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Logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on a wheel at a showroom of AMAG in Duebendorf

Volkswagen managers were notified about diesel probe in May 2014: sources

A high-ranking employee warned senior Volkswagen managers in May 2014 that U.S. regulators might examine car engine software as part of an investigation into pollution levels, two sources familiar with the mat…

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Noble Group's LNG traders leaving to join Glencore – sources

SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - Three liquefied natural gas (LNG) traders at Asia's biggest commodity t…

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  • Senior living: Will you retire as a renter?
    Senior living: Will you retire as a renter? CNBC

    Owning a home used to be a linchpin of a secure retirement, but more and more people heading for retirement are renting instead. Here's why.

    Senior living: Will you retire as a renter?

    Owning a home used to be a linchpin of a secure retirement, but more and more people heading for retirement are renting instead. Here's why.

  • Paulson's new fund bets big on distressed debt
    Paulson's new fund bets big on distressed debt CNBC

    John Paulson is in the final stages of readying a new fund to take advantage of the next big distressed debt play, sources tell CNBC.

    Paulson's new fund bets big on distressed debt

    John Paulson is in the final stages of readying a new fund to take advantage of the next big distressed debt play, sources tell CNBC.

  • An Airbus A350 flies past during a preview aerial display of the Singapore Airshow at Changi exhibition center in Singapore
    Southeast Asia's record jet orders seen at risk: IATA Reuters

    Record plane orders placed by ambitious Southeast Asian airlines could be at risk in an environment of intense competition, low profitability and turmoil in financial markets, the head of the International …

    An Airbus A350 flies past during a preview aerial display of the Singapore Airshow at Changi exhibition center in Singapore

    Record plane orders placed by ambitious Southeast Asian airlines could be at risk in an environment of intense competition, low profitability and turmoil in financial markets, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Sunday. "The budget carriers have captured a lot of market share but one …

  • Germany wants to introduce random emissions tests on cars Reuters

    Germany wants to carry out unannounced emissions tests on all carmakers, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Sunday, aiming to reinstate confidence in the industry that was shattered by the Volkswagen …

    German Transport Minister Dobrindt arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin

    Germany wants to carry out unannounced emissions tests on all carmakers, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Sunday, aiming to reinstate confidence in the industry that was shattered by the Volkswagen cheating scandal. It would also call on the government to present plans to encourage motorists to switch to …

  • BAE Systems lines up oil exec Woodburn as next CEO: source Reuters

    British defense company BAE Systems (:BAES.L) has picked former oil industry executive Charles Woodburn as heir apparent to Chief Executive Ian King, a source close to the situation said on Sunday. Woodburn, …

    A BAE Systems sign is seen at the naval dockyards in Portsmouth

    British defense company BAE Systems (:BAES.L) has picked former oil industry executive Charles Woodburn as heir apparent to Chief Executive Ian King, a source close to the situation said on Sunday. Woodburn, who has worked at oilfield services company Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB - News) and is currently chief executive at private …

  • Africa's big cities offer investors hope in hard times Reuters

    By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's biggest economies have been hammered by the collapse in commodity prices over the past 18 months but there are still investment bright spots to be found. …

    A general view of a section of the capital Nairobi

    By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's biggest economies have been hammered by the collapse in commodity prices over the past 18 months but there are still investment bright spots to be found. In cities such as Lagos, Nairobi, Accra, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, growth remains robust and investors are prospering …

  • A Cautionary Tale About the Latest Effort to Cut Disability Insurance Benefits The Fiscal Times

    For years, Congress has sought ways to squeeze savings out of the Social Security Disability Insurance program by weaning disabled Americans off their monthly government benefits and into often low-paying …

    A Cautionary Tale About the Latest Effort to Cut Disability Insurance Benefits

    For years, Congress has sought ways to squeeze savings out of the Social Security Disability Insurance program by weaning disabled Americans off their monthly government benefits and into often low-paying jobs. The Social Security Administration over the past quarter century has conducted many work-incentive experiments …

  • Global slowdown fears overshadow Singapore aviation show Reuters

    Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track. Worries about …

    South Korea's Black Eagles aerobatics team perform a maneuver during a preview of the Singapore Airshow at Changi exhibition center in Singapore

    Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track. Worries about the effects of a faltering global economy and tensions in the South China Sea overshadow the two-yearly event in Singapore, …

  • Ex-Fed pres: This bear market belongs to the Fed CNBC

    Former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer says that The Fed acted too late in raising interest rates.

    Ex-Fed pres: This bear market belongs to the Fed

    Former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer says that The Fed acted too late in raising interest rates.

  • Can I Deduct My Student Loan Interest? Credit.com

    You could get some tax benefits by paying off your student loan debt, but not all borrowers qualify. 

    Can I Deduct My Student Loan Interest?

    You could get some tax benefits by paying off your student loan debt, but not all borrowers qualify. 

  • Market turmoil could hold back euro zone inflation - ECB's Coeure Reuters

    Europe's financial market turmoil could delay a rise in inflation even further and banks will need to be fixed with forceful action over time, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure …

    Coeure, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, attends a Lamfalussy Lectures Conference in Budapest

    Europe's financial market turmoil could delay a rise in inflation even further and banks will need to be fixed with forceful action over time, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure told a German newspaper on Saturday. The euro area inflation outlook is already weighed down by sharply lower oil prices …

  • Kuwait Petroleum International says oil prices could reach $50 a barrel mid-2017 Reuters

    Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) said on Saturday oil prices could reach a range of $50 to $60 a barrel by mid-2017, the official state news agency reported. The agency quoted the company's top executive …

    Fuel prices are seen along with the last purchase of the fuel at Sakhir Filling Station during early hours in Sakhir, south of Manama

    Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) said on Saturday oil prices could reach a range of $50 to $60 a barrel by mid-2017, the official state news agency reported. The agency quoted the company's top executive Bakheet al-Rashidi as saying prices could reach the range of $60 to $80 a barrel in three years' time. "The global …

  • Bank of Baroda posts Q3 loss as bad loans surge Reuters

    Bank of Baroda swung to a quarterly loss and joined its state-run peers in posting sharply higher bad loan provisions, as part of a central bank drive to clean up sour debts in the banking industry. Bank …

    Commuters walk past an advertisement of Bank of Baroda at a busy street in New Delhi

    Bank of Baroda swung to a quarterly loss and joined its state-run peers in posting sharply higher bad loan provisions, as part of a central bank drive to clean up sour debts in the banking industry. Bank of Baroda's earnings came a day after State Bank of India, the nation's top lender by assets, reported its biggest fall …

  • Facebook India MD Kirthiga Reddy stepping down Reuters

    Facebook Inc's India managing director, Kirthiga Reddy, said on Friday she is stepping down and returning to the United States to "explore new opportunities" at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, …

    A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica

    Facebook Inc's India managing director, Kirthiga Reddy, said on Friday she is stepping down and returning to the United States to "explore new opportunities" at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Reddy, who joined Facebook in 2010 as its first employee in India, said in a Facebook post she would be relocating …

  • Apple to launch new iPhone, iPad in March - 9to5mac Reuters

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources. Apple, …

    An Apple logo is seen at the Apple store in Munich

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources. Apple, which will introduce a new 4-inch iPhone, dubbed the "iPhone 5se", and a new iPad Air at a launch event, is unlikely …

  • Visa's investment in Square represents about 1 percent stake Reuters

    Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a 2011 investment. Visa …

    A Visa logo is seen during the International CTIA WIRELESS Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana

    Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a 2011 investment. Visa told Reuters its current holdings are just more than 4.19 million shares of Class B common stock. The company has the …

  • Late-day buying could be start of turnaround Reuters

    The S&P 500 (.SPX) is down about 13 percent from its record high in May, as oil remains mired below $30 a barrel, while concerns about stability among banks and uncertainty about the U.S. Federal Reserve's …

    A specialist trader works at his post on the floor of the NYSE

    The S&P 500 (.SPX) is down about 13 percent from its record high in May, as oil remains mired below $30 a barrel, while concerns about stability among banks and uncertainty about the U.S. Federal Reserve's path of rate hikes have pushed investors away from risk assets. Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private …

  • AMC's new talk show Talking Saul to pour over Better Call Saul's premiere Digital Trends

    First there was Talking Dead, the talk show all about everyone’s favorite Zombie-apocalypse series  The Walking Dead. Then came  Talking Bad, which did the same for AMC’s epic …

    AMC's new talk show Talking Saul to pour over Better Call Saul's premiere

    First there was Talking Dead, the talk show all about everyone’s favorite Zombie-apocalypse series  The Walking Dead. Then came  Talking Bad, which did the same for AMC’s epic drama  Breaking Bad.  Now, AMC has confirmed that Chris Hardwick will host a Talking Saul …

  • A Market Collapse Is On The Horizon Oilprice.com

    In analyzing the intricacies of the modern energy market it appears that we are heading towards a collapse and the end of the debt supercycle

    A Market Collapse Is On The Horizon

    In analyzing the intricacies of the modern energy market it appears that we are heading towards a collapse and the end of the debt supercycle

  • If A Cut Is Going To Come It Won’t Be From OPEC Oilprice.com

    The latest OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report suggests that the cartels’ production levels will see a modest increase in 2016, bad news for non-OPEC producers

    If A Cut Is Going To Come It Won’t Be From OPEC

    The latest OPEC Monthly Oil Market Report suggests that the cartels’ production levels will see a modest increase in 2016, bad news for non-OPEC producers