Some investors bet Brazil has further room to fall
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some investors are betting the worst is yet to come for Brazil's stock market, even after a brutal selloff last week.
Wells Fargo ups recruitment bonuses to grow brokerage ranks
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co will offer more money in recruitment bonuses to financial advisers after competitors announced plans to pull back from recruiting, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Funds to cut fixed income research as EU rules shake up sector
LONDON (Reuters) - New rules on pricing investment research are shaking up the European fixed income, currency and commodity (FICC) industry, with many funds planning to scale back or ditch a service that banks use to drum up business.
Israel's Netafim draws interest from private equity, Chinese bidders
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - International buyout groups and Chinese investment funds are expected to submit bids for Israeli irrigation firm Netafim, which could fetch around $1.5 billion, within the next few weeks, two banking sources said on Friday.
Traders trim view on U.S. rate hikes after Fed minutes
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. interest rate futures ended higher on Wednesday as traders scaled back bets on two more rate increases by the end of 2017 following the Federal Reserve's release of its May 2-3 policy meeting minutes.
Fund managers exhibit skill, hurt by extra work: James Saft
(Reuters) - Fund managers may show genuine and long-lasting skill, but do more poorly as the good ones are piled with responsibilities.
Morgan Stanley to curb veteran adviser recruiting
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley, the biggest U.S. brokerage by head count, told brokers Tuesday that it is standing down from the expensive recruitment wars, following similar steps taken earlier this month by competitor Bank of America
Bond market braces for impact of New York's free tuition plan
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.
U.S. Federal Home Loan Banks rely less on short-term debt: FHFA's Watt
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Home Loan Bank system has made progress in depending less on short-term debt to fund its longer-term assets through the sale of longer-dated bonds, Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt said on Tuesday.
CFA exam to add artificial intelligence, 'big data' questions
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Students of investing will need to start cramming for a new subject: computer science.