Weekly Brief: Financial Prosecutions: A Banner Week

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- It's been a good week for financial prosecutions, with HSBC agreeing to pay a record $1.9 billion to settle U.S. money laundering claims, and the first three arrests in the UK's Libor rigging probe. Also, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reveals how diabetes has affected her life. Finally, BigLaw managing partners are eager for a turnaround, but they have doubts the US economic recovery will gain steam in 2013. (Source: Bloomberg)

QuickTake: The Fall of the Neutral Rate of Interest
18:23 - On today’s "QuickTake" topic, Vonnie Quinn reports on how lower interest rates are causing central banks to find other ways to stimulate demand. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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