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Banks come in from the cold for hedge funds

Bank stocks are back in vogue for hedge funds, which have shunned the industry over the past seven years due to a squeeze on banks' profitability from low interest rates and because of their opaque balance sheets.

Some hedge funds call time on stock market rally

Stock market optimism about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda is overdone and political risk in Europe isn't priced in, according to some hedge funds who are betting that the rally in equities is coming to an end.

Trump-triggered trading bonanza looks set to continue

Donald Trump's surprise U.S. presidential election victory sparked a frenzy of trading and hedging late last year that boosted top U.S. banks' revenue by 26 percent, according to Reuters calculations, and looks set to keep driving activity.

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Exclusive: As Democratic attorneys general target Trump, Republican AGs target them

For years the national political organizations of both Democratic and Republican state attorneys general observed an agreement not to target the other party's incumbent office-holders in elections.