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Euro is here to stay - German finance minister

The euro is irreversible, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said in a newspaper interview to be published on Saturday when asked if the single currency will still be there in 10 years.

Speculators raise U.S. 10-year T-note net shorts -CFTC

Speculators' net bearish bets on U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures rose in latest week, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The amount of speculators' bearish, or short, positions in 10-year Treasury futures exceeded bullish, or long, positions by 359,463 contracts on June 19, according to the CFTC's latest Commitments of Traders data. A week earlier, speculators held 335,994 net short positions in 10-year T-note futures.

RPT-US second-lien – first choice?

NEW YORK, June 22, 2018 (LPC) - US companies including cell phone insurance provider Asurion and production studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) are raising second-lien loans rather than cheaper high-yield bonds to take advantage of the flexibility that yield-hungry investors continue to offer.

US second-lien – first choice?

NEW YORK, June 22, 2018 (LPC) - US companies including cell phone insurance provider Asurion and production studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) are raising second-lien loans rather than cheaper high-yield bonds to take advantage of the flexibility that yield-hungry investors continue to offer.

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Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration bill until election

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged Republican lawmakers on Friday to drop their efforts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation until after the November elections, sending mixed signals to his party amid an ongoing crisis over his border policies. | Video