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  • LONDON, July 19- A slew of upbeat updates from European firms helped regional indexes rise in early deals on Wednesday and recoup some of the previous session's sharp losses. Falls among mining firms weighed on Britain's FTSE 100, which declined 0.1 percent, while mid caps were flat in percentage terms as utility Drax Group dropped 6 percent after reporting a...

  • *Korea Inc says to invest $12.8 billion in U.S. in five years. But Moon, who will be accompanied by more than 50 South Korean business leaders, is also expected to face pressure to address his country's large trade surplus with the United States. Samsung's investment news was followed up by a statement from South Korea's biggest business lobby that 52 companies...

  • *Korea Inc says to invest $12.8 billion in U.S. in five years. But Moon, who will be accompanied by more than 50 South Korean business leaders, is also expected to face pressure to address his country's large trade surplus with the United States. Samsung's investment news was followed up by a statement from South Korea's biggest business lobby that 52 companies...

  • SEOUL, June 28- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has agreed to open a $380 million home appliance manufacturing plant in the United States, in South Carolina, it said on Wednesday. The South Korean firm had launched talks to build a factory in the United States as worries about protectionist policies under U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement on...

  • USA Today tech columnist: Amazon Echo Show is not for everybody right away

    USA Today personal tech columnist Ed Baig speaks with CNBC’s ‘Squawk Alley’ on Amazon’s latest personal assistant device, the video chat-enabled Echo Show.

  • DETROIT, June 20- Whirlpool Corp, the world's largest maker of home appliances, said on Tuesday that Jeff Fettig will step down on Oct. 1 after 13 years as chief executive and will be replaced by the firm's current chief operating officer, Marc Bitzer. "Jeff has done an exceptional job over a long and successful career," said Robert Wetenhall, an analyst at RBC Capital...

  • DETROIT, June 20- Whirlpool Corp, the world's largest maker of home appliances, said on Tuesday that Jeff Fettig will step down as chief executive on Oct. 1 and will be replaced by the firm's chief operating officer, Marc Bitzer.

  • FRANKFURT, June 20- Growth in German sales of robotics and automation equipment, an engine of the country's export-driven economy, is expected to accelerate to 7 percent this year, lifted by demand from foreign manufacturers. Germany exported 57 percent of its robotics and automation equipment last year, with China accounting for 10 percent of sales, making it...

  • FRANKFURT, June 20- Growth in German sales of robotics and automation equipment, an engine of the country's export-driven economy, is expected to accelerate to 7 percent this year, lifted by demand from foreign manufacturers. Germany exported 57 percent of its robotics and automation equipment last year, with China accounting for 10 percent of sales, making it...

  • SHANGHAI, June 20- Foreign investors are betting U.S. index publisher MSCI will finally agree to include China- listed shares in its emerging markets benchmark this week, stepping up their buying of Chinese blue-chips that could gain from inclusion in the index. In May, overseas investors bought a net 19.8 billion yuan of mainland shares via the "Connect" schemes...

  • BERLIN, May 18- Foreign investment in Germany stayed at the same level year-on-year in 2016, Germany's trade and investment agency said on Thursday, despite the economy growing at its fastest rate for five years. The agency said foreign investment created at least 29,000 new jobs in Germany and the number of foreign investors rose 2 percent, with 1,944 new...

  • Dyson wants to attract the best minds as its products get ever more innovative in solving real everyday problem, says COO, Jim Rowan.

  • *Q1 op profit SEK 1.54 bln vs forecast 1.33 bln. STOCKHOLM, April 28- Home appliance maker Electrolux reported a bigger than expected rise in first-quarter earnings on Friday and said it would step up cost-trimming efforts in the face of mounting raw materials prices. The rival of U.S. Whirlpool Corp stuck by its forecast for market demand to grow 2-3 percent in...

  • SHANGHAI, April 26- China stocks extended gains for a second day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and easing concerns about regulatory tightening on the mainland lifted sentiment in global equity markets. "China's deleveraging can only go gradually," Chi Lo, economist at BNP Paribas Investment Partners wrote in a report on Wednesday.

  • Upset NYSE Trader

    Check out which stocks posted moves after the bell on Monday.

  • SHANGHAI, April 20- China's stock investors are chasing up the country's version of the "Nifty 50" index as their love affair with trendy small caps fades amid a regulatory crackdown on speculation and concerns that the economy may lose momentum later in the year. Now Chinese investors are piling into their approximate counterparts such as home appliance maker...

  • Roomba, by iRobot Corporation

    IRobot brought lawsuits accusing rivals including The Hoover Co. and Black & Decker of using its patented technology without permission.

  • Shoppers take advantage of Black Friday sales at a Best Buy store in Brooklyn, New York, November 25, 2016.

    Best Buy reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and a first-quarter forecast that missed Wall Street's expectations.

  • Erik Norwood, CEO and founder of  Curb

    This energy-tracking platform lets homeowners monitor their energy usage in real time from their computer or smartphone via its app.

  • JC Penney holiday sales slip 0.8%

    The department store chain reports same-store sales for November and December fell 0.8 percent.