Archive for June, 2014

Fiat Chrysler heads for Wall Street, schooled by struggling sister truckmaker

June 27, 2014
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By Agnieszka Flak MILAN (Reuters) – Sergio Marchionne needs a New York stock market listing to bring in the investors required to fund future growth at Fiat Chrysler, but a lukewarm response to the chief executive’s most recent Wall Street launch suggests he has a bumpy journey ahead.
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Wall Street edges lower, on track for weekly loss

June 27, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell slightly on Friday as investors found few reasons to keep buying as economic data painted a mixed picture of economic growth, though equities continued to be viewed as a better deal than other assets.
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1 suspect held, 1 killed after deadly Nigeria bomb blast

June 26, 2014
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Abuja (AFP) – Nigerian authorities have arrested one suspect and killed another, after a bomb claimed 21 lives in a shopping centre in the capital Abuja, a city gripped by fear of attacks by Boko Haram Islamists.
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What is Martin O’Malley thinking?

June 26, 2014
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What is Martin O’Malley thinking?


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Europe open: Stocks higher as range trading persists

June 26, 2014
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LONDON (ShareCast) – - Stocks higher as range trading persists- European summit this afternoon- Euro and crude little changed- Light (Other OTC: LGSXY – news) data calendar
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Asia shares rebound after Wall St rally

June 26, 2014
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Asian markets climbed Thursday, boosted by bargain hunting and a positive lead from Wall Street that came despite a worse-than-expected first quarter contraction in the US economy.
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Cochran wins Miss. runoff, edges tea partyer

June 25, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political turnaround, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising, costly Republican runoff that pitted Washington clout against insistence on conservative purity.
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Officials: Sanctions on Russia could be delayed

June 25, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sanctions aimed at key economic sectors in Russia because of its threatening moves in Ukraine might be delayed because of positive signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Obama administration officials.
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Prolific U.S. character actor Eli Wallach dies at 98 – NYT

June 25, 2014
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By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”, died on Tuesday at the age of 98, the New York Times reported.
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World stocks slide on Wall St drop, Iraq violence

June 25, 2014
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HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets slumped Wednesday after Wall Street’s biggest decline in two weeks and ongoing violence in Iraq dampened sentiment.
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