Thailand Slips Into Deflation on Falling Energy Prices

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Nopparat Chaichalearmmongkol BANGKOK--Thailand entered deflation in January for the first time in more than five years due to falling energy prices. The country's headline consumer-price index contracted 0.41% in January from a year ago, compared with a 0.6% rise ...

Intel Agrees to Buy Lantiq From Golden Gate Capital

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Don Clark Intel Corp. said it has agreed to buy Lantiq, a German maker of communications chips, for undisclosed terms. Lantiq was formed in 2009 from former operations of Infineon Technologies AG that were purchased by the San Francisco ...

Indonesia HSBC Manufacturing PMI at 48.5 in January Vs 47.6 December

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By I Made Sentana JAKARTA, Indonesia--HSBC's manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, for Indonesia edged up to 48.5 in January from 47.6 in December, indicating that the deterioration of business conditions is slowing, as the fall in output and new ...

European Equity Markets Slip on Global Growth Concerns -- Update

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Josie Cox European stock markets turned lower Monday as lingering concerns over the health of global economies, coupled with uncertainty surrounding debt negotiations in Greece, kept investors on edge. After rising cautiously in early trade, the Stoxx Europe 600 ...

Strauss-Kahn in Court for Prostitution-Ring Trial

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

PARIS--Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn appeared in court on Monday as one of the defendants in a trial investigating an alleged prostitution ring. Mr. Strauss-Kahn has been charged with "aggravated pimping" and could face a maximum 10-year prison ...

EnLink to Acquire Coronado Midstream in $600 Million Deal

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Tess Stynes EnLink Midstream Partners LP and affiliate Enlink Midstream LLC agreed to acquire Coronado Midstream Holdings LLC for roughly $600 million, the latest in a string of acquisitions. The acquisition includes natural-gas gathering and processing facilities in the ...

Correction to Oil Slides on US Strikes -- 2nd Update Headline

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

Oil markets staged a rally on Monday however "Oil Slides on U.S. Strikes and China Data -- 2nd Update," at 1204 GMT, misstated that oil prices were sliding in the headline. (END) Dow Jones Newswires February 02, 2015 08:44 ET ...

Correction to U.S. Consumer Spending Story

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

Americans' savings rate rose to 4.9% in December. "U.S. Consumer Spending Down 0.3% in December," at 8:30 a.m. ET, misstated that the figure was for November. (END) Dow Jones Newswires February 02, 2015 09:01 ET (14:01 GMT) Copyright (c) 2015 ...

Obama Proposes Nearly $4 Trillion Budget--Update

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Nick Timiraos And Carol E. Lee WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama proposed a nearly $4 trillion budget package Monday aimed at improving the nation's infrastructure and boosting middle-class Americans, but with a cost of tax increases on businesses and the wealthy ...

European Stocks Fluctuate on Global Growth Concerns -- 4th Update

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Josie Cox European stocks fluctuated Monday as lingering concerns over the health of global economies, coupled with uncertainty surrounding debt negotiations in Greece, continued to spook investors. After rising cautiously in early trade, the Stoxx Europe 600 index spent ...

Obama Immigration Budget Underscores Deep Division with GOP

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Rebecca Ballhaus President Barack Obama's budget proposal would increase spending on border security and customs enforcement--while presuming a nearly $160 billion deficit reduction over 10 years due to stronger economic growth that it says would result from an overhaul ...

Pentagon Spending Plan Breaks Caps, Sets Up Showdown

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Julian E. Barnes And Doug Cameron WASHINGTON--The Pentagon unveiled a $585.3 billion spending plan Monday, ignoring spending caps currently in place and setting the stage for a year of negotiations and brinkmanship in Congress on military spending. The Defense ...

Brazil Posts $2.3 Billion Trade Deficit in January

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

SAO PAULO--Brazil had a trade deficit of $2.3 billion in January, compared with a small surplus in December, as imports of steel products and electronic goods rose, the country's trade ministry said Monday. Slow economic growth in many of Brazil's ...

U.S. Treasury's Sanctions Czar Says Iran, Russia, Islamic State Weakened

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Jay Solomon and William Mauldin WASHINGTON--Iran's economy is now fundamentally incapable of recovery without a nuclear accommodation with the West, increasing Washington's leverage in final negotiations with Tehran, said the Treasury Department's outgoing sanctions czar David Cohen. "They're stuck. ...

CRH PLC Acquisition Announcement -5-

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future or are beyond the Company's control and difficult to predict,that could cause actual ...

Canadian Pension Fund Investing in Australian Motorway

TODAY: April 25, 2015 PUB DATE: Feb. 2, 2015

By Paul Vieira Canada's largest pension fund said Sunday it would invest over a half-billion Australian dollars in an Australian motorway project aimed at reducing traffic congestion in the suburbs north of the country's largest city, Sydney. The Canada Pension ...