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GE And ING Seek To Flee A Recovering Thailand

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and ING Groep NV (NYSE: ING) may sell their stakes in two Thailand banks, but their message to Asia's 11th largest economy could very well be, "It's not you, it's us."
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US Will Cut Its AIG Stake To 23% From 53%, By One Estimate

Because of the U.S. Treasury Department's announcement Sunday that it has launched an offering of $18 billion worth of its American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) common stock, the government will soon go from being the company's majority shareholder to being one of its minority shareholders.
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India’s FY13 Growth Forecast Slashed To 5.1%

Morgan Stanley pared down India's economic growth forecast to 5.1 percent Monday, the lowest to be announced by any private forecaster in the fiscal year 2012/13. The financial services firm ascribed the low growth outlook to weak external demand, low private investment and poor government finances.

How Much Will Libor Suits Cost Banks?

Banks involved in London interbank offered rate benchmark, or Libor, manipulations could be liable for billions of dollars in lawsuits from a slew of financial firms and investors who were affected by the distortions, according to reports.

Samsung Loses $12 bln Market Value after Apple's Victory

Samsung Electronics shares tumbled more than 7 percent on Monday, wiping $12 billion off the South Korean giant's market value, as Apple Inc's sweeping legal victory in their U.S. patent battle raised concerns about its smartphone business - its biggest cash cow.
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Facebook IPO: ‘Social Media’ Becomes Anti-Social For Investors

The good news for investors in Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, is that the shares didn’t set a new, post-initial public offering low on Wednesday. But they have come close, trading as low as $18.96 before recovering to $19.40, up 24 cents in late trading.
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Asian Stock Markets End Lower

Asian stock markets declined Monday on worries that the Chinese government will tighten measures to control rising property prices.
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Facebook Plunges To Latest Record Low After Lockup Ends

Shares of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, fell to a new record low of $19.01 in midday Friday trading, a day after insiders were allowed to sell as many as 241 million shares they had been required to hold since the May 17 initial public offering.
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Bank Stocks Throw a Party But Forget To Invite JPMorgan

Shares of U.S. banks of all sizes and specialties rose Friday over 3 percent, handily beating the performance of the wider stock market, which itself was in a head-first rally following a week of disappointing news. But there was one big exception to the equity party: megabank JPMorgan Chase and Co. (NYSE:JPM), which looked poised to underperform its peers in late-afternoon trading.


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