LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union could be left with no exchange big enough to compete with U.S. rivals and no trading link into Britain if it allows the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse merger to die.
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Facebook has topped a list of the world’s most “mobile-ready” brands, followed by Amazon, 7-Eleven, Hyundai, Microsoft
One British book chain store has come under fire for setting up shops in small towns without its signature branding.
(Reuters) – Comcast Corp said on Tuesday it would buy the 49 percent it does not already own in Universal Studios Japan (USJ) for 254.8 billion yen ($2.27 billion) as the No. 1 U.S. cable operator seeks to expand its Asian theme parks business.
BHS went into administration in April 2016 and the last of its stores closed in August. Some 11,000 jobs were lost.
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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday and the Dow snapped a 12-day streak of record closes as investors awaited President Donald Trump’s address to Congress, while a disappointing outlook from Target dragged down retailers.
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – After more than a year of negotiations, Deutsche Boerse got only 30 minutes notice on Sunday from the London Stock Exchange that their planned merger was effectively over, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, as previously reported, and appeared to remain on a moderate growth path as President Donald Trump took office with a promise to reinvigorate manufacturing and pro…
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A spat over which city would claim the headquarters of a combined European exchange could scupper the $31 billion deal.
MORAL hazard is a problem that crops up frequently in economics. People behave differently if they do not face the full costs or risks of their actions: deposit insurance makes customers less careful about choosing their banks, for example.
Moral hazard can also be second-hand. Take medicine. A patient with private insurance may be happy to sit through extra tests, and a doctor may be happy to order them. Doctors might be more reluctant to order tests if they know that the patient would bear the full cost.
A newly published paper* sets out to test this secondary problem by examining a common-enough situation—taking a taxi ride in a strange city. The authors, a trio of academics at the University of Innsbruck, sent researchers on 400 taxi rides, covering 11 different routes, in Athens, Greece. In all cases, the researchers indicated they were not familiar with the city. But in half the cases, the researchers indicated that their employers would be reimbursing them for the journey. The researchers in the latter group were 17% more likely to be overcharged for their trip and paid a fare that was, on average, 7% higher.
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“As I understand it, the parties have structured the deal such that it won’t require paperwork with the FCC.”
IBM’s chief marketing officer says that it can be used to encourage people to have “enlightened self-interest”
(Reuters) – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc on Tuesday said that 2017 would be another year of transition with revenues falling as much as 8 percent amid drug price pressure and fewer prescriptions.
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