Laura Santana

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Banks said to face SEC probe into possible credit swap collusion

U.S. regulators are examining whether banks colluded in setting prices in the derivatives market where investors speculate on credit risk, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.<p>The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether firms acted in unison to distort prices in the …

Morning News: Australia Will Test No-Passport Travel

Australia considers saving all passports in the cloud; the Persian Gulf is getting too darn hot; and a Jimmy Fallon ride is coming to Universal Orlando.<p>First it was third-gender passports—now Australia is thinking about doing away with physical passports altogether. Instead, a traveler's identity …

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9 Eating Habits That Reveal You're A First Generation American

Peanut butter and jelly was a joy you weren't acquainted with until adulthood.<p>America is a nation built upon immigrants. There was a time when everyone was a first-generation American, but centuries have passed since then and traditions have been established. Most notable, food traditions -- like …

Roger Waters may face pro-Israel protesters at Friday show

Pink Floyd rocker and Hamptons habitué Roger Waters will face some angry picketers outside the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, N.Y., on Friday night.<p>The protest is being organized by pro-Israel groups.<p>Waters has for years backed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel to …

MasterCard beats profit estimates as customers spend more | Reuters

(Reuters) - Payments network operator MasterCard Inc (MA.N) reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit as the value of transactions processed on its cards jumped 13 percent.<p>A logo of Mastercard is seen at the Mastercard Centre in Beijing, October 30, 3014. REUTERS/Jason Lee<p>MasterCard’s gross …

Paul Ryan elected House speaker

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rep. Paul Ryan was officially elected as the 54th speaker of the House after he got the votes of 236 members by the full House of Representatives.<p>The vote was largely a formality after House Republicans nominated him for the position on Wednesday.<p>But even some conservatives who …