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Asian shares mixed with China GDP reaching expected 7.3%
Asian shares mixed with China GDP reaching expected 7.3%
By Investing.com - Oct 21, 2014

Investing.com - Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after China's economy grew at expectations in the the third quarter.The Hang Seng Index was up 0.4%, after data showed China's gross domestic product ...

China to pitch high-speed trains to California
China to pitch high-speed trains to California
By Reuters - Oct 21, 2014

By Brenda Goh SHANGHAI (Reuters) - State-backed China CNR Corporation is making a pitch to sell its high-speed trains to California, signaling China's growing export ambitions for such technology ...

Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide
Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014 1

By Christina Farr and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (O:AAPL) forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth...

U.S. regulator targeting lower down payments on mortgages
U.S. regulator targeting lower down payments on mortgages
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

By Albert Durso LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The regulator of Fannie Mae (OB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OB:FMCC) said on Monday it was developing rules to let Americans buy homes with down payments as low as 3 ...

U.S. stocks end higher despite drag from IBM
U.S. stocks end higher despite drag from IBM
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

By Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday on investor hopes for a strong earnings season, but IBM's disappointing results limited gains. Earnings reports from...

Valeant says may raise Allergan bid; beats on profit
Valeant says may raise Allergan bid; beats on profit
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

By Rod Nickel and Ashutosh Pandey (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc VRX.TO VRX.N said on Monday that it may raise its bid for Botox maker Allergan Inc AGN.N after the Canadian ...

Deaths linked to GM ignition-switch defect rise to 29
Deaths linked to GM ignition-switch defect rise to 29
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - A program to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co (N:GM) vehicles has approved two new death claims, bringing the total number of ...

Valeant may raise Allergan bid, says it won't walk away
Valeant may raise Allergan bid, says it won't walk away
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc (TO:VRX) may raise its hostile takeover bid for Allergan Inc (N:AGN) and will not walk away from its pursuit ahead of Allergan's Dec. 18 special shareholder ...

Adidas shares jump on report of bid for Reebok unit
Adidas shares jump on report of bid for Reebok unit
By Reuters - Oct 20, 2014

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) - Shares in German sportswear firm Adidas AG (DE:ADSGn) jumped on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that an investor group that includes Jynwel Capital...