This is one of the topics that becomes absurd almost as soon as you begin trying to discuss it, and yet the numbers show that still, in 2014, we have to discuss it: women in the workplace, notably Silicon Valley.
China may relax or abolish a rule that requires Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors to keep most of their funds in bonds, according to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, a move that may boost demand for stocks.
The Federal Reserve said 17 of the 18 largest U.S. banks could withstand a deep recession and maintain capital above a regulatory minimum, a sign of how higher standards and supervisory prodding are strengthening the financial system.
U.S. financial regulators sought to reassure lawmakers that they can achieve global coordination and maintain industry competitiveness as they implement the biggest rewrite of Wall Street oversight since the Great Depression.
Carlyle Group LP’s plan to protect itself from class-action lawsuits may set a precedent that undermines shareholder rights and encourages more companies to follow suit, lawyers, investors and government officials said.