S&P 500 ticks up to record on central bank bets

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Monday on hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action if needed, while merger deals kept traders focused even as volumes were below average.

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Honda admits under-reporting serious U.S. accidents since 2003

DETROIT/NEW YORK - Honda Motor Co failed to notify U.S. safety regulators of 1,729 claims of injuries and deaths related to accidents in its vehicles since 2003, the automaker acknowledged on Monday.

4:25pm EST

Strategist Bernstein sees more equity gains, likes high-yield munis

NEW YORK - Longtime Wall Street strategist Richard Bernstein hasn't quite gotten used to investors' reactions when he tells them his favorite asset class for 2015 is the same as in 2014 - high- yield municipal bonds.

1:02pm EST

Stalled Greek bailout talks to resume in Paris on Tuesday

ATHENS - Greece's government will resume stalled talks with EU/IMF lenders in Paris on Tuesday, as Athens pushes to conclude a review by inspectors so it can make an early exit to an unpopular bailout program.

IMF, Greece 2:24pm EST

Two more deaths identified by GM ignition-switch program

NEW YORK - Two additional deaths have been attributed to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors Co vehicles, bringing the total to 35, according a report on Monday from the lawyer overseeing a program to compensate for deaths and accidents linked to the part.

U.S., Arts 11:22am EST

Carlyle seeking $5 billion for fund with longer life: Bloomberg

- Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP is looking to raise about $5 billion for a fund that can hold stakes in companies for as long as 20 years, Bloomberg reported.

7:59am EST


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