http://www.FT.com/ The Latino vote could be a deciding factor in the 2012 US presidential election, but the Hispanic community is by no means monolithic. The FT's US columnist Edward Luce visits Miami in Florida to explores the nuances of the Latino voting bloc
http://www.FT.com/ As Japan trials a new even faster high-speed train, FT Tokyo bureau chief Mure Dickie reports on the country's love affair with its trains and the challenge facing the national railway operators to sell their systems overseas against tough competition. For more FT video content, visit the Financial Times video page at: http://www.ft.com/video
British Petroleum was interested in buying gas from the Russia 's Gazprom, which became the most profitable energy company in the world by posting a record profit for a second time in a row in 2011. According to Gazprom's Chief Executive Officer Aleksey Miller, BP had "shown interest" in extending the company's Nord Stream pipeline to the UK. "There have been signals the UK would be interested, both on the government and corporate level, in one of the new lines of Nord Stream being extended to the UK," Bloomberg Business Week quoted Miller as saying.
India 's economic growth is faltering as a result of weak governance, policy paralysis and opposition to reforms by the present government. These have dragged down the investor confidence
The core routing market has been a headache for Juniper Networks ( JNPR ) in recent times, given extreme sluggishness in demand (particularly in the U.S.). To make matters worse, competing products have made it to the market with aggressive pricing strategies chipping away at its market share.
According to a report from Thomson Reuters, American International Group Inc. ( AIG ) recently vended off senior unsecured notes worth $750 million. The notes were issued through reopening of a similar $750 million offering that was completed on May 24, 2012, thereby increasing the size of debt issuance to $1.5 billion.
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Posted 6/29/2012 7:11 PM by Zacks Equity Research from Zacks.com in Investing , Business , Stocks | Like it Don't like it Referenced Stocks: ANDA , GSK , IPXL , MYL , NVS Perrigo Co. ( PRGO ) recently announced that it had received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for the generic version of Duac Gel. With the Perrigo ANDA being the first para IV filing, Perrigo should be entitled to 180-days marketing exclusivity for its generic version
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Posted 6/29/2012 7:11 PM by Zacks Equity Research from Zacks.com in Investing , Business , Stocks | Like it Don't like it Referenced Stocks: AIV , UDR UDR Inc. ( UDR ), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust (REIT), has recently completed the sale of 15 unencumbered apartment communities totaling 4,931 units for gross proceeds of $477 million. The asset sale is part of the long-term strategy of the company to exit the Phoenix, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Fredericksburg, Virginia markets
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India 's infrastructure business, which accounts for 38 percent of the country's industrial activity, grew 4.6 percent in May from a year earlier, government data released on Friday showed. According to government reports, infrastructure has expanded at a faster pace than an upwardly revised annual growth of 4.2 percent in the previous month
Ford ( F ) shares stumbled Friday after the automaker warned losses in its international division could be three times greater than the $190 million first-quarter loss. Pre-tax losses could hit $570 million in the just-concluded second quarter, the company disclosed in an SEC filing, released after CFO Robert Shanks told The NY Times "overall company profits will be substantially lower" because of weakness in its international division. When I sat down with Ford CEO Alan Mulally last week, he expressed great concern about Europe but gave no indication that the company was facing bigger-than-expected losses