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Jobs report may test market's complacency

NEW YORK - The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week - too quiet.

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HSBC not the troublemaker made out to be, rival Swiss banker says

ZURICH - HSBC , in the spotlight after details emerged about how its Swiss unit allegedly helped clients dodge taxes, isn't the troublemaker it is currently depicted as, the head of a rival private bank was quoted saying on Saturday.

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Lockheed, Sikorsky venture awarded $2.0 billion helicopter support deal

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy has awarded a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sikorsky Helicopter a contract worth $2 billion to service the Navy's H-60 helicopters through Jan. 31, 2020, the Pentagon announced on Friday.

Icahn's investment fund posts first loss since 2008 on oil plunge

NEW YORK - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn's publicly traded investment fund posted its first annual loss since 2008 last year, undone by plummeting oil prices, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. | Video

27 Feb 2015

Brazil probe of dictatorship period not satisfied by Volkswagen testimony

SAO PAULO - The leader of a truth commission investigating abuses during Brazil's 1964-85 military dictatorship lambasted German automaker Volkswagen AG at a hearing on Friday for providing what he called "unsatisfactory" testimony regarding its alleged ties with the regime.

27 Feb 2015

Southwest Airlines nears end of inspections that grounded 128 planes

- Southwest Airlines Co said on Friday it has finished inspecting 115 of 128 planes that it briefly pulled out of service on Tuesday when it discovered maintenance checks were overdue, and it expects to complete the rest this weekend.

27 Feb 2015

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