BERLIN, Nov 24- German business sentiment rebounded in November, breaking a streak of six straight declines, in a sign that Europe's largest economy may be gaining some momentum again after narrowly avoiding a recession in the third quarter. The Ifo's business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, rose to 104.7 from 103.2 in the previous...» Read More
CARACAS, June 18- Venezuela's former planning minister, who helped the late president Hugo Chavez forge the country's state-driven economic model, has excoriated current president Nicholas Maduro as a weak leader who is straying from socialism, according to a widely circulated document.
AMAZON'S BEZOS SAYS FIRE SMARTPHONE WILL HAVE 3 D "DYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE".
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a "Fire" smartphone on Wednesday with free, unlimited photo storage, jumping into a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.
NEW YORK, June 18- A fire that scorched the top of a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner at London Heathrow airport last summer was likely caused by faulty wiring in an emergency rescue beacon that led to "an uncontrolled discharge" from a lithium-ion battery, the UK aviation safety agency said on Wednesday.
The results of cable and fiber ISPs improved on average from 2013, when the FCC found they largely delivered on the promised speeds, with Quest/ CenturyLink showing a 16 percent improvement. FCC senior officials said they could not determine whether that was because DSL was lagging in capacity or investments in upgrades or because DSL providers overpromised.
WASHINGTON, June 18- A U.S. ban on Internet taxes that has been in place since 1998 would be made permanent under legislation approved on Wednesday by a congressional committee. The bill, sponsored by Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte, will go next to the full House of Representatives, where the timing for a vote has not been determined.
MULLAH ABDULLAH, Iraq, June 18- Under a bridge, 40 men from the Iraqi police and Kurdish peshmerga fighters take cover from the sun and the occasional mortar fired from across the river that marks one front in a conflict that threatens to dismember the country.
NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday following a Federal Reserve policy statement in which the central bank cut the growth forecast for this year but expressed confidence the economic recovery was on track.
US TREASURIES YIELD CURVE FLATTENS, 5- YR/30-YR CURVE FLATTENS TO 167 BPS, DOWN FROM 176 BPS EARLIER.
US TREASURIES YIELDS RISE, REVERSING EARLIER FALL, 10- YEAR NOTES YIELD 2.65 PCT.
AMAZON CEO BEZOS: FIRE SMARTPHONE COMES WITH "MAYDAY" TECH SUPPORT.
*Seifi Ghasemi to replace John McGlade. June 18- Industrial gas producer Air Products& Chemicals Inc named Seifi Ghasemi chief executive, amid pressure from Bill Ackman to overhaul its management, sending its shares up 8 percent to a life-high.
US TREASURIES YIELDS FALL AFTER FED STATEMENT, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS FALL TO 2.61 PCT.
WASHINGTON, June 18- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday slashed its forecast for U.S. economic growth this year but expressed confidence the recovery was largely on track and would allow it to begin raising interest rates in 2015..
AMAZON'S NEW SMARTPHONE WILL OFFER UNLIMITED CLOUD STORAGE FOR PHOTOS.
HAVANA, June 18- A Canadian executive held in Cuba for nearly three years has gone on trial on bribery charges in a case closely watched by potential investors who are wary of how Cuba treats foreign executives.
June 18- American Airlines Group on Wednesday said it assigned 20 new Embraer jets to Compass Airlines, which will start providing regional service under the American Eagle brand next year.