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  • U.S.-based emerging market stock funds see $831 million outflows in week: Lipper

    Investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $831 million out of emerging market stock funds through the week ended Dec. 17, the third straight week of ouflows, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. Emerging market debt funds saw outflows...
  • Dow jumps 421 points, buoyed by Fed's interest rate stance

    Dow jumps 421 points, buoyed by Fed's interest rate stance
    Wall Street capped a worldwide rally in stocks as investors signaled their approval of the Federal Reserve's go-slow approach on raising its rock-bottom benchmark interest rate — even in the face of still-falling crude oil prices. The Dow Jones...
  • NYC subway extension may transform Manhattan neighborhood

    Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan. The city's transit authority has been working for seven...
  • Allianz sells Fireman's Fund personal insurance business

    German insurer Allianz on Thursday said it had agreed to sell its Fireman's Fund personal insurance business to insurer ACE for $365 million, freeing Allianz to focus on building its U.S. property and casualty operations. Allianz, Europe's largest...
  • Hedge fund billionaire's wife will not contest divorce ruling

    Jamie Cooper-Hohn, estranged wife of hedge fund billionaire Christopher Hohn, will not contest a divorce settlement announced last month that awarded her less than half the family fortune. Cooper said in a statement on Thursday she had chosen not to...
  • Italy's digital future seen at stake in battle for Metroweb

    A small company renting out optical fiber cables in Milan has become the subject of a fierce takeover battle between Telecom Italia and global mobile giant Vodafone, with a national high-speed fiber network seen as the ultimate prize. Both companies...
  • Hogan says he'll push for charter schools

    Hogan says he'll push for charter schools
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he is likely to push for changes to make it easier to open and operate charter schools. "We're going to do everything we can to expand the use of charter schools. It's a great idea," Hogan said, adding that...
  • Jobless claims point to firmer labor market

    Jobless claims point to firmer labor market
    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. Other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region braked sharply in December,...
  • New Broward Commissioner Beam Furr: What does he believe in?

    New Broward Commissioner Beam Furr: What does he believe in?
    Term limits continue to remake the Broward County Commission, so today we look at new Commissioner Beam Furr. Voters approved term limits in 2000, and so far, they've forced Ilene Lieberman, John Rodstrom, Kristin Jacobs and Sue Gunzburger off the dais....
  • Putin says Russia economy will be cured, offers no remedy

    President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis. Defiant and confident at a three-hour news conference, Putin blamed...
  • Negative Swiss rates may not take much shine off franc as safe-haven

    The Swiss National Bank's move to push interest rates into negative territory is unlikely to rob the franc of its safe-haven status among those fleeing riskier assets and the Russian crisis, but it may force a rethink among pension funds. Other low-...