Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ex-Barclays traders put money before honesty, UK court hears

LONDON (Reuters) - Two former Barclays traders were driven by the desire for money and showed scant regard to honesty and integrity when they conspired to rig global Libor interest rates, a lawyer for the UK Serious Fraud Office told a London jury tri...

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Europe left exposed by demise of Anglo-German exchange merger

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union could be left with no exchange big enough to compete with U.S. rivals and no trading link into Britain if it allows the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse merger to die.

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Why Gender Diversity In Tech Matters

The unconscious bias that thwarts women seeking tech careers is unjust to individuals and a disaster for an industry limited only by the shortage of talent.

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Comcast to buy remaining 49 percent stake in Universal Studios Japan

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp said on Tuesday it would buy the 49 percent it does not already own in Universal Studios Japan (USJ) for 254.8 billion yen ($2.27 billion) as the No. 1 U.S. cable operator seeks to expand its Asian theme parks business.

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Years-long dream of European exchange ended in half an hour

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - After more than a year of negotiations, Deutsche Boerse got only 30 minutes notice on Sunday from the London Stock Exchange that their planned merger was effectively over, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.

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U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter despite robust consumer spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, as previously reported, and appeared to remain on a moderate growth path as President Donald Trump took office with a promise to reinvigorate manufacturing and pro...

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