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ZURICH, July 31- Swiss bank Credit Suisse on Thursday became the latest major European bank to say it was caught up in an investigation into alternative trading venues known as dark pools.
BUENOS AIRES, July 31- Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years after hopes for a midnight deal with holdout creditors were dashed, setting up stock and bond prices for declines on Thursday and raising chances a recession could worsen this year.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.
NEW YORK— The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.
*Settlement talks in New York end without agreement. *Pollack says Argentina default' imminent'. BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, July 30- Argentina will default on its debt within hours after talks with holdout creditors broke down on Wednesday.
*Settlement talks in New York end without agreement. *Pollack says Argentina default' imminent'. BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, July 30- Argentina faces its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors failed on Wednesday.
KOBE, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi speaks to business leaders in Kobe. ROME- French Finance minister Michel Sapin visits Rome. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at seminar hosted by Naigai-Josei Chosa-kai in Tokyo- 0330 GMT.
*Pollack says Argentina default' imminent'. BUENOS AIRES/ NEW YORK, July 30- Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday.
July 30- Argentina Economy Minister Axel Kicillof on Wednesday said the country has not defaulted on its debt, reiterating that it has sent its required payments to the trustee banks.
Bloomberg reported that AMC will take a stake of about 50 percent in BBC America. BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of Britain's public broadcaster, is interested in a partnership to use AMC's advertising sales and distribution network, said Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
NEW YORK- KICILLOF SAYS SOLUTION BETWEEN PRIVATE PARTIES CAN HAPPEN.
NEW YORK— Weight Watchers International Inc. on Wednesday reported profit that decreased by 17 percent in its second quarter. The New York- based company said net income dropped to $54 million, or 95 cents per share, from $64.9 million, or $1.15 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
The holdouts, a group of hedge funds that bought the bonds at a steep discount following Argentina's default on $100 billion of debt in 2002, also refused to ask a U.S. court to stay an order the blocks Argentina from paying its other creditors, Kicillof said at a press conference at Argentina's consulate in New York.
July 30- Only days before U.S. authorities reached a landmark $8.97 billion settlement with BNP Paribas over the bank's dealings with countries subject to U.S. sanctions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo intervened to ensure the state government got a much bigger share of the proceeds, according to three people familiar with the situation.
NEW YORK- KICILLOF SAYS ARGENTINA WILL TAKE ALL MEASURES NEEDED TO FACE UNFAIR SITUATION.
NEW YORK- ARGENTINA'S KICILLOF SAYS MAKE ALL EFFORT TO ALSO PAY DEFAULTED BONDS.
Salmaan Siddiqui, who pleaded guilty in 2012 to one conspiracy count and agreed to cooperate with the government, was ordered to forfeit $150,000 by U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty in New York but did not receive any prison term. The two men had worked for Kareem Serageldin, once Credit Suisse's global head of structured credit.
NEW YORK- ARGENTINA'S KICILLOF SAYS ARGENTINA IS GOING TO KEEP SERVICING EXCHANGED DEBT.
NEW YORK- ARGENTINA'S KICILLOF SAYS DOES NOT KNOW HOW TO CHARACTERISE ARGENTINE DEFAULT.
NEW YORK- ARGENTINA'S KICILLOF SAYS ARGENTINA ALREADY PAID ITS JUNE 30 INTEREST PAYMENT.