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Greek banks were particularly vulnerable, falling up to 30 percent, as trading...
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Greek banks were particularly vulnerable, falling up to 30 percent, as trading restarted after a five-week shutdown....
Shane Victorino, acquired by the Angels before the nonwaiver trade deadline last week, is clearly not the same player he was in 2012, the last time he played for a Los Angeles team....
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece''s main stock index plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country''s latest...
For retirees, Ohio offers small-town charm, sophisticated cities and affordability...
Corporate earnings and other fundamental factors are not driving stock prices, and that doesn’t bode well for the market, writes John Coumarianos....
Investors are flocking to Google, Amazon and other big names. But some smaller momentum plays including GoPro and Fitbit are worth checking out, writes Jeff Reeves....
A wait for reports will go a long way in sparking more bubble talk or shelving the fear-mongering for at least a few days. The jobs report meets a slew of big-name earnings as investors wrap their brain around what’s...
Oil prices slid to fresh four-month lows Monday as a rise in the number of U.S. oil rigs fueled supply glut concerns even as weak China manufacturing activity weighed on the demand outlook....
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators have suspended their review of Halliburton Co''s $35 billion bid for oilfield services rival Baker Hughes Inc because the companies have failed to provide...

Business

Event Information August 3, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Saul/Zilka Rooms The Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC With keynote addresses by Federal Reserve...
The Consultant BlackRock, by far the largest asset management firm in the world, has established distribution in the institutional world and among Wall Street’s retail brokerages. It’s now on a mission to deepen its...
In 1984, Ning Guofeng, a.k.a. "Lady Paris," was arrested by police officers after visiting Dongdan Park in Beijing - the third time he was charged with "hooliganism" in seven years. Sent to a labor camp for three years,...
He''s labeled Republican challengers lightweights and stiffs, and alludes to them as incompetent and stupid....

Finance

US and European stock markets climbed 1 percent or more on Tuesday, reversing five days of declines, as investors looked past China's equities sell-off and took buying cues from earnings and mergers news....
The Greek stock market will reopen on Wednesday or Thursday after a month-long shutdown but with restrictions on trading by local investors at the request of the European Central Bank, the Greek securities regulator...
Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout began in Athens on Monday but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into law before they disburse the first loans to keep the near-bankrupt...
Chinese shares slid more than 8 percent on Monday as an unprecedented government rescue plan to prop up valuations ran out of steam, throwing Beijing's efforts to stave off a deeper crash into doubt....

Marketplace

The eurozone''s latest economic data is rolling out this morning, with manufacturing purchasing managers'' index (PMI) data showing how things are going for the continent''s industry. Here''s what we have so far:...
Asia’s manufacturing sector, with the exception of Japan, began the second half of the year as it ended the first – deep in contraction. The chart below shows the manufacturing PMI readings for China, Japan,...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tujia, a Chinese vacation rental company similar to home rental firm Airbnb Inc, said on Monday it had raised $300 million from a group of investors to expand its business overseas, increase...
The Greek stock market is about to reopen for the first time in five weeks. It''s been closed since the beginning of the country''s capital controls and the announcement of the bailout referendum. When it opens it''s...

Stock Markets

The Greek stock market crashed more than 20% after opening for the first time in five weeks....
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Headwinds for the world''s second-biggest economy intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July and triggering...
LONDON (Reuters) - The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts....
Greece''s manufacturing sector was absolutely trashed in July, as capital controls were introduced and bailout negotiations reached their dramatic climax — Markit''s latest survey of Greek industrialists confirms...

Earnings

New York (AFP) - Weakness in petroleum-linked equities weighed on US stocks Friday following poor earnings from ExxonMobil and Chevron and a drop in oil prices....
April 16 -- Goldman Sachs reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' estimates as the firm posted a bigger increase in revenue from trading debt, commodities and currencies than its rivals and the highest...
Europe's main stock markets ended the week higher on Friday, as investors digested economic data from around the world alongside more earnings updates. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gained 0.41 percent to...
Weak oil prices shriveled quarterly profit at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , compelling both companies to rethink operations and plan for what many expect to be a sustained period of cheap crude. Earnings at Exxon...

Companies/Leaders

* Launches new category of products named "Diamond", MLS Diamond is a 5 inch cell phone first to belong to this category and will be released in the following days Source text: http://bit.ly/1N3ISAp...
FRANKFURT, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Buyout group General Atlantic is set to take a stake in mapping business HERE later this year, which a consortium of German premium carmakers has agreed to buy from Nokia, a person familiar...
* Says H1 net profit up 33.1 percent y/y at 217.6 million yuan ($35.05 million)...
* Has received an order for a value of 820,000 Norwegian crowns ($100,120)...

Economy

The Honest Company founded by Jessica Alba has become a $1 billion business selling all-natural products, but some customers say the firm is being less than honest about its sunscreen''s ability to protect people from...
While recent dollar moves have been buffeted by U.S. economic data, the broader trend was on the upside after the Federal Reserve last week left the door open for a possible interest rate increase in September. The U.S....
Or, conversely, if more long-lasting factors, like a strong U.S. dollar – which can hurt trade – and a lack of consumer spending, would hammer the economy for the entire year. “Consumer spending will be the...
"Not only was economic growth slightly slower over the past few years but the composition of growth has shifted slightly in a less favorable way in regard to near-term growth," Wells Fargo's John Silvia...

Personal Finance

Which is the better financial move: Owning a home or renting one?...
As July melts into August, many college-age students are once again turning their thoughts (if they haven''t done so already) to that beast of complexity, the FAFSA form,...
For many of you, your home is probably your most valuable asset and it???s likely that you are very clear about whom you want to end up with it when you die....
Five Things You Need To Know To Start August Off Right...