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S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb
S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb
By Reuters - Aug 29, 2014

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed out a strong month on a quiet note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting a modest gain to close at a new record as the latest positive ...

Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals
Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals
By Reuters - Aug 29, 2014

By Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could ...

Tesla Inks Deal With China Mobile Phone Company
Tesla Inks Deal With China Mobile Phone Company
By International Business Times - Aug 29, 2014

By Angelo Young - China is looking to electric vehicles to help reduce pollution and dependence on oil imports by offsetting carbon emissions from its rapidly growing population of gas burning ...

McDonald's says 12 Russian branches temporarily closed
McDonald's says 12 Russian branches temporarily closed
By Reuters - Aug 29, 2014

MOSCOW (Reuters) - McDonald's (N:MCD) said on Friday that a total of 12 of its branches in Russia had been temporarily closed over the state food safety regulator's allegations of sanitary ...

Fiat signals Chrysler merger on track
Fiat signals Chrysler merger on track
By Reuters - Aug 29, 2014

By Stephen Jewkes and Valentina Za MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat (MI:FIA) signaled its merger with U.S. affiliate Chrysler was on track on Friday as a tally of shareholders suggested most had chosen not to ...

Euro lifts, shares drift as ECB easing bets wane
Euro lifts, shares drift as ECB easing bets wane
By Reuters - Aug 29, 2014

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The euro lifted off its lows and the region's shares sagged on Friday as a new five-year low in euro zone inflation was viewed as not extreme enough to force the ...