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Alibaba to boost IPO size on 'overwhelming' demand

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 5:33am
Alibaba plans to increase the size of its U.S. IPO because of "overwhelming" demand for the deal, people familiar with the deal told Reuters.
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Ackman plans Amsterdam fund IPO

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 4:30am
Bill Ackman has announced plans to float a fund on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, with the hope of raising at least $5 billion.
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Beckham backs 'no': Will Scots sway?

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 3:27am
The vote is on a knife edge, with three out of four weekend polls suggesting a small victory for the No camp.
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Ukraine dismisses Greek-style debt fears

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 2:54am
Ukraine's central bank governor has dismissed fears of a default, even as the country is said to be facing a Greek-style debt crisis.
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Heineken confirms, rebuffs SABMiller bid

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 1:49am
Heineken says its controlling shareholder intends to keep the company independent.
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US says Middle East to help fight IS

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 1:35am
Washington said countries in the Middle East have offered to join airstrikes against IS militants, but Britain held back.
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Is fresh China stimulus a done deal?

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:32pm
Economists expect Beijing to turn on the stimulus taps to prop up the economy following a sharp deceleration in activity growth in August.
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What will Alibaba’s IPO price be?

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:42pm
Alibaba filed to sell up to $24.5 billion in stock in September, making it the biggest U.S. IPO ever. What do you think it's IPO price will be?
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Simon Xie: Jack Ma's lieutenant

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:01pm
Simon Xie is the only individual besides Executive Chairman Jack Ma who owns the domestic Chinese companies.
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The Fed: On course and on the money

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:27pm
Investors should not play the game of trying to pinpoint the timing, the extent and the speed of policy changes by the Fed.
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Systemic risks: Russia vs Middle East

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 6:36pm
The unfolding Russia-Ukraine crisis isn't a systemic risk, one expert said, warning that the Middle East and Africa deserve greater attention.
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Scotland vote has investors on edge

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Scotland's historic independence vote is ahead, and the result could cause market turmoil.
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Lew warns China on antitrust probes

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 4:28pm
He warned that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for relations, the WSJ reported.
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NJ amusement park hit by power outage

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:35pm
No injuries were reported when a power outage occurred at a southern New Jersey amusement park, leaving some people briefly stuck on rides.
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Did Tim Cook hit a home run?

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 3:00pm
With all the new Apple products introduced this week, it might be the software that makes the biggest splash.
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WHouse denies ransom threats

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 2:30pm
Denis McDonough is denying claims the administration threatened legal action against the families of kidnapped Americans if they paid ransoms.
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What to consider in moving for retirement

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.
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OkCupid reveals dating truths, lies

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:00am
Matchmaking data can mean romance for some, but it also offers further proof dating stereotypes ring true—men still like younger women.
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Heineken rejects SABMiller bid: Report

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:33am
The family owners of beer company Heineken have rejected a takeover approach from beer conglomerate SABMiller, Bloomberg reported.
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Manhattan mansion sells for $42.5M: Rpt

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:15am
A Manhattan mansion owned by an oil heiress who never lived there has sold for $42.5 million, according to the New York Daily News.
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