Wall Street's Bond-Trading Slump Extends Into Third Year: Chart

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Once Wall Street’s most lucrative business, fixed-income trading revenue declined for the third straight year in 2015. Net income from trading bonds, currencies, commodities and derivatives linked to them has fallen between 18 percent and 25 percent at five top banks since 2012.

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