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  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Hits the Stock Market on Monday

     
    Having cleared all regulatory hurdles, the merger between Fiat and Chrysler will become fully effective on Sunday, The Detroit News reports. The recently formed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will issue common shares Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and...
  • Stakes high for coming earnings season

    Stakes high for coming earnings season
    Will a stronger American economy be enough to bolster U.S. corporate profits and calm investors at a time when the world is unmistakenly turning weaker? That's clearly been on the minds of investors since mid-September as the Dow Jones industrial...
  • Stocks edge lower; H&R Block sinks

    U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower, giving up an early gain. Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal Reserve's...
  • China's path to prosperity

    The skylines of urban China look the same these days — lots of construction cranes. It's what you can't see on the horizon that is different. Housing prices are down for the fourth straight month as sales lag. The great Chinese real estate boom is...
  • Alibaba's stock is anything but child's play

    In many households all over the country, I would imagine curious kids are asking their parents the same question: Can we own Alibaba? This Chinese Internet titan, after weeks of much-hyped buildup on Wall Street, recently generated the biggest initial...
  • Pimco scrambles to regroup, replaces Bill Gross with team approach

    Having ridden charismatic leaders to bond-market dominance, Pacific Investment Management Co. is now switching to bland. Reeling from Friday’s messy departure of its co-founder and public face, Bill Gross, the Newport Beach firm is counting on a...
  • Creating a more just and humane society

    Attorney General Eric Holder will be remembered for his lasting impact in three areas. First, he will be remembered for how his office pursued some, but not all, of the perpetrators of the financial crisis. On the one hand, he aggressively pursued...
  • Dubai detectives to get Google Glass to fight crime

    Dubai detectives to get Google Glass to fight crime
    Dubai police plan to issue detectives with Google Glass hands-free eyewear to help them fight crime using facial recognition technology, a police spokesman in the wealthy Gulf Arab emirate said. The wearable device consists of a tiny computer screen...
  • Investing: Top picks from a top value investor

    Veteran fund manager Bill Nygren co-manages three Oakmark funds: Oakmark Fund, Oakmark Select and Oakmark Global Select. He looks for growing businesses whose stocks trade for less than he thinks a company is worth and that are run by executives who put...
  • Federal Reserve's Plosser, dissenter on monetary policy, to retire

    Federal Reserve's Plosser, dissenter on monetary policy, to retire
    Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser, who has pushed the central bank to move more quickly to raise its rock-bottom interest rates, said Monday he would retire on March 1. Plosser, known as an inflation hawk because of his view that...
  • Alibaba IPO becomes world's largest ever

    Alibaba Holding Group's IPO officially became the world's largest ever on Monday. Underwriters who helped make the Chinese e-commerce network a public company exercised an option to sell off some extra shares, bringing the total haul from the IPO to...