Banks Expected to Settle FX Probes for Billions

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Citigroup, Barclays, J.P. Morgan Chase and Royal Bank of Scotland Group are expected to plead guilty to rigging foreign-currency exchange rates and pay billions in combined penalties as part of settlement agreements expected to be announced as early as next week.

In U.K. Election, It's Jobs Boom vs. Stagnant Wages

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As the U.K. goes to the polls, the state of its economy has become a central issue in the campaign for David Cameron and Ed Miliband—and a puzzle.

J&J Changes 'Compassionate' Drug Use

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Under pressure to expand access to experimental medicines, J&J arranged for an independent panel to review requests from seriously ill patients who want to try an unapproved drug.

College Majors Figure Big in Earnings

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A study finds that while college pays, some majors pay much more, with median annual earnings in engineering three times that for education.

Treasury Plans More Short-Term Debt

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The U.S. Treasury Department said it plans to increase the supply of short-term debt, in a bid to ease investors’ concerns about difficulty trading in global bond markets.

Fed's Yellen: Stock Valuations 'Generally Are Quite High'

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said stock market valuations appear “quite high” and some bond and loan markets suggest investors may be taking excess risks.

Fed's Yellen: Stock Valuations 'Generally Are Quite High'

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said stock market valuations appear “quite high” and some bond and loan markets suggest investors may be taking excess risks.

DuPont's Swing Voter: The Small Investor

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The proxy battle between DuPont and Trian Fund Management involves financial institutions that manage billions, but the outcome may depend on individual investors.

German Bond Reversal a Welcome Risk Reminder

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For months, it seemed like nothing could stop eurozone government bond yields from falling. In a strange way, that has turned out to be true. That has been painful, but may ultimately be good news if it makes investors less complacent.

Big Oil's Disruptive Climate Change

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Oil majors face a real risk of stranded assets—and not just related to efforts to limit carbon emissions.

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