... * Big firms plan to cut capex, raising doubts about economy. * Big manufacturers' sentiment index +12 vs f'cast +14. * Survey shows better conditions for service sector.
(Adds details). March 31 (Reuters) - Etsy Inc, which operates a website that sells handmade goods and craft supplies, said its initial public offering was expected to be priced at $14-$16 per share.
CBRE Group Inc., the world's largest commercial real-estate-services firm, is making a further push into managing facilities for big corporations by agreeing to buy Johnson Controls Inc.'s workplace solutions business for $1.48 billion in cash.
Buffett and his new partner, Larry Van Tuyl of the former Van Tuyl Group, talked about Buffett's recent acquisition of the privately held auto dealership group.
The proportion of dollars in global foreign-exchange holdings has risen to its highest level in six years, cementing the greenback's role in the center of the financial system.