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Dollar hits six-year peak versus yen, ECB aims cash hose
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar vaulted to a six-year peak against the yen on Friday as the Federal Reserve's outlook for rising interest rates underlined the diverging path between the United States and the rest of the rich world.
Fed QE to end in October, 'considerable time' remains  CNBC
Currency Traders Look for Yen's Bottom  Wall Street Journal (blog)
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World stocks higher after Fed as Scotland votes
Money traders of a foreign exchange dealing company work under an electric screen indicating the U.S. dollar against the Japanese yen in Tokyo Thursday, Sept.
Asian stocks mostly down after Fed meeting  Imperial Valley Press
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ECB hands out cheap credit to banks to boost economy
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank handed out the first of its new four-year loans to banks on Thursday, the flagship tool in a new stimulus package it hopes will stave off price deflation and revive the ailing euro zone economy.
ECB Targeted Loans Issued Below Estimates  Businessweek
Europe shows negative interest rates not absurd � and might work  Financial Times
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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
1. Upbeat markets: U.S. stock futures were looking perky, setting the stage for what could be another record high for the Dow Jones industrial average.
Update on the latest in business:  10TV
Dow closes at new record
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House OKs Stopgap Funding Bill in 319-108 Vote
Capitol_Building The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution by a 319-108 bipartisan vote Wednesday to fund the federal government through Dec. 16, Reuters reported Wednesday.
UPDATE 2-US House passes bill to avert govt shutdown, extend Export-Import ...  Reuters
House votes to extend Ex-Im Bank's charter  Houston Chronicle
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White House proposes new energy efficiency rule in climate push
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy unveiled its latest energy efficiency rule on Thursday, a standard for commercial air conditioning units that the White House believes could slash energy use in commercial and industrial buildings.
US to train veterans to install solar panels  SFGate
Obama pushes energy efficiency, rural solar power  The Hill
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IMF warns of growing risks to global economy ahead of G-20 talks
The International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday of growing risks to the global economy such as geopolitical tensions and urged Japan and Europe to continue with monetary easing to get out of low inflation.
IMF warns of risks from "excessive" financial market bets  Reuters
Investors Underpricing Risk May Threaten Growth, IMF Says  Businessweek
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Alibaba set to price IPO shares amid investor frenzy
(Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to sell some $22 billion of shares on Thursday, capping a two-week road show that drew frenzied interest from investors worldwide and may be the world's largest ever initial public ...
China's favorite sons will score big in Alibaba IPO  MarketWatch
Who Wins and Loses in Alibaba's IPO  TIME
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Merck KGaA appoints pharma head Oschmann as deputy CEO
FRANKFURT, Sept 18 (Reuters) - German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA appointed the head of its pharma business, Stefan Oschmann, as deputy chief executive, it said on Thursday.
Merck KGaA seeks partner for immuno-oncology drug by year-end  WKZO
Merck KGaA Says E. Merck KG Names Stefan Oschmann Vice Chairman And ...  RTT News
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Toshiba slashes struggling consumer PC business
In another sign of the decline of the PC, Toshiba is cutting its PC workforce by about 900 people and sales bases by more than half.
Toshiba Announces Restructuring Of PC Business; FY14 Guidance Remains ...  RTT News
Toshiba to restructure PC business  Independent Online
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