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Full Show: Bloomberg Markets: Rules & Returns (09/29)

Full Show: Bloomberg Markets: Rules & Returns (09/15) 10:38 – From MiFID II to revising the Volcker rule, “Bloomberg Markets: Rules & Returns” explores the implications and opportunities of regulatory change by drawing on Bloomberg’s own in-house editorial expertise and industry figures who are on the front line. (Source: Bloomberg)

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January Health Premium Hike Cuts Into Pay Raise, Retiree COLA

Federal and postal workers this week will learn how much their health premiums will be going up in January. Later this month retirees will learn the amount of their January cost of living adjustment, which could exceed the pending 1.9 percent white collar federal pay raise. Or not. Many workers …

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Stocks perk up amid light trade – The Australian

The Australian Stocks perk up amid light tradeThe AustralianMr Weston said materials stocks rallied because the Chinese economic data was very strong. “I think what we’re seeing here today is further signs that the global economy is healing nicely,” he said. “Financials and materials are absolutely firing on …

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PE investments hit all-time high of $17.6 billion in Jan-Sept

New Delhi, Oct 2:   Private equity investments have hit an all-time high this year with deals worth $17.6 billion in the first nine months, largely driven by big-ticket transactions. According to Venture Intelligence data, private equity firms had invested about $17.6 billion in Indian companies in the first nine months …

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Hopes dim for Zimbabwe’s economy

Driving to work last week, Dennis Zhemi found his usually busy neighbourhood garage in the Zimbabwean capital Harare deserted and a forecourt attendant signalling “no fuel”. For Zhemi, 43, it was a worrying sign that Zimbabwe’s long-running economic collapse could be heading for another vicious spiral of basic shortages, hyperinflation …

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Catalonia independence impacts Spanish stocks

European stocks are set to start the first trading day of the month on a higher footing as investors follow the positive momentum coming from Asia and wait for fresh data releases. The FTSE 100 is set to open 11 points higher at 7,376; the DAX 30 is seen up …

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The Unexpected Hero of Harvey: Technology

“Are you looking at the hurricane again?” My wife was glaring at me across our grocery cart inside H-E-B. “Because, if you are, I’m going to have you declared mentally insane.” It was nearly a week after Hurricane Harvey had ravaged the city, and I was still obsessed, now …

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