NEW YORK, Aug 22- U.S. crude oil futures fell on Friday, putting them on track for a fifth straight week of declines, while Brent remained under pressure from a stronger dollar and plentiful supplies despite an escalation of tensions between Russian and Ukraine.» Read More
GM SAID IT SENT NHTSA NEARLY 21,000 DOCUMENTS AND MORE THAN 271,000 PAGES RELATED TO RECALLS.
GENERAL MOTORS CO SAYS IT HAS "FULLY COOPERATED" WITH U.S.
WASHINGTON, April 8- Executives from Veria Living, a U.S. cable television channel, met in March with Justice Department officials who are digging into the Comcast deal to buy Time Warner Cable, even before the government was formally notified of the proposed transaction, Veria's CEO told Reuters.
PROVIDENCE, April 8- The U.S. Justice Department and Rhode Island on Tuesday agreed that federal officials will ensure that developmentally disabled residents of the New England state have the opportunity to work at real jobs where they earn at least minimum wage.
NEW YORK, April 8- Zayo Group LLC is exploring an initial public offering that could value the fiber network company at close to $7 billion, people familiar with the matter said, amid strong investor appetite for telecommunication firms offering more bandwidth.
WASHINGTON, April 8- The U.S. Air Force general who runs the F-35 fighter jet program for the Pentagon said he expected to reach agreement with both Lockheed Martin Corp and engine-maker Pratt& Whitney by the end of May for the next order of fighter planes.
*Forward-looking measures of labour demand all flashing green. SYDNEY, April 9- Job losses in manufacturing have dominated Australian headlines-- 350 at BP, 180 at Philip Morris, 300 at Boeing in the past month alone-- but data proven to herald increased hiring tell a much cheerier tale.
*China stock valuations near cheapest since at least 2004. *Stock mutual funds turning overweight on China- HSBC. *Investors see China reforms improving growth prospects.
TOKYO, April 9- Since March 2011, Japan's government has focused on the cost of cleaning up after Fukushima, the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. While their reactors have been idled, Japan's nuclear plant operators have had to spend around $87 billion to burn replacement fossil fuels.
*Vietnam's output approaches 1 mln T this year. SINGAPORE/ HANOI, April 9- After years of massive expansion, tearing up forests and swallowing land in neighbouring countries to create rubber plantations, Vietnam is reaping what it sowed: a swelling of output that has made it the third-largest rubber producer.
*U.S. says Moscow behind separatists in eastern Ukraine. Fresh unrest in eastern Ukraine provided background support for Brent as traders worried that heightened tensions between Moscow and the Western powers might interrupt oil supply from Russia, one of the world's top oil exporters.
*Amazon.com, Yahoo shares jump; investors buy Internet' bargains'. *Alcoa starts earnings season; shares up after results. The day's biggest gainers included Amazon.com Inc, up 2.9 percent at $327.07; Yahoo Inc, up 2.3 percent at $33.83; and LinkedIn Corp, up 5.9 percent at $169.10.
SAFETY REGULATOR SAYS GM DID NOT RESPOND TO MORE THAN A THIRD OF AGENCY'S REQUESTS BY APRIL 3 DEADLINE.
WASHINGTON, April 8- The U.S. Federal Reserve voted on Tuesday to adopt tougher leverage requirements for the eight biggest U.S. banks.
NEW YORK, April 8- The dollar and euro fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday as hopes for additional stimulus out of Japan faded, while bargain-hunting on Wall Street lifted stock prices after three days of losses.
SAFETY REGULATOR SAYS GENERAL MOTORS IN VIOLATION OF ITS ORDER TO FULLY ANSWER 107 QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS RECALL OF CARS.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 8- Comcast Corp sought to rebut critics of its planned $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, arguing that newcomers like Google Inc and Apple Inc would ensure competition in both Internet and video markets.
US FEDERAL RESERVE JOINS OTHER REGULATORY AGENCIES IN ADOPTING TOUGHER LEVERAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR BIGGEST US BANKS.
April 8- Online marketer Constant Contact Inc said it expects quarterly revenue to rise by more than 15 percent, helped by new customer additions. The company said it expected revenue of $78.7 million to $78.8 million in the quarter ended March 31. The company also said it expected first-quarter net income of $650,000 to $750,000.