Societe Generale SA posted fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates, hurt by a slump at the investment bank, and signaled it may miss its profitability target.
... * Yen up across board, now best week vs dollar since 2008. * Gives back some gains on speculation Japan will intervene. * Japan & China both shut for public holidays.
Call it the Tinder effect: in the past two years use of online dating has surged among the youngest U.S. adults, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.
It's scary out there. The rout in the stock market that began around Jan. 1 took a turn for the worse early this month. By Feb. 10 the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was down 9 percent for the year.
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay $3.2 billion to end a joint federal-state investigation into its handling of mortgage-backed securities, the fourth deal to be struck in a probe of the big U.S.