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BlackRock makes two new investment stewardship hires: sources

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo for BlackRock is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc, the world’s largest asset manager, has hired Tanya Levy-Odom and Shannon Nelson for its investment stewardship team that engages with Read More

Viacom, AT&T negotiations weigh on possible CBS tie-up: sources

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(Reuters) – Viacom Inc’s bitter contract renewal talks with AT&T Inc’s DirecTV that could see the blackout of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central by midnight Friday are weighing on a possible tie-up of CBS and Viacom, sources familiar with the discussions said. FILE PHOTO: The Viacom office is seen in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, April Read More

Take Five: Take it easy, central banks – World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis 1/ TAKE IT EASY With the U.S. Federal Reserve well Read More

Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month high on tech hopes, U.S. data

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month highs on Friday after upbeat U.S. data and optimism in the tech sector lifted Wall Street stocks, helping calm some of the jitters sparked by the Federal Reserve’s cautious outlook on the world’s biggest economy. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a Read More

U.S. lawsuit on hotels' internet advertising moves forward

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FILE PHOTO: The company’s logo is seen on the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow hotel in central Moscow, Russia, March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday rebuffed a request by hotel chains including Hyatt Hotels Corp, Marriott International Inc and Wyndham Hotel Group to throw out a class-action suit accusing Read More

Lawsuit on hotels' internet advertising tactics moves forward

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A class action lawsuit filed against Hyatt Hotels Corp, Marriott International, Wyndham Hotel Group and two other companies accusing them of conspiring to not compete online as well as harming consumers, survived a motion to dismiss on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The company’s logo is seen on the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow hotel Read More

From California to Oslo: foreign subsidies fuel Norway's e-car boom, for now

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OSLO (Reuters) – On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a global flow of pre-owned electric cars to Norway powered by green subsidies elsewhere in the world. Maiken Skram of Buddy Electric car dealer company shows the Read More

'Golden cross' for stocks doesn't always glitter

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average triggered a technical signal on Tuesday that many investors believe could portend more gains for stocks in the short term, known as the golden cross. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 20, 2019. Read More