PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - July 10

Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:06am EDT
 
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July 10 (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.

* U.S. regulators proposed raising a key metric for the top eight U.S. banks deemed to pose a risk to the global economy that could force banks to raise billions in additional capital. ()

* The delay in the requirement that big employers offer health insurance to workers has raised questions about the administration's ability to implement the biggest domestic policy initiative in a generation. ()

* Investor fears that the end of easy money is at hand are ricocheting around the globe. In the latest fallout, the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday trimmed its global-growth forecast, reducing its projections for emerging markets such as China and Russia. ()

* The European Commission will propose itself as the single authority for winding down banks in the euro zone, a step that will set the European Union's executive on a collision course with the bloc's most powerful member, Germany. ()   Continued...