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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:05 p.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Amazon petitions Federal Aviation Administration for permission to fly drones for deliveries No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q Stocks edge mostly lower, keeping them on track for biggest weekly loss since April Portugal's biggest bank says it can cope with losses, helping to steady financial markets House votes to make business tax break permanent; White House says $287 B price tag too costly Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk Safety regulator investigates 500,000 Ford cars for steering issues Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:16 p.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Stocks edge mostly lower, keeping them on track for biggest weekly loss since April Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk Safety regulator investigates 500,000 Ford cars for steering issues Portugal's biggest bank says it can cope with losses, helping to steady financial markets US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 House votes to make business tax break permanent; White House says $287 B price tag too costly

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At Noon EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    US stocks slip in midday trading and are heading for their biggest weekly loss since April Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk Safety regulator investigates 500,000 Ford cars for steering issues US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 House votes to make business tax break permanent; White House says $287 B price tag too costly Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 11:06 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Stocks edge mostly lower, keeping them on track for biggest weekly loss since April Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 US stocks slip in early trading and are heading for their biggest weekly loss since April Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk Safety regulator investigates 500,000 Ford cars for steering issues US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 House votes to make business tax break permanent; White House says $287 B price tag too costly

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:18 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Stocks edge lower, keeping them on track for biggest weekly loss since April No sale by owner: Americans with lower mortgage rates hold tightly onto homes Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Burberry shareholders revolt over pay package for luxury house's new CEO Christopher Bailey Bulgaria to strip major bank of license; submits audit results to prosecutor US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk

  • MILAN, July 11- Whirlpool, the world's largest maker of home appliances, has agreed to pay 758 million euros to buy a 60 percent stake in smaller Italian rival Indesit to further expand beyond its U.S. home market.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:13 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 9:13 AM ET

    Economists cut US growth forecasts, but remain optimistic economy will recover from grim 1 Q Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 Wells Fargo 2 Q profit climbs, helped by loan growth; Revenue falls but tops Wall Street's view Asian stock markets weak amid new Europe jitters after problems at Portugal bank Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Bulgaria to strip major bank of license; submits audit results to prosecutor US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for serviced vanity mirror lights because of fire risk Portugal's biggest bank says it can cope with losses, helping to steady financial markets

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:26 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    Cigarette makers Reynolds American, Lorillard discussing merger; would create formidable No. 2 US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 Asian stock markets weak amid new Europe jitters after problems at Portugal bank Wells Fargo 2 Q profit climbs, helped by loan growth; Revenue falls but tops Wall Street's view Whirlpool to pay more than $1 B for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Infosys quarterly profit up 15.3 percent, maintains revenue growth forecast Portugal's biggest bank says it can cope with losses, helping to steady financial markets AP Interview: Dubai airport boss aims to keep pace with rapid growth in flight toward top rung Traders in Buenos Aires, Frankfurt should be alert to World Cup final outcome, research shows

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7:04 a.m. EDT Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    US budget likely in surplus in June; deficit expected to be at lowest level since 2008 Asian stock markets weak amid new Europe jitters after problems at Portugal bank Whirpool to pay more than $1 b for controlling stake in Italian appliance maker Indesit Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback, seeks licensing treatment as cable company Infosys quarterly profit up 15.3 percent, maintains revenue growth forecast Portugal's biggest bank says it can cope with losses, helping to steady financial markets AP Interview: Dubai airport boss aims to keep pace with rapid growth in flight toward top rung Imperial Tobacco in talks to buy Reynolds American, Lorillard brands amid merger speculation Traders in Buenos Aires, Frankfurt should be alert to World Cup final outcome, research shows Gov.

  • Whirlpool buys big stake in Italy's Indesit Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich.— Whirlpool will pay more than $1 billion for a controlling stake in Indesit, the appliance maker's counterpart in Italy. The deal announced Friday will put the U.S. company in possession of shares representing 66.8 percent of Indesit's voting stock.

  • July 10- Whirlpool Corp, the world's largest maker of home appliances, said it will buy 66.8 percent of voting stock of Italian white goods maker Indesit Company SpA for about 758 million euros to spur its growth in Europe.

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  • Google's Nest recalls 440,000 fire alarms in US Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 5:20 PM ET
    Nest Thermostat

    Nest is recalling 440,000 smoke detectors, according to a notice that provides public knowledge of how many of the smart home appliances have shipped.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Google Inc's Nest Labs is recalling 440,000 smoke detectors, according to a U.S. government notice on Wednesday that provides the first public revelation of how many of the smart home appliances have shipped since sales started in November.

  • April 25- Whirlpool Corp said on Friday that its quarterly operating profit rose as strong sales increases in much of the world, including Europe and North America, offset weakness in Asia. The world's largest maker of home appliances reported a first-quarter net profit of $160 million, or $2.02 per share, down from $252 million, or $3.12 a share, a year earlier.

  • BEIJING, April 22- Far from the spotlight, in secretive high-level meetings and company boardrooms, Beijing is drawing up one of the country's thorniest reforms: an overhaul of China's hugely inefficient state-owned industry.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed.

  • BEIJING, March 17- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has joined the race to develop' smart' household appliances, partnering with Chinese electronic goods maker Midea Group to produce home devices that talk to each other. Alibaba said on Sunday its long-awaited IPO, expected to be valued at over $15 billion, will take place in the United States.

  • PORCIA, Italy, March 9- The boxy white and grey factory of this rainy northern town makes fewer than half the washing machines it did when Italy joined the euro. Home appliance maker Electrolux, which owns the factory, wants to cut the salaries of some 5,000 workers at the plant and three other factories across Italy by up to 15 percent over the next three years.

  • BEIJING, March 4- China's decision last month to sell a stake in a subsidiary of Sinopec Corp signals more privatisation of its bloated state-owned sector will take place soon, with plans likely to be discussed at this week's parliament session, officials and experts said.