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Crowds Gather at Apple Stores for iPhone Launch

September 20, 2012 |

Customers in nine countries have begun gathering for the kickoff to sales of Apple’s latest iPhone 5 amid signs of heavy demand for the handset.
WSJ.com: US Business

Debt Investors Get a Jump on Moody’s

September 20, 2012 |

As many investors brace for possible downgrades of Spain and Italy, some are positioning themselves for the possible fallout in the countries’ €180 billion corporate-debt markets.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Bank of America Ramps Up Job Cuts

September 20, 2012 |

Bank of America is planning to cut 16,000 jobs by the end of the year. If the cuts are made, the lender will likely lose its title as the U.S banking industry’s largest employer.
WSJ.com: US Business

Meet the New Boss: Big Data

September 20, 2012 |

At more and more companies, the hiring boss is an algorithm, as jobs that were once filled on the basis of work history and interviews are left to personality tests and data analysis.
WSJ.com: US Business

Cartoons Prompt French Closures

September 20, 2012 |

France said it would close its embassies as well as French schools in 20 countries on Friday, amid fears of backlash after a magazine published a series of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

EU to Approve Universal Music/EMI Merger

September 19, 2012 |

EU regulators are set to approve Universal Music’s $ 1.9 billion acquisition of EMI’s recorded music division, but will require Universal to sell many of EMI’s most treasured record labels and global rights.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

CIC Invested About $2 Billion in Alibaba

September 19, 2012 |

China’s sovereign wealth fund invested about $ 2 billion in Alibaba, as the Chinese Internet company bought back a large stake owned by Yahoo.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Stalled Rally Puts Pressure on Spain

September 19, 2012 |

The European rally has ended, and now the waiting begins. Behind the stall is a paradox that involves an uncomfortable dance between Spain’s prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, and ECB chief Mario Draghi.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Panetta Reassures China on Security

September 19, 2012 |

The U.S. defense secretary hoped to cool regional tensions in a meeting with China’s vice president—the first high-level public appearance for Xi Jinping since canceling visits with other foreign officials in recent weeks.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Japan Eases Monetary Policy in Surprise Move

September 19, 2012 |

The Bank of Japan took surprisingly strong steps to further ease its monetary policy, following similar steps by the Fed, as it tries to tackle deflation, an export-sapping strong yen and the impact of slowing global growth.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia