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Fed's Bullard, explaining dissent, says U.S. manufacturing appears 'in recession'

St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bullard said on Friday he argued for a deeper, half a percentage point cut at this week's Fed meeting because of signs the U.S. economy will slow "in the near horizon," and that manufacturing "already appears in recession."



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Amazon is building its own carbon-neutral UPS, Bank of America says

Bank of America says Amazon's plans to build its own fleet of carbon-neutral delivery trucks bode well for its bottom line.

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Analyst initiates Roku with sell rating, says cost of streaming devices going to 'zero'

Pivotal Research Group began coverage of Roku with a sell rating on Friday

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Wall Street futures rise on global stimulus efforts

U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as China became the third country to trim interest rates in the past few days, raising hopes that major central banks stand ready to blunt the impact of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war on global growth.



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Stimulus soothes stocks as oil heads higher

World shares climbed on Friday as stimulus measures by major central banks eased worries about growth, especially in Asian markets, while oil headed for its best week since January.



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Peninsula fund gives Mediaset insurance in Vivendi dispute

A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to help Mediaset ensure safe passage for its plans to create a pan-European TV player.



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U.S. repo rate rises ahead of Fed repo operation

The interest rate on U.S. overnight repurchase agreements climbed early Friday in advance of an operation conducted by the New York Federal Reserve which may add up to $75 billion in temporary cash in the U.S. banking system.



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Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide

A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated.



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Reuters poll: Trump tweetstorm hasn't slanted view of Fed

President Donald Trump's barrage of tweets blasting the U.S. Federal Reserve appears to have been ignored by both Republicans and Democrats who largely see the central bank as neutral in its decision making, according to results of a new Reuters Ipsos poll.



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Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion

The boss of Netflix says the looming arrival of Apple , Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain".



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Commerzbank considers sale of Polish unit mBank: Handelsblatt

Germany's Commerzbank is considering selling its Polish subsidiary mBank as part of a new strategy, daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday.



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Late savers share their best tips to hit financial independence

If you're just getting started, take heart. It isn't too late to save up for a decent retirement.

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Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 million in unauthorized trades

Mitsubishi Corp , Japan's biggest trading house by revenue, said on Friday a trader at its Singapore-based unit has lost $320 million through unauthorized transactions in crude oil derivatives, and the matter has been reported to the police.



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Ryanair says its UK pilots cancel strikes

Ryanair pilots based in the United Kingdom have canceled five days of strikes set for this month, the low-cost airline said on Friday.



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