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  • BEIJING, Aug 28- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hacking attack 3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Stocks drift mostly higher as the Standard& Poor's 500 holds on to 2,000 points; Express up 10 things to know about corporate inversions SEC requires sellers of loan-backed securities to give details on borrowers' risk Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year reflecting fleet write downs and competition Opposition labor strike disrupts Argentine capital in protest of taxes, inflation Intel to get local tax breaks worth about $2 billion on equipment, tools in Oregon expansion Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition

  • *Bullish Wall Street give Asia shares lift. TOKYO, Aug 28- Asian stocks crept up early on Thursday following another steady performance by Wall Street shares which hovered near record highs, while the euro clung to modest gains after rebounding from 13- month lows. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 percent.

  • DETROIT, Aug 27- General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers on Wednesday trumpeted the news that production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, but Reuters has learned that GM also plans to move some other assembly work in the opposite direction.

  • Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    SYDNEY— Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar loss, reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs. Shares of Qantas were up 7 percent in Sydney on the airline's confirmation it would separate its domestic and troubled international businesses.

  • DIARY -Top Economic Events to Sep 10 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LUGANO, Switzerland- Swiss National Bank Vice President Jean-Pierre Danthine speaks at the UBS Session: The Role of Finance in Society- 1130 GMT. LJUBLJANA- Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia.

  • Diane Sawyer exits as ABC's evening news anchor Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's " World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight. The 68- year-old Sawyer, one of television news' best-known personalities, has anchored ABC's flagship newscast since December 2009.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 28- Qantas Airways Ltd reported its biggest ever financial loss on Thursday after writing a hefty A $2.6 billion off the value of its fleet due to a company restructure.

  • Tribe responds to state suit against casino plan Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:27 PM ET

    BOSTON— An American Indian tribe proposing a casino on Martha's Vineyard argued in federal court filings on Wednesday that it never waived its sovereign immunity when it reached a deal with the state for its ancestral lands despite what Gov.

  • Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    Aug 27- A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 7:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hacking attack 3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Stocks drift mostly higher as the Standard& Poor's 500 holds on to 2,000 points; Express up 10 things to know about corporate inversions SEC requires sellers of loan-backed securities to give details on borrowers' risk Opposition labor strike disrupts Argentine capital in protest of taxes, inflation Intel to get local tax breaks worth about $2 billion on equipment, tools in Oregon expansion Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for' negligence' in corruption case

  • AP Top Financial News At 7:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000 10 things to know about corporate inversions SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities Labor protest disrupts Argentine capital Intel to get local tax breaks worth about $2 B Medtronic spends $350 M on another European deal IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27- A U.S. judge rejected Apple Inc's latest bid for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in another sign of the diminishing impact of the smartphone patent wars. Apple won a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung earlier this year over three Apple patents.

  • FOREX-Harried euro gets reprieve ahead of inflation test Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Aug 28- The euro clung onto modest gains early on Thursday, having snapped three straight sessions of declines as feverish speculation of an imminent round of easing by the European Central Bank cooled. That prompted investors to trim very bearish euro positions, pushing the common currency briefly above $1.3200 from a near one-year low of $1.3152.

  • RPT-Qantas posts record full-year net loss on restructure Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Aug 28- Qantas Airways Ltd on Thursday reported its biggest financial loss ever after taking a hefty A $2.6 billion writedown due to a company restructure that includes a re-valuing of its fleet.

  • Court rules against FedEx in drivers' labor case Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    DALLAS— A federal court has ruled that FedEx Corp. improperly classified about 2,300 drivers in California as independent contractors instead of employees.

  • CME Group says CFO to retire at age 49, new CFO is 50 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug 27- CME Group Inc's 49- year-old chief financial officer will retire at the end of the year and will be replaced by an executive who is a year older, the world's largest futures exchange operator said on Wednesday.

  • Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:19 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hacking attack 3 moves health insurers can still make to help steer sick patients away from their plans Time Warner Cable says widespread outages are largely resolved, still investigating cause Stocks drift mostly higher as the Standard& Poor's 500 holds on to 2,000 points; Express up 10 things to know about corporate inversions SEC requires sellers of loan-backed securities to give details on borrowers' risk Opposition labor strike disrupts Argentine capital in protest of taxes, inflation Intel to get local tax breaks worth about $2 billion on equipment, tools in Oregon expansion Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition IMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for' negligence' in corruption case

  • AP Top Financial News At 6:19 p.m. EDT Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Reports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000 10 things to know about corporate inversions SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities Labor protest disrupts Argentine capital Intel to get local tax breaks worth about $2 B Medtronic spends $350 M on another European deal IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France