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  • ZF moves to buy TRW in surprise acquisition bid

     
    Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing There was a big shakeup in the automotive supplier market late last week, as Germany's ZF, a company well regarded around these parts for its gearboxes, submitted a surprise preliminary offer to purchase Michigan-based...
  • Pimco Total Return cut U.S. govt debt to 47 percent in June

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, who runs the world's biggest bond fund at Pacific Investment Management Co, slightly reduced his holdings of U.S. Treasuries and government-related debt in June but increased his use of derivatives on a bet the Federal...
  • Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Luego de los descensos, inversores vuelven a ver valor en cupríferas

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Algunos gestores de fondos están aumentando su exposición a compañías productoras de cobre, apostando a que el sector ha tocado el fondo de su caída y que las acciones ofrecen valor. El cobre ha perdido casi un tercio de su valor...
  • Investing: great growth stocks

    Buying shares of a growth company early in its run to greatness is the holy grail of stock picking. But after the stock market's phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat. So we hunted for companies that could keep...
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  • Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.

    Taking the Kids -- and making dreams come true for little leaguers in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived. "This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
  • Stock market grinds out gains in first half

    It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year. In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
  • Beginning investors should weigh perks of index funds

    What is one of the best ways to boost your investment return? A new paper suggests that in both up and down markets, investors are likely better off with low-cost funds that simply track a diversified benchmark of stocks or bonds. The paper, by the...
  • Re-thinking the equity glide path

    (Reuters) - The equity weighting glide path - the idea that savers should cut risky holdings of stocks mechanically as they approach retirement - is an appealing metaphor, easy to understand and instinctively right feeling. But for many, especially those...