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Feb.14 - The euro zone economy contracted in Q4 at the fastest rate since the depths of the crisis in late 2008. Grim figures from Germany, France and Italy. But this is as bad as it gets, right? Jamie McGeever reports
Feb. 14 - With a parliamentary election just days away, markets are giving Italy the benefit of the doubt, but only if there are no signs of economic gridlock or Silvio Berlusconi.
Feb. 14 - Poor GDP numbers for the euro zone are backward-looking. Forward-looking indicators show Europe is on the up, says Breakingviews – though there’s no room for complacency.
Feb. 14 - Disappointing data shows Japan remained in recession in the final quarter of 2012. But economists see that as good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his aggressive pro-growth policies.
Feb. 14 - Germany and France both contracted by more than expected in Q4 but many economists believe the recovery has already begun.
Feb. 14 - It’s a groom’s market in China’s big cities, with more eligible women than men. For ladies facing pressure from parents and friends to find a mate, there is a new option -- the 'rent-a-boyfriend.'
Feb 14 - American Airlines and U.S. Airways said they plan to merge in a deal that will form the world's biggest air carrier.
Feb. 14 - The euro zone economy contracted in Q4 at the fastest rate since the depths of the crisis in late 2008. Grim figures from Germany, France and Italy. But this is as bad as it gets, right?
Feb. 14 - We preview Arsenal against Bayern Munich and AC Milan v Barcelona in next week's Champions League. Plus the 5th round of the FA Cup and can Brentford spring a surprise at Chelsea?
Feb 13 - Summary of business headlines: S&P flirts with new five-year high; Cisco tops forecasts; Media stocks rally after Comcast purchase of NBC Universal; Dr. Pepper Snapple warns; Retail sales subdued by taxes, gasoline. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Feb. 14 - Reuters Insider has its finger on the market pulse, analyzing and making sense of the biggest movers of the day.
Feb. 13 - Higher payroll tax and gas prices are hitting the American shopper in the wallet and slowing retail sales. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Feb. 13 - Investors will find out how hedge fund titans are betting on Apple with the release of key 13F filings. Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors has already dumped its stake and bought Facebook.
Feb. 13 - An implant attached to the retinas of people blinded by Retinitis Pigmentosa is allowing them to see, in many cases, for the first time in years. The implant is part of a technology called Argus II which creates visual signals with stimulii sent directly from the implant to the brain. Natalie Brunell reports.
Feb 13 - Apple analyst says expect a long wait for an iPhone 6, while Amazon does more entertainment deals.
Feb. 13 - Deere's total revenue rose 10 percent to $7.42 billion in the final quarter of 2012, well ahead of analysts' expectations. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Feb 13 - Comcast buys the rest of NBC Universal from GE in a $17 bln deal; GE shares up 3 percent to highest level since 2008.
Feb.13 - European countries are expected to step up testing of food products, in response to a Europe-wide scandal of horsemeat being sold as beef. The affair has shown consumers the long journey processed food makes to their plates, and some are changing their shopping habits and turning to butchers rather than big retailers. Joanna Partridge reports