PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - March 13

Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:21am EDT
 
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March 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

* Federal prosecutors and the FBI are probing potential manipulation of Herbalife Ltd stock and have interviewed people hired by hedge-fund billionaire William Ackman, who has led a long-running campaign against company. (on.wsj.com/1Gy3YDp)

* Hillary Clinton appears to be an outlier among administration colleagues in the way she used email, according to a Wall Street Journal survey. A look back at practices during President Barack Obama's first term, when Clinton was secretary of state, shows no clear pattern in how administration officials used email. (on.wsj.com/1Bz0hxC)

* The tumbling euro and easy-money policies are boosting optimism in corporate Europe that the long-struggling region might finally begin a sturdy recovery. But Europe's good fortune is a headache for U.S. corporate competitors that face a squeeze on overseas sales from the rising dollar. (on.wsj.com/1Gy45Pa)

* In bidding wars like the one that has developed over Salix Pharmaceuticals, whoever offers the most usually wins. Determining who's the high bidder in this case - Endo International or Valeant Pharmaceuticals - may be harder than it seems. (on.wsj.com/1b6Redo)   Continued...