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Stock futures signal slightly lower Wall Street open

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 4:55am
Stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq 100 down 0.1-0.3 percent. Chevron Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop ...

Spanish recession deepens in Q2

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 4:55am
Spain slid deeper into recession in the second quarter as a tough new round of austerity to head off the budget crisis that threatens the euro took effect both on overall demand and the price consumers ...

GM ousts global marketing chief over soccer deal: source

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 3:30am
General Motors Co ousted its global marketing chief Joel Ewanick a little more than two years after he joined the company to lead an overhaul of its marketing strategy. A source with knowledge of the matter ...

Banks urge Congress to extend crisis-era deposit insurance

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 1:25am
The expiration of special U.S. deposit insurance at the end of the year has spurred banks to lobby Congress to extend the program out of fear that companies will withdraw billions of dollars. At issue ...

Insight: Oil pipeline crunch shifts U.S. shale race from drillbits to valves

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 1:25am
The U.S. shale oil revolution can't be stopped, but it could be delayed by a potential shortfall of 10-ton valves and giant pipeline pumps essential for rebalancing markets upended by the surge in production. ...

HSBC faces U.S. compliance issues, Libor scrutiny

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 12:15am
The threat that HSBC faces a big U.S. fine for lax controls in its anti-money laundering systems and the risk it will be pulled deeper into an interest rate manipulation probe are set to overshadow strong ...

Prosecutors ask to meet Jung in Avon bribe probe: report

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 10:55pm
Federal prosecutors looking into possible bribery of foreign officials by Avon Products Inc have asked to speak to Andrea Jung, the former chief executive and current full-time chairman, the Wall Street ...

Asian shares extend gains on stimulus hopes

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 9:25pm
Asian shares extended their gains on Monday, supported by expectations the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank will deliver new measures to underpin their fragile economies. MSCI's broadest index ...

HSBC faces U.S. compliance issues, Libor scrutiny

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 8:25pm
The threat that HSBC faces a big U.S. fine for lax controls in its anti-money laundering systems and the risk it will be pulled deeper into an interest rate manipulation probe are set to overshadow strong ...

GM's global marketing chief departs-source

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 6:55pm
The head of General Motors' global marketing group Joel Ewanick has left the company, a source familiar with the situation said on Sunday. GM was expected late Sunday to make an official announcement about ...

As markets turn bearish on yuan, Beijing becomes the bull

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 6:55pm
Market forces are mostly to blame for the yuan's unprecedented fall against the dollar in recent months, market participants say, with Chinese regulators now busy propping up the currency, marking a major ...

British bank RBS braced for Libor rigging fine: CEO

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 5:30pm
British bank RBS is braced to be punished over its role in the interest-rate rigging scandal that has rocked the industry, Chief Executive Stephen Hester said in an interview with The Guardian newspaper. ...

Juncker: Euro zone leaders, ECB to act on euro - paper

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 4:10pm
The euro zone is at a decisive point and leaders will work with the European Central Bank to demonstrate their commitment to the stability of the single currency, Eurogroup head Jean-Claude Juncker said ...

O'Donnell ruled out of Barclays chairman role: paper

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 2:55pm
Gus O'Donnell, widely seen as a front runner to become chairman at scandal-hit bank Barclays , is out of the running for the job after senior bankers raised concerns about the former top civil servant's ...

Bafin widens scrutiny of German banks amid Libor: sources

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 2:55pm
Markets regulator Bafin has extended its scrutiny of German banks by investigating more lenders following a global interest rate rigging scandal, sources have told Reuters. Eight German banks, which participate ...

Enbridge races to clean up Wisconsin oil spill, restart line

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 2:55pm
Canada's Enbridge Inc. on Sunday raced to repair a major pipeline that spilled more than 1,000 barrels of oil in a Wisconsin field, provoking fresh ire from Washington over the latest in a series of leaks. ...

Boeing, NTSB investigate Dreamliner engine issue

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 2:55pm
Boeing Co said on Sunday The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an issue with an engine on a 787 Dreamliner following an incident at Charleston International Airport during a preflight ...

Analysis: A decade on, is Sarbanes-Oxley working?

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 1:00pm
When Peregrine Financial collapsed earlier this month, a nagging question resurfaced. As in the implosion of Lehman Brothers, the fall of Bernard Madoff and other cases in recent years, many asked: Where ...

Insight: As scandal grew, Nomura chairman pushed for shake-up

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 10:50am
The biggest management shake-up at Nomura Holdings in a decade and a half was orchestrated by the bank's chairman with the secrecy and precision of a military operation. The closely guarded timing of Thursday's ...

Greek leaders agree bulk of austerity cuts: source

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 5:55am
Political leaders in Greece have agreed on most of the austerity measures demanded by its creditors and are now eyeing pension and wage cuts to find the final 1.5 billion euros of savings still needed, ...

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