U.S. private sector adds 189,000 jobs in March -ADP

U.S. private employers added 189,000 jobs last month, below economists' expectations and the lowest since January 2014, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Job Fair Held At 7 World Trade Center In New York

New York court dismisses foreclosure lawsuit against HSBC

A New York judge this week dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state's attorney general that accused HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) of ignoring a law designed to protect homeowners from foreclosure.

HSBC

StanChart senior exec Shankar quits in latest management change

Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered Plc (STAN.L) said senior executive Viswanathan Shankar had quit and announced a number of management changes in another reshuffle as it seeks to turn around its fortunes.

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Ford revives the Lincoln Continental, aims at U.S. and China

Ford

Ford Motor Co (F.N) will resurrect the Lincoln Continental as its top-of-the line luxury sedan, betting the classic name will help rebuild the brand's image in the United States and China.

Volvo Cars to build U.S. plant to spearhead sales recovery

Volvo

Volvo Cars will invest $500 million in its first U.S. assembly plant under plans announced on Monday, plugging a longstanding gap in the Swedish carmaker's manufacturing base as it pursues a global comeback under Chinese ownership.

In among the robots, veteran Toyota staffer says manual labor is key to success

Toyota Recalls 2014 List: Japanese Car Company Pulls Out A Number of Vehicles Due to Faulty Air Bags

In a corner of Toyota's oldest factory, the Japanese carmaker's longest-serving employee preaches the benefits of craftsmanship, saying manual labor is the key to success in a highly automated automotive industry.

Oil falls more than $1 as Middle East supply fears ease

Iraq's biggest oil refinery shut down, foreign staff evacuated

Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the threat of disruptions to Middle East supplies due to Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.

Goldman climbs to top commodity bank ranking over JP Morgan

Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs became the top commodities bank last year, overtaking rival JP Morgan, a consultancy said on Friday.

Bentley

Bentley designer raps Ford's Lincoln Continental - Automotive News

Bentley Motors' top designer has criticized Ford's (F.N) new Lincoln Continental, fretting on social media about the car's similarities with one of its own models, Automotive News reported late on Tuesday.

Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler U.S. auto sales in March meet expectations

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCHA.MI)(FCAU.N) on Wednesday said U.S. vehicle sales rose 2 percent in March, meeting analysts' expectations.

High Oil Prices Continue To Drive Gas Prices Steadily Upwards

U.S. may skirt oil storage crisis as drivers hit the road

A month ago, it seemed inevitable: a massive global oversupply of crude oilproduction would overwhelm storage tanks in Oklahoma and fill supertankers off Singapore.

Oil

Oil drops to $55 as Iran nuclear talks intensify

Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a final day of talks over a nuclear deal that could see the energy-rich country increase oil exports to world markets.

Starbucks To Pay $2.8 billion In Damages To Kraft Foods

Starbucks U.S. cafes debuting new smoothies, kale optional

Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) and Danone SA (DANO.PA) on Tuesday will begin selling a smoothie line at more than 4,300 U.S. Starbucks shops as part of a Greek yogurt partnership that will also include yogurt parfaits and ready-to-eat yogurt to be sold by grocers.

IBM

IBM says to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit

International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things' unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data.

Philips

Philips sells 80 percent of lighting components unit for $2.8 billion

Philips (PHG.AS) has agreed to sell an 80.1 percent stake in its lighting components division for $2.8 billion to Go Scale Capital, a technology fund that will seek to expand the company's automotive and LED businesses.

Oil Rigs

Oil prices drop on possible Iran deal, dollar

Oil prices fell on Monday as officials from Iran and six world powers discussed a possible deal over Tehran's nuclear programme that could bring an end to sanctions and allow an increase in Iranian oil exports.

Asian Stocks

European, Asian shares rise, helped by Chinese stimulus

Shares rose on Monday with Asian stocks buoyed by hopes for stimulus to boost China's economy, but the euro slipped on more concern about Greece's finances.

George Soros speaks on stage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit Event hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York November 6, 2013.

Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps

Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment there. He also put the odds of Greece leaving the euro at a third, in an interview with Austrian newspaper Der Standard.

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