STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan March 14- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles should see a better first quarter than the automaker had last year, its chief executive Sergio Marchionne said on Friday.» Read More
TOKYO, Oct 25- The dollar struggled near a two-year low against the euro in early Asian trade on Friday, as strengthened expectations the U.S. The euro was steady from U.S. levels at $1.3802, not far from a two-year high of $1.3825 touched on Thursday, according to Reuters data.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose in September from a year earlier for a fourth straight month and held near the fastest pace in nearly five years, government data showed on Friday, in a sign the economy is heading towards an exit from deflation.
SINGAPORE, Oct 25- Gold was hovering near a one-month peak on Friday and looked set to end higher for a second straight week on hopes that weak U.S. data would deter the Federal Reserve from scaling back its stimulus measures this year.
SEOUL, Oct 25- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's quarterly operating profit surged 26 percent to a new record, matching estimates and powered by a strong recovery in its memory chip business as smartphone sales growth eases sharply. "Samsung has done well, having rapidly caught up with Apple in the smartphone market.
Lynn Drake, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and current chairwoman of the panel that advises the FDA on drugs to treat skin and eye conditions, was scheduled to speak in February at a conference whose aim, according to its brochure, is to help companies "walk away with strategies to successfully present before a committee and avoid potential roadblocks."
WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The Obama administration launched its troubled healthcare insurance website after only a minimum of crucial system-wide testing, despite contractors warning officials repeatedly about performance risks, a congressional panel heard on Thursday.
*Rising won to test President Park on policy promises. SEOUL, Oct 25 (Reuters)- South Korea's economy grew 1.1 percent in the third quarter from the previous three-month period led by private consumption and construction investment, the central bank estimated on Friday, just ahead of the market's consensus forecast.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Asian shares edged up on Friday and the dollar was hemmed in near a two-year low against the euro on expectations the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent.
TOKYO, Oct 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in September from a year earlier, staying near the fastest growth in almost five years, government data showed on Friday, in a sign that the economy is heading towards the end of deflation.
SYDNEY, Oct 25- Saputo Inc, Canada's largest dairy producer, looked likely to triumph in the battle for Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Ltd after hiking its bid by 14 percent to A $449 million.
Oct 24- Deckers Outdoor Corp reported third-quarter profit well ahead of analysts' estimates as the use of a lower cost sheepskin substitute in its popular UGG boots boosted gross margins. Analyst Erinn Murphy of Piper Jaffray said she expects lower costs for sheepskin, Decker's most important raw material, to improve gross margins in the current quarter.
SEOUL, Oct 25- Following are details of the advance estimates of South Korea's gross domestic product for the July-September period by the country's central bank, the Bank of Korea: OVER PREVIOUS QUARTER, SEASONALLY ADJUSTED. Q3 2013* Q2 2013 Gross domestic product 1.1 1.1. 2012 2.0 2011 3.7 2010 6.3 2009 0.3 2008 2.3 2007 5.1* Revised on Sept. 5, 2013.
SEOUL, Oct 25- South Korea's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 1.1 percent in the July-September period over the previous quarter, the Bank of Korea estimated on Friday, just beating the market's consensus forecast and holding steady at an over 2- year high.
WASHINGTON, Oct 24- Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who has blocked President Barack Obama's nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said on Thursday he hoped to meet with the nominee "soon" to discourage him from using FCC power to force sponsors of political ads to disclose their financial donors.
Oct 24- Wynn Resorts Ltd Chairman Steve Wynn said Caesars Entertainment Corp's withdrawal from a $1 billion casino venture in Massachusetts was surprising and would be discussed at his upcoming board meeting. Wynn is currently bidding for a Massachusetts license for a casino that would be located in the Boston suburb of Everett.
*Qlik sees 4th- qtr revenue $156 mln- $161 mln vs est $165.8 mln. *Qlik shares down 20 pct in extended trading. Oct 24- Data analytics software maker Qlik Technologies Inc forecast current-quarter results below expectations as budget constraints delayed deals in Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- California governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he plans to sign an agreement to formally align the state's climate and clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Oct 24- Amazon.com Inc posted a narrower quarterly loss and grew sales by a better-than-expected 24 percent on Thursday as it expanded aggressively at home and made inroads overseas, sending its shares up 8 percent. Amazon forecast sales of between $23.5 billion to $26.5 billion, which analysts called conservative.
Oct 24- Bank of America Corp said on Thursday that it was cutting up to 4,200 mortgage jobs as fewer borrowers refinance, and fewer home loans go bad. Wells Fargo& Co, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc. have announced thousands of layoffs among them in recent months.
Oct 24- Western Digital Corp, the world's No.1 hard-disk drive maker, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more higher-margin products to businesses and consumers.