Report: Chinese regulators conclude chip supplier Qualcomm Air Algerie jetliner with 116 people on board crashes in rainstorm in restive Mali Fewer and fewer US layoffs mean job security is as strong as it's been in more than 8 years Obama calls anew for limits on US company mergers overseas, says it's a question of patriotism Amazon shares fall on deeper-than-expected 2nd- quarter loss Starbucks 2nd- quarter profit rises as food offerings become a bigger driver to cafes Growth in payments volume helps drive Visa's 3 Q profit higher; outlook misses Street view Stocks end little changed as investors work through earnings and economic reports IMF cuts global growth forecast because of slowdowns in US, Russia and emerging markets Oil falls near $102, erasing previous day's gains, amid concern about US gasoline demand» Read More
*JPMorgan, Goldman up in premarket after earnings. *Yahoo, Intel results due after the close. NEW YORK, July 15- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday after earnings from JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs, and ahead of testimony from U.S.
WASHINGTON, July 14- Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve claims it misled investors about shoddy mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, in a deal that includes the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department.
Citigroup to pay $7 B in subprime mortgages probe Global stocks rebound after Portuguese bank scare Mylan to buy Abbott business line in $5.3 B deal AbbVie, Shire enter detailed talks on combination Stock futures rise to start new week; Citi climbs Man United clinches $1.3 bn Adidas kit deal EBay to feature Sotheby's auctions in new deal VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough Airbus launches new planes in wide body family
July 14- Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, including the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department.
Distancing itself from financial meltdown, Citigroup agrees to $7 B settlement over mortgages Global stocks rebound after Portuguese bank scare; investors look ahead to US, China data Mylan to buy Abbott's branded generic-drug businesses outside US for $5.3 B in stock AbbVie hikes offer to Shire once again, drugmakers enter detailed talks on combination US stock futures rise to start new week; Citigroup's shares climb after announcing settlement Manchester United lands $1.3 bn, 10- year deal with kit supply deal with Adidas VW to build new seven-passenger SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs New F-35 fighter jet yet to make it to Farnborough after fire but developers hopeful Efficiency, efficiency; Airbus to upgrade its A330 with new engines Samsung suspends business with Chinese supplier after child labor allegation
July 14- Citigroup Inc said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Citigroup said it took a related pre-tax charge of about $3.8 billion in the second quarter. Citigroup's shares were up 3.9 percent at $48.82 in premarket trading on Monday.
July 14- Citigroup Inc said it agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. government investigation into mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Citigroup said on Monday it would pay $4.5 billion in cash and provide $2.5 billion in consumer relief. Citigroup's shares were up 1.4 percent at $47.65 before the bell.
TOKYO, July 14- Japan's Nikkei average gained ground on Monday, ending its longest losing streak since the "Abenomics" rally started in November 2012, led by retail buying of small- and medium-cap stocks and speculative buying of index futures.
Syncora, which insures some of the city's bonds and interest-rate swaps, appealed an Aug. 28, 2013 ruling by U.S. Syncora's attorney, James H.M. Sprayregen at law firm Kirkland& Ellis LLP, said an appeal will be filed with the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
*Wells Fargo edges lower, but revenue tops forecasts. *Fastenal reports revenue below expectations. NEW YORK, July 11- U.S. stock index futures pointed to slight gains at the open Friday in a modest rebound from recent losses, though major indexes remained on track for their biggest weekly decline since April.
*Portuguese, Italian markets slide, weigh on Europe. NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. stock index futures fell sharply on Thursday as European shares tumbled on growth concerns after weak data out of Italy and concern over the health of Portugal's top listed bank.
NEW YORK, July 3- U.S. stock index futures ticked up in light volume on Thursday after the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials closed at a record, ahead of a short session on Wall Street that is packed with economic data. Dow Jones industrial average e-mini futures rose 15 points and Nasdaq 100 e-mini futures added 5 points.
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 1- Brazil's central bank will kick off on Wednesday the rollover of currency swaps that expire early in August by offering less contracts than it did last month, a sign it wants to stop the real from gaining much further.
Markit, ISM factory data due. NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stock index futures kicked off the third quarter with early gains Tuesday, buoyed by a report showing China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months, and ahead of U.S. data expected to show manufacturing continued to grow.
*MannKind rallies on approval of inhaled insulin. NEW YORK, June 30- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Monday ahead of business activity and home sales data, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes set to close a sixth straight quarter of gains- a streak not seen in more than 14 years.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 27- Brazil's central bank did not announce so far on Friday a usual auction to roll over currency swaps that are set to expire early next month, a sign it wants to slow recent gains in the real.
*Transatlantic tug-of-war over derivatives continues. LONDON, June 27- The European Union said it will help build a seamless global market in financial derivatives by accepting rules used in five countries, adding the United States would get the green light too if it showed flexibility.
*Nike up in premarket after results; DuPont cuts outlook. NEW YORK, June 27- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Friday, with major indexes largely on track to close out a week of modest losses as investors grew cautious over the state of economic growth.
*Nike up in premarket after results; DuPont cuts outlook. NEW YORK, June 27- U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, with major indexes largely on track to close out a week of modest losses as investors grew cautious over the state of economic growth.
June 26- A lawsuit brought by the U.S. derivatives regulator against a Chicago speed-trading firm and its prominent founder claiming they manipulated prices may go forward, a New York federal judge ruled on Thursday.