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  1. ECB's Stress Test Failed to Restore Trust in Banks, Poll ShowsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The European Central Bank's stress tests of the region's lenders failed to provide an accurate gauge of their financial stability, according to 51 percent of respondents to the latest quarterly poll of investors, traders and analysts who are Bloomberg subscribers. The results were viewed as accurate by 32 percent of the people who responded, while 17 percent said they weren't sure.

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  2. Hong Kong Financial Hub Survives Protests Say 87% in Global PollRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Hong Kong's appeal to the financial community has withstood pro-democracy protests that threatened to become the city's biggest political crisis in decades, according to a Bloomberg Global Poll. Eighty-seven percent of the survey's 510 respondents said the democracy movement that blocked major roads and shopping districts for seven weeks hasn't diverted financial activity away from the city.

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  3. Investors Still Betting Against Bonds Despite Massive Losses: PollRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Bloomberg

    After the legions of market savants missed out on hundreds of billions of dollars in gains this year anticipating a tumble in bonds, you'd think they would have found another target. You'd be wrong.

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  4. Pain Trade Ending for Bonds in Poll Saying This Time Bears RightRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    After the legions of market savants missed out on hundreds of billions of dollars in gains this year anticipating a tumble in bonds, you'd think they would have found another target. You'd be wrong.

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  5. Paying Ransom to Terrorists Opposed by Most in SurveyRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The public executions of Westerners by Islamic State has done little to stir up support for the paying of ransom to secure hostages' freedom, a Bloomberg Global Poll shows. Sixty-six percent of respondents to the quarterly poll of investors, traders and analysts who are Bloomberg subscribers said it's inappropriate for governments to meet ransom demands.

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  6. Putin, Rousseff Plunge in Bloomberg Poll While Modi SoarsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Three of the newest leaders in emerging markets are enjoying strong support among analysts and investors while two of the longer-standing figures plunged in popularity in a Bloomberg Global Poll. Fifty-six percent of respondents in the latest survey said they are optimistic on the policies of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , more than five times those who were pessimistic.

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  7. Liquidity Hurt in Markets by Government Rules, Poll SaysRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Bloomberg

    It's the government, not a concentration of holdings among a small number of market participants, that poses the greatest threat to orderly trading, according to the majority of respondents in the quarterly Bloomberg Global Poll. Fifty-seven percent of survey takers said regulations such as the Dodd-Frank Act have the potential to harm liquidity, the industry term for how easy it is to buy or sell assets such as stocks, bonds and commodities.

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  8. Principal Financial to Increase Columbus Circle Stake to 95%Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Principal Financial Group Inc., the seller of life insurance and retirement products, agreed to increase its stake in Columbus Circle Investors to 95 percent from 70 percent as it expands a bet on asset management. The insurer's 2005 investment in the equity-management firm "has greatly exceeded our mid-teens return threshold expectations," Jim McCaughan, chief executive officer of the Principal Global Investors unit, said today in a statement.

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  9. Principal Joins Macquarie in CMBS Bet as Sales SurgeRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Principal Financial Group Inc. , the provider of life insurance and retirement products, is joining with Macquarie Group Ltd. in a venture that will make loans and package them into bonds. Macquarie will provide funding while Des Moines, Iowa-based Principal's real estate arm will underwrite, close and service the loans, the companies said in a statement yesterday.

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  10. Jack Ma Times Market Selling Second Alibaba IPO in RallyRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The 49-year-old former school teacher preparing to list Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. during a record rally for U.S. stocks did the same thing seven years ago, when Alibaba.com Ltd. went public in Hong Kong a week after the Hang Seng Index hit an all- time high.

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  11. Maria La France, of Des Moines, Iowa and her 12-year-old-son Quincy.Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Bloomberg

    April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old epileptic son .

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