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Asia relieved as China flash PMI beats low expectations

SYDNEY - Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday while commodities won a break from recent selling pressure after a reading on China's massive factory sector outpaced the market's bleak expectations.

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U.S. SEC to pay $30 million-plus in largest whistleblower award

WASHINGTON - An anonymous tipster living abroad will be receiving more than $30 million, in the largest whistleblower award ever doled out by U.S. securities regulators as part of a program that aims to incentivize insiders to report wrongdoing.

Air France strike crisis deepens as both sides dig in

PARIS - A bitter Air France labor dispute deepened on Monday as management pledged to press ahead with its low-cost airline ambitions and pilots said that an eight day-old strike over the proposals would continue indefinitely as a result.

Starbucks testing stout beer-flavored 'dark barrel latte'

- Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks Corp is testing a "dark barrel latte" in a handful of its cafes in Ohio and Florida.

22 Sep 2014

Airbus, Boeing spar over jet production strategy

ISTANBUL - Airbus and Boeing clashed over jet production on Monday, with the European planemaker questioning the viability of its rival's proposals to hike output and Boeing insisting it will only build the number of jets that its buyers and suppliers can handle.

22 Sep 2014

Citigroup seeks stay on Argentine debt order; government threatens penalties

NEW YORK - Citigroup Inc plans to ask a U.S. judge to put on hold an order barring it from processing payments on $8.4 billion in bonds issued under Argentine law following the country's record 2002 default, court documents showed.

22 Sep 2014

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