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India's Finance Minister Favors Interest Rate Cut: Paper

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the central bank has signal it will not ease policy until it is confident of lower inflation. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Ford To Overhaul Lincoln Brand, This Time With Big Bucks

By Paul Lienert and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker's long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan Mulally never could: a little love and a lot of cash. Show More Summary

21 Sad Photos Of Dead And Dying Kmart Stores

Kmart is in trouble. Sears Holdings, Kmart's parent company, has closed more than 300 Sears and Kmart stores since 2010, and th e company has announced plans to close even more. Photographer Nicholas Eckhart has been tracking Sears and...Show More Summary

Why Sears Was Doomed Back In 1978

Sears, once America's golden retailer, is closing dozens of stores — including its flagship location in Chicago — to try and revive revenues. The company's sales have been falling since 2005, but its problems may stretch as far backShow More Summary

Rebekah Brooks In New York 'explores' Job Opportunities

(Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, the former head of News Corp's British newspaper division who was at the center of a phone hacking scandal, is visiting New York this week, exploring possible jobs, a company spokesman said on Friday. A protege...Show More Summary

Stocks Are Flat, Amazon Is Getting Crushed (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, AMZN)

US markets are open and stocks are flat. The Dow is up 7 points, the S&P 500 is roughly unchanged, and the Nasdaq is up 5 points. Overnight, futures traded lower after news late Thursday that a New York City doctor who was treating patients in West Africa had contracted the virus. Show More Summary

People Are Way Too Freaked Out About Deflation (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

There is inflation in the use of "deflation." Tom McClellan, editor of the McClellan Market Report, wrote in a post on Thursday that the number of reports about impending deflation have been surging, which could mean the opposite is coming to the market. Show More Summary

REPORT: 25 Banks Are About To Fail Europe's Biggest Ever Tests

25 European banks are about to fail the ECB's comprehensive assessment, according to Bloomberg. it's the biggest test of this sort ever done by the European Central Bank. The full results are announced Sunday. Bloomberg say about 10 of these banks will have to plug capital shortfalls. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Blasts Wall Street

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton struck a populist tone in a campaign pitch Thursday night. According to Politico, the former secretary of state took multiple shots at "big banks" as she urged voters to support Sen. Show More Summary

Swiss Officials Search Sarasin Bank In German Tax Probe

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities have searched the offices of private Bank J. Safra Sarasin as part of a probe led by German prosecutors into dividend stripping, an investment strategy that can be used to help clients avoid taxes, a Zurich prosecutor said. Show More Summary

P&G To Split Off Duracell Battery Business

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its faster-growing brands. The world's largest household products maker also reported a slight fall in quarterly sales. Show More Summary

Spain’s Social Housing Imploded, And There's No Clear Way Back

(Reuters) - Social housing in Spain is not generous. Rented social housing makes up just 2 percent of all residential property compared with 18 percent in Britain and 17 percent in France, according to the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing. Show More Summary

Special Report: Why Madrid's Poor Fear Goldman Sachs And Blackstone

By Sonya Dowsett Madrid (Reuters) - Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Port Squeeze Threatens U.S. Retailers' Holiday Stocking Plans

By Nandita Bose and Lisa Baertlein CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ?the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex, ?the nation's busiest, is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season. Show More Summary

Stagnating Euro Zone Seeks To Persuade Germany To Shift

By Francesco Guarascio and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone leaders sought on Friday to bridge stark differences over how to avoid economic stagnation and deflation in the bloc, with Germany facing fresh calls to soften its budget rigor and spend more. Show More Summary

In Emerging Indonesia, Honda's Mobilio Muscles In On Toyota's Turf

By Dennys Kapa and Aradhana Aravindan JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Honda Motor's Mobilio, a spacious yet affordable multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), has nearly doubled its market share this year, triggering a price war with Toyota Motor in Indonesia, the latest battleground for global carmakers. Show More Summary

UK GDP Comes In Right In Line With Expectations

UK GDP grew by 0.7% in Q3, which is right in line with expectations. The figure is 3% higher compared to the same quarter last year, but weaker than the 0.9% growth recorded in Q2. The service sector grew by 0.7%, industrial production increased by 0.5%, and construction increased by 0.8%. Markets are down in Europe right now. Join the conversation about this story »

Fed Lays Out Scenarios For 2015 Bank Stress Tests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Thursday it would assume wider corporate bond spreads and a higher oil price in the most strenuous scenario it will use in next year's run of its annual check of banks' health.Show More Summary

BARCLAYS: These 25 Stocks Are Ready To Bounce Back From The Sell-Off

Barclays thinks that investors have overblown the damage done to the eurozone's economy and that several sectors are ripe for a rebound. On Friday, the bank named 25 European companies that are ripe for a resurgence if the outlook for...Show More Summary

Asia Economic Growth To Languish As China Slows: Poll

By Sumanta Dey BANGALORE (Reuters) - Emerging Asia will contribute less to the global economy in 2015 than was expected just months ago as a slowdown in China drags on growth in the region, partially offset by acceleration in the United States, Reuters polls showed. Show More Summary

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