European shares climbed for the first time in almost two weeks and Asian stocks snapped their longest retreat in 12 years after China's central bank boosted stimulus.
The dollar rose versus the South African and Australian currencies as traders weighed whether the Federal Open Market Committee will alter the language of its policy statement today to signal when interest rates will rise.
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... * FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.5 pct, bounces from 2-week low. * Richemont drops after posting lower sales in China and HK. * French stocks bounce back after PM Valls wins confidence vote.
WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges, accusing the embattled for-profit education company of setting up a predatory student loan scheme and then illegally harassing borrowers in an attempt to collect that debt.