(Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Barington Capital Group is urging fashion company Jones Group Inc
By Jonathan Stempel and Tanya Agrawal
(Reuters) - A judge has rejected a proposed severance package of nearly $20 million (13 million pounds) for Thomas Horton, the chairman and chief e...
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States reaffirmed Friday a longstanding commitment to protect Japan through nuclear "deterrence" after talks that coincided with mounting threats from nuclear-armed North Korea.April 13, 2013, 7:43 am
By Kaori Kaneko and Doug Palmer
TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan and the United States on Friday agreed on a deal paving the way for Tokyo to join talks on an Asia-Pacific free trade ...
By Jonathan Spicer
BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank have set monetary policy in similar ways regardless of their contrasting official mandates, top British and U...
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Several South American central banks said on Friday that they are paying "special attention" to rising global liquidity resulting from easy-money policies in developed count...April 13, 2013, 6:49 am
By John McCrank
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asset managers have been slow to set up accounts with clearing houses for over-the-counter derivatives ahead of a mandatory deadline, creating a nea...
By Todd Benson
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's government said on Friday it foiled a plot to destabilize Sunday's presidential election, the latest in a flurry of claims that the opposi...
By Mark Hosenball and Matt Spetalnick
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday played down a Pentagon spy agency report that triggered alarm that North Korea might be a...
By John O'Donnell and Jan Strupczewski
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's six biggest countries agreed on Friday to cooperate in the fight against tax havens, piling pressure on Au...
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Europe must clearly state the order in which it will impose losses on bank shareholders, creditors and depositors when it closes a bank and these rules should be in place from 2015,...April 13, 2013, 5:25 am
By Jan Strupczewski
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's economic growth strategy has been a failure so far and unless bold steps are taken the economy will continue to stagnate, a s...
By Anna Yukhananov
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday put Japan on notice that it was watching its economic policies to ensure they were not aimed at devaluing th...
By Daniel Bases
NEW YORK (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Friday that he seeks to negotiate a "living agreement" to help deepen economic and trade t...
By Lauren Tara LaCapra
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Europe's competition authority should have its first decisions by the end of the year in an investigation of alleged manipulation of key international interest rates, EU Competi...April 13, 2013, 2:56 am
VIENNA (Reuters) - The former head of Austrian property group Immofinanz
SEOUL (AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday demanded North Korea scrap an expected missile test and dial down its virulent rhetoric -- but also backed new peace overtures by Seoul and appealed for reason to prevail.April 13, 2013, 2:40 am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said it fired artillery into Syria on Friday after its troops were shot at on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, in the latest of a series of shooting incid...April 13, 2013, 2:37 am
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