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Argentine Prez Fernandez calls holdout creditors greedy, bent on thwarting deal

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez took to Facebook on Saturday to rail against her country's ...

Rupee to dollar: Argentina default forces rupee into burst of lifeS&P 500 posts biggest weekly decline since 2012
No Fed fireworks, but plenty of clues expected at Jackson Hole
Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at this week’s annual meeting of top cent...

UN nuclear chief to visit Iran before probe deadline

UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran on Sunday in an apparent...

China’s bad bank loans climb to $112.84 billion

The non-performing loans for commercial banks in China climbed to $112.84 billion in the last four m...

Apple stores user data on China servers for first time

Apple has begun keeping the personal data of some Chinese users on servers in mainland China, markin...

Bacall photo with Harry Truman was selfie gone viral for 1945

Most of the photographs that appeared with obituaries of Lauren Bacall, who died on Tuesday at age 8...
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As Ebola’s toll rises, drug makers race to test medicines
Because outbreaks are sporadic and mainly confined to Africa, the Ebola virus has not been a priorit...
Panasonic is now also a vegetable seller
Japan’s Panasonic, best known for its television sets and home theatre systems, wants to feed Singap...
China's anti-trust probes revive protectionism concerns
China's recent probes into Microsoft Corp and car companies including Audi and Chrysler have rekindl...
US judge tells NY bank to hold onto Argentine bond funds
The US judge in charge of Argentina's debt default case on Wednesday ordered Bank of New York Mellon...
Barnes & Noble, Google join hands to take on Amazon
Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle their mutual rival Amazon, zeroing in on a se...
BofA offers US biggest settlement in history
Bank tentatively agrees to pay more than $16 bn to settle investigations into its sale of toxic mort...
Moscow retaliates with ban on food imports from West
Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine ...
ECB keeps rates low as Ukraine conflict casts cloud over Europe
Pins hopes on lending measures to bolster a struggling euro zone economy
Nestle announces $8.8-bn share buyback
The company said it wanted to complete the buyback by the end of 2015.
Brazil sees big opportunity in Russia’s Western food ban
Russia’s ban on many western food products presents a massive opportunity for meat and grain exports...
Smartphone camera makers tap high-end cars for growth
South Korean smartphone camera makers are tapping the surging yet more technologically demanding mar...
China refutes claim of govt ban on Apple purchases
Apple products such as laptops and tablets are not banned from Chinese government procurement lists,...
Stampede of mergers could mean growth, or irrationality, ahead
Something big is happening on Wall Street that is making investment bankers richer.
In ambitious bid, Walmart seeks foothold in primary medical care services
Welcome to Walmart. The nurse will be right with you. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, has s...
China posts all-time high trade surplus of $47 bn
Policy support likely to continue to keep growth on track
US warplanes hit ISIS artillery in Iraq: Pentagon
US warplanes struck Iraq on Friday for the first time since American troops pulled out in 2011
GSK-linked investigators face charges in China
Chinese prosecutors on Friday charged a British investigator and his American wife with illegally ob...
Goldman, JPMorgan in Senate’s crosshairs for commodities holdings
US Senator Carl Levin is preparing a last push to bring Wall Street's big commodity traders to heel ...
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