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  • The supervisory board of Siemens confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Peter Loescher on Wednesday and appointed Joe Kaeser, the company's Chief Financial Officer as the new CEO.

  • Apple briefly got some of its shine back, after it delivered a package of capital programs that shareholders have been clamoring for.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Swiss industrial group ABB is to buy solar energy firm Power-One for about $1 billion, betting growth in emerging markets will revive a sector ravaged by recession-hit Europe.

  • Like with the United Nations, the U.S. may be a key player, but it's not the only one, as one international crisis after another in the past 15 years moved markets all over the globe.Dale of Security Bellew says one third of long-term investors' equity allocation should be international, both developed and developing markets.Note that during much of the last decade international stocks outperformed US ones.During the commodities boom, countries rich in natural resources — Australia, Canada, Braz

    Sectors that capture the global economy are down today: transportation, multi-industry, and tech stocks.

  • European shares finished mixed Thursday, while the Swiss SMI index soared over 2 percent, catching up on gains following the U.S. "fiscal cliff" deal.

  • *Siemens due to announce further details of savings plan. FRANKFURT, Nov 5- Germany's Siemens AG, looking to narrow the profitability gap with its competitors, could detail likely disposals and the scale of planned cost cuts when it reports results on Thursday.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Germany's Siemens may outline job cuts and office closures on Thursday to stop profits sliding as customers put off ordering engineering equipment because of Europe's economic crisis.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Germany's Siemens may outline job cuts and office closures on Thursday to stop profits sliding as customers put off ordering engineering equipment because of Europe's economic crisis.

  • Oct 8- ABB/Con-Cise Optical Group LLC:.

  • ZURICH, Oct 3- Swiss engineering group ABB. said on Wednesday it has won an order worth around $115 million from Saudi Electricity Company to improve the reliability of the transmission grid that feeds major Saudi railway interconnections.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 1- As global economies from Beijing to Berlin struggle to keep their heads above water, a new wave of stimulus spending is under way.

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    Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:

  • Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.

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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at some recent data points that point to optimism for the macro economy.

  • Microsoft and Cisco have been badmouthed by the market for years, but they are the kind of large companies that can react better to economic adversity, Invesco chief investment officer Ron Sloan told CNBC Thursday.

  • Tractor Supply has benefited from the strength in agriculture, and yesterday (Tuesday) it got a helping hand from Barclays Capital.

  • Stocks struggled to end in positive territory but ended down as sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. News that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute gave a brief lift to stocks. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.

  • Stocks lost ground in the final minutes of trading after moving higher in the wake of news that the Obama administration will work with Republicans on the tax dispute. Rising worries over sovereign debt concerns in the euro zone kept a check on gains throughout the session. BofA and Procter & Gamble fell.

  • Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak had the most succinct comment: "If this is the reward for bailing out entire countries, why bother?...What the market is telling the European Union loud and clear is that they have no faith..."