Federal Reserve ends bond-buying stimulus

...Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, said in a statement.Michael Hanson, the senior economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, said the Fed still appears likely to put off any rate increase until at least mid-2015."This isn't the Fed...

Slowing global economy could lead Fed to delay rate increase

...cheaper for Americans and puts downward pressure on U.S. inflation.Michael Hanson, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, estimates that a 10 percent increase in the dollar's value over a year would reduce U.S. inflation rate by 0...

Merrill Lynch settles discrimination lawsuit

...accusing Wall Street brokerage giant Merrill Lynch of racial discrimination, a plaintiffs...judge in Chicago, the payout by Merrill Lynch to around 1,200 plaintiffs would...said.Bank of America-owned Merrill Lynch ? one of the world's largest...

Merrill Lynch commits to change in settlement

...with black financial advisers, Merrill Lynch has agreed to make sweeping changes...discrimination suit.Among the measures, Merrill Lynch will create a "leadership council...settlement has potential impact beyond Merrill Lynch, Thursday's documents urge...

Merrill paying $131.8 million to settle SEC charges

WASHINGTON - Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. civil charges...Securities and Ex change Commission announced the settlement Thurs day. Merrill Lynch was accused of using misleading materials to market the investments...

Global bonds market fears sale struggles

...quick-trading that have doubled in number since the crisis.Hans Mikkelsen, global credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, thinks the shift could lead to big trouble in the next rate hike."The market isn't pricing in the risk that...

5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...with unemployment still relatively elevated, they can be picky.Michael Hanson, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, also notes that technology has made it so easy and cheap to post jobs that companies may do so even when they're...

Merrill Lynch enters online arena

...online investors, have convinced Merrill Lynch & Co., which had once dismissed...December, has piqued the interest of Merrill Lynch clients in Augusta. Local officials...of people," said Mike Reese, Merrill Lynch vice president and Augusta branch...

Bernanke denies pressuring Merrill Lynch deal

...pressured Bank of America to acquire Merrill Lynch in a deal that cost taxpayers...extended and costly litigation with Merrill Lynch. That would have "greatly reduced...of America to keep quiet about Merrill Lynch's financial problems. E-MAILS...

Judge throws out suit against Merrill Lynch mutual fund

...investors who lost money in a Merrill Lynch technology-stock mutual fund...included stocks covered by the Merrill Lynch analysts' reports. "The alleged...bubble burst. --- On the Net: Merrill Lynch & Co.: http://www.ml...