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  • --We are affirming our' BBB-' long-term corporate credit rating on Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.. after the company completed the acquisition of Statoil Fuel& Retail ASA, a Scandinavian convenience store and motor fuel retailer.

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    At a time when the world's attention is nervously focused on the European economy, there is a bright spot worth noting, and it can be found in Denmark.

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    Of all the many striking policy measures taken since the financial crisis, one of the most extraordinary has gone almost unremarked—the introduction of negative official interest rates by Denmark, the Financial Times reports.

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    The Swiss National Bank has euros ready to unload, and these strategists point to currencies that should benefit.

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    Safe haven is a lovely term indicating that an asset class, bank or company is rock solid, reliable and dependable. After years of financial crisis a safe haven asset feels like a port in a storm and investors have flocked into so-called safe haven assets like U.S., German and UK government debt.

  • The term “corporate headquarters” often brings to mind an intimidating environment, full of modular furniture, fluorescent lights and joyless gray cubicles. For many years, there were scant deviations to be found.In the 21st century, that rule book has been tossed out the window. The new one has been written by veterans of the tech boom, the start-up boom and the dotcom boom, and this new “old guard” has changed the rules.Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional

    Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional office spaces have become more common. Click ahead to see some of the coolest corporate headquarters in the world.

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    Spain and Italy pay up and the European Union summit looms - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The euro lifts, and British pound slips, and the Afghan currency don't get no respect — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The euro gives back gains as post-election euphoria fades, and risk-on currencies follow — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The head of Denmark’s central bank has warned that the Danish krone is coming under intense pressure from investors seeking a haven in Europe and betting that the currency’s peg to the euro could be cracked by the crisis. The FT reports.

  • The Greek national flag is seen flying above the parliament building on Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.

    Ready for the Greek election this Sunday? Here are the currencies to watch.

  • In case you're feeling short on bad news from the euro zone, this strategist is watching an ominous capital shift.

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    Wondering which European currency is safe at this point? Choose carefully.

  • To hear them tell it in home renovation programs and publications, every kitchen should look like it’s starring in a cooking show or else be dismissed as sub-par—even when the existing older components are still perfectly functional. The critics are harsh. There is no room for an avocado laminate countertop.  This kitchen-shaming has proven most beneficial to contractors, to makers of granite and marble countertops, and to manufacturers of stainless steel appliances. And yet, as much as the tast

    With all the kitchen trends now, some homeowners and designers flout the conventions, go with personal taste and choose a look that no one else has. Here are 10 examples.

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    Nick Buckles, the chief executive of G4S, has admitted he “misread the markets” following the collapse of his ambitious 5.2 billion pounds ($8.3 billion) merger with Danish cleaning company ISS to create a world securities and cleaning giant.

  • Danish & German Debt 'Safe Haven': CEO

    "The banks and the credit markets are under pressure, but still we have had huge gains on the safe government bonds, the German and Danish bonds. It has been a safe-haven for us," Lars Rhode, CEO at ATP, told CNBC.

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    Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.

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    Brewer Carlsberg warned Wednesday that profits for 2011 would be lower than expected after beer sales fell in Russia.

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    If the market overreacts on the plus side to any news of a Greek debt deal, here's how to trade.