Citi To Sell OneMain Financial To Springleaf For $4.25B
March 03 2015 7:30 AM EST
Citigroup will use a part of the proceeds from the sale to retire certain funding that currently supports Citi Holdings.
Strong German Retail Sales Keep European Shares Near 7-Year Highs
March 03 2015 7:12 AM EST
German retail sales rose more than economists had forecast, helping lift the DAX stock index.
Facebook's Zuckerberg Seeks Peace With Telcos On Web-For-All Push
March 03 2015 6:44 AM EST
Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf as spoke to executives at the world's biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet access.
Barclays Takes $1.15B Charge As Forex Settlement Looms
March 03 2015 5:14 AM EST
The bank's shares were the top fallers in a flat European banking sector, down almost 3 percent in early trade.
US Spy Chief Says He Got A Mixed Reception In North Korea
March 02 2015 11:16 PM EST
U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given a 12-course banquet and then told that his security could not be guaranteed.
Bomb Near Top Cairo Court House Kills Two; Other Blasts Hit Capital
March 02 2015 8:55 PM EST
Two people were killed when a bomb exploded near a top court building in central Cairo, the health ministry said, the deadliest attack in three blasts to hit the Egyptian capital on Monday.
Obama Hopes For US Embassy In Cuba Before April Summit In Panama: Reuters
March 02 2015 8:49 PM EST
Obama cautioned it will take more time to fully establish normal relations with Cuba after more than a half-century rupture.
Obama Says Iran Must Halt Key Nuclear Work For At Least A Decade: Report
March 02 2015 7:34 PM EST
Iran must commit to a verifiable freeze of at least 10 years on sensitive nuclear activity for a landmark deal to be reached, but the odds are still against sealing an agreement, Obama told Reuters, an exclusive report says.
Chadian Troops Seize Nigerian Town Of Dikwa From Boko Haram
March 02 2015 5:40 PM EST
Chadian troops drove out Boko Haram militants from the town of Dikwa in Nigeria, an army spokesman said on Monday, losing one soldier in the battle.
Canadian Pastor Missing After Aid Trip To North Korea
March 02 2015 3:31 PM EST
The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, has made hundreds of trips to North Korea, where he helps oversee a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage.
NXP To Buy Freescale, Create $40B Company
March 02 2015 7:16 AM EST
The deal is the fourth semiconductor sector M&A deal this year, and the biggest of these by far.
Europe Shares Hold At 7-Year Highs, China Rate Cut Lifts Asia
March 02 2015 5:37 AM EST
China, which posted its slowest growth in decades in 2014, on Saturday cut its benchmark lending and deposit rates.
SEC Plans To Level Playing Field For Newer Exchange-Traded Funds
March 02 2015 4:55 AM EST
The agency's tentative plan would affect how companies manage their portfolios in illiquid markets.
Berkshire Insurance 'Superstar' Could Fill Buffett's Shoes
March 02 2015 12:18 AM EST
Buffett, the billionaire CEO and chairman of Berkshire, has said he would support Ajit Jain if ever he decided to seek Buffett’s post.
Chinese Central Bank Steps Up Easing Tempo As Factories Slow
March 01 2015 11:47 PM EST
The PBOC made its move just days before China's national legislature meets to set the official economic growth target for 2015.
North Korea, Angered By Drills, Fires Short-Range Missiles Off Coast
March 01 2015 10:22 PM EST
The missiles hit the sea early on Monday morning after traveling for about 490 km.
Boehner Downplays Republican Disagreements
March 01 2015 1:20 PM EST
Speaker of the House John Boehner tried to dismiss talk of fissures amongst Republicans during his appearance on "Face the Nation" Sunday.
ISIS Releases 19 Christians, With More Than 200 Still Held Captive
March 01 2015 12:31 PM EST
Following a sharia court proceeding, the Islamic State released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria. Reports say more than 200 remain under their control.
Yemeni President Accuses Predecessor Of Conspiring With Iran
March 01 2015 12:22 PM EST
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi says a 2011 deal backed by Gulf states to transfer power to him in cooperation with the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi group was undermined by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Life And Death At Heart Of Boston Marathon Bombing Trial
March 01 2015 10:05 AM EST
Whether or not accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should get the death penalty appears to be at the heart of his trial.