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Bernanke wanted Wall Street's worst in jail
Ben Bernanke wanted more Wall Street bankers in jail in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Bernanke advocated for Wall Street's bailout in 2008 during the financial crisis when he led the Federal Reserve.
Some Wall Street executives should have gone to prison, Bernanke says  Washington Post
Bernanke: More execs should have faced prosecution for 2008 crisis - USA Today  Reuters
Asia equities shrug off disappointing US jobs report
Monday 3.35 BST: Asian shares advanced on Monday, shrugging off a disappointing US jobs report that has lengthened the odds of an interest rate rise from the Federal Reserve by the end of the year.
Asia stocks rise as weak US jobs dampen prospects of near-term Fed hike  Reuters
Asia stocks rally as weak US jobs dampen prospects of near-term Fed hike ...  The Straits Times
What Do EU Countries Give Up When They Opt Out Of Future GM Crops?
Some of the Europeans who favor opting out of biotech crops (image from greensefa). A deadline passed on 10/3 for countries in the EU to opt out of future “GMO Crop” planting approvals.
Majority of EU nations seek opt-out from growing GM crops  Reuters
19 EU countries seek to block GM crop cultivation  News24
World Bank trims East Asia growth forecasts
HONG KONG - The World Bank is trimming its economic growth forecasts for East Asia, reflecting risks from China's gradual slowdown and a looming U.S.
World Bank trims 2015, 2016 East Asia forecasts, cites China, US rate risks  Economic Times
World Bank cuts outlook on developing East Asia citing China slowdown  Livemint
World Bank head opens case over capital
The World Bank's president has begun making the case for an increase of the institution's capital base, arguing that a slowdown in emerging markets and ambitious UN development goals agreed last month mean the bank needs greater resources.
World's 'extremely poor' to fall below 10% of global population ...  Livemint
World Bank: Extreme poverty 'to fall below 10%'  BBC News
Japan September PMI survey shows services grow at much slower pace
TOKYO, Oct 5 - Japan's services sector expanded in September at a much slower pace compared with the previous month as new business slackened in a sign that domestic demand ended the third quarter on a soft note.
EconomyGrowth in Japan's services sector slows  Financial Times
Where are the manufacturing jobs, Mr Modi?  Livemint
Oil extends gains in Asia
SINGAPORE: Oil extended gains in Asia on Monday as a decline in US drilling pointed to a slowdown in production, but concerns over demand remain after a disappointing US jobs report.
Oil Extends Gains Above $45 as Rig Fall Signals U.S. Output Cuts  Bloomberg
China eyes market shake-up with new futures contract  Arab News
Federal Reserve interest rate rise: Why you should be watching the people, not ...
There is a tried and tested approach to forecasting when the US Federal Reserve might increase interest rates. You figure out what data the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets rates, is looking at and try to decide how it is being interpreted ...
The Fed nailed it (SPY, DJI, IXIC, USD, TLT, TLO, GLD, GLX)  Newton Press Mentor
United States stocks gain after Fed Chief Yellen remarks  Ledger Gazette
Macau September Revenue Hits Five Year Low Amid Deepened Junket Gloom
Gaming revenue in Macau fell to its lowest level in five years in September. Casino revenue came in at 17.13 billion Macau patacas (MOP; US$2.14 billion), down 33% from September last year.
Wynn Resorts, Limited Bonds Trading 1.8% Higher (WYNN)  Dakota Financial News
Gaming revenue falls 33% on China slowdown, anti-corruption campaign  The IUSB Preface
California drought: San Jose's tough conservation rules have few appeals so far
When San Jose Water Company, which provides water to 1 million people in San Jose and nearby cities, held a public meeting to announce its summer water conservation rules in May, more than 350 people -- most of them angry -- turned out.
'A State of Drought': Coachella Valley grapples with shrinking water ...  Monterey County Herald
California residents will meet water conservation targets for third (blog)