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Amid Major Departures, Zynga Enters into Retention Agreements

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:42am
Zynga Inc. has entered into retention agreements with two of its executives, after the gaming company's chief executive and operating chief resigned in recent weeks.
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Greece Shuffles Team Negotiating With Creditors

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:35am
Greece has shuffled the team involved in bailout talks with the country's international creditors, a senior government official said Monday, in a move that may reduce the influence outspoken Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has on the slow-moving negotiations.
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Twitter Downgraded At SunTrust Ahead Of First-quarter Results

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:20am
Twitter Inc.'s stock slipped 0.8% in premarket trade Monday, after SunTrust Robinson Humphrey downgraded the social network amid concerns over valuation ahead of first-quarter results, which are slated to be released after Tuesday's closing bell.
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After Iglo Foods Buy, Nomad Hungry for More Deals

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:46am
The company's founders, backed by the surging strength of the U.S. dollar, want to climb to the top of the food chain. Nomad last week agreed to buy U.K.-based frozen-food maker Iglo Foods Holdings Ltd. for EUR2.6 billion from Permira Advisers LLP, the first in what Nomad said would be a spree of food acquisitions around the world.
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Nepal Quake's Economic Toll Expected to be Massive

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:33am
As foreign aid flows into Nepal, hit over the weekend by a devastating earthquake, it will be put to work to rebuild one of the world's poorest nations.
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Fitch Downgrades Japan, Warns on Fiscal Policy

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:21am
Fitch Ratings downgraded Japan's credit rating by one notch after the government failed to take steps in this fiscal year's budget to offset a delay in a sales tax increase, the agency said on Monday.
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Duetsche Bank to Scale Back Investment Banking

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:16am
The bank said Monday it will scale back its investment bank and retail operations while strengthening transaction banking as well as asset and wealth management services as part of a long-awaited strategic overhaul.
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Oil Drifts as Traders Weigh Latest Price Rally

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:14am
Crude oil prices were mostly flat in early trade on Monday as investors weighed supply and demand fundamentals amid weakening confidence in the latest price rally after snapping a five-week win streak last week.
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U.S. Equity Futures Rise as Traders Await Apple Results

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:07am
U.S. equity futures were higher Monday with no economic data on tap, as investors looked ahead to Apple's earnings results after the bell.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:48pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.1% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 1.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 1.9% (at break) ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.7% ; Seoul (Kospi ) down 0.2% ; Mumbai (Sensex ) up 0.5% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.7% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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HSBC Considers Selling U.K. Banking Unit: Report

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:28pm
Sino-British banking giant HSBC Holdings PLC has been considering plans to sell its U.K. retail bank for 20 billion pounds ($30.4 billion), according to a report by the Sunday Times.
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Australia Stocks Run Uphill As Iron-ore, Oil Prices Improve

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 9:01pm
Resource shares led the Australian stock market higher, with Sydney's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 up 0.7% about an hour into Monday trade, tracking strength in some of the commodities markets.
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Japan Stocks Head South, With Autos Weak After Earnings

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 8:29pm
Japanese stocks saw their early Monday gains melt away, as a rising yen helped to limit the upside, and a couple of disappointing earnings reports dragged on the auto sector.
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Greek, German Leaders Agree To Maintain Contact During Debt Talks

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 2:23pm
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angel Merkel spoke over the phone on Sunday and agreed to maintain contact during debt talks, according to a Greek government official.
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Quake overwhelms Nepal's weak healthcare system; Death Toll 2,500 and rising

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 12:30pm
A massive earthquake in Nepal has exposed the woeful state of its medical facilities as hospitals struggle to treat vast numbers of injured with limited supplies and staff.
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Deutsche Bank Profits Dented By Regulatory Fine

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:43am
Deutsche Bank AG , Germany's largest bank, on Sunday announced quarterly profit that fell by more than expected even as the revenue came in above analysts' projections.
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