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Monday, March 30, 2015

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Single mom, retirees say nest eggs hit after they put too much faith in fee-hungry brokers

3 hours 33 minutes ago
Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker.

Unreleased financials freeze shares of Morgan Stanley-backed companies

5 hours 41 minutes ago
Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by banking giant Morgan Stanley failed to file their financial statements on time, freezing trading in their stocks.

After 13-year hiatus, Lincoln is embracing its history and bringing back the Continental sedan

6 hours 31 minutes ago
Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable.

Business economists boost 2015-2016 outlook for US economy, cite job growth, consumer spending

6 hours 33 minutes ago
A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.

Asian stocks mostly higher after Fed chief outlines gradual approach to rate rise

Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as investors digested Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling U.S. interest rates were expected to rise sometime this year but when they did they would do so gradually.

China Central-bank Chief Warns Of U.S. Dollar Strength

China's central bank governor said Sunday that the U.S. dollar could grow "too strong" and prompt capital flows out of China and other nations. by Michael Kitchen

China Stocks Shoot Higher On 'Silk Road' Details

Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks both popped higher Monday morning after China unveiled more details and projections for its "New Silk Road" plan to boost trade and economic relations with the rest of Eurasia and Africa. by Laura He

Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.6% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 1.2% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 0.9% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 1.3% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.3% ; Taipei (Taiex ) up 0.3% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc. by Michael Kitchen

Japan Stocks Swing Down Then Up, As Yen Creates Headwinds

Japanese stocks took a rollercoaster ride early Monday, opening higher and then dropping to negative territory, only to recover its gains about half an hour into the session, with the Nikkei Average up 0.2% but the Topix 0.2% lower. by Michael Kitchen

Australia Stocks Fall, Tracking Losses For Oil, Iron Ore

Australian stocks began a holiday-shortened week on a low note Monday, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.9% as pullbacks for crude oil and iron ore weighed on the resource shares. by Michael Kitchen

ABN Amro directors renounce pay increase amid public outrage; finance minister welcomes move

ABN Amro board members are giving up a 100,000-euro ($110,000) pay increase after the Dutch government delayed a decision on selling the nationalized bank amid public outrage at the raise.

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine after reaching price deal with GSK

Britain says it will become the first country to offer all babies a vaccine for potentially fatal meningitis B after it reached a price deal with GlaxoSmithKline PLC.

$54 million debut for DreamWorks' 'Home' bests Ferrell, Hart comedy 'Get Hard' at box office

The DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" at the box office, but both films debuted strongly.

Pipelines pinched: Despite highest costs in US, Northeast resists natural gas expansion

Most people agree the Northeast must expand its energy supply to trim the nation's highest costs and natural gas could be at least a short-term answer.

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