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business Grain Lower, Livestock Mixed

Grain lower on the CBOT, beef mostly higher and pork loweer on the CME

15 minutes ago // The Guardian

business European parliament chief visits Greece; bank shares recover live updates

Rolling coverage of political and economic events in Greece and beyond, as Martin Schulz visits AthensClosing Summary: Schulz hopes Greece sticks on course

19 minutes ago // The Telegraph

business Whatsapp: the secret weapon for small businesses

Why Whatsapp could do more for your business than Facebook or Twitter

22 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 1-Pimco expands dividend offerings with launch of two new funds

NEW YORK, Jan 29 Reuters - Bond giant Pimco on Thursday launched two dividend funds designed to invest in regional stocks that potentially offer attractive yields, growing dividends and long-term capital appreciation.

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

business Insolvencies fall, but fears grow over risk to pensions

New freedoms for pensions after April could force savers to use their savings pot to pay off any debtsThe number of people becoming insolvent in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a decade, according to official data.But while the number of people going bankrupt is just a third of what it was five years ago, the headline figures disguise a surge in the

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

business Insolvencies fall, but fears grow over risk to pensions

New freedoms for pensions after April could force savers to use their savings pot to pay off any debts Continue reading...

28 minutes ago // MSNBC

business Top 5 Super Bowl Ad Blunders

In bungling its Super Bowl ad, GoDaddy joins a crowd.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

business Pimco expands dividend offerings with launch of two new funds

NEW YORK, Jan 29 Reuters - Bond giant Pimco on Thursday launched two dividend funds designed to invest in regional stocks that potentially offer attractive yields, growing dividends and long-term capital appreciation.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 1-Cheap crude drives profit beat at refiners Valero, Phillips 66

Jan 29 Reuters - U.S. refiners Valero Energy Corp and Phillips 66 reported better-than-expected quarterly profits as they processed more cheap crude oil at a time when demand for gasoline increases.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

business Fed could wait until September to lift rates -BlackRock

NEW YORK, Jan 29 Reuters - The U.S. Federal Reserve could wait until September to raise interest rates as it sees risk of further decline in inflation and slowing global growth, a top bond investor at the world's biggest asset manager said on Thursday.

30 minutes ago // Reuters

business Shake Shack IPO is hot but can it match Chipotle?

Reuters - Growth-hungry investors are lining up for shares of burger chain Shake Shack , which plans to price its initial public offering after the U.S. stock market closes on Thursday.

30 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business German Workers Strike Over Pay

Tens of thousands walk off the job at car makers, suppliers and airportsstepping up pressure on employers to pay higher wages.

32 minutes ago // Reuters

business Shake Shack IPO is hot but can it match Chipotle?

Jan 29 Reuters - Growth-hungry investors are lining up for shares of burger chain Shake Shack, which plans to price its initial public offering after the U.S. stock market closes on Thursday.

32 minutes ago // MSNBC

business Record 9 Models Have Zero Highway Deaths

A record total of nine models sold during the 2011 model-year have had a death rate of zero, meaning no one was killed in a crash involving those vehicles during the period studied

33 minutes ago // The Telegraph

business Denmark slashes rates to record low to protect peg with euro

Central bank cuts deposit rate to -0.5pc and intervenes in the currency market in a bid to protect the value of the krone

33 minutes ago // Reuters

business Standard Chartered board to discuss CEO succession at meeting: sources

LONDON Reuters - Standard Chartered's board will discuss succession planning at a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said, following speculation it was seeking a new chief executive.

33 minutes ago // CNN

business Russia finds more cash for banks

Russia is raiding its national infrastructure fund to save its cash-starved banks.

34 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 2-Potash Corp's profit beats on higher potash sales; outlook misses

Jan 29 Reuters - Potash Corp of Saskatchewan , the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit on strong potash sales, but its 2015 outlook disappointed.

34 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 2-Data storage company EMC gives muted outlook, to cut jobs

Jan 29 Reuters - Data storage equipment maker EMC Corp , which has been under pressure from activist investor Elliott Management Corp, forecast a lower-than-expected profit for the year and said it would cut jobs.

35 minutes ago // BBC

business Alibaba's sales figures miss targets

Shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fell 7% after sales fall short of targets

35 minutes ago // The Telegraph

business Virgin broadband customers told: we're moving you to TalkTalk and you'll lose your email

Virgin Media is transferring 100,000 broadband and home phone customers to TalkTalk, and customers will have 12 months to adopt a new email address

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

business UK retailers beat January sales expectations CBI

Clothes, furniture and food businesses perform well as falling price of petrol boosts disposable incomes Continue reading...

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

business UK retailers exceeded sales expectations in January CBI

Clothes, furniture and food businesses performed particularly well as falling price of petrol boosted disposable incomes Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // Boston Herald

business Mohegan Sun casinos report 1Q rise in revenue, profit

HARTFORD, Conn. The Mohegan Sun casinos, threatened by increasing competition and battered by the worst recession in decades and consumers reluctant to spend money in a weak recovery, delivered some good news Thursday as it reported increases in first-quarter revenue and profit.Revenue rose at the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, the parent company of the Connecticut and Pennsylvania casinos, as table games and slot machines brought in more money and the casino's hotel in Pennsylv

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

business Stock market mixed in early trading; McDonald's jumps

U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in early trading Thursday, as investors sized up a mix of corporate earnings and economic news.

39 minutes ago // The Times of India

business Adani Power consolidated EBIDTA rose to Rs 1793 crore in Q3FY15

Adani Power Ltd, a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Ltd and a part of Adani Group has recently announced the financial results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014.

40 minutes ago // Boston Herald

business Study: Chances of dying in a car crash plunged over 3 years

WASHINGTON The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

41 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 1-U.S. prepared to drop insider trading charges in IBM deal-filing

NEW YORK, Jan 29 Reuters - U.S. prosecutors said they are prepared to drop charges against five men accused of engaging in insider trading ahead of an International Business Machines Corp acquisition, citing an appellate court ruling that limited the ability of authorities to pursue such cases.

44 minutes ago // The New York Times

business Royal Dutch Shell Posts Rise in Earnings Despite Lower Oil Prices

Better performance in refining, chemicals and marketing offset the effects of lower oil prices, but the results were weaker than analysts had expected.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Hershey Hurt by Strong Dollar

Hershey posted weaker-than-expected results for its fourth quarter and gave a soft earnings outlook for 2015 as the candy maker joined the chorus of U.S. companies saying the strong dollar is hurting their business.

45 minutes ago // Reuters

business Alibaba quarterly revenue disappoints, shares fall

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Reuters - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares fell more than 10 percent early on Thursday, wiping more than $25 billion of market value after third quarter revenue at the Chinese internet giant fell short of analysts' expectations.

46 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Viacom's Nickelodeon to Launch Subscription Video Service

Viacom reported higher revenue, but still disappointed, as the media conglomerates top line fell below analysts expectations, while its profit narrowly beat them.

47 minutes ago // Reuters

business Occidental to close Philbro trading arm by April

WILLISTON, N.D., Jan 29 Reuters - Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Thursday it will close its Philbro proprietary trading arm by April.

47 minutes ago // Reuters

business Campbell Soup to reorganize, shift focus from soup business

Reuters - Campbell Soup Co said it would reorganize its business into product divisions, instead of geographies or brand groups, as it focuses on growth areas in the face of cooling soup sales.

48 minutes ago // The Province

business Prepare for U.S. deflation Barclays

Deflation is coming to the United States in 2015, and that typically means bad news for equity investors, Barclays warns in a new report

48 minutes ago // The New York Times

business Nickelodeon to Offer Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service

The subscription service to be offered by the childrens programming group joins a growing number of similar offerings from other television groups.