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  • Hong Kong Investigates HSBC for Manipulating Rates Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:55 PM ET

    Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.

  • Yahoo Cites Massive US Law Enforcement Requests Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Yahoo said U.S. law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months, the latest in a series of disclosures by technology companies.

  • Orchard Goes Bankrupt; Lowe's Plays Stalking Horse Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:11 AM ET

    Orchard Supply Hardware Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with rival retailer Lowe's Companies set to buy the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash.

  • Singapore Punishes 20 Banks for Rigging Rates Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | 4:38 AM ET
    Monetary Authority of Singapore

    Singapore's central bank censured a record 20 banks on Friday after it found more than 100 traders in the city state tried to rig key borrowing and currency rates.

  • Deutsche Bank 'Horribly Undercapitalized': Regulator Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank AG's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    A top U.S. banking regulator called Deutsche Bank's capital levels "horrible" and said it is the worst on a list of global banks based on one measurement of leverage ratios.

  • Detroit said it would stop making some debt payments and asked creditors to accept pennies on the dollar to help it avoid the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in US history.

  • Apple Looking at Cheaper iPhone, Bigger Screens Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 2:03 AM ET

    Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Want to Attend G8? Britain Tells Leaders to Pay Up Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:54 AM ET

    Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap- and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there.

  • ECB Board Member: Room to Cut Rates Further Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    The European Central Bank has room to cut interest rates further, Executive Board member Peter Praet said on Tuesday, adding that the central bank is paying "great attention" to euro zone inflation.

  • Google Makes It Official and Seals Deal With Waze Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET
    Google

    Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.

  • United Airlines' Elite Flyers: Stop Climate Change Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    Tom Steyer speaks at Global Green USA's Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 8, 2013 in Santa Monica, California benefiting the places, the people and the planet in need.

    A group of United Airlines' most frequent flyers, including billionaire investor Tom Steyer, asked the airline to stop blocking climate change actions.

  • Oil Demand Will Pick Up and We'll Satisfy It: OPEC Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    SeaDrill Limited West Carina platform

    OPEC predicted world oil demand will grow more quickly in the rest of 2013, indicating the group can keep pumping more oil than the ouptut target it set out last month.

  • Vote Nears on Fiercely Debated US Immigration Bill Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:04 AM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks along a section of the recently constructed fence at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    The U.S. Senate is preparing to cast the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark bill that offers the best chance in decades to remake the nation's immigration system.

  • Bank of Japan to Mull Steps to Calm Bond Market Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 9:52 PM ET

    The BOJ will consider taking further steps to curb any spike in bond yields when it debates policy on Tuesday, with the recent market turbulence threatening its stimulus plan.

  • SoftBank Eyes Merger With T-Mobile as 'Plan B' Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 12:25 AM ET

    SoftBank is in talks with Deutsche Telekom over a possible deal for T-Mobile US, as the Japanese company looks for alternatives if its $20.1 billion deal with Sprint Nextel falls apart.

  • US, China Audit Rift Persists as Summits Begin Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:19 PM ET
    Barack Obama shakes hands with Xi Jinping at a meeting last year. Xi took full power in China in March of 2013.

    The Obama administration is under pressure from large corporations and a senior U.S. senator to revisit oversight of Chinese corporate audits at upcoming summit meetings.

  • Royalty Pharma raised its hostile bid for Irish drug firm Elan to a potential $8 billion on Friday, coming back for the third time after just 7.5 percent of shareholders accepted the last offer.

  • Email Snafu Suggests IRS Knew of Targeting in 2010 Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:29 AM ET

    A misfired email from an IRS employee in Cincinnati alerted a number of Washington IRS officials that extra scrutiny was being placed on conservative groups in July 2010.

  • On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.

  • China Signals Willingness to Tolerate 7% Growth Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:56 PM ET
    China's new President Xi Jinping (R) talks with former President Hu Jintao (L) on March 14, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    China's new leaders have adopted a greater tolerance for a slowdown in the economy than their predecessors and are likely to allow quarterly growth to slip as far as 7 percent before triggering fresh stimulus.