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Commodities rout slows Caterpillar
Commodities rout slows Caterpillar
By Reuters - Jan 27, 2015

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc (N:CAT) on Tuesday reported lower quarterly net profit that missed expectations as lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore hurt mining ...

DuPont plans $4 billion share buyback
DuPont plans $4 billion share buyback
By Reuters - Jan 27, 2015

By Swetha Gopinath (Reuters) - DuPont (N:DD), under pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz to improve shareholder returns, said it plans to buy back up to $4 billion of its ...

Nelson Peltz slashes stake in Family Dollar
Nelson Peltz slashes stake in Family Dollar
By Reuters - Jan 27, 2015

(Reuters) - Investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP slashed its stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc (N:FDO) by more than two-thirds to 2.07 percent, days after the ...

Aer Lingus Recommends New $1.5B Takeover Offer From IAG
Aer Lingus Recommends New $1.5B Takeover Offer From IAG
By International Business Times - Jan 27, 2015

By Sneha Shankar - Irish carrier Aer Lingus' board said Tuesday that it was “willing to recommend” a takeover offer worth 1.36 billion euros ($1.52 billion) from ...

Mixed earnings, Greek jitters fuel market caution
Mixed earnings, Greek jitters fuel market caution
By Reuters - Jan 27, 2015

By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) - The euro rose and shares slipped in Europe on Tuesday as mixed corporate earnings and concerns over Greece kept investors cautious ahead of a ...

Soros eyes investing in auto dealer groups - report
Soros eyes investing in auto dealer groups - report
By Reuters - Jan 26, 2015

DETROIT (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros wants to invest in or buy a large automotive dealership group, potentially following in the footsteps of Warren Buffett, ...

IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs
IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs
By Reuters - Jan 26, 2015

(Reuters) - IBM (N:IBM) dismissed on Monday a Forbes magazine report claiming the technology firm is preparing to cut about 26 percent of its workforce, which would represent its ...

Australia stocks higher at close of trade
Australia stocks higher at close of trade
By Investing.com - Jan 27, 2015

Investing.com – Australia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary and Health Care sectors led shares ...