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Business Today: Futures dip ahead of data; Brazil ADRs slump

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Futures dip ahead of data; Brazil ADRs slump
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday after the S&P 500 closed its best week in nearly two years on Friday and ahead of data on U.S. services sector growth and home sales.
Worried on low inflation, Fed seen offering soothing words
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve this week will likely reinforce its stated willingness to wait a long while before hiking interest rates after a volatile month in financial markets that saw some measures of inflation expectations drop worryingly low.
Valeant ready to raise Allergan bid to at least $200/share
(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said it was prepared to raise its cash-and-stock offer for Allergan Inc to at least $200 per share.
ECB fails 25 banks in health check but problems largely solved
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Roughly one in five of the euro zone's top lenders failed landmark health checks at the end of last year but most have since repaired their finances, the European Central Bank said on Sunday.
Saab finalizes $5.4 billion Brazil order for 36 fighter jets
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish aerospace firm Saab has finalised a $5.4 billion order to sell 36 fighter jets to Brazil, one of the most valuable defense contracts up for grabs in an emerging market.
Merck's quarterly revenue lower but beats third quarter forecast
(Reuters) - Merck & Co reported lower than expected third quarter revenue, hurt by sharply lower sales of its Gardasil vaccine against cervical cancer, but cost cuts enabled the company to beat earnings forecasts.
Bank tests comfort investors but growth worries persist
LONDON (Reuters) - Low-rated government bond yields dropped and the euro edged tentatively higher on Monday as the results of euro zone bank health checks spared investors immediate pain.
Italy market watchdog bans short selling on Monte Paschi shares
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Consob has banned short selling on Monte dei Paschi's shares on Monday and Tuesday, the Italian market regulator said in a statement.
Tesla offers leasing options for new Model S in U.S.
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc unveiled a leasing policy for its new Model S with an option for buyers in the United States to return the car within three months of purchase.
Obama plans executive actions to strengthen U.S. manufacturing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will launch a series of executive actions on Monday to strengthen U.S. advanced manufacturing, including a $300 million investment in three technologies considered crucial to the country's industrial competitiveness.
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