Investors pulled another $23.5 billion out of the Pimco Total Return Fund last month as "bond king" Bill Gross stepped down, Pacific Investment Management Co.
Federal Judge Royce Lamberth did a service for taxpayers on Tuesday by dismissing claims against the federal government brought by private investors trying to profit once again from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac .
The U.S. ISM Manufacturing Index dropped to 56.6% in September from a very strong 59.0% in August, which was the index's best reading since March 2011.
Argentine central bank President Juan Carlos Fabrega resigned today less than 24 hours after President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner publicly criticized the institution for allegedly leaking inside information.
NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Stock markets worldwide closed out the first day of the fourth quarter on a weak note on Wednesday, weighed by disappointing manufacturing data in Europe and the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States.