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U.S. stock futures tumble on reports of NY Ebola case

TOKYO - U.S. stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and U.S. bonds gained on Friday after a doctor who returned to New York City from West Africa tested positive for Ebola.

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Special Report: Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Madrid - Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same.

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Exclusive: Port squeeze threatens U.S. retailers' holiday stocking plans

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES - A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ​the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex, ​the nation's busiest, is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.

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Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares dive

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday. | Video

Tech, Media 23 Oct 2014

Fed lays out scenarios for 2015 bank stress tests

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve said on Thursday it would assume wider corporate bond spreads and a higher oil price in the most strenuous scenario it will use in next year's run of its annual check of banks' health.

23 Oct 2014

73 Swiss banks ask U.S. to revise proposed tax amnesty deals

- Lawyers representing 73 Swiss banks seeking to avoid a tax-evasion probe by U.S. authorities wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice raising questions over a dozen demands, including the banks' cooperation with other nations.

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