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  • The rout could continue next week. Here's why Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 7:07 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Analysts say they would not be surprised to see stocks take aim at January's lows in the week ahead.

  • TORONTO, Feb 5- BlackBerry Ltd is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said on Friday, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise software business. The layoffs will affect 75 manufacturing jobs in Sunrise, Florida, a state government website showed.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb 18 Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 7:01 PM ET

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 LOS ANGELES- Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Chair Martin Gruenberg speaks before the 2016 National Inter-agency Community Reinvestment Conference, "Pathways to Economic Opportunity," sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world's most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. Experts familiar with the situation said the case represents Russia's biggest...

  • NEW YORK— A federal judge who presided over Martha Stewart's criminal trial in New York has died. Manhattan U.S. District Court Chief Judge Loretta Preska says Cedarbaum suffered a severe stroke last week and died Friday. Cedarbaum was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 1986, when there were only two other district judges in Manhattan.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world's largest hedge fund, said on Friday that a Wall Street Journal story about a dispute with his heir apparent, Greg Jensen, was overblown. The Wall Street Journal declined to comment. Dalio is chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater, which has $154 billion in assets under...

  • Dennis Hamilton, a vice president of tax at Harman, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in New Haven, Connecticut, with securities fraud in connection with trades in the company's stock that prosecutors said netted him over $130,000. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a related civil lawsuit over the non-public information that the agency...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Argentina's Finance Secretary Luis Caputo said he was returning to Buenos Aires from New York where he held groundbreaking talks this week with creditors suing the South American country over unpaid debt. Caputo made a proposal earlier on Friday to creditors that, if accepted, could end their decade-long battle in U.S. courts with Argentina and...

  • SEATTLE, Feb 5- Washington state lawmakers voted down a bill on Friday that would have linked billions of dollars in state tax breaks to Boeing Co employment levels. The 7-8 vote in the House Finance committee means the measure will not advance to a floor vote. The credits, which the state estimated to be worth nearly $9 billion over 16 years, are expected to generate...

  • Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that, the EPA said in a preliminary report on the metals. The EPA said most of the metals consisted of small particles and came from Cement Creek, a tributary that carried the water from the mine to the Animas. An EPA- led cleanup crew...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- A U.S. aluminum fabricator said its New Jersey warehouse had not been raided by police, dispelling rumors that swept the market this week as U.S. regulators mull whether to probe allegations of dumping by a Chinese company it has been linked to. "We have received inquiries from our customers and others, about rumored police activity," Delair, New Jersey-...

  • NEW YORK- ARGENTINE FINANCE SECRETARY CAPUTO SAYS IS RETURNING TO ARGENTINA.

  • NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5- Argentina made a formal debt payment offer to U.S. creditors who hold its defaulted bonds on Friday, seeking to end a more than decade-long legal battle that transformed the South American country into a financial markets pariah. The offer, which asks creditors to take a reduced payment, followed five days of talks in New York between...

  • Feb 5- The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names like Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook led another broad rout on Wall Street Friday, closing at its lowest level since October 2014. LinkedIn Corp dropped 43.6 percent to $108.38 after a weak forecast, and business analytics company Tableau Software lost almost half its value.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- A judge on Friday delayed payouts to investors from Bank of America Corp's $8.5 billion mortgage securities settlement after the trustee overseeing the securities asked for instructions on how to split the proceeds among investors. Justice Saliann Scarpulla of New York state court in Manhattan signed an order that the money be held in escrow...

  • LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 5:28 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value. LinkedIn said it expects revenue of about $3.6 billion to $3.65 billion for this year, while analysts surveyed by FactSet were projecting sales of $3.9 billion.

  • Delta Natural Gas posts 2Q profit Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 5:27 PM ET

    WINCHESTER, Ky. _ Delta Natural Gas Co. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $1.8 million. Delta Natural Gas shares have risen 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Delta Natural Gas, Earnings Report.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5- Argentina's new President Mauricio Macri and his finance minister showed "courage and flexibility" in dealing with the country's legal battle with creditors, the U.S. court-appointed mediator in the case said on Friday. Argentine officials in New York for talks with the creditors made a proposal on Friday to end the dispute, mediator Daniel...

  • NEW YORK— Two of six leading bondholders that years ago refused Argentina's invitation to trade their bonds at steep discounts have agreed to settle their longstanding claims after the South American nation offered bondholders with cases in federal court in Manhattan $6.5 billion in what a court-appointed mediator described Friday as a "historic...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month. Technology stocks fell especially hard, and shares of LinkedIn had their worst day in history. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 211.61 points, or 1.3 percent, to 16,204.97.