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  • CDW Prices IPO at $17, Cuts Offer Size Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    U.S. technology products retailer CDW Corp on Wednesday cut the size of its initial public offering (IPO), pricing the stock at the bottom end of an already lowered range, according to an underwriter.

  • Jobless Spanish Nurses Jump at Dutch Opportunities Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:48 AM ET

    Nurse recruiting firm Roca-BHR drew more than 800 applicants in Spain last year when it offered guaranteed jobs in the Netherlands caring for the elderly to those who were willing to take an intensive course in Dutch.

  • Norway's Economic Star Begins to Lose Its Shine Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    300 jobs may be gone by September in the town of Tofte, the deadline set by the loss-making oil plant's Swedish owner to find a buyer or close.

  • Pain Ahead for Britons as New Cuts Unveiled Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.

  • German Consumer Sentiment Highest in Almost 6 Years Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:12 AM ET
    Shoppers in Berlin

    Morale among German consumers rose to its highest level in almost six years heading into July thanks to a robust labor market and strong wage hikes, adding to signs that Europe's largest economy is slowly recovering.

  • EU Tries (Again) to Shield Taxpayers From Bank Failure Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    The European Union will make a fresh attempt on Wednesday to share out the costs of future bank failures, starting a regime to spare taxpayers further bailouts.

  • Senators Push Bill to Scrap Two Mortgage Firms Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:06 PM ET

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bill to abolish Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government reinsurer of mortgage securities.

  • Greek PM Reshuffles Cabinet to Overcome Crisis Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:54 AM ET

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras reshuffled his cabinet on Monday, aiming to bolster his government days after the smallest party in the ruling coalition quit over the closure of state TV.

  • Modest Relief at Pump as US Driving Season Begins Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    The average price of gasoline in the United States dipped over the past two weeks thanks to large falls in Midwestern states, a survey issued on Sunday showed.

  • Vodafone Agrees $10 Billion Kabel Deutschland Deal Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    Vodafone has agreed to buy Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland for 7.7 billion euros ($10 billion), betting on TV and fixed-line services in its biggest deal since 2007.

  • Bond Losses of $1 Trillion if Yields Spike, BIS Says Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 10:54 AM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    Bondholders in the U.S. alone would lose more than $1 trillion if yields leap, showing how urgent it is for governments to put their finances in order, the BIS said.

  • Thousands March in Rome Against Unemployment Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:56 AM ET

    housands of workers and unemployed people marched in Rome on Saturday to protest against record unemployment and call on Enrico Letta's two-month-old government to deliver more than empty rhetoric on the issue.

  • UBS to Exit Banking Business in India: Source Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Swiss bank UBS will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.

  • Brazil Protesters Struggle to Define Next Steps Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 6:08 AM ET
    Clashes between Civilians and Brazilian right police break out after an afternoon of peaceful demonstrations on Avenida Presidente Vargas June 20, 2013 in downtown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Middle-class protesters marching for the first time say the challenge for Brazilians is to keep alive the political spirit that was awakened in the last week, after decades of apathy.

  • EU Unable to Break Impasse on Bank Failure Costs Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | 5:42 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaks in front of a flag of the European Union

    Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.

  • Facebook Says Data Breach Exposed 6 Million Users Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 9:02 PM ET

    Facebook said a year-long data breach inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers.

  • Stand and Deliver: Apple Ties CEO Award to Stock Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 8:04 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Apple added a caveat to CEO Tim Cook's one-time stock award: They're tying it, in part, to the performance of the stock, which is down 42 percent from its high above $700.

  • Paperwork Chaos Hitting Mortgage Bond Investors Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Banks have been accused of foreclosing on homeowners because they failed to maintain mortgage paperwork. Now there are signs the same problem hurts mortgage bond investors too.

  • EU to Decide Who Pays When Banks Fail Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    A man holds a protest sign that says " no to the shutting down of banks"

    The European Union will seek on Friday to forge rules to force losses on large savers when banks fail, a sensitive reform that could shape how the euro zone deals with its sickly banks.

  • SandRidge Power Struggle Culminates in CEO Ouster Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    Sandridge Energy Inc.

    SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.