Push to Overhaul Fannie, Freddie Nudges Up Mortgage Costs
Investor anxiety about a Trump administration push to overhaul housing finance is showing up in prices in the market for mortgage-backed securities.
Deutsche Bank's Equities Chief Expected to Leave
Deutsche Bank's global head of equities is expected to leave the bank, the latest move in a planned downsizing of the German lender's investment bank.
Ex-UBS Compliance Officer and Day Trader Found Guilty of Insider Trading
A U.K. jury convicted a former UBS AG compliance officer and a wealthy trader of insider trading.
Arlington Capital Banks $1.7 Billion for Newest Midmarket Fund
Arlington Capital Partners V LP is more than double the $700 million that the Maryland-based firm raised for its fourth flagship fund in 2016.
Powell: Trade Uncertainty, Global Growth Worries Could Prompt Rate Cuts
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said central-bank officials are debating whether uncertainty over the Trump administration's trade policy will cause the economy to slow and warrant rate cuts later this year.
Nestlé, Novartis Among Companies at Risk of London Trading Ban
Switzerland and the EU are at loggerheads over an overhaul of the complex ties that have guided the relationship for decades. The ability of some investors to trade blue-chip Swiss companies could be affected by the spat.
The Loan That Fueled a Star Investor's Risky 'Illiquid' Bets
U.S. financial giant Northern Trust could be on the hook for losses related to the unraveling of a star U.K. fund manager, in a case drawing attention to the dangers of hard-to-sell assets in retail investment products.
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Blackstone-Inspired Defaults Under U.S., U.K. Spotlight
U.S. and U.K. regulators said they would jointly work to address financial engineering in the derivatives market that may push healthy companies to default on debt, echoing worries about potential gamesmanship involving credit-default swaps.
Stock Exchanges Accuse Government of Ethics Lapse in Market-Data Fight
The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq accused a senior regulator who supervises them of having ethical conflicts, raising the ante in a battle with Washington over how the companies sell market data.