NEW YORK - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open on Wall Street Monday, rebounding from a steep drop in the previous week, after Sunday's referendum over whether Crimea will join Russia passed without violence.
- U.S. manufacturing output posts largest gain in six months
- Five months later, jurors face tough task in Madoff aides' trial
- Twitter CEO Costolo to make first China visit
- RWE to sell DEA to Russian-led investors for $7.1 billion
- Primark to pay $10 million more to victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
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DETROIT - Chrysler Group is recalling 18,092 Fiat 500L cars in the United States because drivers may not be able to shift out of park, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators.
- Chesapeake Energy Corp said it filed with U.S. financial regulators for a possible spin off of its oilfield services business.
LONDON - Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain's largest cable operator Ono for 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion), the latest hefty deal in a European telecoms sector starting to rebuild as the region recovers from a recession.
PARIS/TOKYO - Renault and Japanese alliance partner Nissan unveiled their boldest steps yet to combine key operations and pursue economies of scale to rival auto giants like Volkswagen .
The state of the US job market is essentially unchanged. On Wednesday morning, the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTs) data showed that the rate of hiring, turnover, and the number of open jobs was largely unchanged.
- Charting the Malaysian airliner disappearance
- The worrying (or not) rise of margin debt
- Manufacturing and consumer spending edge up
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- The end of the boom in emerging markets reserves