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End of golden era of cheap debt fires up dealmakers – Financial Times



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End of golden era of cheap debt fires up dealmakers
Financial Times
Bankers who have been complaining about the lack of deals have found a new argument to push hesitant chief executives into action: the golden era of cheap debt financing is about to end – and it is hard to predict how soon and how bad that will be.
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‘Fabulous Fab’ takes to witness stand – Financial Times



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'Fabulous Fab' takes to witness stand
Financial Times
Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker accused of defrauding investors in a complex mortgage bond known as Abacus, on Wednesday took to the witness stand to defend himself for the first time in court. Mr Tourre pushed back against arguments 
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China pulls banking system back from brink after squeeze – Financial Times



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China pulls banking system back from brink after squeeze
Financial Times
Until a few days ago, the notion that China might face an imminent financial crisis was a prediction that only the bravest of bears dared make. But when short-term money market rates soared to 28 per cent on Thursday, forecasts of a crisis no longer seemed 
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China steps back from severe cash crunch – Financial Times



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China steps back from severe cash crunch
Financial Times
China pulled back from the brink of a severe cash crunch on Friday, with money rates falling after reports that the People's Bank of China, the central bank, had acted to alleviate market stresses. Nevertheless, interbank conditions remained tight and analysts 
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Fed and China worries fuel broad sell-off – Financial Times



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Fed and China worries fuel broad sell-off
Financial Times
Thursday 21.10 BST. Global equities, government bonds and commodities were left reeling as the prospect of diminishing liquidity support from the Federal Reserve and growing concerns about China sent market bears on the rampage. You need JavaScript 
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Equity sell off accelerates after Fed comments – Financial Times



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Equity sell off accelerates after Fed comments
Financial Times
Thursday 06.30 BST. European stocks look set to join the heavy sell off seen across Asia, which started in the US overnight in response to the Federal Reserve's confirmation that it expects to start easing its asset purchases later this year. Equities, particularly 
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Stratasys to buy 3D printer start-up – Financial Times



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Stratasys to buy 3D printer start-up
Financial Times
The 3D printing industry received a boost on Wednesday after Stratasys agreed to buy MakerBot for about $403m in an all-stock deal. MakerBot, a New York start-up that produces cheap, easy-to-use 3D printers, has helped democratise the once-exclusive 
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US consumer prices edge higher – Financial Times



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US consumer prices edge higher
Financial Times
The cost of living in the US rose slightly in May as higher energy costs were offset by the first drop in food prices in almost four years, signalling inflation remains at bay. Separate data showed modest improvement in new home construction, suggesting steady 
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SEC considers policy shift on admissions of wrongdoing – Financial Times


SEC considers policy shift on admissions of wrongdoing
Financial Times
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a change that would require some defendants to admit wrongdoing when they have engaged in “egregious misconduct” – a move that would represent a shift away from a decades-long policy.
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Fed likely to signal tapering move is close – Financial Times



Telegraph.co.uk
Fed likely to signal tapering move is close
Financial Times
Ben Bernanke is likely to signal that the US Federal Reserve is close to tapering down its $85bn-a-month in asset purchases when he holds a press conference on Wednesday, but balance that by saying subsequent moves depend on what happens to the 
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