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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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...

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. UPDATE 4-U.S. Labor Department unveils retirement brokers rule

    Headlines

    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Labor Department proposed sweeping changes on Tuesday that would require brokers who offer retirement advice to enter into "best interest" contracts with...

  7. US Labor Dept to let BNP manage retirement funds after guilty plea

    Headlines

    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Labor Department revealed on Tuesday it will allow BNP Paribas SA to continue to manage retirement plans despite its guilty plea last year to criminal charges that it violated U.S. sanctions against countries such as Iran.

  8. U.S. Labor Department to unveil consumer protection plan

    Headlines

    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Labor Department said it plans to unveil a consumer protection proposal on Tuesday.

  9. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Friday, April 10

    Headlines

    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) U.S. Labor Department releases import and export prices for March. Economists expect import and export prices fell 0.3 percent and 0.2 percent

  10. U.S., Brent crude futures extend gains after U.S. job data

    Headlines

    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    NEW YORK, April 7 (Reuters) - U.S. and Brent crude futures extended gains on Tuesday, erasing earlier losses on lift from a Labor Department report showing U.S. job openings rose sharply in February.

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