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Mar 15, 2010

CFTC : General Press Release , March 15th, 2010



The following General press release has been published:
See the CFTC News Room for the latest news and events or News Room Archives for previous releases.

Forbes: Asia Latest Stories, March 15th, 2010


Latest Stories

Asia Needs Free Trade

Asia Needs Free Trade
As the West imports less, smaller economies can't compensate by boosting domestic demand.
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A Simple Solution For Google In China

A Simple Solution For Google In China
Rather than flee, Google should outsource its censorship problem.
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The Cost Of Reuniting Korea

The Cost Of Reuniting Korea
With careful planning and preparation, the price can be kept within reason.
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Tata Motors' New Boss

Tata Motors' New Boss
Tata Motors has learned that managing its complex global expansion with just homegrown talent isn't working.
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China's Growing Labor Shortage

China's Growing Labor Shortage
Low-end factories are no longer the future, and the cost of doing business is rising.
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CNBC Evening Brief: Latest Stories, March 15th, 2010



LATEST STORIES


»click here to see the latest top stories from CNBC.com

NYT: Afternoon Business Update, March 15th, 2010


 NYT: Afternoon Business Update

ITINERARIES
At the Rental Car Counter, the Fine Print Grows Longer
By ELIZABETH OLSON
Charges like roadside assistance and insurance packages are getting a hard sell in the auto rental industry, travelers say.

Wall Street Lower at Start of Week
By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ
Investors fretted about the status of banking reform in Washington and reports that United States could eventually lose its top-notch credit rating.

U.S. Industrial Production Rises, but Manufacturing Lags
By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ
Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in February, topping expectations and marking the eighth monthly increase.

Deutsche Telekom to Introduce Quota for Female Managers
By NICOLA CLARK
Europe’s largest telecommunications company said that it would more than double the number of its female managers within five years.

Boston Scientific Suspends Sales of Implantable Defibrillators
By REUTERS
The company said that it failed to notify regulators of changes in how it manufactured the devices.

More Business News

Reuters, Daily Investor Update: Wall Street ends flat as banks rebound late, March 15th,2010






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Good evening Fernando, MON 15 Mar 2010 
Wall Street ends flat as banks rebound late
Dodd boosts Fed in new financial reforms
U.S. lawmakers press for action on China currency
Ex-NY bank president first accused of TARP fraud
Euro ministers discuss Greek standby aid planning
Boston Scientific suspends ICD sales, shares slump
Phillips-Van Heusen to buy Hilfiger for $3 billion
Snowstorms curb industrial output, rebound seen
Ex-AIG employees might sue over lower payouts
Carter's wins lawsuit alleging it inflates prices


Wall Street ends flat as banks rebound late
March 15, 2010 04:38 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks were little changed on Monday as a late rebound in financial stocks offset nagging worries the Chinese government may tighten credit, a move that could slow growth in the global economy.

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Dodd boosts Fed in new financial reforms
March 15, 2010 03:17 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve would gain new powers over non-bank financial firms and keep much of its authority over banks under a new bill on financial regulatory reform unveiled on Monday by the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, Christopher Dodd.

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U.S. lawmakers press for action on China currency
March 15, 2010 03:57 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama faced growing congressional pressure on Monday to get tough with China over its currency practices, one day after Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao brushed off accusations that Beijing was undervaluing its currency for an unfair trade advantage.

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Ex-NY bank president first accused of TARP fraud
March 15, 2010 03:48 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former president of New York's privately held Park Avenue Bank was arrested and charged on Monday with being the first person to attempt to steal from U.S. government bailout funds in the financial crisis.

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Euro ministers discuss Greek standby aid planning
March 15, 2010 02:39 PM ET
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers discussed the mechanics of a financial rescue for Greece on Monday but gave few details of their standby planning as Athens tries to fix its public finances alone.

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Boston Scientific suspends ICD sales, shares slump
March 15, 2010 03:27 PM ET
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp suspended sales of its implantable heart defibrillators on Monday after failing to notify regulators of changes in how it manufactures the devices, sending shares down as much as 19 percent to a one-year low.

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Phillips-Van Heusen to buy Hilfiger for $3 billion
March 15, 2010 03:11 PM ET
NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - Phillips-Van Heusen , owner of the Calvin Klein label, agreed to buy fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger from London-based Apax Partners in a $3 billion cash-and-stock deal to boost its presence in Europe and Asia.

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Snowstorms curb industrial output, rebound seen
March 15, 2010 04:34 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production braked sharply in February, held back by severe winter storms that slammed parts of the country, while manufacturing activity in New York state stalled this month.

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Ex-AIG employees might sue over lower payouts
March 15, 2010 02:38 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several former American International Group Inc employees might sue the insurer after it gave them less retention bonus money than they should have received, their lawyers said on Monday.

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Carter's wins lawsuit alleging it inflates prices
March 15, 2010 03:36 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Don't assume that "suggested" retail price on the store shelf is the price that shoppers typically pay.

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