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U.S. retail sales data point to slower economic growth
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending barely rose in January as households cut back on purchases of a range of goods, suggesting the economy started the first quarter on a softer note.
Wall St. ends sharply higher on tech, Ukraine deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Thursday, with a rally in technology stocks leading the Nasdaq to a 15-year high, while a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine also eased tensions.
Greece agrees to talk to creditors in EU debt progress
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece agreed on Thursday to talk to its creditors about the way out of its hated international bailout in a political climbdown that could prevent its new leftist-led government running out of money as early as next month.
AIG fourth-quarter earnings miss as corporate category underperforms
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Insurer American International Group Inc reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, hurt by the performance in its corporate category.
Oil jumps on weak dollar, industry cuts in jobs, spending
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rallied sharply on Thursday after two days of losses as news of deeper industry spending cuts and a sinking U.S. dollar revived buying.
Exclusive: Exxon wants five-year Beaumont pact to avert strikes during buildout - sources
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's push to persuade workers at its Beaumont, Texas refinery to sign a five-year contract, nearly twice as long as the last one, is part of an effort to avert labor stoppages during a possible expansion that could make it the largest such plant in the United States, sources familiar with refinery operations said.
HP moves annual meeting online-only as CEO face time fades
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co will become the largest company to hold an online-only annual shareholder meeting this March, joining a trend toward virtual conferences that some activists worry keeps CEOs off the hotseat.
Valeant secures financing for potential Salix bid: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc has arranged financing for a potential bid for bowel-drug maker Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Airbus says A321 to account for 36 percent of A320 deliveries in 2015
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Airbus Group forecast on Thursday that 36 percent of its A320 aircraft family deliveries this year will be the A321 jetliner, up from 31 percent in 2014.
Exclusive: GM turns to banks to help deal with activist investor group
DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co has turned to two investment banks to help it come up with a response to a shareholder group demanding $8 billion in stock buybacks and a seat on the board of the No. 1 U.S. automaker, the company told Reuters.
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