their artwork up for auction at Christies. The auction comprised the artwork that hung on the walls of Lehman Brothers' offices in Europe.

    Too-big-to-fail banks are bigger than ever. The Trump administration is deregulating rapidly. The revolving door between Wall Street and Washington is spinning faster. It is looking like financial-crisis history may repeat itself.

  • *Trade data at 2350 GMT on Sept 18. TOKYO, Sept 14- Japan likely posted another month of only modest export gains in August amid rising worries over global trade friction, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Imports likely grew 14.9 percent last month due to higher oil prices, which would result in a trade deficit of 468.7 billion yen for the month, the poll showed.

  • *Emerging market currencies supported after Turkey's big hike. TOKYO, Sept 14- The dollar dipped on Friday after weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation data, with the currency already sagging on signs of reduced trade tensions between the United States and China. CPI, "said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief forex strategist at Mizuho Securities in Tokyo.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- The dollar fell to a near 1-1/ 2- month low against a group of currencies on Thursday after data showed U.S. consumer prices increased less than expected in August, changing traders' views on an acceleration in domestic inflation. Signs of reduced trade tensions between China and the United States after Washington reached out to Beijing on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- U.S. On Thursday morning, the Labor Department said its consumer price index rose 0.2 percent last month after a similar gain in July, as increases in gasoline and rent were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs. Both of those should rebound in the months ahead, "said Stan Shipley, strategist at Evercore ISI.

  • Consumer price index increases 0.2 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing. "With labor market conditions tight, wage growth accelerating and input...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- The dollar fell to a near 1-1/ 2- month low against a group of currencies on Thursday after data showed U.S. consumer prices increased less than expected in August, paring traders' outlook that domestic inflation is accelerating. Signs of reduced trade tensions between China and the United States after Washington reached out to Beijing on...

  • *Consumer price index increases 0.2 percent in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing. "There is no reason to suspect that the weaker increase in consumer prices in...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- U.S. Treasury yields across maturities dropped to session lows on Thursday morning after data showing U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August, raising questions about the Federal Reserve's pace of interest rate hikes. The Labor Department said its consumer price index increased 0.2 percent last month after a similar gain in...

  • WASHINGTON— Consumer prices rose 2.7 percent in August from a year earlier, with higher housing and gasoline costs driving most of the increase. The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index advanced 0.2 percent on a monthly basis. Despite the monthly gain, annual inflation softened from the 2.9 percent pace set during the 12 months ended in...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- U.S. Treasury yields were steady on Wednesday afternoon following strong demand at auction for $23 billion in new supply of 10- year notes offsetting expectations that Thursday morning's consumer price data release will show swelling inflation. The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday sold $23 billion of 10- year government notes, with...

  • *Hungary, Romania Aug CPI come in higher than forecast Government bond yields rise, also tracking Bunds. *Budapest, Bucharest cbanks watched after CPI surprise. After data on Monday showed a bigger-than-forecast pick-up in Czech inflation in August, Romania's and Hungary's figures also came in above expectations on Tuesday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 10- Following is a breakdown of China's consumer price index for August, published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.:. Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Overall 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.1 2.9 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.8 Urban 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.1 3.0 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.9 Rural 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.9 2.7 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.4 1.5 Food 1.7...

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One on September 7, 2018, as he travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to speak at a Joint Fundraising Committee. 

    Jim Cramer lays out his game plan for the week ahead and warns of potential market weakness after the president's latest warning to China.

  • *Tokyo core CPI +0.9 pct yr/yr in Aug vs forecast +0.8 pct. TOKYO, Aug 31- Japan's industrial output fell for a third straight month in July, as factory activity struggled to pick up due to slowing exports and flooding that disrupted production, compounded by global trade tensions that cloud the export-reliant economy's outlook. Natural disasters, including...

  • TOKYO AREA AUG CPI EXCLUDING FRESH FOOD, ENERGY PRICES +0.6 PCT YR/YR- GOVT.

  • TOKYO, Aug 31- Core consumer prices in Tokyo rose 0.9 percent in August from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.

  • *Nationwide July core CPI up 0.8 pct vs f'cast +0.9 pct. TOKYO, Aug 24- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.8 percent in July from a year earlier, unchanged from the previous month's gain, adding to evidence the central bank is making little headway in achieving its elusive 2 percent price target. "Consumer price gains remain driven by volatile fresh food and energy...

  • *Nationwide July core CPI up 0.8 pct vs f'cast +0.9 pct. *Core-core CPI up 0.3 pct yr/yr in July. TOKYO, Aug 24- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.8 percent in July from a year earlier, unchanged from the previous month's gain, adding to evidence the central bank is making little headway in achieving its elusive 2 percent price target.

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.8 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for a 0.9 percent annual gain. Stripping away the effect of fresh food and energy, consumer prices rose 0.3...