Friday, Aug 29, 2014

National Business

Vivendi, Telefonica in talks over Brazil business

France's Vivendi opens talks with Spain's Telefonica for $9.82 bln sale of Brazil's GVT
Updated: 19 hours ago

Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown

Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended
Updated: 19 hours ago
Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

Worsening tensions in Ukraine send stock indexes lower; US government bond prices rise
Updated: 20 hours ago
Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 298K, remain near pre-recession lows
Updated: 20 hours ago
Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

Burger King's plan to buy Tim Hortons could take a bite out of Canada's national identity
Updated: 22 hours ago
French leader banks on free market to save economy

French leader banks on free market to save economy

From anti-finance crusader to pro-business: France's Hollande shifts stance as economy lags
Updated: 23 hours ago

HK graft cops raid pro-democracy media boss's home

Hong Kong graft police search home of pro-democracy media magnate Lai
Published: 08/28/14

German unemployment ticks up slightly in August

German unemployment rate up slightly to 6.7 percent with 2.90 million jobless
Published: 08/28/14

Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO

Market Basket reaches agreement with that allows former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to buy company
Published: 08/28/14
Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year

Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year

Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year reflecting fleet write downs and competition
Published: 08/28/14

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