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Dow futures fall sharply after IBM profit miss
A big earnings miss Monday by IBM has put a dent in the rebound plans of the Dow Jones industrial average in premarket trading. Dow futures were off about 85 points -- 0.5% -- after rising earlier.
Futures lower as weak IBM earnings weigh  Reuters
MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks: Futures Fall As IBM Slides  NASDAQ
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IBM to pay $1.5B to spin off chip division
IBM announced a deal clearing chip maker GlobalFoundries to acquire the tech titan's microelectronics business, as the company continues its transition toward the enterprise market.
Why IBM Paid Globalfoundries $1.5B to Take Chip Unit  Bloomberg
IBM earnings slump as company shifts to cloud, mobile and analytics  PCWorld
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Canadian Pacific Railway and CSX Call Off Merger Talks
Photo. Canadian Pacific Railway confirmed the end of "exploratory" deal discussions with CSX in a statement on Monday.Credit Todd Korol/Reuters.
Canadian Pacific ends talks with fellow railroad operator CSX about a ...  Fox Business
CSX Shares Fall After Canadian Pacific Ends Exploratory Talks
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Implosion brings down historic Texas 'Houston Club' building
The historic Houston Club, built in 1954 for Texas socialites, is now a pile of rubble after more than 500 pounds of explosives brought it down.
Houston Club building crumbles in implosion  Houston Chronicle
Houston Club building imploded downtown  KPRC Houston
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Andreessen Leaving eBay's Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff
Photo. After criticism from Carl Icahn, Marc Andreessen has said that he was transparent about his conflicts of interest in serving on eBay's board.
Marc Andreessen exits eBay's board ahead of its PayPal spinoff  Fortune
Marc Andreessen to quit eBay board  Reuters
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Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed's Rosengren
BOSTON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told Reuters.
The American Financial System Could Learn From the Boston Fed  Dumb-Out
Boston Fed considers ways to bridge income gaps  Boston Globe
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FOREX-Yen recovers ground as European stocks fall
... * Risk appetite wanes in European trading. * Yen steadies vs dollar after earlier losses. * Euro up despite weak German data. By Jemima Kelly.
Market nerves do not portend global slump  Financial Times
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Platform Specialty Products to Pay $3.5 Billion for Arysta LifeScience
The chemical maker Platform Specialty Products said on Monday that it had agreed to acquire Arysta LifeScience, a privately held crop protection and life science company, for about $3.5 billion.
Platform Specialty to buy Arysta to boost agrichem business  Reuters
Platform Specialty to buy Arysta for $3.51 billion
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Business economists report solid but slowing growth in third quarter
Business economists reported solid but slowing growth at their companies over the summer as gauges of sales, hiring and profit margins fell slightly from the second quarter, according to survey results released Monday.
Survey: Pay Raises Rarer Despite Strong US Hiring  ABC News
US hiring strong, but don't expect a pay raise  The State
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UPDATE 1-ECB starts buying covered bonds in fight to revive euro zone economy
... * Covered bonds purchases mark next stimulus step. * Market reaction muted. * ECB to start buying ABS in Q4 (Adds market reaction, background, detail).
ECB Starts to Buy Covered Bonds  Wall Street Journal
ECB Said to Start Purchase Program With French, Spanish Debt  Bloomberg
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