Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke talks at a news ...
Jan 25th, 2012
(Reuters) - Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke talks at a news conference at the William McChesney Martin Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEADSHOT) -
When the Federal Aviation Administration this year announced plans to lift restrictions on the in-flight use of personal electronics, many people cheered. But when word got out that the FAA and the Federal Communications Commission were also considering allowing cell phone calls during flights, many of those cheers turned to loud boos. The Washingt... [Full Article]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York has ordered MF Global Inc to return more than $1 billion to harmed customers and pay an additional $100 million penalty as part of a civil settlement with U.S. derivatives regulators. The November 8 court order by U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero for the Southern District of New York was announce... [Full Article]
By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar was under pressure but global shares found support on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the Fed's commitment to easy policy, cementing expectations its stimulus will stay for the rest of year. Chinese policymakers set the yuan's midpoint at the highest level sinc... [Full Article]
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has given Syria's warring sides until December 27 to name their delegations to planned peace negotiations next month, officials said on Thursday. About 30 ministers from big powers, regional countries and others are due to gather in the resort of Montreux on January... [Full Article]
By Paul Carsten and Adam Rose BEIJING (Reuters) - The day before China's Communist Party published one of its most important policy statements in a decade, a copy of the reform plans was already circulating on Chinese social media. The unprecedented November 14 leak fuelled China's biggest stock market rally in two months as it spread on ... [Full Article]