PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Jan 16

Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:37am EST
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Jan 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* Switzerland's central bank triggered turmoil in bond and currency markets after it unexpectedly scrapped a cap on the franc-euro rate, underscoring growing concerns about global economic prospects. (

* More than five years into the economic recovery, the U.S. biggest banks are still on the outside looking in, as their fortunes grow increasingly disconnected from the rest of the country's. (

* After the Paris attacks, Europe's establishment politicians are rushing to reassure constituents, while anti-immigrant parties stand to gain ground. (

* Belgian police killed two people in a firefight, disrupting what authorities called an imminent terrorist plot that included people who had returned from Syria, possibly fighting with Islamist extremists there. (   Continued...