Doubts undermine stocks as ECB faces 1 trillion euro question

LONDON - World stocks were knocked hard on Thursday after global manufacturing data and an Ebola health scare in the United States spooked markets, sending investors scurrying to the safety of U.S. bonds, the yen and gold.

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Fiat needs more than the 500 to turn core brand around

PARIS - While rivals roll out new models and concept cars, Fiat has little to show at the Paris auto show besides another variant of its retro-styled 500 compact car, in what is starting to look like a worrying trend for the carmaker's namesake brand.

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Tesla factory near Reno is bet old Nevada will meet the new

RENO Nevada - Lance Gilman bounced his white GMC truck up a hill in the high desert country east of Reno, Nevada, and paused at the top to survey his property. Spread out below lay the 165-square-mile Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, about the size of Rhode Island. | Video

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Tesco's 250-million-pound black hole: Who was minding the shop?

LONDON - "Things are always unnoticed, until they're noticed," Tesco Chairman Richard Broadbent said when asked how Britain's biggest retailer had failed to spot a 250 million pound ($410 million) sized hole in its first-half profits.

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Bank of America names CEO Moynihan chairman of board

- Bank of America Corp said it named Chief Executive Brian Moynihan as chairman of its board, effective immediately.

01 Oct 2014

Europe's carmakers walk tightrope between low cost and high spec

PARIS - Carmakers are betting on style and recycling in the battle for Europe's burgeoning small car market, adding hi-tech safety and entertainment features while often using older vehicle underpinnings as a way to keep prices down.

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