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TI sees third-quarter revenue hurt by weak orders

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Texas Instruments Inc's second-quarter profit beat Wall Street expectations but the company warned that its third-quarter revenue would be weaker than usual for this time of year as customers are cautious ...

Exclusive: Carlyle, BC eye United Tech unit - sources

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Private equity firms Carlyle Group LP and BC Partners Ltd have joined forces and are in advanced talks to buy United Technologies Corp's industrial businesses, according to three people familiar with the ...

Cisco to cut about 1,300 jobs

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Network equipment maker Cisco Systems said on Monday that it plans to cut about 1,300 jobs as part of ongoing efforts to restructure the company. "We are performing a focused set of limited restructurings ...

Exclusive: Apple, Samsung chiefs disagree on patent values - source

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and top Samsung Electronic Co Ltd executives disagreed last week on the value of each other's patents at a settlement conference ahead of a high profile U.S. trial, according ...

Murdoch allies await hacking charges update

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss and Prime Minister David Cameron's ex-media chief could find out on Tuesday whether they will be prosecuted in a phone-hacking inquiry that has shaken the ...

Ford sees supplier flaw at root of 2013 Escape recall

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Ford Motor Co , which recalled about 11,500 Escape sport utility vehicles last week because of a fire risk, is pointing to a manufacturing flaw in fuel lines supplied by part maker TI Automotive for the ...

Spain slump deepens as bailout fears grow

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 7:25pm
Spain's economy sank deeper into recession in the second quarter, its central bank said on Monday, as investors spooked by a funding crisis in its regions pushed the country ever closer to a full bailout. ...

Apple Options Beckon Eager Investors

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 4:45pm
Apple faces an unusual phenomenon when reporting earnings this on Tuesday: lowered expectations.

McDonald’s: Worldwide Reach and Worldwide Problems

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 4:45pm
So many times in the past, McDonald's footprint has served it well. Now, its global presence is what's putting growth in jeopardy.

In the Shadow of Brokerage Scandals, New Proposals

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 4:45pm
The financial industry is in an almost-constant battle to soothe investors unnerved by recent scandals. Monday brought another example.

Middle Class in Decline

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 4:45pm
For the first time since the Great Depression, middle-class families have been losing ground for more than a decade.

Republicans Make Another Keystone Push Over Obama Rejection

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 4:45pm
House Republicans drafted another bill to speed work on the Keystone XL oil pipeline after previous efforts failed to overturn President Barack Obama's rejection of a permit for the project.

World Economy in Worst Shape Since '09

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 3:30pm
Mounting fears about Spain's financial health help illustrate why the global economy is in its worst shape since 2009.

Frackers Fund University Research That Proves Their Case

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 3:30pm
Pennsylvania remains the largest state without a tax on natural gas production, thanks in part to a study released under the banner of the Pennsylvania State University.

How Are Swing-State Economies Doing?

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 2:00pm
The swing states are swinging toward Obama. Among the dozen in-play states, most have unemployment rates below the national average of 8.2%.

U.S. Poverty About to Hit Highest Level in 40 Years

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 2:00pm
The percentage of Americans living in poverty is about to hit its highest level since the 1960s, according to a new survey by the Associated Press.

TV Content and Cable Deals Ignore Customers

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 2:00pm
After a nine day blackout of Viacom on DirecTV, last Friday the two companies settled a dispute over fees paid to Viacom by the satellite TV kings.

Italy Bans Short-Selling as Market Plunges

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 2:00pm
Italy's market watchdog on Monday imposed a week-long ban on the short-selling of financial stocks as the Milan index plunged.

If You’re Scared Today, Imagine How Bernanke Feels

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 12:35pm
With minimal economic data to divert our eyes, investors have only to glance at a super-heavy earnings calendar that's devoid of any forward-looking optimism.

American Manufacturers Importing Workers

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 12:35pm
U.S. manufacturers, frustrated by a shortage of skilled American factory workers, are going abroad to find them.

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