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Feb. 13 - French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen posts record loss of five billion euros but promises to avoid further asset sales and government bailouts. Hayley Platt reports.
Feb 13 - Sales of mobile phones around the world fell last year for the first time since 2009 as consumers shunned cheaper feature phones.
Feb. 13 - The financial crisis of 2008 has changed many industries but the cut flower market may not be the most obvious. As flower sellers gear up for Valentine's Day Reuters looks at how supermarkets and online have changed the way we buy flowers and even what countries grow them. Hayley Platt reports.
Feb 13 - Comcast is set to take full control of NBC Universal from General Electric for $16.7 billion.
Feb. 13 - Lucy Marcus talks to Economist Data Editor, Kenneth Cukier about how to maximise big data, from Google’s world-class spellchecker to Amazon’s unrivalled insight into shoppers’ browsing habits.
Feb. 13 - Societe Generale’s management reshuffle and restructuring won’t raise returns on equity to an acceptable level for investors, says Reuters Breakingviews.
Feb. 13 - U.S. president Barack Obama pledges $50bln on infrastructure spending, and says it won’t incur a penny more in deficits. Commerzbank economist Peter Dixon says the president’s sums may not add up.
Feb. 13 - 2,400 more jobs to go at the Dutch bank after it missed Q4 earnings estimates, taking the total to 9% of headcount.
Feb. 12 - In his State of the Union address President Obama challenges Congress to back proposals for a smarter, not bigger, government. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Feb. 12 - U.S. President Obama targets economy and middle class jobs in State of the Union Address. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Feb. 12 - Sales and profits soar at the Michael Kors fashion house, sending the stock to a post-IPO high, while at the same time rivals like Coach struggle. Hoda Emam explains why.
Feb. 13 - The loss of Britain's triple-A credit rating would have little impact, if any, on the UK bond market because investors have already priced in such an eventuality, says DMO chief Robert Stheeman.
Feb. 13 - Reuters Insider has its finger on the market pulse, analyzing and making sense of the biggest movers of the day.
Feb. 12 - Summary of business headlines: Comcast gives GE $16.7 billion for remaining NBC Universal stake; Dow back above 14,000 on hopes President can ignite economy; Fund manager sees Dow 20,000; Coke sales disappoint, Kors sales soar. Conway G. Gittens reports.
John Rogers, CEO of Ariel Investments, tells Impact Players host Robert Wolf why following Warren Buffett’s direction makes sense, how he ate his way onto McDonald’s board and why he’s going with stocks now. Rogers oversees a $5 billion portfolio and runs the largest minority-owned mutual fund firm in America. Wolf is an outside adviser to President Obama. (February 12, 2013)
Feb. 12 - While President Obama focuses on the economy Tuesday night, markets are bracing for some pretty disappointing retail numbers in the morning. Still we could see an upside surprise.
Feb. 12 - Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, outlines the economic priorities President Obama will present in his State of the Union speech in an interview with Mark Felsenthal.
Feb. 12 - Fashion designer Betsey Johnson shakes things up at New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week with a new line of workout clothes. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Feb 12 - Apple's CEO addresses the company's cash pile and outlook at a conference, while Facebook suffers a pair of downgrades.