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  • 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.

  • Verizon Denies Intention to Merge With or Buy Vodafone Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:33 AM ET

    Verizon Communications Inc said it does not "currently have any intention" to merge with or buy its partner Vodafone Group, either alone or in conjunction with others, in response to press reports.

  • Stockton and San Bernardino: Tale of Two Bankruptcies Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:27 AM ET
    San Bernardino suburb

    Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.

  • US to Raise Medicare Advantage Payment Rate Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 6:07 AM ET

    Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.

  • Want to Be a Banker? Pass Integrity Test First Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    Thousands of U.K. financial sector workers risk being frozen out of the industry unless they pass mandatory tests measuring their personal ethics and integrity.

  • Judge Questions Citigroup's $590 Million Settlement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    A Manhattan federal judge on Monday signaled he will not rubber-stamp Citigroup's proposed $590 million settlement of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets.

  • Cyprus Plans Tax Breaks, Casinos to Boost Economy Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:26 AM ET

    Cyprus plans to lift a ban on casinos and offer firms tax exemptions on profits reinvested on the island under a package of reforms to kickstart its ailing economy, its president said on Monday.

  • Bank Run That Wasn't: How Cyprus Avoided Mayhem Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    In the end it was hardly even a stroll, let alone the widely predicted run on the banks of Cyprus.

  • India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.

  • Afghans Warned: The Taxman Is Coming After You Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 3:27 AM ET

    Afghanistan's tax to GDP ratio today stands above 11 percent - ahead of neighboring Pakistan's dismal 9 percent.