futures finished their early session about 5.5 over fair value, indicating a positive U.S. open.
Euro-frenzied European bourses surged at the open, while London's
was trading down.
In Asia, Japan's
plunged 426.28 to 13,415.89, and Hong Kong's
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BEL:NYSE) has confirmed that it is in talks to buy
ATI:NYSE), its partner in joint venture
PrimeCo Personal Communications
DCX:NYSE) is delaying the consolidation of its two financial services arms,
, without setting a new target date.
Objections from the
Federal Trade Commission
Imperial Chemical Industries'
ICI:NYSE ADR) plan to sell its
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International trading of the
has begun worldwide.
chairman Bernhard Walter said the company is still looking to acquire a U.S. bank and plans to list on the
New York Stock Exchange
German media company
has restructured into three holding companies, thus splitting its broadcasting, investment and pay-TV operations.
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INTC:Nasdaq) has introduced two new Celeron chips running at 366 and 400 megahertz.
Electronic Data Systems
EDS:NYSE) to help the state privatize its information technology initiative in the first such contract for any state.
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In a spirited speech to his Cabinet on Sunday,
said that Iraq will continue to regard U.S. and U.K. patrolling of the no-fly zones as a violation of Iraqi airspace.
The U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv reopens today after closing last week in response to terrorist threats.
The final issue of
The Chattanooga Times
hits newsstands today. The paper's merger with cross-town rival
Chattanooga Free Press
leaves only 52 U.S. cities with more than one daily newspaper.