Bill Ackman Thinks Michael Bloomberg Could Announce Presidential Bid... and Win Oct 6, 2015 04:43PM

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman thinks businessman and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will run for President of the U.S. and win.

Speaking at a Bloomberg event, Ackman said Mr. Bloomberg has all the good qualities people see in Donald Trump without all of the bad qualities.

The hedge fund manger sees the market rising the day Bloomberg announces and rising further if he wins.

Suspect in custody after reports of gunman on Philadelphia campus Oct 6, 2015 11:10AM

By Katie Reilly

(Reuters) - A suspect is in custody after reports of a person with a weapon put the Community College of Philadelphia on lockdown on Tuesday morning, police said.

No shots were fired and there were no reports of any injuries, said Tanya Little, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Police Department.

Police made a sweep of all campus buildings as they continued to search for a gun while the entire campus remained... (continue reading...)

Clinton vows to take on gun lobby, pledges tighter restrictions Oct 5, 2015 10:50AM

By Amanda Becker

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledged Monday to take on the powerful U.S. gun lobby, saying she would pursue expanded background checks and take steps to hold manufacturers accountable for crimes committed with their weapons.

Clinton was at a town hall in Manchester, New Hampshire, to unveil her plan to curb gun violence just days after a gunman killed nine people and... (continue reading...)

IMF, central banks in the spotlight Oct 2, 2015 03:14PM

By Balazs Koranyi

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Flanked by interest rate decisions in Britain, Japan and Australia, the IMF's annual meeting in Lima takes center stage in the calendar next week, with policymakers focusing on China's economic slide and its impact on the rest of the world.

Activity in China's vast factory sector shrank again in September fuelling fears that the economy there may be cooling more rapidly than thought just a few months... (continue reading...)

Scottrade says victim of hackers who targeted financial firms Oct 2, 2015 03:03PM

(Reuters) - Discount broker Scottrade said on Friday that it was the victim of a cyber attack from late 2013 to early 2014 that compromised client names and addresses in a database with information on some 4.6 million customers.

The firm said it learned about the attack from federal law enforcement officials who were investigating the theft of data from Scottrade and other financial services firms. The company did not identify other potential victims. FBI... (continue reading...)

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