Wall Street to open lower, eyes on Fed meeting

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday with traders positioning for a Federal Reserve meeting expected to provide clues on the short term direction of U.S. interest rates.

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UPS to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees for holiday season

- United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest courier company, said it would hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees ahead of an expected surge in package deliveries through the holiday shopping season.

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Calpers dumps hedge funds citing cost, to pull $4 billion stake

- The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated.

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Exclusive: U.S. safety chief raps GM's 'flawed' culture on recalls

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Airbus to sell off business units in defence and space review

BERLIN/PARIS - Airbus Group has unveiled plans to sell half a dozen businesses with combined annual revenues of around 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion), simplifying its Defence and Space division to focus on warplanes, missiles, launchers and satellites.


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