KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military radar detected what could have been the jetliner missing since Saturday in an area in the northern Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles from the spot where the plane dropped off air traffic screens, the air force chief said on Wednesday.» Read More
"We're losing leverage internationally" to China, Russia and other countries that want to give more authority to the United Nations and governments, Hoover Institution professor Abe Sofaer said at the fourth annual meeting on international cybersecurity cooperation held by the EastWest Institute.
*Fast Retailing hits 2- month low after Uniqlo Oct sales down Y/Y. TOKYO, Nov 6- Japan's Nikkei average held steady on Wednesday as a fall in Fast Retailing Co Ltd after weak October sales offset gains in companies rebounding from a recent battering on the back of disappointing quarterly earnings.
DETROIT, Nov 5- Tesla Motors Inc forecast a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit and posted third-quarter Model S deliveries that disappointed some analysts as the electric car maker struggled to meet demand because of limited capacity.
SEATTLE, Nov 5- Boeing Co is set to build key parts of its newest jet, the 777 X, in the Seattle area providing Washington state passes legislation extending financial incentives for the plane maker and Boeing machinists approve a long-term work contract.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- China's Shuanghui International Holdings, which bought U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc this year, has hired six banks for a Hong Kong IPO, seeking to raise up to $6 billion in what is set to be Asia's Pacific ex- Japan's largest offering in about four years.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter.
SINGAPORE, Nov 6- Gold was struggling to shake off its longest losing streak in nearly six months as doubts persisted over when the U.S. *Gold premiums in India halved on Tuesday from last week because of unusually muted demand during the festival season and as supply was set to improve after some importing agencies began purchasing for domestic use.
*Public interest advocate tapped for key FCC post. "The industries with which we work are always taking reasonable risks; I hope we won't shy away from a similar approach," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said in his first public comments since sworn into office a day earlier.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5- The Federal Reserve should wait for stronger evidence of economic momentum before pulling back on its massive bond-buying program, but should then announce a definitive end to the stimulus, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, Nov 6- Asian stock markets got off to a tentative start on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. data fanned speculation the Federal Reserve could start slowing its asset buying as early as next month, lifting bond yields and the dollar.
Nov 5- Apple Inc on Tuesday disclosed the number of information requests it received from governments around the world, making it one of the last big tech companies to do so in the wake of the controversy over data collection by U.S. national security agencies.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Office Depot Inc on Tuesday closed its deal to buy smaller rival OfficeMax Inc but both U.S. office retailers reported third-quarter results that missed Wall Street's profit targets, underscoring the challenges the combined company will face.
SEATTLE, Nov 5- Washington State Governor Jay Inslee is set to announce a major agreement on Tuesday that would bring key parts of Boeing Co's newest jet program, the 777 X, to the Seattle area.
*Sees fourth-qtr adj earnings/share $0.49- $0.53 vs est $0.52. *Sees fourth-qtr revenue $50.7 mln to $52.1 mln vs est $50.9 mln. Nov 5- OpenTable Inc, which allows diners to reserve tables at restaurants online, forecast fourth-quarter revenue largely above expectations and said it would strengthen its mobile platform.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case of warring legal doctrines raised by a heart pacemaker patent fight between giant medical devices company Medtronic Inc and privately owned Mirowski Family Ventures LLC.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5- The Federal Reserve should wait for stronger evidence of economic momentum before pulling back on its massive bond-buying program, but it should then announce a definitive end to the stimulus, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Oil and precious metals fell on Thursday, with gold falling for the seventh straight session, as upbeat U.S. economic data challenged assumptions of a prolonged Federal Reserve stimulus.
SYDNEY, Nov 6- The U.S. dollar maintained a bid tone early in Asia on Wednesday after an upbeat U.S. report kept alive some expectations the Federal Reserve might scale back stimulus as soon as next month, while strong domestic jobs data lifted the New Zealand dollar.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- The former Ecuadorean judge who issued a $19 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp testified on Tuesday that he wrote the ruling alone, two weeks after another judge testified that he had been paid to ghostwrite much of the decision.
Nov 5- Health insurer Blue Shield of California said on Tuesday it will delay policy cancellations for 113,000 customers who were due to lose coverage at the end of the year as a result of new requirements from President Barack Obama's healthcare law.