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Strong start to 2013 not going to last for U.S. economy: Reuters poll

After a strong start to the year, the world's largest economy is set to slow as some of the effects of government spending cuts take hold, likely leaving the central bank's extraordinary stimulus in place into at least 2014.Still, the labor market is expected to continue healing this year, even after last month's disappointingly weak job gains, and the housing recovery should gain momentum. Both should help keep the economy from cooling too much.Economists in a Reuters poll taken after the latest job report ratcheted up their forecasts for first quarter growth to an annualized 3 percent from the 2 percent forecast last month.But that pace is not expected to last, slowing to 1.6 percent in the second quarter before picking up to 2 percent for the rest of the year.While the consensus for the first quarter is the highest since polling began for that period in October 2011, the second quarter expectation in the poll is the lowest."We are expecting growth to slow but I wouldn't throw this i...

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  1. Icahn woos Oshkosh shareholders, company pushes back

    Activist investor Carl Icahn urged shareholders of Oshkosh Corp on Thursday to accept his $32.50-per-share bid for any and all outstanding shares of the company befo...

  2. J.C. Penney, Navistar and Other Stocks Insiders Are Buying

    Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company -- they believe the stock price will move hi...

  3. Oshkosh Corp . Board Rejects Icahn's Tender Offer

    The board of Oshkosh Corp. unanimously rejected investor Carl Icahn's $32.50-a-share cash tender offer and in turn adopted a shareholder rights plan, the company sai...

  4. Icahn to Unveil Slate of Oshkosh Board Nominees

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn stood by his $32.50-a-share offer for heavy-duty truck maker Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) and said that he will announce a full slate of nomine...

  5. Icahn Asks Oshkosh Shareholders to Replace Board

    Carl Icahn has asked Oshkosh Corp.'s (OSK) shareholders to sell their shares to him or vote for his slate of directors to replace the existing board.With a 9.5% stak...

  6. Icahn to nominate former JLG head to Oshkosh board

    Activist investor Carl Icahn named the first of a slate of directors he wants elected to the board of Oshkosh Corp , picking the former chief executive of the JLG ae...

  7. Icahn offers to buy Oshkosh Corp , shares jump

    Activist investor Carl Icahn offered to buy all the outstanding shares of Oshkosh Corp Thursday for a 21-percent premium to the U.S. truckmaker's closing price on We...

  8. Oshkosh advises shareholders to take no action on Icahn offer

    Truck maker Oshkosh Corp advised its shareholders on Thursday to take no action related to activist investor Carl Icahn's offer to buy all outstanding shares in the ...

  9. Icahn Offers to Buy Rest of Oshkosh For $3 Billion

    Carl Icahn offered to buy the rest of Oshkosh Corp. (OSK) that he doesn't already own in a deal that values the heavy-duty vehicle maker at about $3 billion and said...

  10. Icahn Offers to Buy Oshkosh for $23.50/Share

    Shares of Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) soared nearly 15% to a 52-week high Thursday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered to buy the emergency vehicle maker for $32.50...

  11. Icahn offers to buy Oshkosh Corp for $32.50 a share

    Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday offered to buy all outstanding shares of U.S. truckmaker Oshkosh Corp for $32.50, a 21 percent premium to their Wednesday cl...

  12. Carl Icahn offers to buy Oshkosh Corp for $32.50 per share

    Activist investor Carl Icahn on Thursday offered to buy all outstanding shares of U.S. truckmaker Oshkosh Corp for $32.50, a 21 percent premium to their Wednesday cl...

  1. Oshkosh to cut 900 jobs in defense unit

    Truck and military vehicle maker Oshkosh Corp said it will cut about 900 jobs in its defense business due to budget cuts.The company said it would reduce its workfor...

  2. Oshkosh to Cut 900 Jobs in Defense Unit

    Truck maker Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) said Tuesday afternoon it plans to cut a total of 900 positions in its defense division starting in June, citing a decline in producti...

  3. Navistar names Troy Clarke as CEO

    Truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp appointed Chief Operating Officer Troy Clarke as its chief executive, replacing interim CEO Lewis Campbell who cam...

  4. Market Wrap for Friday, January 25: Dow and S&P Climb Towards Old Highs

    The U.S. stock market continued to climb amid low volatility conditions on Friday. Investors remain focused on quarterly earnings reports with a wide number of stock...

  5. Oshkosh Hits 52-week High On Brighter Outlook

    Oshkosh Corp. shares jumped as much as 13% at the open Friday after the specialty and custom truck maker posted a 20% higher fourth-quarter results and raised its fu...

  6. Icahn Abandons Attempt toTake Control of Oshkosh

    Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday abandoned his effort to acquire control of U.S. truck and military vehicle maker Oshkosh Corp after shareholders tendered few...

  7. Icahn abandons effort to take control of Oshkosh

    Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday abandoned his effort to acquire control of U.S. truck and military vehicle maker Oshkosh Corp after shareholders tendered few...

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