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U.S. banks post detailed crisis plans to avoid breakup threat

A dozen of the largest Wall Street banks on Monday published detailed plans to show how they would shut down their business during a crisis without the help of taxpayer money, a crucial step to prevent being broken up by regulators.

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Traders

U.S. futures fall as Greek crisis worsens

U.S. stock index futures fell around 1 percent on Monday as fears that Greece could be the first country to exit the euro zone intensified after bailout talks with lenders broke down over the weekend.

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William Dudley

Fed's Dudley says September rate hike 'very much in play': FT

A September interest rate hike is "very much in play" if the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, though the Federal Reserve could also wait until December to start tightening policy, an influential Fed official said in a newspaper interview.

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Traders

S&P 500 ends down week with flat session, semis fall

The S&P 500 closed flat on Friday but ended lower for the week, with investors cautious ahead of a meeting in Europe that could decide whether Greece will default on critical loans.

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Beijing

World financial fears keep Asia firms in holding pattern - Reuters/INSEAD survey

Sentiment at some of Asia's biggest firms has deteriorated as a slowing Chinese economy, Greek sovereign debt crisis and looming U.S. interest rate hike create deepening concern about the state of the world economy, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Asian shares edge higher on Fed caution, China sell-off intensifies

Asian shares rose for a third consecutive day on Friday even as China stocks tumbled into correction territory, while the Federal Reserve's cautious stance towards lifting interest rates kept the dollar on the back foot.

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Traders

Wall Street up with eyes on Greece, Fed; M&A supports

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday following back-to-back daily declines, with merger activity more than offsetting market concerns as Greece struggles to avoid a default on its debt.

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Frankfurt stock exchange

Greek standoff saps Europe, dollar swings ahead of Fed

European shares hit a near four-month low and yields on lower-rated euro zone sovereign debt climbed to their highest point since November, as financial markets braced for the possibility of Greece defaulting on its debt.

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Traders

Wall St. set to open lower as Greek talks falter

Wall Street was set to open lower as optimism regarding a resolution of the Greek debt crisis faded with the International Monetary Fund pulling out of bailout talks.

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Janet Yellen

World Bank sees slower global growth, urges Fed to wait on rates

The World Bank on Wednesday cut its global growth outlook for this year and urged countries to "fasten their seat belts" as they adjust to lower commodity prices and a looming rise in U.S. interest rates.

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Stock charts

Wall St. drops ahead of jobs report; Greece worries linger

U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, hit by nervousness ahead of Friday's jobs report and lingering uncertainty over a Greece aid deal with creditors.

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Wall Street

Wall Street edges up after recent losses, mixed data

U.S. stocks ended with modest gains on Monday, recovering part of last week's losses in a session marked by cautious trading as investors reacted to mixed economic data.

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Real estate construction

U.S. housing data, sturdy jobs market buoy growth outlook

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose for a fourth straight month in April to a nine-year high, buoying the outlook for the housing market and the overall economy.

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U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer

Fed rate hikes may trigger global volatility: Fischer

When the Federal Reserve raises U.S. interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, it should weigh the effects on global economies and can expect some bouts of financial market volatility, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.

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U.S. Consumers Fall Behind Consumer Loans

Solid business spending plans offer ray of hope for factories

A gauge of U.S. business investment spending plans increased solidly for a second straight month in April, a hopeful sign for manufacturing activity after a long spell of weakness.

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