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Take Five: Black Friday shoppers to Brexit wreckage, world markets themes for...
16 minutes ago
Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.
[From Reuters: Business News]
'Mission Impossible' powers Viacom profit and revenue beat
22 minutes ago
Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat Wall Street estimates for profit and revenue on Friday, lifted by the strong performance of "Mission: Impossible - Fallout."
[From Reuters: Business News]
Supply glut mars Turing effect for Nvidia shares
28 minutes ago
Worries about how fast the computing world will transition to Nvidia Corp's next generation "Turing" graphic chips helped knock 20 percent off the value of its shares on Friday, after results pointed to a huge glut of unsold older generation chips.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Europe battles Brexit blues, losses seen for Wall Street's chipmakers
31 minutes ago
European stocks slipped again and sterling and the euro remained fragile on Friday, as one of the most dramatic twists yet in the Brexit process compounded another turbulent week for world markets.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Euro/dollar takes a breather as Brexit chaos dominates; yen boosted
33 minutes ago
Mounting uncertainty over Britain's Brexit deal with the European Union cast a shadow over foreign exchange markets on Friday, with euro/dollar trading in a tight range and the yen benefiting from demand for currencies deemed safer.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Brexit front and middle in light week for data
47 minutes ago
Brexit will be foremost in investors' minds in the coming week, though a smattering of data will offer further indications as to how much global economic growth, bogged down by politics and trade wars, is slowing.
[From Reuters: Business News]
BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 billion
1 hour ago
BlackBerry Ltd raised its bets on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity on Friday with the $1.4 billion purchase of California-based machine-learning specialists Cylance.
[From Reuters: Business News]
California judge orders next Monsanto weed-killer cancer trial for March
1 hour ago
A California judge on Thursday granted an expedited trial in the case of a California couple suffering from cancer who sued Bayer AG's Monsanto unit, alleging the company's glyphosate-containing weed killer Roundup caused their disease.
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. investigators approach Deutsche Bank, BofA, JPM in Danske probe: Bloomberg
1 hour ago
U.S. criminal investigators have requested information from Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and JPMorgan about transactions they handled for Danske Bank's Estonia branch, which is at the center of a money laundering scandal, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing sources.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Oil heads for week of losses despite talk of supply cut
1 hour ago
Oil rose on Friday on expectations that OPEC and its allies would agree to cut output next month but prices were still down on the week on concerns that the global market was oversupplied.
[From Reuters: Business News]
SAP defends $8 billion Qualtrics deal
1 hour ago
Germany's SAP hit back at suggestions that the German business software group is paying too much for Qualtrics, a U.S. company that specializes in tracking consumer sentiment online.
[From Reuters: Business News]
T-Mobile says Sprint deal may close as early as first-quarter next year
2 hours ago
T-Mobile US Inc's Chief Financial Officer said there is a possibility that its $26 billion acquisition deal of Sprint Corp will close as early as the first quarter of 2019.
[From Reuters: Business News]
PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy fro...
2 hours ago
PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Tractor maker Deere aims to ride green revolution in Africa
3 hours ago
U.S. Deere & Co expects to see demand for its farm equipment in Africa grow 8 to 10 percent annually in the coming years, driven by expansion in key markets like Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, a local company executive said.
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. envoy to Japan defends trade policies, say not protectionist
3 hours ago
The United States ambassador to Japan defended his country's trade policies on Friday, saying they were not protectionist and were aimed at creating a more level playing field for American companies.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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