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  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower, pressured by sharp declines in oil prices, as investors eyed several speeches from Fed officials.

  • Japan's first passenger plane in 50 yrs takes flight Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 2:58 AM ET
    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.'s Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) takes off for its first flight at Nagoya Airport in Toyoyama Town, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.

    Japan's first commercial passenger plane in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday.

  • TOKYO, Nov 11- Japan's first commercial passenger plane in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday, in a breakthrough for the country's long-held ambition to establish an aircraft industry able to challenge some of the major players in global aviation. The unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the World War Two-era Zero fighter, is hoping...

  • TOKYO, Nov 11- Japan's first commercial aircraft in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday, in a breakthrough for the country's long-held ambition to establish an aircraft industry that can compete with some of the major players in global aviation. The unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the World War Two-era Zero fighter, is hoping the...

  • TOKYO, Nov 11- Japan's first commercial jet in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday, in a breakthrough for the country's long-held ambition to establish an aircraft industry that can compete with some of the major players in global aviation. The unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which built the World War Two-era Zero fighter, is hoping the $47-...

  • *China has been multinationals' growth driver as West stagnated. *Now slowing growth in China prompting strategic rethink. SHANGHAI/ ZURICH, Nov 6- A slowdown in China is forcing multinational companies to treat the world's second-biggest economy more like a developed market, turning away from a headlong dash for growth to focus on premium businesses, or...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Lockheed Martin Corp has won a preliminary contract valued at up to $5.37 billion to build a ninth batch of 55 F-35 jets for the U.S. military and its allies, the U.S. Defense Department said on Tuesday. Lockheed is developing and building three models of the new warplanes for the U.S. military and nine other countries that have signed up to buy the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Lockheed Martin Corp said it expects to close its $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp on Friday, now that it has received final regulatory approval from China. United Tech told a Goldman Sachs investors' conference earlier on Tuesday that the Chinese approval had been received, and the deal should close...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Lockheed Martin Corp said it expects to close its $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp on Friday, now that it has received final regulatory approval from China. "With this final regulatory approval, we are one step closer to completing this historic acquisition," said Lockheed Chief Executive Marillyn...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- Shares in U.S. industrial companies and exporters may come under pressure through year end as the prospect of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve strengthens the dollar and weighs on Corporate America, analysts said. With Fed officials making it clear that the central bank is looking to raise rates by year end, the already strong dollar...

  • Dynamic Airways plane catches fire on Fla. runway Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 1:59 PM ET
    Dynamic Airways Jet

    The aircraft caught fire Thursday afternoon as it was taxiing for departure from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport.

  • Here's the mistake investors are making: Farr Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here's the mistake many investors are making and why it's time to invest in blue chips, says Michael Farr.

  • Apple Inc reported blockbuster iPhone sales in China, suggesting that worries about the company's growth trajectory in the world's second-largest economy are overdone. "I think the smartphone is increasingly viewed as an essential in China. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook downplayed concerns about China on Tuesday.

  • The Marine Corps expects to spend $29 billion to buy 200 of the new helicopters in coming years, with an initial squadron slated to be ready for combat use by 2019. Officials say the new helicopters will be far more powerful, easier to maintain and easier to fly. "This is a key step toward fielding this brand-new capability," Marine Corps Colonel Hank Vanderborght...

  • Earnings and revenue have been depressed this year largely because of the strong dollar, economic weakness in China and Brazil, and tumbling oil and commodities prices. The problems are clearly not across the board, as shown by better-than-expected results reported last Thursday by technology heavyweights Amazon.com Inc, Google-owner Alphabet Inc, and...

  • Earnings and revenue have been depressed this year largely because of the strong dollar, economic weakness in China and Brazil, and tumbling oil and commodities prices. The problems are clearly not across the board, as shown by better-than-expected results reported last Thursday by technology heavyweights Amazon.com Inc, Google-owner Alphabet Inc, and...

  • Stocks close near session lows amid earnings Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, as investors took in fresh corporate earnings.

  • US STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of GM, Coca-Cola results Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 7:06 AM ET

    Oct 21- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday, set to reverse the small losses on Tuesday, ahead of earnings reports from heavyweights including General Motors, Boeing and Coca-Cola. *U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Tuesday as losses in healthcare and biotech stocks offset gains in Verizon and United Technologies.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 21- Asian shares eked out cautious gains on Wednesday as concerns about corporate earnings hobbled Wall Street while investors counted down to the European Central Bank's policy meeting later in the week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was a fraction firmer. The S&P healthcare sector shed 1.5 percent, dragged by...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 21- Asian equities got off to a sluggish start on Wednesday as concerns about corporate earnings hobbled Wall Street while investors counted down to the European Central Bank's policy meeting later in the week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan drifted off 0.07 percent. The S&P healthcare sector shed 1.5 percent, dragged...