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  • Maduro Wins Venezuela's Election With 51% of Votes Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 9:58 PM ET

    Nicolas Maduro squeezed out a small-margin victory in Venezuela's presidential elections Sunday, securing the ruling socialist party's control over the oil-rich nation through 2019.

  • Fed Doves Say Relax--Inflation Not a Threat Yet Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.

  • Moody's Zandi Is Top Pick for Fannie Watchdog Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    Moody's Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi

    Mark Zandi, a well-known economist, is a front-runner to lead the U.S. housing regulator and oust Edward DeMarco, who critics say hasn't done enough to aid homeowners, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Goldman CEO Blankfein Got 75% Wage Boost in 2012 Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs.

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board awarded Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein a 75 percent increase in compensation, to $21 million, for 2012 - including pay, bonus and restricted stock award.

  • Ljubljana, Slovenia

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia, struggling to avoid following Cyprus into a bailout, announced plans on Thursday for the early rollover of debt maturing in June.

  • Italy Borrowing Costs Fall on Strong Demand Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 5:43 AM ET
    Rome, Italy

    Expectations for a rate cut in the euro zone soon and domestic bond purchases announced by the Bank of Japan have lifted the mood on debt markets, pushing investors to take more risk in exchange for higher returns.

  • Deutsche Telekom Sweetens MetroPCS Bid Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    Deutsche Telekom sweetened its terms for the proposed merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications by reducing the combined company's debt.

  • GM to Invest $5.2 Billion in Germany’s Opel Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:22 AM ET
    General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.

    General Motors renewed a commitment to its loss-making European brand on Wednesday, pledging to invest 4 billion euros ($5.2 billion) in Opel by the end of 2016 to support new model launches.

  • Portugal Prime Minister Warns: More Cuts Coming Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    Portugal's prime minister told his country Sunday to brace for even harder times after a court ruling forced his government to find more savings through steep spending cuts.

  • Did China Just Tell North Korea to Knock It Off? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Chinese leaders didn't directly name North Korea but everyone knew who they meant when the warned against "troublemaking on China's doorstep."

  • Former News Corp President Bids for Hulu Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 8:11 PM ET

    Former News Corp President Peter Chernin bid around $500 million for Hulu, the online-video streaming service he helped create in 2007, according to two sources with knowledge of Hulu's sale process.

  • Portugal Court Rejects Austerity Measures in Budget Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:53 PM ET

    A Portugal court rejected four out of nine contested austerity measures from this year's budget in a ruling that deals a blow to government finances, but is unlikely to derail the bailed-out country's reforms.

  • Airbus Beats Boeing to Top Spot in Jet Orders Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Airbus

    Airbus recaptured the aircraft industry's top spot in the first quarter as U.S. rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet.

  • Cyprus Judges to Probe Decade of Financial Profligacy Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:31 AM ET
    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Supreme Court judges will launch an investigation on Thursday into almost a decade of financial profligacy which brought Cyprus to its knees last month.

  • RBS Faces $6 Billion Investor Action Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 2:25 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    A group of shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland has launched a multi-million pound lawsuit against the state-owned bank for misleading investors at the height of the credit crisis in 2008.

  • Italy Delays $50 Billion Payment of State Debts Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:28 AM ET

    Italy's caretaker government announced on Wednesday it was delaying approval of a decree to pay back some 40 billion euros of state debts to private firms.

  • 'Like a Funeral': Cyprus Bank Counted Down Brutal Death Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 5:41 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The death of Laiki, also known as Cyprus Popular Bank, was brutal. Board members said they had fought to the bitter end.

  • How BP Is Joining Big Oil Retreat From Renewals Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 5:21 AM ET

    BP has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments.

  • Kyrgyzstan Fights Over Gold at Top of the World Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 4:19 AM ET

    Nationalists in Kyrgyzstan are threatening to return to the streets to topple another government unless it expropriates the Kumtor goldmine, a treasure they say was sold off too cheaply to foreigners.

  • Fed Governors Respectfully Disagree in Policy Spat Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:36 AM ET

    One of the Federal Reserve's most hawkish officials confronted one of the institution's most dovish policymakers on Tuesday in a rare joint public debate over the risks posed to inflation by the U.S. central bank's bold steps to spur growth.