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Giving thanks for big stock gains
Giving thanks for big stock gains

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts major indexes on track for another year of double-digit gains, ...

 
Walmart workers announce Black Friday protest locations
Walmart workers announce Black Friday protest locations
By Reuters - Nov 21, 2014

(Reuters) - A pressure group pushing for higher wages at Walmart stores said employees would stage protests at 1,600 U.S. stores on Black Friday, including 60 in Washington, D.C. Wal-Mart Stores ...

Dow Chemical, Loeb's Third Point settle board debate
Dow Chemical, Loeb's Third Point settle board debate
By Reuters - Nov 21, 2014

(Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co (N:DOW) said it would add four independent directors to its board as part of an agreement with Daniel Loeb's hedge fund, Third Point LLC, avoiding a proxy battle. ...

SEC director with big stock holdings stirs debate
SEC director with big stock holdings stirs debate
By Reuters - Nov 21, 2014

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Keith Higgins, who runs the office that reviews public companies' books at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, reported stock holdings worth ...

Shares soar as China cut rates, Draghi drives for QE
Shares soar as China cut rates, Draghi drives for QE
By Reuters - Nov 21, 2014

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - World shares surged on Friday as China surprised markets with its first interest rate cut in more than two years and the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi ...

Alibaba prints jumbo deal without China premium
Alibaba prints jumbo deal without China premium
By Reuters - Nov 21, 2014

By Lianting Tu SINGAPORE (IFR) - Alibaba Group Holding (N:BABA) sold the largest bond by an Asian company last night via a $8 billion six-tranche offering. The tight pricing achieved on the deal led...