Presidential hopeful Bloomberg proposes new taxes, protections to rein in Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday outlined a sweeping financial services policy proposal to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase... Read more »

Democratic presidential hopeful Bloomberg calls for tighter financial industry regulations

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses a news conference after launching his presidential bid in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S., November 25, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo NEW YORK... Read more »

Australian man and stepdaughter died in New Zealand volcano eruption, family says

A tour operator’s boat to White Island is seen at the harbour in Whakatane, New Zealand, December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva SYDNEY (Reuters) – A 53-year-old Australian man died... Read more »

U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well’s ex-CEO in $140 million fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the... Read more »

U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well’s ex-CEO with fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the... Read more »

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as... Read more »

Goldman skeptical of ‘insurance’ U.S. rate cuts from Fed

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of “insurance” U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth... Read more »

Goldman skeptical of ‘insurance’ U.S. rate cuts from Fed

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of “insurance” U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth... Read more »

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP’s pension funds, shares fall

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd’s pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws,... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news – April 26

April 26 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their... Read more »