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Ant Financial Is Considering Higher Offer for MoneyGram

Ant Financial said it’s considering whether to make a higher offer for U.S. money-transfer firm MoneyGram International Inc., after that company said an unsolicited takeover bid by a smaller, little-known…

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Asian Markets Mixed After Small Wall Street Gain

Asian markets were mixed Monday after global finance ministers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism according to a weekend statement in the face of resistance from the Trump administration.…

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Business Briefs – March 19, 2017

Germany’s Merkel and Japan’s Abe Urge Free Trade With Jabs at U.S. HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke up for free…

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Stocks Flat as Tech Gains Offset Weakness in Banks

U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, as bank shares fell on lingering effects of the Federal Reserve’s less-aggressive stance on future rate hikes, while a jump in Adobe lifted…

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Business Briefs – March 16, 2017

President Trump Calls for Privatizing Air Traffic Control Operations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a…

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Business Briefs – March 15, 2017

Trump Fuel Economy Move Sets Up Fight With California DETROIT (AP) – The Trump administration’s decision to re-examine Obama-era rules that govern automobile gas mileage could be the first round…

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