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Asia Stocks Wilt as China Weakness Dims Mood

Asian shares pulled back on Monday, with investor sentiment hurt by a retreat on Wall Street and a slide in Chinese stocks, while the euro skidded after German coalition talks…

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Business Briefs – November 19, 2017

VA Exploring Idea of Merging Health System With Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) – The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon’s as part of its…

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U.S. Dollar, Wall St. Fall With Tax Overhaul in Focus

The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday along with Wall Street stocks as investors pulled back from technology stocks and were skeptical President Donald Trump’s Republican party would succeed in…

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Asian Shares Gain, Mueller Report Hits Dollar

Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood,…

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Business Briefs – November 17, 2017

FCC Relaxes Limits on Owning Newspapers, Media Stations NEW YORK (AP) – Federal regulators vote to loosening rules meant to support independent local media. The newspaper and broadcasting industries say…

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Strong Earnings From Wal-Mart, Cisco Drive Stocks Higher

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak. Investors cheered strong quarterly earnings from Wal-Mart Stores, Cisco Systems and other companies. Technology stocks accounted for much of…

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Report: Time Inc. in Merger Talks With Meredith

Time Inc. is considering a sale to fellow publisher Meredith Corp., according to media reports. The New York Times initially reported that the New York-based publisher of Time and other…

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New York State Fines Cigna for Insurance Violations

New York state has fined Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. $2 million on accusations that it violated state insurance law. The state said the Bloomfield, Conn.-based insurer illegally sold…

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Japan Leads Asian Shares Higher, Oil Prices Steady

Asian shares rose Thursday, led by Japan, while oil prices were steady despite a second straight day of overnight losses on Wall Street. Analysts said that despite the rebound it…

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Business Briefs – November 15, 2017

‘Obamacare ‘ Mandate Repeal Would Remake Market For Consumers WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the requirement that Americans get health insurance. The drive…

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