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  • Companies risk missing capex boat: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Corporate America's decision not to take advantage of low rates and easy terms to invest in new capacity may turn out to be a mistake of historic proportions. Combine a lost decade of investment and some of the easiest debt terms in a long...
  • U.S.-based stock funds attract $5.6 billion over week: Lipper

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in U.S.-based funds added a net $5.6 billion into stock funds in the week ended Sept. 24, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday. The inflows marked the seventh straight week of net inflows into the...
  • Stocks sink as Apple drags down tech; Dow dips more than 200 points

    NEW YORK — Technology companies are leading a broad drop in U.S. stocks that has pulled the Dow Jones industrial average down 200 points. The steep decline comes a day after the market had its best day in more than a month. Apple dropped more than...
  • GlaxoSmithKline appoints RBS's Hampton as next chairman

    LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline confirmed on Thursday it had chosen Philip Hampton, who currently chairs Royal Bank of Scotland , as its next chairman. Hampton will take the helm at Britain's top pharmaceuticals group at a testing time....
  • Fed's Fisher says assumes markets will test Draghi euro pledge

    ROME (Reuters) - Financial markets will eventually test European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's commitment to do "whatever it takes" to protect the euro, Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said on Thursday. "There used...
  • About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The...
  • Frankfurt exchange's China dream turns to nightmare

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When Deutsche Boerse set off eight years ago to lure Chinese companies to Germany with fast listings and low fees, it dreamed of one day landing a giant like Alibaba . But as the New York Stock Exchange basks in the $22...
  • US stocks open lower as China weighs on markets

    NEW YORK — US stocks opened lower on Monday amid concerns over China's economy. Silver fell again, dropping to its lowest level in over four years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped seven points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,003 as of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New Zealand PM storms to third term but faces risk of slower growth

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand markets rallied on Monday after Prime Minister John Key secured the country's first majority government in almost 20 years on a promise to maintain a strong economy, but slowing growth in China may challenge his outlook....