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Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events

But through its "dot plot," the Fed did signal that interest rate hikes were coming this year. Most economists see the first hike happening in September, while Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley notably see it happening in December.<p>For now, the spotlight shifts to the international stage where one …

Anthem offers $47 billion to buy Cigna

— By Caroline Humer<p>NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) – U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. said on Saturday it had offered $47 billion in cash and stock for …

CEOs lukewarm on economy, says survey

American CEOs plan to hire and invest at a slower pace in the next six months, with future economic growth hinging on trade agreements and tax reform, according to a quarterly survey released Monday.<p>Leaders are trimming back on optimism, said the results for Business Roundtable's second-quarter …

Lunch with Warren Buffett auctioned for $2.35 million

(Reuters) - The chairman of a Chinese company that develops online games has agreed to pay $2,345,678 for a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, winning a charity auction.<p>This year's auction was the 16th to benefit the Glide Foundation, a nonprofit in San Francisco's Tenderloin …

Court adds $5.4 billion to debt bill; Argentina to appeal

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A U.S. judge has multiplied the size of Argentina's debt to holdout bondholders and the country's government says it …

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

There's been a horrific slump in the value of 'old media' companies

The sale of the San Diego Union-Tribune in early May for $85 million underscored the horrific slump in the value of "old media" companies in recent years.<p>Although the sum paid by Tribune Publishing was only marginally below the $110 million in a 2011 sale of the San Diego group and excluded some …

Steve Jobs' 'Spiritual Partner' Takes Over as Apple's Chief of Design

With his promotion to Apple's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive sheds managerial duties to work on some major design projects. Meet the execs who will fill his shoes.<p>After churning out breakthrough Apple products like the iPad, iPhone and Mac, Apple's newly appointed Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is …

Korean Air 'nut rage' woman freed from jail

South Korean high court reduces and immediately suspends prison term of Cho Hyun-ah, whose tirade about snacks turned airliner back from runway<p>A South Korean court has released from jail the former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight in 2014.<p>Cho Hyun-ah, who is …

South Korea

‘Look ... It’s My Name on This’: Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

Israel

Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

An avian flu outbreak is sweeping across the Midwest at a frightening pace, ravaging chicken and turkey farms and leaving officials stumped about the virus's seemingly unstoppable spread.<p>Now reaching to 15 states, the outbreak has been detected at 174 farms, according to the U.S. Department of …

Agriculture

Protesters descend on McDonald's HQ ahead of shareholders meeting

CHICAGO — Thousands of protesters calling for a $15 minimum wage and a union have descended near the McDonald's headquarters as newly-installed CEO Steve Easterbrook gets ready to address annual shareholders meeting on Thursday for the first time as the company's chief executive.<p>McDonald's …

McDonald's

The Greek government just admitted it won't make the next IMF payment without a bailout deal

Greece is due to make a €305 million ($339.07 million, £218.64 million) disbursement on June 5, followed by three others in the following two weeks.<p>Greece had to use its special drawing rights (SDRs) held at the IMF to make the last payment. — the four coming up in June are twice as large as that …

Takata’s Airbag Recall a Result of Converging Forces

TOKYO — Just two weeks ago, the Japanese auto supplier Takata suggested the worst was over, as it continued to resist acknowledging any defects with its airbags.<p>At a briefing on Takata’s latest business results on May 8, executives predicted that the company would return to profitability in 2015, …

Altice enters U.S. cable market with Suddenlink move | Reuters

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European telecoms group Altice has agreed to buy U.S. regional cable company Suddenlink Communications in a $9.1 billion deal, marking its first move across the Atlantic where it is also interested in buying Time Warner Cable.<p>The surprise move is further evidence that …

Americans are dipping their toes back into the housing market

In a sign that America’s housing market is strengthening, housing starts (the number of new residential construction projects in a given month) turned around last month, and there appears to be increasing demand for some of that new inventory.<p>The US Mortgage Bankers Association released its weekly …