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Bitter pill for tax inversion deals

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:46am
The US government has been promising a crackdown on tax inversion deals for months. Yet the measures announced Monday may not be disincentive enough.
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’Moral hazard’ could infect foreign policy

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:42am
Governments are at risk of being infected by their own kind of "moral hazard" just as damaging as the mindset that led to the financial crisis, Citi analysts warn.
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Lights out: Philips to split in two

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:33am
The CEO of Philips told CNBC on Tuesday that that splitting the company into two separate divisions would create growth opportunities.
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Deutsche Bank co-CEO faces charges

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:05am
German prosecutors brought charges against Deutsche Bank co-CEO and two former CEOs due to what prosecutors say were misleading court statements.
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Niches fuel fulfillment—and returns

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:00am
Most advisors are generalists, but some take it to the next level by focusing on specific niches, such as doctors or gay couples.
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The obvious guide to the next crash

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:51am
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, especially when it comes to explaining market crashes.
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Starbucks tests 'stout' latte

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:30am
Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.
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Freight to become driverless?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:29am
Daimler has unveiled plans for a self-driving Mercedes truck, predicting that driverless trucks could hit highways in 10 years' time.
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When Xbox One will launch in China

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:56am
Microsoft has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday.
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And the priciest city to live in is...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:45am
London has trumped Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city, according to a report from international estate agent Savills.
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Goldman joins hot Wall Street trend

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:28am
Goldman Sachs has laid the groundwork to launch actively managed exchange-traded funds, the latest Wall Street bank to set its sights on the market.
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Barclays fined $62 million for client fund failings

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:11am
Britain's financial watchdog said it had fined Barclays $62 million.
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AstraZeneca, Shire fall on tax moves

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:55am
Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca and Shire both fell more than 5 percent after the U.S. Treasury took steps to curb "inversion" deals.
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Next up after Alibaba: Biggest bank IPO

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:38am
Investors will get a little time to catch their breath after Friday's record-breaking Alibaba trading debut, but not too long.
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Apple: We're not shutting down Beats

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:32am
Why would Apple plan to shut down Beats Music, as a TechCrunch headline reports? Answer: It’s not.
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El-Erian opens up on leaving Pimco

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:20am
Mohamed El-Erian expected to go quietly. The one-time Pimco heir apparent had no idea leaving the firm would create a firestorm.
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Euro zone business activity slips

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:07am
Business activity in the euro zone slipped again in September, with growth in both manufacturing and services slowing.
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Jimmy Choo to float on London Stock Exchange

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:33am
Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo said it would float on the London Stock Exchange, with an offer of existing shares from owner JAB Luxury.
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Fed should be wary of interest rate hike

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:54am
The Fed should be wary of raising rates while inflation is running below its 2-percent goal, because doing so could undermine its credibility.
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China's factory activity picks up, but jobs a worry

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 1:17am
China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September, a private survey showed, but the data also flagged worrying signs about the job market.
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