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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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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.

Exclusive: Lockheed, Pentagon reach $4 billion deal for more F-35 jets

WASHINGTON - Lockheed Martin Corp and U.S. defense officials have reached agreement on the terms of a contract worth about $4 billion for an eighth batch of 43 F-35 fighter jets, sources familiar with the deal said on Thursday.

UPS, FedEx seek ways to manage massive peak season package bulge

CHICAGO - Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are investing heavily in new infrastructure - but the continued dynamic growth of e-commerce will test those efforts.

23 Oct 2014

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