Investors brace for stocks to fall again ahead of earnings

NEW YORK - The global market volatility of the past month that sent U.S. stocks to their worst quarter in four years shows no signs of letting up just because the calendar turned to October.

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U.S. job growth stumbles, raising doubts on economy

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers slammed the brakes on hiring over the last two months, raising new doubts the economy is strong enough for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by the end of this year. | Video

02 Oct 2015

Pimco fund posts $2.3 billion net outflows in September

- Investors pulled $2.3 billion in assets from Pacific Investment Management Co's flagship fund in September, up from $1.8 billion the previous month, as market sentiment soured over persisting concerns of the impact of Chinese slowdown on the global economy and oil prices slid further.

02 Oct 2015

Pacific Rim nations close in on a landmark trade deal

ATLANTA - Pacific trade ministers are optimistic of closing a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal after progress on Friday on hurdles involving autos, dairy products and intellectual property protections for expensive biologic drugs.

02 Oct 2015

Exclusive: TPP would include auto market opening for Japan - source

ATLANTA - A U.S.-Japan agreement on autos trade as part of a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal would have its own dispute settlement mechanism, including penalties, if Japan does not open its market enough to U.S. vehicles, a source close to the negotiations said on Friday.

02 Oct 2015

Rolls-Royce to cut 400 marine division jobs: FT

- Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC may announce a reduction of 400 management jobs in its marine division this week, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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