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  • Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    The French and British governments promised on Saturday to punish those found responsible for selling horsemeat in beef products at the heart of a growing scandal.

  • Renault Recalling Over 60,000 Cars in China: Report Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Whoa! 1.7 Billion Cars on the Road by 2035

    French carmaker Renault has started recalling over 60,000 cars exported to China due to problems with their fuel level sensors, state news agency Xinhua reported.

  • Record-Breaking Blizzard Slams Northeast Saturday, 9 Feb 2013 | 5:32 PM ET

    A record-breaking blizzard packing hurricane-force winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least four people dead.

  • Bank of Italy Seeks More Powers After MPS Troubles Saturday, 9 Feb 2013 | 5:19 PM ET

    Bank of Italy Governor Ignazio Visco called on Saturday for more powers for bank regulators to step in and dismiss bad managers but defended his institution's oversight of the troubled Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

  • Dreamliner operated by All Nippon Airways (ANA) sits on the tarmac after an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport.

    The chief executive of International Airlines Group said on Saturday he was confident that Boeing would overcome problems with its Dreamliner jet, but added that issues with the aircraft could take "some months" to resolve.

  • ECB's Visco Says Markets Watching Italy Closely Saturday, 9 Feb 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
    Ignazio Visco, governor of the Bank of Italy

    Financial markets remain keenly focused on Italy's ability to control its public finances and pursue reforms to lift its stagnant economy, Ignazio Visco said on Saturday.

  • Google's Schmidt to Sell Roughly 42% of Stake Saturday, 9 Feb 2013 | 7:43 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt

    Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is selling roughly 42 percent of his stake in the Internet search company, a move that could potentially net the former chief executive a $2.51 billion windfall.

  • Three of Dell's largest investors joined Southeastern Asset Management on Friday in objecting to a $24.4 billion buyout of the No. 3 PC maker led by Chief Executive Michael Dell, sources said, as opposition grows to the largest buyout since the start of the financial crisis.

  • Lawsuit Worries Hit Moody's Shares Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Shares in credit rating agency Moody's fell sharply on Friday as it faces a possible federal fraud lawsuit over its pre-crisis debt ratings.

  • EU Leaders Strike Deal on Long Term Budget Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    European Union leaders reached agreement on the first ever cut in their common budget on Friday after 24 hours of talks, seeking to placate millions at home struggling through government cutbacks and recession.

  • How Einhorn Turned From Apple Advocate to Agitator Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 1:54 AM ET
    Fourth generation Apple iPads are seen on display at an Apple store on February 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Hedge fund star manager David Einhorn announced that he was suing Apple to get it to deploy its $137.1 billion cash pile more effectively and arrest a 35 percent drop in its share price from a record high logged last September.

  • Scandal, Economy Push Up Yields at Spanish Auction Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 5:15 AM ET
    Is Spain Facing Japan-Style Stagnation?

    Political uncertainty over a corruption scandal and revived concerns over the economic health of the euro zone forced the Spanish Treasury to pay more to borrow at a triple-bond auction on Thursday.

  • What Big Mac Prices Say About Europe's Economy Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 4:14 AM ET

    Forget about statistics for employment and industrial production, it is being claimed that the price of a hamburger is showing where Europe's economic reforms are working - and where they are not.

  • Barclays Investment Bank Cutting Jobs: Source Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    Antony Jenkins, chief executive officer of Barclays.

    Barclays is nearing the completion of a raft of job cuts at its investment bank as part of its new chief executive's plan to streamline operations and cut costs, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

  • Bond Frenzy Stokes Bubble Fears in China's Real Estate Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Chinese property companies are rushing to the dollar bond market, almost matching last year's sales in the first month of 2013 alone, in a frenzy that could inflate the sector's gearing and the broader risk of a housing price bubble.

  • Honeywell CEO on Sequester: 'We Need the Reduction' Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 5:03 PM ET
    David Cote, Honeywell International Chairman and CEO.

    Honeywell CEO agrees with preliminary across-the-board spending cuts in order to start diminishing debt, even if this means a slower economy.

  • Ackman Getting Better of Carl Icahn in Herbalife Feud Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Bill Ackman CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management LP.

    Shares of the nutritional-supplement company are down 20% since the hedge-fund managers duked it out on CNBC on Jan 25.

  • British PM Courts Rich Allies in EU Budget Battle Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:16 AM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to enlist the support of Germany and other rich north European countries in his fight to freeze EU spending at budget talks this week and is prepared to block a deal unless more savings are found.

  • Nikkei Surges 4% as Yen Slumps Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:27 PM ET
    Masaaki Shirakawa, governor of the Bank of Japan

    Japanese stocks surged 4 percent to its highest level in more than four years on Wednesday, after the yen declined sharply on bets that a decision by the head of the Bank of Japan to step down early will bring forward aggressive monetary easing.

  • China OKs Sweeping Tax Reforms to Tackle Inequality Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    China unveiled sweeping tax reforms on Tuesday to make wealthy state-owned firms, property speculators and the rich pay more to narrow a yawning gap between an urban elite and hundreds of millions of rural poor.