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  • Where will calorie labels appear? Not just menus Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 3:58 AM ET

    The food industry is closely watching the Food and Drug Administration to see which establishments are included in the final menu labeling rules, which are expected this year. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg told Congress earlier this month that writing the rules has been "much more challenging than expected."

  • Oil declines after rising on Ukraine crisis Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 3:53 AM ET

    BEIJING— The price of oil declined Friday after rising to near $102 per barrel on worries about tensions in Ukraine. Ukraine is going through its biggest political crisis since the fall of the Soviet Union, sparked by months of anti-government protests and President Viktor Yanukovych's flight to Russia.

  • *Ukraine forces kill up to 5 rebels; Russia starts drill near border. SINGAPORE, April 25- Brent futures held near seven-week highs above $110 a barrel on Friday as escalating tensions over Ukraine between top oil producer Russia and the West worsened supply disruption fears.

  • Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:41 AM ET

    TOKYO— Honda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk wears off.

  • Cover Oregon board to decide exchange's future Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    DURHAM, Ore.— Oregon is set to make a final decision on whether to become the first state in the nation to drop its problem-plagued online health exchange and link up with the federal website. Under that option, Oregon would use HealthCare.Gov for private policies but continue using its current system for Medicaid enrollments.

  • S&P cuts Russia's credit rating Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:12 AM ET

    MOSCOW— The Standard& Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, raising the financial stakes flowing from the crisis in Ukraine as tensions rise and the United States and its allies are contemplating further economic sanctions.

  • April 25- Bank of America Corp's former finance chief, Joe Price, has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the bank and its former executives of misleading investors during the lender's acquisition of Merrill Lynch, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • *Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border. SINGAPORE, April 25- Brent futures held near seven-week highs above $110 a barrel on Friday as escalating tensions over Ukraine between top oil producer Russia and the West worsened supply disruption fears.

  • While all major Wall Street banks are regulated by the Fed, the OCC oversees only those with national bank charters, which allow a bank to build a nationwide branch network.

  • US, Japan say Pacific trade talks make headway Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:41 AM ET

    TOKYO— Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U.S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement.

  • *Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border. SINGAPORE, April 25- Brent futures held near seven-week highs above $110 a barrel on Friday as escalating tensions over Ukraine between top oil producer Russia and the West worsened supply disruption fears.

  • Study: US manufacturers gaining competitiveness Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies. So says a new private study, which found that rising wages and higher energy costs have diminished China's long-standing edge over the United States.

  • The report, released on Friday by the Boston Consulting Group found that while China remains the world's No. 1 country in terms of manufacturing competitiveness, its position is "under pressure" as a result of rising labor and transportation costs and lagging productivity growth.

  • METALS-Copper hits 7-week peak on firm China demand Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, April 25- London copper futures climbed to their highest level in seven weeks on Friday, buoyed by firm demand in top consumer China, while nickel edged off 14- month peaks. It was up $6 at $6,759 by 0114 GMT, after gaining $83 on Thursday.

  • Brewer vetoes controversial ride-sharing bill Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:01 PM ET

    "In the larger context, this uncovered exposure likely would have led to significant increases in insurance rates for all Arizona consumers and unnecessary litigation," she wrote. The San Francisco- based company issued a statement expressing disappointment in the veto but vowing to press ahead with efforts in Arizona.

  • China's Baidu forecasts stronger-than-expected revenue Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:57 PM ET

    Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc forecast better-than-expected revenue for the second quarter.

  • SINGAPORE, April 25- U.S. wheat futures stretched gains to a fourth session running on Friday on supply risks due to dry U.S. weather and mounting tensions in Ukraine. *Chicago Board of Trade wheat for July delivery was up half a percent at $7.00 a bushel by 0049 GMT, adding to Thursday's 2 percent jump.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, April 24- Netflix Inc's streaming video subscription service will be integrated into TiVo Inc set-top boxes for customers of three of the smaller U.S. cable operators, the companies said on Thursday.

  • FOREX-Dollar under pressure on rising Ukraine tension Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:11 PM ET

    *Dollar near 1- week low vs yen on rising Ukraine tensions. TOKYO, April 25- The dollar came under pressure against the yen on Friday as rising tension in Ukraine undermined optimism about U.S. economic growth following strong U.S. durable goods data.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- Allergan Inc approached Shire Plc in recent months about a possible takeover but was rebuffed, according to people familiar with the matter, in the latest example of a U.S. drugmaker seeking to buy an overseas rival to lower its tax rate.

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Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says wages in Japan are not keeping up with rising prices.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:42 PM ET

Mohit Arora, Executive Director for Asia Pacific at J.D. Power and Associates, says a recovery of lost grounds in China and introduction of new models in markets like India will offset Honda's dismal U.S. sales.

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:11 PM ET

Stuart Leckie, Chairman at Stirling Finance, says the triple-R cut for Chinese rural lenders will have a positive impact and is a "nice gesture" signaling that Beijing has not forgotten the rural areas.