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  1. Allianz Acquires U.S. Real Estate in $1 Billion Manulife VentureRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    Allianz SE, Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  2. Allianz, Manulife Set Up $1 Billion Real Estate VentureRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Bloomberg

    Allianz SE , Europe's largest insurer, joined with Manulife Financial Corp. in a venture to invest as much as $1 billion in U.S. commercial real estate. Allianz bought majority stakes in two office buildings in Chicago and Washington from Manulife as part of the deal, according to a statement issued today by Toronto-based Manulife.

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  3. Fed Sees Big U.S. Banks Facing Capital Surcharge of Up to 4.5%Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    Big U.S. banks face capital surcharges of as much as 4.5 percent as the Federal Reserve readies new capital rules that single out firms reliant on short-term market funding as posing the greatest systemic risk. The Fed today proposed two methods to calculate what capital surcharges eight big U.S. firms will face on top of those already levied on the world's largest banks by international regulators.

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  4. Ashton Carter Said to Be Obama's Choice as Defense SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Bloomberg

    President Barack Obama will nominate Ashton Carter to succeed Chuck Hagel as U.S. Secretary of Defense. Bloomberg's Phil Mattingly examines the choice and any obstacles Carter may face in the confirmation process.

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  5. Massad's CFTC Pursues Softer Tone as Battles With Industry FadeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Washington Post

    Southwest Airlines Co. complained for months in Washington that rules designed to curb excesses of the finance industry were hurting companies far from Wall Street.

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  6. Marion Barry, 1936-2014Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Bloomberg

    They took his name off the building. In 1986, shortly before winning the third of his four mayoral terms, Marion Barry opened the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center on 14th and U Street.

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  7. The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington includes the White House.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The most pro-pot of the 143 precincts in Washington D.C. includes the White House; and Capitol Hill voters aren't far behind. Voters overwhelmingly approved a marijuana legalization initiative in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, voting in favor of it in all but one precinct.

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  8. Obama to Move on Immigration Even With Warning, Aide SaysRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    President Barack Obama won't scale back plans for unilateral action on immigration and will press forward with his agenda even as Republican leaders warned of a poisoned relationship, a top aide said today. "We're going to do what we think is best for the country," senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters and editors at a Bloomberg breakfast in Washington .

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  9. U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Payrolls ReportRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index heading for a weekly gain, as investors awaited data that is projected to show an increase in October payrolls. Bank of America Corp. lost 0.6 percent in early New York trading after taking legal charges that wiped out the surprise profit it reported last month.

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  10. Fed Can Force Breakup of Banks Failing to End MisdeedsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Federal Reserve has plenty of power to follow through on regulatory threats made to top bank executives aimed at curbing misbehavior on Wall Street, even if it can't order firms to break up. "The Fed has a powerful bully pulpit that should not be underestimated," Mike Mayo, an analyst at CLSA Ltd. in New York, said.

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  11. Blackwater Guard Found Guilty of Murder in Iraq ShootingRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Bloomberg

    A former Blackwater Worldwide guard was convicted of murder, and three co-workers were found guilty of multiple counts of voluntary manslaughter in the 2007 shootings of 14 unarmed civilians in Baghdad, an incident that prompted a change in U.S. use of military contractors. Nicholas Slatten was convicted of murdering Ahmed Haithem Ahmed Al Rubia'y, a medical student who was driving toward the guards in Baghdad's Nisour Square.

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  12. Fed Has Power to Force Breakup of Banks Failing to Curb MisdeedsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Federal Reserve has plenty of power to follow through on regulatory threats made to top bank executives aimed at curbing misbehavior on Wall Street, even if it can't order firms to break up. "The Fed has a powerful bully pulpit that should not be underestimated," Mike Mayo, an analyst at CLSA Ltd. in New York, said.

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  13. Banks Face 25% Loss-Absorbency Rule in Too-Big-to-Fail PlanRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The largest global banks will have to hold more capital and liabilities than previously reported that can automatically be written off in a crisis -- as much as a quarter of risk-weighted assets -- as regulators take on lenders deemed too big to fail. The Financial Stability Board is developing minimum standards that will limit the double-counting of capital banks use to meet existing international rules, according to an FSB working document sent for comment to Group of 20 governments and obtained by Bloomberg News.

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  14. Why Does Bernanke Want a Mortgage, Anyway? Low Rates and Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Bloomberg's Michael McKee discusses former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's struggle to get his home refinanced. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

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  15. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Plunge After Court Ruling on ProfitRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged in New York trading after investors including Bruce Berkowitz 's Fairholme Capital Management LLC lost a legal bid yesterday to force the bailed-out companies to share profits with private shareholders. Fannie Mae fell 29 percent to $1.92 at 11:10 a.m. Freddie Mac dropped 26 percent.

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  16. Gay-Marriage Showdown Weighed by U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bloomberg

    The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to say whether it will consider legalizing gay marriage amid growing pressure to settle the matter in a new term that could cover some of the nation's most divisive social issues. Fifteen months after ducking the question of whether the Constitution gives gay couples the right to wed, the justices may say as soon as tomorrow that they will take up one of seven appeals from five states.

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  17. Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Fall as Investors Balk: EconomyRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A decrease in investor purchases prompted an unexpected decline in sales of U.S. existing homes in August, indicating the housing rebound is not yet self- sustaining. Purchases of previously owned houses dropped 1.8 percent to a 5.05 million annual pace from a 5.14 million rate in July, the National Association of Realtors reported today in Washington.

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  18. Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Decrease on Fewer InvestorsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A decrease in investor purchases prompted an unexpected decline in sales of U.S. existing homes in August, indicating the housing rebound is not yet self-sustaining. Purchases of previously owned houses dropped 1.8 percent to a 5.05 million annual pace from a 5.14 million rate in July, the National Association of Realtors reported today in Washington.

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  19. Ebola Is Katrina Moment for WHO's Chan Hobbled by Budget: HealthRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    When Margaret Chan was elected to lead the World Health Organization, she said the agency's priority was to improve the health of people in Africa. Eight years later, the 67-year-old Chan is under attack for letting an Ebola outbreak there spiral beyond control, and this week her group found itself eclipsed as the leader of humanitarian efforts to control the epidemic.

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  20. ECB Eyes Banks' Capital Quality as Target for Supervisory PowerRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The European Central Bank may use its regulatory clout to make sure euro-area lenders are adding the right kind of capital, not just the right amount. Policy makers say banks have added almost 200 billion euros of additional capital since mid-2013 to boost their resilience.

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