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European investors look past Ukraine, focus on ECB
LONDON (Reuters) - European markets advanced despite the conflict in Ukraine, focusing on whether the European Central Bank will announce plans for economic stimulus when it meets this week. Ukraine reported its forces were under fire from Russian ...
Euro weighed down by soft economic data,
Banks to get some preliminary ECB resultsBusiness Recorder
European stocks flat, ruble slumpsSky News Australia

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12:36pm Mon, September 01, 2014


Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades
Washington Post
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do. Instead, the region is pinning its hopes — once again — on the ...
Periphery bond yields slip as weak PMIs back case for ECB easingReuters
Bonds Rise in Italy as Data Pushes Case for Stimulus by ECBDC Progressive
Germany should take wage hikes and tax cuts to help the EurozoneThe Conversation UK

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10:52am Mon, September 01, 2014

WallStreet OTC

Alibaba's IPO Date September 8 on NYSE
WallStreet OTC
In what could be termed as the world's largest initial public offering (IPO) in years, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is expected to launch its US IPO in the first week of September. According to reliable sources, the company is likely to unveil it IPO on ...
Alibaba IPO planned for week of September 8, report saysCNET
Alibaba IPO Pushed Back Another Week To Last Week Of SeptBidness ETC
Alibaba IPO comes with unusual business structureChina Post
Maine News -CNNMoney -iNVEZZ
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12:25pm Mon, September 01, 2014

Massive biotech office park planned for south Kansas City to seek tax breaks
Fox Business
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project. The Kansas City Star ( ) reports that the project, Called Oxford on the Blue because of its ...

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01:23pm Mon, September 01, 2014

Several Swiss banks pull out of US tax program: paper
WHBL Sheboygan
ZURICH (Reuters) - At least 10 Swiss banks have withdrawn from a U.S. program aimed at settling a tax dispute between them and the United States, Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag said on Sunday, quoting unnamed sources. Around 100 Swiss banks ...

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04:42am Sun, August 31, 2014

The Independent

Andrea Guerra leaves Luxottica with €45m package
Financial Times
Andrea Guerra will step down as chief executive of eyewear group Luxottica with a €45m exit package after Leonardo del Vecchio, the 79-year-old founder, returned to the frontline of the group he created half a century ago. Mr del Vecchio will become ...
Luxottica explored Essilor deal but conditions were not rightReuters
Luxottica CEO Guerra Departs After Differences With FounderBloomberg
Luxottica Chief Executive Steps Down After 10 YearsWall Street Journal
Business Recorder -The Wall Street Transcript -The Independent
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01:05pm Mon, September 01, 2014


Russia Asks China to Join Rosneft's Second-Largest Oil Project
Russian President Vladimir Putin indicated OAO Rosneft (ROSN) offered a stake in the country's second-biggest oil project to China, welcoming the participation. Putin spoke in a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli today near Yakutsk, East ...
Rosneft proposes Chinese company take stake in Russian oilfieldFinancial Times
UPDATE 2-Under Putin's gaze, Gazprom starts mega-pipeline to ChinaReuters
Russia breaks ground on new eastern gas pipelineeuronews
The Cubic Lane -Bangor Daily News -International Business Times
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12:23pm Mon, September 01, 2014


If You Sign a Mortgage in Russia, This Bank Will Lend You a Cat
The Mary Sue
Russia is currently facing a mortgage market boom, and banks in the region are doing whatever they can to capitalize on the increased interest (pun not intended) in home ownership. One way to do it? Let people borrow a cat to play with in their new ...
Russian bank offers cats with mortgagesWDSU New Orleans

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11:37am Mon, September 01, 2014

Economic Times

China's Factories Slowing, Surveys Show
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — Growth in China's vast factory sector slackened in August as foreign and domestic demand slowed, surveys showed Monday, stoking speculation that further stimulus measures would be needed to prevent the economy from stumbling.
Eurozone manufacturing slows further in AugustZee News
Lagging capital goods sector slows factory output growth in AugustHindu Business Line
UK manufacturing activity at 14-month lowFinancial Times
Sydney Morning Herald -The Australian -Wall Street Journal
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11:30am Mon, September 01, 2014

The fate of Detroit in his hands: Judge reviews plan to write off $7bn of debt and ...
The Independent
Allowing Detroit to declare bankruptcy was one thing, getting it out of it was always going to be another. How do you magically slash $18bn (£10.1bn) in debt and simultaneously put a city as proud – and as dilapidated – as Motown back on its financial feet ...
Detroit Defends Bankruptcy PlanNassau News Live
Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trialWWMT-TV
Detroit Awaits Bankruptcy DeliberationPNC Voice
New York Times
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01:21pm Mon, September 01, 2014