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SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOs

Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.

UPDATE 1-U.S. fund investors regain risk appetite as Dow breaches 23,000

U.S. fund investors regained an appetite for risk over the last week, rushing into U.S. and emerging-market stocks, according to data on Thursday from Lipper. Stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) overall attracted $5.4 billion in the week ended Oct. 18, while emerging markets pulled in $2.3 billion, the most cash since March, according to Thomson Re

CORRECTED-Total money market mutual funds rise by $2.89 billion in latest week-ICI

The Investment Company Institute on Thursday issued the following money market mutual fund assets report: "Total money market fund assets increased by $2.89 billion to $2.74 trillion for the week ended Wednesday, October 18, the Investment Company Institute reported today. Among taxable money market funds, government funds increased by $1.95 billion and prime funds increased by $1.11 billion. Tax-exempt money market funds decreased b


Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that if adopted would bring security checks closer to those for adult men, three sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.