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FT - August 22, 2016: Chinese Investors Look Liverpool | Lex

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on August 22, 2016

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:45 p.m. EDT   08/22/16

Updated Investor Alert: Be on the Lookout for Investment Scams Related to the Recent Historic Rain and Flooding - August 22, 2016

The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this updated Investor Alert to help educate investors, including individuals who may receive  lump sum payments  from insurance companies and others following the recent historic rainfall and flooding in and around Louisiana, about investment fraud.

DealBook | Today's News Summary - August 22, 2016: Pfizer to Buy Cancer Drug Maker in $14 Billion Deal

Top Story Pfizer to Buy Cancer Drug Maker in $14 Billion Deal By LESLIE PICKER The frenzy over Medivation, which makes treatments for prostate and breast cancers, shows what pharmaceutical companies are willing to pay for oncology deals.

FDIC Press Release - August 22, 2016: The FDIC Offers Tips on Choosing and Using the Right Bank Account

Press Release The FDIC Offers Tips on Choosing and Using the Right Bank Account Other topics in the latest FDIC Consumer News include depositing a check using a smartphone or tablet, protecting against fraudulent transactions on cards, and preparing financially for a disaster

The Guardian | Opinion | Labor Party Leadership - August 22, 2016: Labour Must Accept Whoever Wins The Leadership Vote – and Get Behind Them

T here must surely be a lesson here somewhere. As voting forms are sent out this week to an astonishing 650,000 members of the Labour party, the highest membership of a political party in memory, London mayor Sadiq Khan and Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale have  urged members not to vote for Jeremy Corbyn . Expect more to urge the same. Yet if past experience is anything to go by, the more Labour’s panjandrums urge members to do one thing, the more they will simply do the other. I suspect that the vast majority of them are now heartily tired of being warned and cajoled. They didn’t ask for another leadership contest and would quite like the parliamentary party to stop bickering and backstabbing and stand with their leader rather than against him. This whole summer of silliness began shortly after Britain voted for B​rexit.  This was apparently Jeremy Corbyn’s fault  and not that of a fairly significant proportion of Labour voters who were likely unpersuadable. Thus began the l

FTC News & Events - August 22, 2016: FTC Announces Agenda for "Putting Disclosures to the Test

Workshop Will Feature Research on Disclosure Effectiveness The Federal Trade Commission has announced the agenda for its  Sept. 15  workshop,  Putting Disclosures to The Test , which will include 22 presentations covering a wide variety of topics on how consumers think about, notice, understand, and act on disclosures made to them in advertising and other materials.

CMI Spot Prices Closing on August 22, 2016

Spot Prices as of traditional New York closing times Monday, August 22, 2016

FDIC Weekly National Rates and Rate Caps Update on August 22, 2016

Rates updated August 22, 2016

FDIC | Financial Institution Letter - August 22, 2016: FIL-57-2016: Supervisory Insights Journal: Summer 2016 Issue Now Available

Financial Institution Letters Summer 2016 Issue Now Available Printable Format: FIL-57-2016 - PDF  ( PDF Help ) Summary: The Summer 2016 issue of  Supervisory Insights  features two articles of interest to examiners, bankers, and supervisors. The first article provides an overview of the current state of  de novo  bank formation, and the second article summarizes the types of issues most frequently observed by FDIC risk management examiners as reflected in the Matters Requiring Board Attention page of recent Reports of Examination. The publication is available at http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/examinations/supervisory/insights/index.html .

NYT First Draft - August 22, 2016: Trump, With Bare -Bones Campaign, Relies on G.O.P for Vital Tasks

Monday, August 22, 2016 Monday, August 22, 2016 Donald J. Trump on Saturday in Fredericksburg, Va. Much of his support is from small donors.   Al Drago/The New York Times Trump, With Bare-Bones Campaign, Relies on G.O.P. for Vital Tasks By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE AND RACHEL SHOREY

DealBook Morning News - August 22, 2016: Tenants Struggle in Win-Win Contracts for Landlord.

By Amie Tsang If you pay rent to a property management company with the aim of eventually owning the place, are you a renter or a homeowner? Some companies are blurring that line.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications - August 22, 2016: Dow Futures Dip as Buyers Dither Until Yellen Speaks

U.S. stock futures signaled a dip at the open Monday, as a drop in oil prices outweighed deal news.

Asian Markets at Close Report, by MarketWatch on August 22, 2016: Asian Markets Choppy as Investors Eye Fed

Asian shares ended mixed on Monday, with traders braced for hawkish commentary from U.S. Federal Reserve officials at its annual conference this week.

Bloomberg View - August 22, 2016: Fighting Fraud in Chinese Markets

www.bloomberg.com Fighting Fraud in Chinese Markets AUG 22, 2016 4:00 AM EST By Share the View Why No One Trusts China's Markets (Yet) Earlier this summer, China's top securities regulator said that it would take the  rare step  of delisting a company from Shenzhen's ChiNext board. Its offense: falsifying IPO documents.  Christopher Balding says  this crackdown on fraud is welcome, but it might not be enough to fix Chinese markets'  credibility problem . In a Normal Election, We'd Be Talking Taxes The issue is serious; the candidates'  differences  are clear. (Just one example: The Clintons would pay $224,000 more in taxes under Hillary's plan, and  $1.7 million less  under Trump's.)  Albert R. Hunt says  substantive debate on tax policy is long overdue. The Brexit Question That Nobody Asked With or without Britain, where is the European Union headed? Nowhere good , according to Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - August 22, 2016: Fox News, BBC Closure, Simon Cowel

theguardian.com The big story