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  • AP Top Financial News At 1 a.m. EDT Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 12:58 AM ET

    G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery

  • AP Top Financial News At 12:44 a.m. EDT Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 12:44 AM ET

    G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery

  • BEIJING, Sept 21- China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday. Lou made the remarks at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 countries in Australia, according to a statement from the People's Bank of China, China's central bank.

  • CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 21- Following is the text of the communique issued after on Sunday the meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 leading nations in the Australian city of Cairns.

  • CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 20- Canada's finance minister said on Saturday commitments made by G20 countries came "very close" to the target of adding an extra 2 percentage points to global economic growth and he urged European governments to increase stimulus where they could.

  • G-20: Europe, Japan must do more to support growth Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 6:18 AM ET
    G-20 finance ministers and central bankers in Cairns, Australia.

    The outlook for the global economy leaves much to be desired as headwinds in Japan and Europe put them on an uneven keel with the U.S.

  • G-20 members divided on how to reach growth goal Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:17 AM ET
    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria speaks during a press conference at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Cairns on September 20, 2014.

    As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there.

  • CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 20- As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there with Germany pushing back at U.S. calls for more government stimulus. That goal has seemed ever more distant as members from China to Japan, Germany and Russia have all stumbled in recent months.

  • The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: ORCL, WMT, TSLA, SAP     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Alibaba IPO: A study in price transparency Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
    Alibaba signage at the New York Stock Exchange at their IPO, September 19, 2014.

    Investors go bonkers for Alibaba. The stock finally opened just before noon as buy and sell orders were getting matched.

  • Unpacking the iPhone 6 Plus chipmakers Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    A customer looks at the new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale along with the iPhone 6 at the Apple Omotesando store in Tokyo, Sept. 19, 2014.

    Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks Solutions, Avago Technologies and other companies, according to gadget repair firm iFixit.

  • Exxon winds down Russian Arctic well on sanctions Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:37 PM ET
    The Exxon Mobil corporate pavilion at the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow, June 16, 2014.

    Exxon Mobil said the U.S. government has allowed it to wind down activity on a Russian Arctic drilling well that has been a target of U.S. sanctions.

  • France's Sarkozy announces return to politics Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:18 PM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy

    France's former president Sarkozy announced his return to politics on Friday, a move that would position him for a 2017 presidential bid.

  • Alibaba? Here's who is really going public today Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    The Alibaba IPO is a big story but here's who is really going public today, says Michael Zakkour.

  • Scotland’s no vote: Nay for polls, yay for bets Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    A bookmaker carries a blackboard with odds chalked onto it, outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, in Scotland September 17, 2014.

    The Scottish referendum revealed that the betting market was a better political forecaster than polls, finds the New York Time's The Upshot.

  • Shocked by the Scotland vote? You shouldn't be Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    A women wears stickers on her face in Edinburgh, Scotland September 18, 2014.

    If you were shocked by the Scotland vote, you weren't paying attention. The spreads gave it away. Here's what else they'll tell you.

  • Policymakers in the U.K. have used the result of the Scottish referendum to back plans for more devolution for each part of the United Kingdom.

  • Scotland independence referendum—how they voted Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:38 AM ET

    An infographic showing how the votes came in for the Scottish independence referendum of 2014.

  • *Schauble insists Europe needs to keep on reform path. CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 19- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Friday called on the euro zone and Japan to do more to spur growth as the global economy continues to disappoint, highlighting what is sure to be a bone of contention as Group of 20 ministers gather in Australia.

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