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US Liberty Media walks away from deal to acquire Belgian Telenet

US cable TV company Liberty Global Inc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) said it would not prolong its offer for Belgian takeover target Telenet Group Holding NV (EBR:TNET) after the expiration deadline set for today. In an official announcement in Belgian business dailies De […]

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US banks see higher earnings on capital market activity, mortgage refinancing

Increased capital market activity drove stronger earnings and increased profitability for major US banks in the third quarter of last year, according to ratings agency Fitch Ratings. Fitch said

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US Treasury sells remaining AIG shares for $7.6bn

New York-based insurer American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) has announced the completion of an offering of approximately 234.2m shares of AIG common stock by the US Department of the Treasury (Treasury). According to AIG, Treasury received proceeds of

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US economy poised for growth, but austerity threatens

According to a report from Canada-based financial services firm Toronto Dominion's (TSX: TD) (NYSE: TD) US-based TD Bank's TD Economics affiliate, the main obstacle standing in the path of faster US economic

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Emigration as a solution to poverty

The financial crisis in the Eurozone has hit many nations and has led to the bankruptcy of companies and the destruction of careers. Despite high tertiary qualifications and

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NBA clears acquisition of Memphis Grizzlies by Pera group

The National Basketball Association (NBA) said its governors board had given its unanimous support to the sale of the Memphis Grizzlies professional basketball franchise to a group of

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Whiteman Technology agrees to acquire Touch TV

US home entertainment company Whiteman Technology LLC has reached an agreement to buy Touch TV Inc, the two companies announced on Thursday without disclosing any financial details regarding

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Economic problems in Europe, US to prolong global slowdown — IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the failure of US and European policymakers to remedy economic ills at home will result in a prolonged global slowdown. The

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America’s most imported wine relying on holiday promotion

Yellow tail, America's most imported wine, is relying on the holiday season in the US to promote itself and its prospects among customers in the country. The Australia-based wine

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China’s Lenovo strengthens cloud offering with Stoneware deal

Chinese personal technology major Lenovo (HKG:0992) will expand its cloud computing capabilities by agreeing to take over of US Stoneware Inc, the Chinese company said on Tuesday without

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