GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuits

(Reuters) – General Motors Co said it would ask a U.S. court to bar lawsuits related to actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, signaling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches.



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Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc’s first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, underscoring the challenges Internet companies face as the world shifts toward mobile devices.

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Bank of America’s financial crisis costs become a recurring nightmare

(Reuters) – Bank of America Corp’s financial crisis hangover is lasting longer than expected, leading some investors to wonder if the massive litigation expenses being incurred have become a recurring cost of doing business instead of being dismissed as one-time items.

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Jeep exec says will have deal for China production by end April

(Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will announce an agreement by the end of April to allow production of Jeep models in China, the head of the Jeep brand, Mike Manley, said on Wednesday.



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IBM’s quarterly revenue sinks to 5-year low as hardware sales fall

(Reuters) – IBM Corp reported its lowest quarterly revenue in five years on Wednesday as the company struggles with falling demand for its storage and server products.

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Wall Street gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo; BofA falls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank’s commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied.



Wall Street gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo; BofA falls

Citigroup shuns digital webcast for its shareholder meeting

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc , which aspires “to become the world’s digital bank”, will not webcast its annual meeting next week in St. Louis.



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Leash on expenses helps AmEx counter muted user spending

(Reuters) – American Express Co’s quarterly profit beat analysts’ average estimate as a tighter control on expenses helped make up for slower growth in consumer spending in its key U.S. market.



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GrubHub Agrees to Help Cut Down on Tip Pilfering

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U.S. Chamber says non-union groups could reshape labor relations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation’s employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave.



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Five Reasons Obama Won’t Push Russia Sanctions—Yet

He must consider everything from too-little evidence to potential collateral damage to big U.S. companies

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Danny Kuo Wants His MBA Diploma Before His Insider-Trading Sentence

He's trying to “improve his résumé,” says his lawyer

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Loud in a crowd: Nissan range gets grille makeover

BEIJING (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co is going for a facelift to stand out from the crowd.

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Dovish Sign? Yellen Says Nothing About Asset Bubbles

It's the monetary policy equivalent of Sherlock Holmes's “curious incident” of the dog that didn't bark in the night

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Weak U.S. prices, not inflation, the threat now: Fed’s Yellen

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Persistently low inflation poses a more immediate threat to the U.S. economy than rising prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday, stressing that the U.S. central bank would be delivering policy stimulus for some time to come.



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