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- New York’s attorney general has subpoenaed seven big banks in an investigation of the LIBOR rate rigging scandal. [Financial Times]
- Consumer prices were unchanged for the second straight month in July, providing the Federal Reserve with one more reason to take new measures to combat unemployment. [Reuters]
- Spain is set to receive an emergency disbursement from its European Union bailout fund. [Bloomberg]
- Two Democratic congressmen claim they have evidence that Walmart engaged in money laundering and tax evasion in Mexico. [Financial Times]
- Consumer advocates were disappointed by new mortgage servicer regulations released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [The Hill]
- U.S. factory production increased more than expected last month. [The Hill]
- It’s likely that no criminal charges will be filed in the collapse of the investment firm MF Global. [CNBC]