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Strong franc threatens homespun manufacturing

May 29, 2011
by Matthew Allen, swissinfo.ch Manufacturers are shifting a greater share of investments out of Switzerland with the dollar in the doldrums and the euro plunging...

Dollar Drops on Outlook for Economy

May 29, 2011
The dollar fell for a second week against its major trading partners as reports showing growth cooled in the U.S. fueled speculation the recovery...

Rising consumer confidence lifts stocks

May 29, 2011
By MATTHEW CRAFT and SETH SUTEL NEW YORK Stocks are closing higher after an unexpected jump in consumer confidence and slight gains in Americans’...

Microsoft Is Said to Plan Preview of New Windows Tablet Software

May 28, 2011
Microsoft is rushing to adapt Windows to better support devices that can compete with Apple Inc. ’s iPad, which dominates the tablet market. Photographer:...

Microsoft gets $5 for every Android phone made by HTC, report says

May 28, 2011
Microsoft Corp. receives $5 for every Android phone made by Taiwan-based HTC Corp., according to a Citigroup report on Microsoft. The report released Friday...

Fiat to increase Chrysler stake

May 28, 2011
27 May 2011 Last updated at 16:39 ET Chrysler repaid $7.6bn of government loans earlier this week Fiat says it will buy the US...

US stock index futures signal higher open

May 27, 2011
Fri May 27, 2011 4:05am EDT * U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for...

Wisconsin Court Voids Governor Walker’s Public-Employee Labor Law Changes

May 27, 2011
A Wisconsin judge voided a law that would limit public employees’ collective-bargaining rights because the legislation was passed in violation of state open- meetings...

Major banks are making money transfers just a click or a call away in joint …

May 26, 2011
BY Elizabeth Lazarowitz NEWS BUSINESS WRITER Thursday, May 26th 2011, 4:00 AM THREE MAJOR banks are making money transfers just a click or a...

Yahoo, Cisco highlight tech sector activity

May 26, 2011
Recommend (1) By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Tech stocks put in a mostly upbeat performance Wednesday, with Yahoo Inc. getting some...
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