European markets ended the day higher, after the ECB held fire and the widely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls came in stronger than expected.» Read More
By Andreas Cremer and Agnieszka Flak. BERLIN/ MILAN, July 17- Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its agenda.
BERLIN/ MILAN, July 17- Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler have denied a magazine report saying the two carmakers are in merger talks. Germany's Manager Magazin said on Thursday Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech had held talks with the owners of Fiat Chrysler about buying all or part of the group that was formed this year from the merger of Italian and U.S. carmakers.
*PetSmart rallies as hedge fund seek sale. NEW YORK, July 3- Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected.
NEW YORK, July 3- The Dow industrials broke above the 17,000 milestone on Thursday and the S&P 500 came within 1 percent of piercing through 2,000 after the U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest in almost six years and the American economy created many more jobs than forecast. With the Dow at 17,000, Main Street is expected to take a closer look at stocks.
*Payrolls much higher than forecast, unemployment rate matches lowest since Sept 2008. NEW YORK, July 3- U.S. stocks were set to rise at the open on Thursday after the unemployment rate fell to its lowest in almost six years and the American economy created many more jobs than forecast.
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.
FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, July 3- Volkswagen denied planning a bid for U.S. truck maker Paccar after analysts published comments in a research note from a senior executive of German rival Daimler saying he had heard of such a plan.
FRANKFURT, July 3- Volkswagen is preparing to launch a takeover bid for U.S. truck maker Paccar next year, Daimler Trucks Chief Wolfgang Bernhard told analysts at Bernstein Research. According to a Bernstein Research note published on Thursday, Bernhard insisted that "serious, multiple sources" informed him that VW was going to bid for Paccar next year.
Volkswagen is preparing to launch a takeover bid for U.S. truck maker Paccar next year, Daimler Trucks Chief Wolfgang Bernhard told analysts at Bernstein Research. According to a Bernstein Research note published on Thursday, Bernhard insisted that "serious, multiple sources" informed him that VW was going to bid for Paccar next year.
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STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo will increase its job cuts to 4,400, more than double its original plan, after currency effects and the cost of launching new models muted a rise in quarterly earnings.
STOCKHOLM, Feb 6- World No.2 truck maker Volvo has more than doubled the number of jobs it is cutting in a drive to improve profitability to 4,400, after currency headwinds and costs for launching new models curbed a rise in quarterly earnings.
Treasurys rose on month-end buying and lingering concerns about EM economies, putting safe-haven bonds on track to notch strong gains in January.
Jan 31- Paccar Inc reported a higher profit on Friday as the maker of commercial trucks and engines benefited from a big jump in demand in Europe, where customers rushed to purchase new vehicles ahead of the implementation of strict new emission rules.
Jan 31- Paccar Inc reported a higher quarterly profit on Friday as the maker of commercial trucks and engines benefited from recovering demand in Europe. But analysts had hoped Paccar would raise its outlook for industry sales and disappointment over its failure to do so sent its shares lower in early trading on the Nasdaq.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a steep drop at the start of trading on Wall Street Friday, ahead of fourth quarter earnings from Chevron and MasterCard.
We saw mixed reports from large multinational industrial companies. Key sectors to watch include companies that make heating and air conditioning systems, electric motors, and truck parts.
Tesla Motors continues to ride a wave of good news as it will join the Nasdaq 100, which is a listing of the 100 largest nonfinancial companies on the exchange, on July 15.
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