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Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Chuck Hagel’s resignation comes amid concern over the rise of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, and a return of U.S. troops to Iraq. President Obama is announcing the move Monday morning.

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BT and Telefonica in talks over O2

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network from the Spanish firm.
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Stock futures higher, building on recent gains

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, indicating the market's recent strength would continue during a week that's expected to see light action ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.



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Global stocks grind higher after central bank stimulus signals

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchangeBy Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) – World stock markets ground their way higher on Monday after a frenetic round of activity at central banks in Asia and Europe showed they are willing to do more to support economic growth and higher inflation. European shares, which had their best day in a month on Friday after the People's Bank of China cut interest rates, edged higher still on Monday after sources told Reuters at the weekend Beijing was ready to ease policy further to head off slowing inflation. …



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Asia stocks jump as China, Europe step up stimulus

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Pedestrians with umbrellas walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average and the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets were broadly higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while sending the euro skidding. The single currency was near 28-month lows having shed 1.2 percent on Friday when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi surprised by declaring his commitment to fighting deflation. That came hot on the heels of an unexpected cut in interest rates from the People's Bank of China, and sources told Reuters Beijing was ready to ease further to head off slowing inflation. …



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Asia cheered by China, European stimulus

Posted on the November 24th, 2014 under Business News by

Pedestrians with umbrellas walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average and the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets followed the dollar higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while sending the euro skidding. The single currency was matching 28-month lows in early trade having shed 1.2 percent on Friday when European Central Bank President Mario Draghi surprised by declaring his commitment to fighting deflation. …



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New computer spying bug discovered

Posted on the November 23rd, 2014 under Business News by

Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
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