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  1. Credit Market Risk Surges to Four-Year High Amid Global SelloffRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    Credit markets are grappling with a global selloff that's sending the cost to protect against company defaults to the highest level in almost four years as investors become increasingly nervous that global growth is slowing. In the U.S., the risk premium on the Markit CDX North America Investment Grade Index, a credit-default swaps benchmark tied to the debt of 125 investment-grade companies, jumped six basis points to about 120 basis points at 4:02 p.m. in New York, the highest since June 2012.

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  2. Fried Frank Strengthens M&A, Corporate Governance and Litigation OfferingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PR Newswire

    Warren de Wied Rejoins M&A and Private Equity Practice, Brings Deep Shareholder Activism Experience M&A Litigator Scott Luftglass Joins From Davis Polk For nearly 30 years, Mr. de Wied has represented corporate boards, public companies, private equity firms and investment banks in connection with major M&A transactions, takeover defense, contested bids, activist shareholder campaigns and corporate governance matters. Mr. Luftglass' practice focuses on litigation, strategic advice and regulatory inquiries with respect to corporate transactions and other corporate governance matters.

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  3. Gold Tops $1,200 for First Time Since June on Economic WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The economic woes sparking turmoil for global equities is a boon for gold, with prices trading above $1,200 an ounce for the first time since June.

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  4. Victoria T. Morris, Bruce Daitch & Nanci Lewis Elected to Broadway...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Broadway Dreams Foundation , a premier non-profit organization dedicated to training, mentoring and providing career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers, announced that Victoria T. Morris, CEO of Lexikat Artists; Bruce Daitch, Head of Strategy, Planning and Operations for DreamWorks SKG; and Nanci Lewis, of The Vanderblue Team, have been elected to the BDF's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2016. "We are very pleased to have these exceptional leaders join our Board of Directors," said BDF Executive Director, Annette Tanner .

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  5. The Fed: Yellen may tell Congress her goal is not to slow the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MarketWatch

    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will remind investors this week that the U.S. central bank's goal in hiking rates is not to slow the economy. While traditionally the Fed does hike rates to tap the brakes on the economy, this time is different, said Dana Saporta, an economist at Credit Suisse in New York.

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  6. Metal Bulls Savor Longest Rally in 10 Months on Feeble DollarRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    A global slowdown has increased speculation that U.S. growth will cool enough to force Federal Reserve policy makers to wait longer before raising interest rates again. The prospect of delays sent the dollar lower and gave metals a boost as alternative investments.

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  7. MDX appoints James Maclay as sales managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Finextra Research news

    MDX, a leader in data distribution for the trading community today announces the appointment of James Maclay as Sales Manager to spearhead the firm's ambitious business development program in North America. James is a highly successful individual who brings over 20 years' experience in selling market data infrastructure solutions to enterprise scale financial services firms within the US and beyond.

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  8. Metal bulls savour rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Iol.co.za

    A global slowdown has increased speculation that US growth will cool enough to force Federal Reserve policy makers to wait longer before raising interest rates again. The prospect of delays sent the dollar lower and gave metals a boost as alternative investments.

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  9. Metal bulls savour long rally on feeble dollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Globe and Mail

    Gold and copper prices have climbed for three straight weeks, the longest rally since at least mid-April Gold and copper prices have climbed for three straight weeks, the longest rally since at least mid-April A global slowdown has increased speculation that U.S. growth will cool enough to force Federal Reserve policy-makers to wait longer before raising interest rates again. The prospect of delays sent the dollar lower and gave metals a boost as alternative investments.

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  10. Wages rise as unemployment rate falls below 5%Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | SFGate

    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange watch as markets drop despite an encouraging jobs report. less NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on February 5, 2016 in New York City.

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  11. Madoff: The Alternate Reality ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bloomberg

    Michael P. Regan is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering equities and financial services. He has covered stocks for Bloomberg News as a columnist and editor since 2007.

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  12. Gazprom holds 11th Investor Day in NYC, LondonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | AK&M

    Gazprom held the 11th annual Investor Day in New York and London , the Russian gas producer informed. Among others, Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Management Committee Chairman of Gazprom, Oleg Aksyutin and Vsevolod Cherepanov, Management Committee Members, Mikhail Sirotkin, Department Head, Igor Shatalov, First Deputy Department Head, Mikhail Rosseev, Deputy Chief Accountant, as well as heads of the Company's subsidiaries - Gazprom Neft, Gazprom Export, Gazprom Energoholding took part in the event.

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  13. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Business Wire

    "We are continuing to... )--The Egyptian government, represented by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and the Ministry of Planning, this week signed a Memorandum of Understandin... )--New Media Investment Group Inc. announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results an... )--MetLife, Inc. today announced that John C. R. Hele, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20... )--Celanese Corporation , a global technology and specialty materials company, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on its Series A common stock, payable ... )--First Trust Advisors L.P. announced today that First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund intends to host a confe... )--ACCORD is a new ally in the rare disease community that focuses specifically on improving the quality ... (more)

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  14. Insurer mega-deals forecast to drop off 11:09 am New York a " No...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Business Insurance

    No further mega-deals between major insurers are likely at this point, as buyers who can afford them are in shorter supply, says a securities analyst. Although merger and acquisition activity has picked up over the past several years, there are now fewer buyers for large companies, said Jay A. Cohen, New York-based managing director in the equity research department at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaking Wednesday at the Professional Liability Underwriting Society's 2016 D&O Symposium in New York.

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  15. George Pelose Joins Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic as Regional Vice PresidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PR Log

    Feb. 3, 2016 - PRLog -- Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic - with chapters in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh and New York, and part of the global Keiretsu Forum angel network - has named George Pelose as Regional Vice President. Pelose will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with members, sponsors and partners and supporting entrepreneurs and their companies through the capital-raising process.

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  16. Credit Market Fear Gauge Jumps as Oil Plunge Renews Global RoutRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Credit markets were ensnared in the global equities selloff Tuesday, with measures of corporate default risk in the U.S. jumping to a two-week high.

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  17. Why the Best Junk Fund Manager Since 2011 Is Betting on a ReboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | News Max

    Gene Neavin, co-manager of the top-rated $753 million Federated High Yield Trust, divides junk bonds into two categories: the 10 percent of the market issued by metals, mining and energy companies, and the 90 percent from everyone else. While the first group faces serious problems, the second is in surprisingly good shape, according to Neavin, whose fund has the best five-year performance among its peers.

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  18. The Export-Import Bank of Korea Raises $400 Million to Support Green InitiativesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Business Wire

    As Korea Eximbank's second green bond offering since the first one in 2013, the issue was priced early in the New York trading day and met strong demand from accounts across Asia, Europe and the US. The bonds pay a 2.125% semi-annual coupon and were re-offered to investors at 99.745 to yield 2.179% to a maturity date of 11 February 2021.

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  19. Why the Best Junk Fund Manager Since ?11 Is Betting on a ReboundRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Washington Post

    Gene Neavin, co-manager of the top-rated $753 million Federated High Yield Trust, divides junk bonds into two categories: the 10 percent of the market issued by metals, mining and energy companies, and the 90 percent from everyone else. While the first group faces serious problems, the second is in surprisingly good shape, according to Neavin, whose fund has the best five-year performance among its peers.

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  20. Negative Yields From Paris to Tokyo Draw Investors to U.S. DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Bloomberg

    After seeing their borrowing costs rise to their highest level since 2012, U.S. companies may have at least one ray of hope: yield-starved foreign investors. Those money managers are holding about the largest percentage of the market on record, about 31 percent of the $9.5 trillion of U.S. corporate bonds outstanding, according to cut rates below zero last week, yields on more than $7.1 trillion of government debt globally are negative, while yields on U.S. investment-grade and junk bonds are rising to their highest levels in four years.

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