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Buffett celebrates 50th year at Berkshire, faces tough questions

OMAHA, Neb. - Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday celebrated Warren Buffett's 50th anniversary running the conglomerate, as the billionaire expressed optimism the company would thrive over the long haul, even after he is gone. | Video

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HSBC whistleblower Falciani says his work is not done: El Mundo

MADRID - Herve Falciani, a former HSBC employee who leaked information on the bank's clients and tax situation, told Spanish newspaper El Mundo he had knowledge of other cases and could act again, adding his "work was not done".

8:17am EDT

HSBC's HQ rethink: taxes and China relationship hold key to decision

LONDON - In 1990, an assessment called Project Rainbow paved the way for HSBC to move from Hong Kong to Britain. As Europe's biggest bank now considers moving back, the same exercise offers clues to its final decision, say industry sources and analysts.

8:26am EDT

Anemic U.S. factory data points to moderate growth bounce

WASHINGTON - U.S. factory activity failed to gain steam in April after slowing for five straight months and demand for automobiles softened, suggesting the economy was struggling to find momentum after growth almost stalled in the first quarter.

01 May 2015

Fed rate hike in June 'on the table,' two policymakers say

ORANGE, Calif./PHILADELPHIA - The Federal Reserve could well raise interest rates as soon as June, two top U.S. central bankers said on Friday, so long as economic data strengthens as expected from a dismal first quarter.

01 May 2015

China, Japan, South Korea commit to economic policies supporting demand

BAKU - Central bankers and finance ministers from China, Japan and South Korea said on Sunday they remained committed to policies to support demand in the face of moderate and uneven global growth.

China, Japan, South Korea 4:02am EDT

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