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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:49:32 GMT
Wal-Mart replaces head of struggling US business - Reuters
Reuters- - ReutersA 35-year retail veteran who started out as a teenage part-timer stocking supermarket shelves, Foran is being moved to the United States just two months after becoming the head of -Mart's Asia business. -Mart said on Thursday that Simon - who .High-flying Kiwi to head US HighlightsMiamiHerald.comall 225 news articles .

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:12:57 GMT
Mylan to Acquire Abbott's Non-US Businesses in $5.3 Billion Stock Deal - Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine
New York TimesMylan to Acquire Abbott's Non- - Pharmaceutical Technology MagazineMylan Inc. announced on July 14 that it has entered into an agreement with Abbott to acquire Abbott's non-US developed markets specialty and branded generics business in an all-stock transaction. Upon closing, Abbott will receive 105 million shares of .Mylan to Buy Abbott's Generic Drug Business Outside US for $5.3 BillionNew York TimesAbbott, Mylan Join Forces to Dodge US Taxes24/7 Wall St.Mylan to buy Abbott generics, cut taxes, in $5.3 billion dealReutersall 211 news articles .

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:22:42 GMT
Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession -
Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession - "The recession for the rest of the world . will be worse than the last one," says Levy, whose grandfather called the 1929 stock crash and whose father won praise over decades for anticipating turns in the business cycle, often against conventional . .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:21:37 GMT
U.S. stocks extend record as Facebook rallies on surge in mobile ad sales - Financial Post
U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index extending a record, as Facebook Inc. rallied on higher sales and growth in global manufacturing offset a drop in home sales. Facebook jumped 5.1% after saying second-quarter sales surged 61%.

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:32:30 GMT
Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data -
U.S. indexes were largely lacklustre as traders also digested data showing new home sales in the United States plunged 8.1 per cent last month. The Dow Jones industrials gained two points to 17,088.63, the Nasdaq was up 2.43 points to 4,476.13 and the .Closing Bell: TSX closes flat amid earnings news, strong manufacturing dataFinancial PostToronto stock market closes flat amid earnings news, strong manufacturing dataVancouver Sunall 54 news articles .

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:37:45 GMT
U.S. stocks are ending little changed after a day of mixed signals on corporate earnings and the economy. Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look like nothing happened. Major U.S. stock indexes ended . .

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:54:40 GMT
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which measures the share price performance of 30 blue-chip companies, broke through 17,000 for the first time. It closed at 17,068.26, up 92.02 points, or 0.54 per cent. The Standard & Poor's 500-stock index, a broader . .

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:47 GMT
Stock Market Gains and Deal-Making Lift Profit at Lazard - New York Times
New York Times- - New York TimesThe business reported a record high of $205 billion in assets under management, as the booming stock market pushed up the value of investments. Lazard's financial advisory arm showed strength as well, with operating . Mr. Jacobs says he expects the . .

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:22:53 GMT
SAMUELSON: Target stockholders, not corporations - Asbury Park Press
Reuters - Higher Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes have reduced other taxes' share of the total. The Tax Reform Act of 1986 also squeezed corporate taxes by discouraging smaller businesses from organizing as traditional corporations. Third, U.S. .Making corporate tax dodgers patrioticWashington PostRobert J. Samuelson: Why companies leave the USACharleston Daily MailEditorial: Corporate Inversions No Signs Of Slowing DownJD Supra (press release)all 129 news articles .

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:21:41 GMT
European stock markets have closed in negative territory as the United States recorded its biggest contraction in five years. London's FTSE 100 index of top companies lost 0.79 per cent to end the day at 6,733.62 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 slumped 0.71 . .