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Omnicom & Publicis agree merger

Omnicom Group Inc. and Publicis Groupe SA have merged to create the largest advertising company worldwide - Publicis Omnicom Group - worth $35.1 billion (€26.5 billion), the two companies have announced. Their combined revenue for 2012 was…

EU and China reach solar panel deal

China and the European union have reached an agreement on solar panels after weeks of speculation that retaliatory action on both sides could exacerbate Europe’s economic woes further, and push China’s economic slowdown into something more…

Activision goes independent

The biggest U.S. video-game publisher Activision has just gone independent after the company and a consortium led by Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick bought most of Vivendi SA’s stake in the company at a 10 percent discount.  Activision…

Hedge fund SAC Capital indicted by feds

Steven A. Cohen's $10 billion dollar group of hedge funds "SAC Capital" has just been indicted by the Manhattan federal court on charges of four counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud. The Securities and Exchange Commission…