NEW YORK, Nov 21- Big money to the Fed: You're going nowhere next year. Add in the risk of a recession in Europe, renewed recession in Japan and disappointing growth in China, and it all adds up to "later, lower, longer," says Prudential Investment's Greg Peters, effectively summing up the Fed outlook from the buy side. Peters, who oversees more than $534 billion of fixed...» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, June 20- Apple Inc plans to launch smartwatches with multiple screen sizes and designs this fall, the Wall Street Journal on Friday cited a person familiar with the matter as saying.
NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. Prices fell on Thursday after the government found weak demand for 30- year Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, with the weakness carrying into Friday.
NEW YORK, June 20- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon warned on Friday that airstrikes against Islamist militants in Iraq could be counter-productive unless moves were made to create an inclusive government.
BULGARIA FINANCIAL REGULATOR ORDERS STOCK EXCHANGE TO SUSPEND TRADING OF CORPORATE COMMERCIAL BANK FROM MONDAY-WEDNESDAY.
CHIEF BAN SAYS AIR STRIKES AGAINST MILITANTS IN IRAQ "MIGHT HAVE LITTLE LASTING EFFECT OR EVEN BE COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE" IF NO MOVEMENT TOWARDS INCLUSIVE GOVERNMENT.
CHIEF BAN WELCOMES IRAN AND SAUDI ARABIA CONTACTS, HOPES THEY "REVERSE A DESTRUCTIVE COMPETITION IN SYRIA, IRAQ, LEBANON AND ELSEWHERE".
BOSTON, June 20- Medical device maker Medtronic Inc said in a regulatory filing released on Friday that it was the victim of a cyber attack last year.
MADRID, June 20- Spain announced on Friday it would cut income tax and reduce corporate tax to 25 percent for large companies by 2016, aiming to speed up a nascent economic recovery.
CHIEF BAN KI-MOON URGES SECURITY COUNCIL TO IMPOSE ARMS EMBARGO ON SYRIA, SAYS FOREIGN POWERS SUPPLYING ARMS "IRRESPONSIBLE".
WASHINGTON, June 20- The United States has information that Russia has prepared more tanks to be sent to Ukraine and has intensified talks with the European Union on possible "scalpel" sanctions against Russia's defense and high-tech industries, a senior U.S. official said.
CHIEF BAN KI-MOON SAYS " SYRIA TODAY IS INCREASINGLY A FAILED STATE".
*Oracle slumps, Carmax surges after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, lifting the S&P index to a third straight intraday high and its sixth day of gains, with the benchmark index also poised to notch its fourth weekly advance over the past five.
*U.S./ U.K. two-year yield spread widest since Aug. 2011. NEW YORK, June 20- The dollar rose on Friday on higher U.S. bond yields, while sterling slipped from its recent peaks tied to expectations the Bank of England might raise interest rates by early 2015 on signs of a strengthening British economy.
BRUSSELS, June 20- The European Commission has told Ireland it may investigate more companies as part of a probe into the country's tax practices, after announcing a formal probe into Apple Inc's Irish subsidiaries, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
BULGARIA GOVERNMENT SAYS WILL SUPPORT CENTRAL BANK EFFORTS WITH ALL NECESSARY ACTIONS AND RESOURCES IF NEEDED.
BULGARIA GOVERNMENT SAYS FIRMLY SUPPORTS CENTRAL BANK STEPS TO STABILIZE CORPORATE COMMERCIAL BANK.
Nucor forecast earnings between 35 cents and 40 cents a share, up from 27 cents a share a year earlier. The plant started production in December, and volume has been better than expected but yield needs work, Nucor said. Made from iron ore, direct reduced iron is a raw material used to make steel, and a substitute for scrap, Nucor's traditional feedstock.
LUXEMBOURG, June 20- The European Union will review its fiscal rules at the end of this year to see if they can be made simpler and more efficiently used to encourage growth and jobs after years of budget consolidation.
KAMPALA, June 20- Uganda's central bank expects to ease monetary policy further and the government's plan to reduce public borrowing in the next fiscal year should keep a lid on government debt yields, a senior bank official told Reuters.
NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks edged up at the open on Friday, with the S&P 500 gaining for a sixth day to a fresh record high and on track for a fourth weekly gain over the past five.