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Chinese stocks fall 5.5%, other Asian markets down

China’s main stock market index fell more than 5% on Friday after two securities firms said they are under investigation for possible misconduct. The Shanghai composite index closed 5.5% lower

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Stocks’ win streak hits six weeks

Stocks ended mostly higher Friday and bond yields spiked after a robust October jobs report increased the odds that the Federal Reserve will finally pull the trigger and raise interest

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Stocks mostly higher as rally rolls on

Stocks are basically higher Friday as the post-correction rally rolls on amid signs U.S. companies will top low third-quarter earnings estimates and the growing belief the Federal Reserve will hold

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Wall Street to give Fed minutes a once-over

The Federal Reserve’s September meeting was notable for what the Fed did not do: raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, a decision that at the

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SEC accuses NY trading firm of “spoofing”

A New York trading firm and its co-founder have agreed to a more than $1 million Securities and Exchange Commission settlement over profiting from alleged financial market manipulation known as

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Ralph Lauren shares soar as founder steps aside

Shares of Ralph Lauren (RL) soared in Wednesday morning trading, the day after the fashion industry icon announced he was giving up the CEO title at the company that bears

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Stocks end mixed: Nasdaq deeper in red for 2015

Stocks ended the week on a mixed note despite a big early rally Friday off Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s comments about a potential rate hike. The Dow Jones industrial

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Nasdaq turns red for 2015; Dow off 77 points

Stocks climbed out of a deep dive Thursday, but the Nasdaq slid into negative territory for the calendar year as stocks posted their third straight down day. The blue-chip Dow

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Tim Cook: Apple is killing it in China

At $116, Apple stock may not be the same buying opportunity it was in late August when shares traded close

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Buying Google stocks is a good idea

Google stock has delivered massive gains for investors over the long term, and our contributors believe the online search giant

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BlackBerry acquires Good Technology for $425M

A string of acquisitions are giving some technology stocks a push, most notably BlackBerry after it scooped up a company

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Television rises while TV stocks sink

The other day, a senior Facebook executive sent me a link to a New York Times story about the precipitous

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Apple stock implosion shreds $113.4B

Apple (AAPL) shares are down significantly for the second day Tuesday – bringing investors’ paper losses staggering levels and putting

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CVS shares fall on slowing retail sales growth

Shares of CVS Health (CVS) fell in Tuesday trading after the U.S. drugstore chain reported better-than-expected earnings but said retail

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Stocks fall as Dow faces 4th day of losses; Apple sinks

Stocks were slightly lower in lackluster trading Tuesday as shares of Apple fell further, helping to push the Dow towards

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Apple’s stock breaks 3 key levels

Investors wondering how low Apple (AAPL) stock can go are having to lower their expectations even more. Shares of the

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Citibank investigated over student loan servicing

Citibank is under investigation for its student loan-servicing practices, the New York-based bank disclosed Monday. The bank said it’s cooperating

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Supreme Court might hear insider trading case

A groundbreaking case that challenges the legal definition insider trading might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Department

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Yelp shares plunge, chairman steps down

Yelp, the crowed-sourced reviews site, has taken a big hit from shareholders after a review of its own. Shares of

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Pricey biotechs take flight despite Yellen’s 2014 warning

A year ago, Fed chair Janet Yellen made waves when she warned of “substantially stretched” valuations in the biotech sector.

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