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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its board of directors elected Paget L.
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The most recent Executive Quiz results released today by The Korn/Ferry Institute reveal a significant improvement in the overall attitude of global executives about the direction of the economy, but lingering anxiety about labor markets.
The best known U.S. market index, Dow Jones industrial average, has a chance to reclaim numerical glory this week, at least symbolically. The Dow took a run at 10,000 points last week but sputtered, slipped -- and basically choked -- 100 points shy of the mark.
U.S. markets wavered Thursday morning after a downturn in the previous trading session prompted by the Federal Reserve Bank. The Fed's announcement Wednesday that it would maintain key lending rates at zero to 0.25 percent triggered a late afternoon drop in U.S.
Financial regulators in Washington appear close to a pay policy that could put them deep into banks' boardrooms, and have also proposed a ban on flash trading. Using logic that extends the idea that its role is to keep financial firms from stumbling, the U.S.
Global markets were given mixed messages Wednesday, but headed up, cheered by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's assessment of the recession winding down. Technically, a recession is two consecutive quarters of negative growth, but one quarter of positive growth is enough to call a halt to one.
A historic year on Wall Street has a likely capstone event with Monday's presidential address from the Federal Hall in New York. U.S.
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