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  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to May 6 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. HELSINKI- Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate- 1300 GMT.

  • Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:44 PM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and Canadian National Railway Co have come under enormous pressure to clear the backlog, which resulted from a record harvest last year and subsequent disruptions of service caused by a frigid winter.

  • SYDNEY/ WASHINGTON, April 23- Australia will announce plans on Wednesday to order 58 more F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp for A $12 billion, sources in Washington and Canberra told Reuters.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- AT&T Inc on Tuesday raised its forecast for full-year revenue growth to reflect its acquisition of LEAP wireless in March and the popularity of a new handset pricing model that charges customers for devices separately from their wireless plans.

  • April 22- Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and is working to reach an accord to sell a portion of those customers to Charter Communications, a source familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

  • UPDATE 1-Skechers profit soars on runaway shoe sales Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    April 22- Skechers USA Inc posted a near-fivefold jump in quarterly profit after its new footwear designs sold well in the United States and abroad, sending shares of the company up 14 percent after the bell. Skechers, whose larger rivals include Nike Inc and Adidas AG, said it expected U.S. and international demand to stay strong for the rest of the year.

  • Aereo realized before its case reached the Supreme Court that it was better off comparing itself to an old-school equipment provider- a sort of Radio Shack of the digital age- than bickering with broadcasters over how exactly its banks of antennas operate.

  • Juniper's revenue from telecom customers, including Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, rose about 10 percent in the first quarter ended March 31. Juniper forecast an adjusted profit of 36- 39 cents per share and revenue of $1.20 billion- $1.23 billion for the second quarter ending June 30.

  • Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set for January Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:13 PM ET

    HOUSTON, April 22- The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Fines under the Clean Water Act could top $17 billion, an amount more than BP's profit in 2013, which after items was $13.4 billion.

  • *Survey on China's manufacturing sector key for risk sentiment. SYDNEY, April 23- The world's major currencies started trade on Wednesday in Asia on familiar ground after an uninspired session that kept the dollar, euro and yen locked in narrow ranges. In Asia much will depend on a survey of China's manufacturing activity due at 0045 GMT.

  • *First quarter earnings $1.31/ shr vs est $1.25. April 22- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services reported a first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as its high-spending customers more than made up for the slower growth in overall U.S. consumer spending.

  • April 22- Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions Inc's second-quarter results and current-quarter forecast beat Wall Street estimates, helped by strong sales of chips used to connect machines to the Internet.

  • Investor pressure pushing drugmaker M&A deals Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG on Tuesday said it's trading its vaccine business for GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer drug business and selling its veterinary drug business to Eli Lilly and Co. Meanwhile, Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said it teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman in a bid for Botox maker Allergan that could be worth about $45 billion.

  • ST. LOUIS- The two men at the top of Citigroup Inc, the third-biggest U.S. bank and the most international, acknowledged on Tuesday that the company must do more to simplify itself.

  • The company, which is controlled by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, hit a monthly average of nearly 6 billion views in December, a 46 percent rise from a year earlier, said Rio Caraeff, the chief executive officer.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- AT&T Inc on Tuesday raised its forecast for full-year revenue growth to reflect its acquisition of LEAP wireless in March and the popularity of a new handset pricing model that charges customers for devices separately from their wireless plans.

  • April 22- Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter revenue largely above analysts' average estimate as more customers opt for its cloud infrastructure services.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- AT&T Inc on Tuesday raised its forecast for full-year revenue growth to reflect its acquisition of LEAP wireless in March and the popularity of a new handset pricing model that charges customers for devices separately from their wireless plans.

  • BP, which is one of the largest oil producers in Alaska, said the sale included BP's interests in the Endicott and Northstar oilfields and a 50 percent interest in each of the Liberty and the Milne Point fields. BP- operated oil fields account for two-thirds of all Alaska production.

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