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Is Endurance Specialty the Largest Potential Merger You Never Heard Of?

Generally speaking, a merger worth $6.5 billion is considered a fairly large merger. In this particular instance, it is likely that the public may have never heard of either company ...
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Evidence That Negative Yields Are Finally Shrinking Around the Globe, Sort Of

With news that the Bank of Japan will continue on its quantitative easing path, and with accommodative policies in Europe and the United States, there is still a massive amount ...
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How ETFs Covering Japan Reacted to Bank of Japan, and How They Are Anticipating FOMC

For better or worse, quantitative easing is going to remain a part of our lives for longer. 24/7 Wall St. already has covered the Bank of Japan's continued efforts in ...
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Bank of Japan Jumps in Front of US Federal Reserve

Quantitative easing is here to stay. Sort of. The U.S. Federal Reserve's FOMC decision on interest rates is due at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, but the big quantitative ...
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How the Pokemon Go Hype Was More Entertainment Than Endless Money

Sometimes it can feel a bit dangerous stepping in front of a massive trend and fad. Even pointing out the risks or caution when compared to the past often cannot ...
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Google, Others Launch High-Speed Trans-Pacific Cable

A 9,000-kilometer (about 5,600 miles) high-speed, trans-Pacific submerged cable connecting the U.S. West Coast and Japan entered service Friday. Called the "FASTER Cable System," the six-fiber pair cable delivers 60-terabits ...
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Sovereign Debt With Negative Yields Now Tops $11.7 Trillion

The demand for safe-haven trades is becoming almost zany. It seems unthinkable that there was nearly $10 trillion in sovereign debt with negative yields just a few weeks ago. Now ...
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Line Boosts Expected Price Range For IPO

Line Corp. has filed a Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). Each American Depositary Share (ADS) in the offering represents ...
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Line Files for IPO

Line Corp. has filed an F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). Each American depositary share (ADS) in the offering will ...
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Currency

Over $10 Trillion in Sovereign Debt Now at Negative Yields

The era of zero interest rates somehow migrated into the era of negative interest rates. The only good news is that the negative interest rates did now arrive in the ...
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$9.9 Trillion in Global Sovereign Debt Has Negative Yield

Fighting deflation has a cost, and as of April 25 that cost is negative interest rate yields on $9.9 trillion in global sovereign debt. Of the total, $6.8 trillion is ...
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Will Japan Follow the ECB With Another Rate Cut?

Thursday's big news was a rate cut and additional quantitative easing from the European Central Bank. Some of that initial surge has already been erased, but the real question is ...
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Negative Yields in Japan Driving U.S. Bond Strength Ahead of Draghi

Japanese bond yields have managed to hit a new low. This happened on a day where stocks were selling off after three weeks of gains, so it seems to have ...
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China and Japan Continue to Liquidate US Treasury Holdings: What It Means

November marked a record month for China in terms of the pace of its liquidation of foreign exchange reserves. The People’s Bank of China reported on Monday, December 7 that ...
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Boeing Completes Initial Tanker Refueling Airworthiness Flight

Late last week, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) completed the aerial refueling initial airworthiness testing for its KC-46A tanker. The trial was part of a six-hour flight on Thursday and was ...
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