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Fed says it will be 'considerable time' before rates are lifted
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)�The Federal Reserve on Wednesday repeated that interest rates are likely to stay low for a �considerable time� after it ends its bond-buying program in October, but the central bank also took concrete steps to prepare for an ...
Bond markets clash with Fed on rates  Financial Times
European shares track Wall Street gains after Federal Reserve's policy ...  Economic Times
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Alibaba post-IPO structure gives insiders control
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, a chef walks in the headquarter campus of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd set to price IPO shares amid investor frenzy  Economic Times
Alibaba chief Jack Ma disappoints investors with London no-show
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Topix Rises to Six-Year High as Yen Tumbles After Fed
Japan's Topix index closed at a six-year high as the yen tumbled after the Federal Reserve raised its estimates for interest rates.
Dollar surges to six-year high against yen  BDlive
Nikkei rises to new 8-mth high as weak yen powers exporters; Sony dives  Business Recorder
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Bill Passed to Avert Government Shutdown by U.S. House of Representatives
On Wednesday, lawmakers approved the stop-gap measure that prevents the October 1st shutdown of the government. The bill also allows the United States Export and Import Bank to continue operating for the next nine months.
Our View: Vote to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank
UPDATE 2-US House passes bill to avert govt shutdown, extend Export-Import ...  Reuters
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Whither Japan Stocks: Heeding Jim Rogers: As Dollar/Yen Heads Toward 110 ...
Investment guru Jim Rogers seems not to have lost his touch. Interviewed by a Nihon Keizai Shimbun blogger this week, the 72 year old now Singapore resident spoke of having made a 180 degree change in this investment strategy.
Japan's frail business mood, exports show economy straining under tax hike  Reuters
Japan exports hit by weak US shipments, sap recovery  Irish Times
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Draghi's Trillion-Euro Journey Starts Today
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has warned of a deflationary spiral of falling prices and household postponing spending.
EBRD Joins Calls for More ECB Action to Boost Economy  Wall Street Journal
ECB To Dish Out First Round New Ultra-long Loans To Boost Lending  Business Insider
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Pier 1 income short of forecasts
FORT WORTH, Texas - Pier 1 Imports Inc. (PIR) on Wednesday reported net income of $9.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. The company, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said it had profit of 10 cents per share.
Pier 1 Imports posts lower profit  Dallas Morning News
Pier 1 Imports shares fall 11%  KETK
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IMF warns of risks from 'excessive' financial market bets
WASHINGTON: The global economy faces a growing risk from big financial market bets that could quickly unravel if investors get spooked by geopolitical tensions or a shift in US interest rate policy, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
Meidell: International Monetary Fund forecasts gloomy  Reno Gazette Journal
Risky market bets putting global economy in jeopardy, warns IMF
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Bayer Plans Stock-Market Listing for Plastics Unit
Bayer AG plans to spin off its plastics unit, accelerating its retreat from the chemicals industry after 151 years to focus on more lucrative life-sciences businesses.
Bayer to Float Plastics Business  Wall Street Journal
Bayer plans board meeting Thursday morning -source  Reuters
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PhillyDeals: DuPont shares rise on investor's demands
Shares of DuPont Co. rose more than 5 percent Wednesday, to $69.25, after billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners dropped the polite public mask he held up when he started accumulating shares last year and made it clear that he's had it with CEO ...
Investor Nelson Peltz campaigns for DuPont breakup  USA TODAY
DuPont $5 Billion Gain Undercuts Activist Peltz: Real M&A  Businessweek
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