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As earnings season kicks off Tuesday with Alcoa's results, analysts have been lowering their already bearish forecasts.
Goldman Sachs said on Friday it plans to bid for all shares in Tokyo-based property investor Simplex Investment Advisors, valuing it at 156.95 billion yen ($1.35 billion).
Alibaba.com, China's largest e-commerce company, has won approval from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for a long-anticipated IPO expected to be worth roughly US$1 billion, sources familiar with the deal said.
Goldman Sachs Group, which recently said it saw opportunities in the beaten-down mortgage industry, is in talks to buy the subprime servicing business of Credit-Based Asset Servicing and Securitization, people familiar with the situation said.
Citigroup, the largest U.S. bank by market value, said Monday its third-quarter net income will drop 60% on losses and writedowns stemming from subprime and leveraged loan woes.
UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, unveiled $3.4 billion in losses, swept out senior managers and slashed jobs in one of the biggest casualties yet from the worldwide credit crunch.
The private-equity buyers of Acxiom have reached a settlement to break off their proposed $2.25 billion acquisition of the data-management company, according to people familiar with the situation.
You can hear the collective sigh of relief as Wall Street gets ready to slam the books on the third quarter today. It's hard to believe after all that rocking and rolling, but the Dow is up 3.8% for the quarter, as of yesterday's close. The S&P 500 is up 1.9% and the Nasdaq, high on a tech rally, is up 4%.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has slashed its forecasts for economic growth in the United States, Japan and Europe, joining numerous forecasters who are abruptly changing view since the start of a global credit crunch.
Shares in British reinsurance broker Benfield jumped almost 13% on Friday after a report it had received a 700 million pound ($1.4 billion) bid approach from the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs.
Third-quarter corporate earnings are expected to show the weakest growth in five years, but a rebound is likely in the fourth quarter.
Britain's Northern Rock is poised to withhold its dividend payment, the BBC reported on Tuesday, signaling the stricken bank will backtrack in the face of a political backlash about the 60 million pound payment.
The value of European banks could tumble by as much as 20% in 2008, Pierre Yves Gauthier, head of strategy at Oddo Securities, told "Squawk Box Europe" Tuesday, as the subprime-related turmoil takes its toll on the sector's growth potential.
Credit market conditions tightened on Tuesday sending euro money market overnight rates to a three week high as worries about the economic cost of the credit crunch spooked lenders.
Harman International Industries, whose $8 billion sale fell apart last week, warned Monday that quarterly profit would be less than half what Wall Street expected, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.
Hopes of an early resolution to world credit market problems were hit Monday as the IMF warned turmoil would continue and more banks detailed damage.
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Two private equity firms have backed out of their $8 billion buyout of upscale audio equipment maker Harman International Industries, making it the latest in a string of such deals to run into trouble amid tightening global credit conditions.