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Look to energy names for global demand clues

NEW YORK - Slumping energy shares drove the recent U.S. stock market selloff more than any other major group, so investors are turning to next week's slate of earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of the pit.

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Areva-Siemens raises claim to $4.4 billion over Finnish reactor delays

HELSINKI - The French-German consortium Areva-Siemens , the supplier of Finland's much-delayed Olkiluoto-3 nuclear reactor, has increased its claim against Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), TVO said late on Friday.

India's finance minister favors interest rate cut: paper

NEW DELHI - India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the central bank has signal it will not ease policy until it is confident of lower inflation.

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Ex-Bank of New York Mellon employee pleads guilty to insider trading

NEW YORK - A former Bank of New York Mellon Corp employee on Friday pleaded guilty to insider trading based on tips from a former Merck & Co Inc employee about potential pharmaceutical mergers.

Port squeeze threatens US retailers' holiday stocking plans

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES - A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ‚Äčthe Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex, ‚Äčthe nation's busiest, is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.

24 Oct 2014

Ford's lower profit beats estimates; sales down on F-150 launch

DETROIT - Ford Motor Co on Friday reported a 34 percent drop in third-quarter profit, and revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck. | Video

24 Oct 2014

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