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  • Passengers hit in Scandinavia as strike at Norwegian expands
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 6:41 am
    Thousands of passengers have been stranded across Scandinavia as a strike by pilots of Norwegian Air Shuttle continued for a fifth day.
  • Survey: US businesses add 212K jobs in February
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 6:21 am
    U.S. businesses added more than 200,000 jobs in February for the 13th straight month, a private survey found. It was the latest sign that strong hiring should boost the economy this year.
  • French nuclear industry in turmoil as manufacturer buckles
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 6:21 am
    France's nuclear industry is in turmoil after the country's main reactor manufacturer, Areva, reported a loss for 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) -- more than its entire market value.
  • Poland slashes interest rates to historic low of 1.5 percent
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 5:56 am
    Poland's central bank has cut its key interest rate by half a percentage point to a historic low of 1.5 percent amid concerns over deflation, a sustained drop in consumer prices that can hurt the economy.
  • Honey, we shrank the SUV _ and Europe loves it
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 3:56 am
    In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle.
  • International stocks mixed...China downplays business impact of terror law...Eurozone economy brighter
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 3:36 am
    European stocks gained in early trading while Asian markets faltered today as investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China's announcement of its annual growth target. China is expected to lower this year's official growth target to 7 percent from last year's 7.5 percent Futures point to opening declines on Wall Street. Benchmark U.S. crude oil rose above $50.50. The dollar rose against the euro and was little changed against the yen.
  • Eurozone showing signs of economic momentum
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 3:36 am
    The 19-country eurozone's economy is kicking into a higher gear thanks to falling oil prices and the lower euro, but the recovery is still far short of that experienced by the U.S.
  • EU high court hands Britain win over European Central Bank
    Associated Press | March 04, 2015 3:12 am
    A European Union high court has handed Britain and its London financial hub a victory by ruling against a European Central Bank decision that would have forced financial institutions clearing trades in euros to be based in the eurozone.
  • Singapore police investigating man posing as Uber driver
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 11:29 pm
    Singapore police say they are investigating reports of a man who allegedly cheated and overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as a driver for mobile app-based transportation company Uber.
  • Australia clamps down on illegal foreign housing investment
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 10:20 pm
    Australian authorities are clamping down on wealthy foreigners illegally buying real estate, ordering a Chinese billionaire to sell a Sydney mansion he recently bought for $30 million, a minister said on Wednesday.
  • India central bank cuts key interest rate as inflation eases
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 10:04 pm
    India's central bank on Wednesday unexpectedly cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point, the second such reduction this year as the bank lends support to government efforts to boost economic growth.
  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 6:08 pm
    Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."
  • Yellen says Fed learning from mistakes of 2008 crisis
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 5:33 pm
    The Federal Reserve has worked hard to correct the mistakes exposed by the 2008 financial crisis, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday.
  • Target to cut $2B in costs, including several thousand jobs
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 4:08 pm
    Target Corp. is cutting several thousand jobs as part of a plan to eliminate $2 billion in costs over the next two years.
  • Fed Chair Yellen reports small dip in assets for 2014
    Associated Press | March 03, 2015 4:00 pm
    Fed Chair Janet Yellen may have gotten a job promotion last year, but her total assets don't appear to have gotten a bump.