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JPMorgan strikes bullish tone even as oil woes rise

In the latest sign of a divided economy, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon gave an impassioned speech Tuesday about how U.S. consumers are “winners” of the current economy, even as

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Stocks tumble after big rally as oil falls sharply

After its recent hot streak, the Dow Jones industrial average cooled off Tuesday as stocks tumbled amid a renewed slump in oil prices and a still uncertain outlook for global

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Business leaders call for Britain to stay in EU

The bosses of some of Britain’s biggest companies on Tuesday warned that an exit from the European Union could threaten jobs and put the economy at risk. Around 200 individuals,

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Allergan earnings top Wall Street forecasts

Shares of Allergan (AGN), the pending merger partner of U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, rose Monday after the Ireland-based company reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street forecasts. The company’s stock

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Profit, economic recovery key to stock rally

Stocks kicked off the week in rally mode, building on its best week of the year. But for the bounce after a bruising start to the year to be sustainable,

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals share plunge

Shares of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International  International (VRX) nosedived Monday amid a report late Monday that the Canada-based company would restate some of its financial previous earnings. The stock

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HTC to start preorders on $799 Vive VR Feb. 29

A year after first showcasing its Vive virtual reality system at Mobile World Congress, HTC, in partnership with Valve, announced the consumer version of the system at this year’s event.

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Apple says iPhone ID change prevented data access

The ID passcode to the iPhone the FBI wants Apple to hack for information about one of the San Bernardino, Calif., terrorists was changed less than a day after the

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IRS audit rates of large corporations hit 10-year low

Large U.S. corporations had a good tax-filing season in 2015. Firms with at least $10 million in assets faced the

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HSBC warns of bumpy outlook as 2015 profit dips

HSBC warned of a “bumpier” global financial outlook thanks to China’s slowing economy, as it reported Monday that profit dipped

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Earnings season picks up steam this week

Investors are gearing up for a busy week of earnings – and they’ll be looking beyond the numbers. More than

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Johnson Controls to spin off $22B auto division

Johnson Controls said Friday that it will spin off its $22-billion automotive seating and interiors business into a separate company

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Microsoft expands in Google’s backyard

Microsoft is putting down roots in Silicon Valley. The Redmond, Wash-based tech giant has announced that it will be purchasing

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The most innovative companies

The number of patent grants awarded in the United States fell in 2015 for the first time since 2007. In

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Dow loses 208 as oil slips to around $30

Stocks ended lower Monday as oil prices dropped more than 5% and fell back to around $30 a barrel. The

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Report to Congress warns of rising financial threats

A new government report to Congress warns of rising threats to U.S. financial stability, including the looming risk of surging

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No Fed rate increase, but no retreat from March hike — yet

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged Wednesday and said it’s closely monitoring global economic and market turmoil, but gave

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Stocks lurch downward after Fed news

Stocks dove into negative territory after the Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that its previous plans for rate hikes this year

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Wendy’s investigating unusual payment activity

Wendy’s is investigating “unusual activity” related to cards used in some of its restaurants. The fast food chain launched an

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Apple shares tumble on no-growth worries

Apple (AAPL) investors had plenty of warning the high-flying stock was about to slow. They just got proof. Apple’s revenue

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