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Santander's New Head Ana Botin Reaffirms Bank's Strategy, Dividend

By Jesús Aguado SANTANDER Spain (Reuters) - Ana Botin, the new chairwoman of Santander, told shareholders on Monday she would defend the legacy of her father at the helm of the euro zone's biggest bank and her priorities include maintaining its generous dividend policy. Show More Summary

Wall Street Bull Tom Lee Resurfaces After Vanishing From JP Morgan

After falling off of the radar for six months, Wall Street bull Tom Lee is back. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla just announced Lee would be on CNBC at 10 am ET. Lee, formerly the chief US equity strategist for JP Morgan, is now the founder and head of Fundstrat Global Advisors. Show More Summary

Stock Futures Slip After China Output, U.S. Data On Tap

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were falling slightly on Monday after data showing China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August triggered some downgrades in 2014 growth forecasts for the world's second-largest economy. Show More Summary

Ackman's Pershing Square Plans $2 Billion Amsterdam Fund Listing

AMSTERDAM/LONDON (Reuters) - Pershing Square Holdings, a fund managed by activist investor Bill Ackman, hopes to raise $2 billion from a listing on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange, the company said in a statement on Monday. The...Show More Summary

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

Good morning! Here's what you need to know: China Is Slowing. The world's second largest economy is decelerating at a much sharper rate than economists have been forecasting. Here's the roundup of the latest crummy data dump from Westpac's...Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what people will be chatting about on Monday. 1. More than 30 countries will convene in Paris on Monday to discuss a strategy for defeating Islamic State militants. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will try to gather support to carry out airstrikes against the Jihadist group. Show More Summary

David Beckham Has Been Brought In To Save Great Britain

David Beckham has been brought in to save the United Kingdom, with a new open letter urging Scots to vote NO on independence. Here's the letter, via @alanroden: Join the conversation about this story »

Technology Is Radically Changing The Advertising Business — And The Consequences Are Profound

A FEW MONTHS ago Progressive, an insurance company, ran a video ad on Facebook featuring a grown man who acts like a baby and is carried around in a sling. The ad urged youngsters to "act your age" by renouncing their parents' car insurance and buying their own. Show More Summary

We've Just Witnessed The First True Masterpiece Of The Modern Hedge Fund Era (DRI)

We're living in a golden age for a certain kind of very-public investing strategy, where big-name hedge funders get up on stage, or produce PowerPoint presentations laying out their investment thesis on a given company. Bill Ackman is probably best known for this strategy. Show More Summary

Labor Pension Adviser CtW Seeks Details From Walgreen

BOSTON (Reuters) - CtW Investment Group, an adviser to union pension funds, called on Walgreen Co to provide more details about a change in projected earnings and questioned the U.S. drugstore chain operator's appointment of an activist investor to its board. Show More Summary

Here's Why Microsoft Is Ready To Shell Out Billions For This Simple Video Game

The rumor is everywhere – Microsoft wants to buy Minecraft for a whopping $2 billion. It's a move that has tech experts and consumers baffled alike. But when you break down the numbers, the picture looks pretty clear. Produced By Reuters and Matt Johnston. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »


Stocks fell on Friday after retail sales data came in better than expected, while consumer confidence from the University of Michigan came in at its best level since July 2013. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,980.95, -68, (-0.4%) S&P 500: 1,984.98, -12.5, (-0.6%) Nasdaq: 4,564.96, -26.9, (-0.6%) And now, the top stories on Friday: 1. Show More Summary

Here's The Tiniest Town In Every State

There are small towns, and then there are towns with single digit populations. Continuing our ongoing search for demographic outliers, we found the smallest town in every state. Using population counts from the 2010 Census, we foundShow More Summary

Foreign Investment In Mauritius Jumps, Real Estate Gets Most

By Jean Paul Arouff PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment in Mauritius jumped 67.3 percent to 7.926 billion rupees ($253 million) in the first six months of 2014 from a year earlier, helped by a flow of money into real estate, the central bank said on Friday. Show More Summary

Boeing Refutes Al Jazeera's Disturbing Claims About Production Of The 787 Dreamliner

In a new Al Jazeera documentary, "Broken Dreams: Boeing 787," the news organization's investigative unit goes behind the scenes of Boeing's manufacturing operations and makes some serious allegations about the company and its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Show More Summary

Falling Oil Price Tilts Political, Economic Balance In U.S. Favor

By David Sheppard and Rania El Gamal LONDON/KUWAIT (Reuters) - The drop in oil prices to their lowest in two years has caught many observers off guard, coming against a backdrop of the worst violence in Iraq this decade, heightened tensions between the West and Russia, and sanctions against Iran. Show More Summary

10 Thing You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, HTZ)

Good morning! Here's what you need to know: Scottish Independence Takes A Blow. A new pole revealed that 52% of Scottish voters would vote "no" for independence from the U.K. This is a reversal of last week's pole that showed 51% of respondents saying "yes." This comes less than a week before the country's Sept. Show More Summary

Futures Flat Before Data; Indexes Set For Lower Week

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were flat on Friday, with investors holding off on making big bets ahead of the release of key consumer data, though the Dow and S&P 500 were on track to snap a five-week streak of gains. Show More Summary

China's IPhone Delay Gives Smugglers Reason To Cheer

By Yimou Lee HONG KONG (Reuters) - The likely delayed launch of Apple Inc's new iPhone 6 in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, sparked a race to pre-order the phone in Hong Kong on Friday. Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone...Show More Summary

Mexican Companies Sue Yahoo, Law Firm Charge Conspiracy To Avoid $2.7 Billion Judgment

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Mexican companies have sued Yahoo! Inc and law firm Baker & McKenzie in New York federal court, accusing them of engineering a conspiracy to avoid a $2.7 billion judgment issued by a Mexico court in 2012. Show More Summary

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