Economy of New York City http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24055/all en SPECAL REPORT SCHEDULE Jan 7 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/specal-report-schedule-jan-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>(WEEKLY SCHEDULE)<br /> UPCOMING SPECIAL REPORTS</p> <p/> <p>Editors:</p> <p>AMERICAS: Michael Williams + 1 646 223 5462</p> <p>EMEA: Simon Robinson + 44 20 75425458</p> <p>ASIA: Bill Tarrant + 65 6870 3821</p> <p>Picture Desk: Singapore + 65 6870 3775</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/specal-report-schedule-jan-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Earnings Announcement Company Technology Contact Details Economics Economy of New York City Entertainment Financial data vendors Hospitality Human Interest Labor Law pdf Person Attributes Person Career Politics Reuters Social Issues South Sudan Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:56:30 +0000 5731520 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures rise after Alcoa starts earnings season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-stocks-futures-rise-after-alcoa-starts-earnings-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures rose modestly on Wednesday as Alcoa got the earnings season underway with better-than-expected revenue.</p> <p>* Alcoa Inc also gave a positive outlook for 2013, but kept a cautious tone as worries lingered over a looming U.S. budget confrontation. Shares of Alcoa, the largest aluminum producer in the United States, rose 1.9 percent to $9.27 in premarket trade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/us-stocks-futures-rise-after-alcoa-starts-earnings-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Financial economics Investment Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:30:25 +0000 5732075 at http://www.globalpost.com AMCS Oils and financials keep FTSE at 4-1/2 year highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/amcs-oils-and-financials-keep-ftse-at-4-12-year-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* FTSE 100 up 0.2 percent</p> <p>* Financials extend rally, Aviva boosted by Citi upgrade</p> <p>* Miner wane after Chinese inflation overshoots</p> <p>* Tullow Oil falls after update</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Strength in oils and financials kept the FTSE 100 wagon rolling by midday on Friday although momentum was slowing around multi-year peaks with weakness in miners, after an overshoot in Chinese inflation data, the main drag on the index.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/amcs-oils-and-financials-keep-ftse-at-4-12-year-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Citigroup Economy of New York City Entertainment FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:00:34 +0000 5733118 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Goldman backs down on bank bonus delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-goldman-backs-down-bank-bonus-delay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Goldman scraps plan to exploit lower UK tax - source</p> <p>* Mervyn King says Goldman plan was "depressing"</p> <p>* King warns plan risked stoking public anger during crisis</p> <p>By Huw Jones</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs has scrapped plans to delay paying bonuses to its bankers in Britain to exploit an income tax cut for top earners after Bank of England Governor Mervyn King criticised the move.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-2-goldman-backs-down-bank-bonus-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of New York City Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs Investment Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:30:12 +0000 5734728 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures edge up as earnings, data awaited http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/us-stocks-futures-edge-earnings-data-awaited <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures edged up on Thursday, ahead of a busy day of corporate earnings and economic data.</p> <p>* EBay Inc reported holiday quarter results after Wednesday's closing bell that just beat Wall Street expectations, and its 2013 forecast was in line with analysts' estimates. Its stock rose 1.2 percent to $53.51 in premarket trading.</p> <p>* Several financial companies report results on Thursday, including Citigroup. Other companies on tap include Intel .</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/us-stocks-futures-edge-earnings-data-awaited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Financial economics Investment Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:30:19 +0000 5735541 at http://www.globalpost.com MetLife puts British bulk annuity business up for sale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/metlife-puts-british-bulk-annuity-business-sale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 20 (Reuters) - MetLife Inc, the largest U.S. life insurer, has put its British bulk annuity business, MetLife Assurance Ltd, up for sale and has hired investment bankers from Citibank to run an auction for the unit, a person familiar with the matter said.</p> <p>The source, who is not authorized to speak to the media, said MetLife had begun a sale process for the business -- which employs 55 people -- and was talking to several potential buyers.</p> <p>The sale does not include MetLife's other British businesses, the source said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/metlife-puts-british-bulk-annuity-business-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Financial economics Investment Metlife Inc Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:30:04 +0000 5761464 at http://www.globalpost.com Battered by Sandy, AIG posts $4 bn Q4 loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/battered-sandy-aig-posts-4-bn-q4-loss <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US insurance giant American International Group on Thursday said it swung into loss in the 2012 fourth quarter, taking a pummeling from superstorm Sandy and a unit sale.</p> <p>AIG reported a $4 billion net loss in the October-December quarter, compared with $21.5 billion in net income in the year-ago period.</p> <p>Per share, the fourth-quarter loss was $2.68; a year ago it had $11.31 earnings per share.</p> <p>The massive storm Sandy that ravaged the heavily populated Northeast in late October resulted in a pre-tax "catastrophe loss" of $2 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/battered-sandy-aig-posts-4-bn-q4-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American International Group American International Group Answers in Genesis Disaster Economy of New York City USD AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:00:39 +0000 5762753 at http://www.globalpost.com AIA annual net profit jumps 89 percent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/aia-annual-net-profit-jumps-89-percent-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Asian insurance giant AIA said Wednesday its net profit for the year rocketed almost 90 percent, building on growth from previous years despite a challenging economic environment.</p> <p>Hong Kong-listed AIA said net profit for the year ended November 30 jumped to $3.02 billion from $1.60 billion the previous year.</p> <p>New business, a key performance measure for profitability, grew by 27 percent to $1.19 billion, up from $932 million.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/aia-annual-net-profit-jumps-89-percent-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AIA American International Group Economy of New York City Insurance AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:30:52 +0000 5768222 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Britain's esure eyes $1.7 bln valuation in market debut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-2-britains-esure-eyes-17-bln-valuation-market-debut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Sets offer price range of 240-310 pence per share</p> <p>* To raise 50 mln pounds from new shares to pay down debt</p> <p>* Expects to make stock market debut on March 22</p> <p>By Kylie MacLellan</p> <p>LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - British home and motor insurer esure expects to be valued at around 1.1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) when it makes its London stock market debut this month, it said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/update-2-britains-esure-eyes-17-bln-valuation-market-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of New York City Esure Labor Law Lloyds Banking Group Peter Wood Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:30:50 +0000 5776957 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares pause after Fitch downgrades Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/european-shares-pause-after-fitch-downgrades-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) - European shares paused early on Monday around four-year highs as Italian banks took a hit after Italy's credit downgrade, although equities remain supported by unprecedented stimulus form governments and central banks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130311/european-shares-pause-after-fitch-downgrades-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Investment Primary dealers Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 08:45:03 +0000 5779423 at http://www.globalpost.com FTSE snaps three-day rally after miner weakness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/profit-takers-italian-bond-sale-drag-ftse-five-year-peak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alistair Smout</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell on Friday after a three-day rally, as investors backed away from riskier sectors and U.S. GDP figures came in below expectations.</p> <p>Material and energy stocks, which are sensitive to optimism over the global economic outlook, took 26 points off the FTSE 100, dragging the index into negative territory.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/profit-takers-italian-bond-sale-drag-ftse-five-year-peak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 110th United States Congress Asia Barclays BHP Billiton BP BP Burberry Business Business cycle Commodities market Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange Crédit Agricole Cyprus Divided regions Dividend Dividends Dow Jones Industrial Average Dual-listed companies Economic history Economics Economy of New York City Economy of the European Union Economy of the United Kingdom Economy of the United States Economy of Western Australia Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Environment Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Euro European Union Ex-dividend date Finance Financial data vendors Financial economics Financial markets Financial ratios Financial regulation Financial services Financial Times FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index FTSE 250 Index FTSE 350 Index Funds Futures contract Gainer Glencore Gross domestic product Health Hedge Hospitality HSBC Human Interest InterContinental Hotels Group Investec Bank Investment Investment banks John Lewis Partnership Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Law Levant Macroeconomics Marks & Spencer Mining Morrisons Newedge Group Ocado OJSC Polymetal P/E ratio Political geography Politics Publishing Racal Recessions Reckitt Benckiser Reuters Rio Tinto Group Saxo Bank Social Issues Stock market Stock market index Strepsils Technology Tesco TNK-BP TUI AG TUI Travel United Kingdom Verizon Communications Verizon Wireless Vodafone War Xstrata Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:31:25 +0000 5782291 at http://www.globalpost.com Thomson Reuters employee indicted for aiding hackers - court filing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/thomson-reuters-employee-indicted-aiding-hackers-court-filing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Joseph Menn and Dan Levine</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted Matthew Keys, deputy social media editor at Reuters.com, for conspiring with members of the Anonymous hacking collective to break into the computers of his former employer, Tribune Co. The alleged incident occurred before he joined Thomson Reuters Corp, the indictment filed on Thursday indicated.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130314/thomson-reuters-employee-indicted-aiding-hackers-court-filing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Criminal law Economy of New York City Financial data vendors Hacking Indictment Labor Law LulzSec Religion Technology Television in the United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 23:00:16 +0000 5783947 at http://www.globalpost.com US stocks fall after Dow 10-day winning streak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/us-stocks-fall-after-dow-10-day-winning-streak-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US stocks fell Friday, bringing the Dow's 10-day winning streak to a halt as a decline in a key consumer sentiment index highlighted continuing weaknesses in the economy.</p> <p>Trade was heavy in banks after the Fed completed its stress tests and capital plan reviews, and as a Senate committee report blasted JPMorgan Chase for how it handled its massive "London Whale" losses last year.</p> <p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 25.03 points (0.17 percent) to 14,514.11, the first time in nine days it did not set a fresh record.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/us-stocks-fall-after-dow-10-day-winning-streak-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of New York City Investment Primary dealers AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:31:01 +0000 5784936 at http://www.globalpost.com Citigroup agrees to pay $730 million to settle with investors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/citigroup-agrees-pay-730-million-settle-investors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Karen Freifeld</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc &lt;C.N&gt; has agreed to pay $730 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who said they were misled by the company's disclosures.</p> <p>Purchasers of the bank's debt and preferred stock between 2006 and 2008 claimed there were misstatements and omissions in the disclosures, Citigroup said in a statement announcing the proposed settlement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/citigroup-agrees-pay-730-million-settle-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Citigroup Economy of New York City Primary dealers Religion Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:45:04 +0000 5787249 at http://www.globalpost.com Revolt against City of London's medieval elders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/revolt-against-city-londons-medieval-elders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For almost a thousand years the City of London Corporation has run the British capital's financial hub, winning hearts with opulent banquets and parades of red-robed dignitaries, pikemen and musketeers.</p> <p>But campaigners want to open up the secrets of this arcane organisation, arguing that its medieval structures are helping one of the world's top financial s avoid reform after the global crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/revolt-against-city-londons-medieval-elders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of New York City London AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 05:45:47 +0000 5787381 at http://www.globalpost.com