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Legume Used in Fracking Is 4-Letter Word to Investor, Farmers

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:48:41 EDT
In the race to the new riches of the oil patch, one Wall Street firm and hundreds of farmers have slipped on a skinny green legume known as guar.

RBC Trading-Desk Spinoff Nixed By Regulators

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:07:24 EDT
The Royal Bank of Canada dropped a plan to spin off a lucrative proprietary-trading business after the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the move.

Investors Place Bets on Argentine Stocks

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:40:34 EDT
Argentina's contentious debt default and a worsening recession haven't stopped investors with a tolerance for risk from pouring into its stock market; the main index is up 118% this year.

Deutsche Bank Freezes Executive Bonuses

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:38:33 EDT
Deutsche Bank AG has frozen the payment of millions of euros in bonuses to current and former senior executives to reflect the risks from legal investigations, people familiar with the matter said.