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Chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor to buy rival Silicon Image – Reuters


Chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor to buy rival Silicon Image
Reuters
(Reuters) – Connectivity chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp (LSCC.O) said it would buy smaller rival Silicon Image Inc (SIMG.O) for about $600 million in cash. Lattice said it would offer $7.30 per share, a premium of 23.7 percent to Silicon Image's …

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:46 am

EMERGING MARKETS-Rouble regains some ground after downgrade blow – Reuters


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EMERGING MARKETS-Rouble regains some ground after downgrade blow
Reuters
LONDON Jan 27 (Reuters) – Russia's rouble climbed on Tuesday, recovering some of its poise following a 6 percent drop the previous day after ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut the country's rating to junk, though Moscow stocks traded lower. The rouble …
Russian ruble firms after overnight fallsMarketWatch
Russia's downgrade has important political implicationsFinancial Times
Russian Corporate Bonds Fall After S&P Downgrades Nation to JunkBusinessweek
Mail & Guardian Online -Washington Post
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:45 am

Oil price recovers as dollar weakens against euro – Reuters


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Oil price recovers as dollar weakens against euro
Reuters
LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Oil prices steadied above $48 a barrel on Tuesday, recovering from earlier losses as the dollar weakened against the euro. Brent crude oil futures rose 22 cents to $48.38 a barrel by 1042 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) …
Oil futures seesaw ahead of inventory dataMarketWatch
WTI oil futures edge higher ahead of supply dataNasdaq
Oil gives up early gains on firm dollarCNBC
Markets Emerging -StreetWise Journal -Forex Market (blog)
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:45 am

Fed likely to continue to signal mid-2015 rate hike – USA TODAY


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Fed likely to continue to signal mid-2015 rate hike
USA TODAY
The Federal Reserve this week is expected to stand by tentative plans to raise interest rates this year despite recent action by its European counterpart that's likely to further hold down U.S. inflation. "I think they're in wait-and-see mode, and they're still sticking …
Doubts grow about mid-year rate hike, but Fed won't express anyMarketWatch
Yellen's 3 highlight challenge Fed facesNorthwest Arkansas News
Fed seen raising rates midyear even with low inflationLivemint
THE BUSINESS TIMES -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:34 am

Uber limits price hikes in New York City snowstorm – Reuters


Reuters

Uber limits price hikes in New York City snowstorm
Reuters
(Reuters) – Uber, the app-based ride-hailing service that has attracted criticism for jacking up prices at times of high demand, has told New York City customers that it will charge no more than 2.8 times the usual fare for trips during the snowstorm that began …
Uber caps price hikes during NYC blizzardNew York Daily News
Uber caps its blizzard surge pricing in New YorkThe Week Magazine
Uber vows not to gouge during snowstormUSA TODAY
Zacks.com -Forbes
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:30 am

Winklevoss twins: Bitcoin will explode beyond $1 trillion – CNNMoney


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Winklevoss twins: Bitcoin will explode beyond $1 trillion
CNNMoney
The brothers, known for their legal battle with Facebook (FB, Tech30) founder Mark Zuckerberg, believe the controversial cryptocurrency is the payments network of the future. That's despite Bitcoin's 60% plunge in 2014. They predict Bitcoin's market …
Winklevoss twins seek to create regulated bitcoin exchangeSFGate
Winklevoss twins expect first quarter debut of bitcoin exchangeReuters

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:21 am

Will the East Coast snow storm close markets? – MarketWatch


MarketWatch

Will the East Coast snow storm close markets?
MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A monster blizzard is bearing down on the New York City area, but a snow day for the traders is unlikely. The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq will be open for business as usual. So for all you traders out there who are …
Wall Street left with skeleton crews down as blizzard bears downReuters
Stocks: 5 things to know before the openCNNMoney
US stock exchanges expect business as usual amid stormSFGate
CITY A.M. -Saudi Press Agency -malaysiandigest.com
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 11:15 am

Weather continues to cancel flights out of Charlotte Douglas – Charlotte Observer


Charlotte Observer

Weather continues to cancel flights out of Charlotte Douglas
Charlotte Observer
A woman sleeps on top of her luggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Airlines canceled thousands of flights into and out of East Coast airports as a major snowstorm packing up to 3 feet of snow barrels down on the region. Store …
Historic blizzard on the way? What you need to know if you're travelingFox News
Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Flights As Massive Snowstorm Hits East CoastCBS Local
Businesses negotiate the snowAlbany Times Union
W*USA 9 -9NEWS.com
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:57 am

British growth slows, but 2014 still fastest in seven years – Reuters


Reuters

British growth slows, but 2014 still fastest in seven years
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's economic growth slowed more than expected in the final three months of last year, but with annual growth still at its fastest since 2007 the data gave ammunition to both sides of the political divide heading into May's election.
UK economy records fastest growth since 2007BBC News
Britain's economy loses steam in fourth quarterWashington Post
UK economy slows as Europe's 'dark clouds' gatherCNBC
Economic Times -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:34 am

IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs – Reuters


Reuters

IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs
Reuters
The IBM logo is seen outside the company's offices in Petah Tikva, near Tel Aviv October 24, 2011. Credit: Reuters/Nir Elias/Files. Related Topics. Business » · Tech ». Stocks. International Business Machines Corp. IBM.N. $156.36. +0.49+0.31%. 01/26/2015 …
IBM 'flatly denies' reports of 100000 job lossesThe Independent
IBM denies rumor of 100K layoffs but confirms 'several thousand' layoffsExaminer.com
IBM denies plan to lay off 100000 employeesTimes of India
Tribune-Review
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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:02 am