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  1. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Thursday, May 21

    Headlines

    Wed, 20 May 2015

    week, but remained at levels consistent with a labor market that is generally improving. Analysts expect the U.S. Labor Department to report that jobless claims rose to 271,000 last week from 264,000 the preceding week when they hit their lowest

  2. Johnson: Current Recovery Keeps Chugging Along

    Video Reports

    Thu, 14 May 2015

    much. Glaser: Let's look at another labor indicator, the [Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey] report from the Department of Labor . First off, what exactly is this report and why do you pay attention to it versus other labor indicators? Johnson

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    labor indicator, the [Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey] report from the Department of Labor . First off, what exactly is this report and why do you pay attention to it versus other labor indicators? Johnson: I love
  3. We Expect Muddy Near-Term Results From Stifel but Earnings Acceleration Entering 2016

    Commentary

    Tue, 12 May 2015

    fair value estimate for the no-moat company. Stifel Financial's management has some misgivings about the U.S. Department of Labor 's recently proposed fiduciary standard for financial advisors to retirement accounts, even though it could increase

  4. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Wednesday, May 6

    Headlines

    Tue, 5 May 2015

    into the larger employment situation ahead of the U.S. Labor Department 's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday ..... added in March. (0815/1215) Separately, the U.S. Labor Department will release data on productivity at U.S. non-farm

  5. Wall Street regulator cites concerns with Labor Dept's broker rule

    Headlines

    Fri, 1 May 2015

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - A leading Wall Street regulator on Friday voiced concerns over the U.S. Labor Department 's plan to reduce conflicts at brokers offering retirement advice, saying some aspects of it do not accurately reflect how brokers operate.

  6. New Rules protecting Retirees $

    Commentary

    Sat, 25 Apr 2015

    are putting the investors’ interests first; the legal term for this is fiduciary duty. The rules, proposed by the Labor Department , which oversees retirement accounts, are part of the Obama administration’s declared mission to support the middle

  7. Raymond James head says proposed rule would hurt many investors

    Headlines

    Thu, 23 Apr 2015

    YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - Millions of investors would be dropped by their financial advisers if the U.S. Department of Labor 's proposal is adopted requiring brokers who offer retirement advice to enter into "best interest" contracts

  8. REFILE-COMPLY-Broker best-interest contracts seen as arbitration game-changer

    Headlines

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015

    April 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. Labor Department plan to require best-interest contracts from retirement account brokers would make it easier for investors who try to recoup money for losses by pinning...

  9. GBP/USD: Pound Leaps to Weekly High as Buck Loses Ground

    Commentary

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    adjusted 294,000 in the week ended April 11, after 281,000 seen previously, according the fresh report from the Department of Labor . On the upside, the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index surprisingly advanced to 7.5 points in April , better than the

  10. Wall St Opens Lower After Downbeat March Housing Numbers

    Commentary

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    adjusted 294,000 in the week ended April 11, after 281,000 seen previously, according the fresh report from the Department of Labor . Building permits slipped to 1.039 million units in March , missing the estimate of 1.081 million units, while housing

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