Japanese currency slides to 6-month low vs dollar on BOJ speculation; gold steady after 2.6% overnight fall.
Nobel Prize winning economist also sees danger in Brazil property prices.
Faith in improving global economy and support from central banks drives markets towards a third straight month of gains.
Eric Noll, the exchange operator's top internal candidate to replace current Chief Executive, is leaving to become chief executive of brokerage and financial technology firm ConvergEx.
Agreement seen positive for risk appetite, global growth.
Dow closes out week with seventh straignt weekly gain as it and S&P 500 both set all-time closing highs.
Dow closes above 16,000 for first time.
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Concern grows that recent stock rally has been overdone.
The rule would ban banks from gambling in financial markets with their own money, but has not yet reached agreement with four other agencies also working on the provision.
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