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No reviving BAE-EADS deal – Breakingviews

October 10, 2012

The failure of the BAE-EADS merger marks the triumph of politics over business logic and there’s little chance the deal can be resurrected, says Breakingviews assistant editor Chris Hughes.

Don’t bet against the Fed, or the euro – Reuters analyst

October 3, 2012

This week brings an ECB policy decision and U.S. non-farm payrolls, but whatever happens it’s likely to be positive for the euro, says Reuters FX analyst Neal Kimberley.

Bill Ackman still fighting to sell mall operator

October 2, 2012

Activist investor Bill Ackman told the Value Investing Congress he’s pushing back against another major shareholder for control of General Growth Properties, hoping it will merge with another firm, reports Reuters Hedge Fund Correspondent Katya Wachtel.

Surprise! Fed has one more trick up its sleeve

By Reuters Right Now
September 13, 2012

Reuters Fed Correspondent Pedro da Costa says Ben Bernanke and the Fed are trying to light a  fire under the housing market and the recovery with $40 bln of MBS purchases.

Apple’s new iPhone had a strong launch, but it’s no leapfrog

By Reuters Right Now
September 12, 2012

Reuters West Coast Bureau Chief Jonathan Weber says the iPhone 5 will definitely be appealing for consumers, but it’s not the same advance in technology that Apple has shown in the past.