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Are Markets Ready for a December Rate Hike?

Martin Sass, chairman and chief executive officer at M.D. Sass, discusses U.S. interest rates, what a hike could mean for markets and where he sees opportunity. He speaks to Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Political Intel Firm Sanctioned Over Help for Hedge Funds

A firm that helps guide hedge funds’ responses to government actions is being sanctioned by regulators over its acquisition and handling of possibly nonpublic information, as regulators crack down on the flow of trading tips from Capitol Hill to Wall Street.

Top Obamacare Official Makes Tweaks as Insurer Complaints Grow

To reduce turbulence in Obamacare’s fledgling insurance markets, the Obama administration’s top health official is pushing to get more information to consumers about what they’ll actually pay for health care, which can include out-of-pocket costs as well as premiums.

Oil Markets

Energy Companies Risk $2.2 Trillion as Climate Goals Cut Demand

Oil, natural gas and coal producers are risking $2.2 trillion by investing in projects for which there will be no demand if the world meets a United Nations target of limiting the rise in temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius, a non-profit think tank said.

Brazil's Stocks Join Global Slump on Syria Tensions, Fed Outlook

Brazilian stocks declined amid a broad selloff in global equities on Tuesday as investors shunned riskier assets because of increased tensions in Syria and data about the U.S. economy fueled speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates in December.

Russian Stocks Tumble With Bonds as Downed Jet Heightens Risks

Russian stocks had the second-biggest drop worldwide and government bonds slid as President Vladimir Putin called Turkey’s downing of a fighter jet close to the Syrian border as a “stab in the back” that would have serious consequences for ties between the two nations.