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Feb. 8 - A look to the close of the European markets and a look ahead to next weeks trading, as well as what to expect from the Asian markets on Monday.
Feb. 8 - Retailers in austerity-hit Europe are increasingly battling to attract Asian shoppers. As the Chinese new year holiday gets into full swing just how important are foreign shoppers to struggling domestic markets? Hayley Platt reports
Feb 8 - The U.S. trade deficit shrank in December to its narrowest in nearly three years, suggesting the economy did much better in the fourth quarter.
Feb. 8 - Silicon Valley start-up, zSpace, has produced a virtual 3D display its founders say will revolutionize the way people interact with computers. The system gives three-dimensional form to virtual objects and allows users to manipulate those objects as if they were real. Ben Gruber has more.
Feb. 8 - Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen rose almost 5 percent after the French budget minister said it would consider taking a stake in the struggling automaker following a 4.1 billion euro writedown. Ciara Sutton reports.
Feb. 8 - Lucy Marcus asks Alcatel Lucent UK & Ireland CEO, Lucy Dimes about the pros and cons of sitting on boards.
Feb. 8 - Peugeot’s writedown is not the end of its troubles, says Reuters Breakingviews, and the outlook for French carmaker’s outlook remains bleak. A bailout may be on the cards.
Feb. 8 - EU leaders bleary-eyed this morning after thrashing out the bloc’s long-term budget into the early hours & China trade surge points to recovery.
Feb. 8 - The snake has a bad rep in the West, but in China people are celebrating the reptile in everything from sports shoes to chocolates and special soups as the Year of the Snake is rung in.
Next week’s China bank lending data will show the country’s recent growth spurt is supported largely by government investment, says Reuters Asia Economics & Markets Editor Wayne Arnold.
Feb 8 - The Justice Department and multiple states are discussing also suing Moody's for defrauding investors, according to people familiar with the matter.
Feb. 8 - The ECB has so far kept out of the so-called global currency war. But a euro move up to $1.40 would prompt a verbal salvo from Mario Draghi, says Morgan Stanley. Plus, the Nasdaq turns 42.
Feb 7 - Hedge fund manager David Einhorn is suing Apple - saying the company should give shareholders a bigger piece of its cash pile. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Feb 7 -Summary of business headlines: Stocks decline as ECB chief signals growth concerns; U.S. shoppers keep up despite smaller paychecks; BlackBerry says "sayonara" to Japan; Apple explores cash options after shareholder lawsuit; Dreamliner still grounded but one takes flight. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Alana Thompson, the star of TLC's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," might be the wealthiest 7-year-old in Georgia. Here's what the child star - and her parents - should do to build her pile of money. (February 7, 2013)
Feb. 7 - Keep an eye on Apple after it said it would look at David Einhorn's proposal to issue preferred stock. That sent its shares surging three percent at the close.
Feb 7 - One Boeing 787 Dreamliner is flying 1,671 miles for the first time since this breed of plane was grounded in January 16th and as U.S. regulators say there is a "long way ahead" in the safety investigation. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Feb. 7 - Schwab Vice President Beth Flynn says ETF flows indicate investors are getting off the sidelines and putting cash to work in the markets.
It's hedge fund Goliath vs. tech titan! Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn wants Apple to use more of its $137 B cash pile for higher yielding dividends.
Feb 7 - Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn takes on Apple over its cash pile while analysts express concerns about Google's valuation.