LONDON, March 17- Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has employed the chairman of LCH Clearnet Group as a senior adviser to locate new investments in the European financial services sector, the company said on Monday.» Read More
Sept 26- Ebay Inc will buy payment gateway Braintree for about $800 million to strengthen its PayPal unit's presence on mobile devices and take out a rapidly growing rival. The deal gives Ebay access to Braintree's Venmo, an app that lets consumers make payments on smartphones and tablets, an area in which EBay wants to be more involved.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after upbeat job market data and following five days of declines, with investors still focused on the possible economic impact of an ongoing impasse in budget and debt negotiations in Washington.
Sept 26- J.C. Penney Co Inc Chief Executive Myron Ullman told investors he does not see the need to raise cash this year, CNBC reported, reversing a sharp fall in the retailer's shares. J.C. Penney shares jumped 18 percent from their early morning low after CNBC reported Ullman's comment, citing a source.
HOUSTON, Sept 26- Valero Energy Corp, the largest U.S. refiner, plans to increase light crude oil processing capacity at several U.S. Gulf Coast refineries through 2018, the company said in an investor presentation. The company also has plans to expand hydrocrackers at the Port Arthur, Meraux and 205,000 bpd St. Charles, Louisiana, refineries, the presentation said.
*Russia's internet audience largest in Europe. MOSCOW, Sept 26- Luring Russia's 72 million web users away from online pirates is a top priority for leading Russian internet TV portal Tvigle, the firm's head told Reuters, forecasting revenues will double in the next two years.
HOUGHTON, Mich., Sept 26- The U.S. "Doing whatever it takes will mean keeping a historically unusual amount of monetary stimulus in place, and possibly providing more stimulus," Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Narayana Kocherlakota said in the text of remarks to the Rotary Club of Houghton.
The board of KCG Holdings Inc has approved the amount and the process is in the hands of the SEC, but nothing has been finalized, the sources said. SEC spokesman John Nester declined to comment. The most recent deal failed to happen because of a change in leadership at the SEC, the person said.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- The dollar advanced on Thursday, rebounding from the previous day's losses, after stronger-than-expected U.S. weekly jobless claims data supported a wind-down by the Federal Reserve of its bond-buying stimulus program.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration will delay online Obamacare enrollment for small businesses in federally operated healthcare exchanges until Nov. 1, marking a one-month delay in the roll-out, an administration official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Nine companies based in Japan and two executives have agreed to plead guilty and to pay a total of more than $740 million in fines for their roles in long-running conspiracies to fix the prices of auto parts sold to U.S. car manufacturers, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.
Paul Konigsberg, the accountant and former senior tax partner at Konigsberg Wolf& Co in New York, is the 15th individual to be charged over the fraud, centered at the now-defunct Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC in New York. He helped Madoff open a London- based operation, Madoff Securities International Ltd, in which he owned nonvoting shares.
DETROIT, Sept 26- Ford Motor Co has bought a five-year-old software company for less than $10 million in a move the No. 2 U.S. automaker hopes will beef up its in-car connectivity that is critical to winning over younger, more affluent buyers.
HOUSTON, Sept 26- Valero Energy Corp aims to increase light crude oil processing capacity at several U.S. Gulf Coast refineries through 2018, the company said in an investor presentation.
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- U.S. employers likely added 345,000 more jobs in the 12 months through March than previously estimated, although the gain would be entirely due to a shift in how the government measures payrolls, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed that he met on Thursday with representatives from JPMorgan Chase& Co but declined to comment about the nature of the conversation.
The department said that price-fixed automobile parts were sold to Fiat SpA affiliate Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co, as well as to the U.S. subsidiaries of Honda Motor Co Ltd, Mazda Motor Corp, Mitsubishi Motors Corp, Nissan Motor Co Ltd, Toyota Motor Corp and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd's Subaru.
*Iran says wants to resolve nuclear row within months. "There had been some shorts in the market, and they're probably willing to cover, with equities higher," said Bob Yawger, director of commodity futures at Mizuho Securities in New Jersey. Brent oil gained 61 cents to $108.93 a barrel by 11:33 a.m. EDT, after slipping to $108 earlier in the session.
*Could add NOK 1- 3 to value of Statoil shares. OSLO, Sept 26- Norway's Statoil ASA has made its biggest oil discovery beyond Norway in the seas off Canada's East Coast and said the region could become a major oil producer after 2020..
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Failure by the United States to pay some of its bills if Congress fails to raise the $16.7 trillion debt limit by mid-October would erode confidence and cause economic damage, the head of the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.
Sept 26- Nucor Corp said on Thursday that a storage dome collapsed at its steel plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana, delaying the start-up of its new direct reduced iron plant until the end of the year. Nucor said there were no injuries and no environmental impact due to the collapse of the storage dome on Wednesday afternoon.