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WTO to Examine Boeing 777X Subsidies

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed on Monday to create a panel to investigate whether the incentives the state of Washington gave to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to build the ...
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Can You Trust the New Higher Growth Forecasts in Europe?

What does a massive round of quantitative easing in Europe, an environment of deflationary pressures and a testing of negative interest rates tell you? It spells an economy in trouble. ...
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European Car Industry Worries About 2015

After a year of strong recovery of car sales in Europe, executives and the auto manufacturer's association have turned anxious. Is it any wonder? The recovery in some countries in ...
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GM Continues to Lose Market Share in Europe

The news about auto sales in Europe was good for December, but the General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) division there continued to lose ground as its attempt at a turnaround ...
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Bad News and Good News on Greek Exit

The January 25 elections in Greece are raising concerns that if the current leader in the political polls wins the election, the country may threaten to leave the euro monetary ...
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GM Sales in Europe Continue Free Fall

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) efforts to turn around its European operations have suffered another blow. As sales of all cars of any brand in Europe moved higher by 1.4% ...
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Italy Downgraded on Deflation, Debt Concerns by S&P

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s on Friday lowered its real and nominal growth projections for Italian GDP and, as a result, cut the country’s long- and short-term debt ratings in ...
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J.P. Morgan’s 5 Top International Stock Picks

While the U.S. markets have absolutely been on fire, the terminally slow-growth European bourses have been miserable this year for the most part, lagging domestic markets by 22% in U.S. ...
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Opel Adam

GM Continues to Take a Beating in Europe Car Sales

Car sales in Europe have continued to grow as the European Union slowly emerges from its deep recession. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was the only major car company that ...
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Draghi Talks More About Coming Quantitative Easing

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), spoke on Monday to the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. While there are many comments in the prepared notes ...
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Eurozone GDP and Inflation Show Why Quantitative Easing Is Becoming More Certain

Eurostat has released the flash estimate for third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) for the eurozone. The report has a mixed bias to it. The good news is that it was ...
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European Commission Slashes EU Growth Rates

The deep recession in Europe -- the European Union and the euro area -- was supposed to be over. Economies across the region had started to overcome years of drops ...
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Amazon Faces Strike by German Workers

Some of Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) German workforce have called another strike. The action follows several others, as Amazon employees at several of its distribution centers try to get better ...
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Chrysler European Sales Good, Should Get Better

For the month of September, what is now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) sold a total of 67,743 vehicles in the European Union (EU) nations, up 6.1% compared with ...
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GM’s Europe Sales Continue to Drop

Car sales in Europe were decimated by the deep recession, which is not over in some countries, at least based on employment and gross domestic product. However, the very modest ...
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