Google Settles FTC Antitrust Probe, Leibowitz Says

Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz speaks at a news conference in Washington about the FTC's antitrust investigation of Google Inc. Google, avoiding a potentially costly legal battle with U.S. regulators, ended a 20-month probe by pledging to change some business practices and settling allegations it misused patents to thwart competitors in smartphone technology. (Source: Bloomberg)
Fed Rate Hike May Stimulate Economic Activity: Hunter
11:57 - Constance Hunter, chief economist at KPMG LLP, and Greg Peters, a senior investment officer at Prudential Financial Inc., talk about Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged and the outlook for policy. Fed policy makers said the labor market and housing have improved, moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff. Hunter and Peters speak with Scarlet Fu and Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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