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Subdued Inflation Data Ease Market-Volatility Worries 13 Mar 9:41pm Updated Subdued Inflation Data Ease Market-Volatility Worries
U.S. government-bond prices bounced Tuesday after closely watched data on consumer prices signaled inflation remains muted, easing concerns among investors that rising prices could spark a fresh wave of volatility in financial markets.
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Elderly in U.S. Are Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time 13 Mar 9:13pm Updated Elderly in U.S. Are Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time
Americans over 65 years old will outnumber children in the U.S. by 2035, a first in the nation’s history, according to updated Census Bureau projections.
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In U.S.-China Tech Rivalry, Whose Side Is Qualcomm On? 13 Mar 8:31pm Updated In U.S.-China Tech Rivalry, Whose Side Is Qualcomm On?
Qualcomm’s strategic value to the U.S. saved it from a hostile takeover, but the mobile-chip giant is now at the center of an escalating tech rivalry between its home country and its biggest market: China.
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How Your Returns Are Used Against You at Best Buy, Other Retailers 13 Mar 6:48pm Updated How Your Returns Are Used Against You at Best Buy, Other Retailers
Best Buy is one of several chains using a third-party service to score customers’ shopping behavior and impose limits on the amount of merchandise they can return.
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February Imports Soared at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports 13 Mar 6:25pm Updated February Imports Soared at Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports
Surge ahead of Lunar New Year pause in Asia production has swelled U.S. freight distribution networks.
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13 Mar 6:25pm Updated Elderly in U.S. Are Projected to Outnumber Its Children for First Time
Americans over 65 years old will outnumber children in the U.S. by 2035, a first in the nation’s history, according to updated projections released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday.
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Gun Maker Remington Plans to File for Bankruptcy Protection 13 Mar 5:10pm Updated Gun Maker Remington Plans to File for Bankruptcy Protection
Remington, a gun manufacturer that private-equity owner Cerberus spent more than a decade building into an industry giant, is now on the brink of bankruptcy as it copes with a heavy debt load and volatile gun sales.
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Amazon Recalls Portable Battery Chargers 13 Mar 5:04pm Updated Amazon Recalls Portable Battery Chargers
Amazon is voluntarily recalling about 260,000 of its AmazonBasics portable battery chargers due to potential fire and chemical burn risks, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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Merrill Lynch Bolsters Business Serving Richest Clients 13 Mar 4:47pm Merrill Lynch Bolsters Business Serving Richest Clients
Merrill Lynch is beefing up its ultra-high-net-worth client group as the Wall Street brokerage works to pull in new assets and offer a wider range of wealth-management services.
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DSW Abandons E-commerce Start-Up Ebuys 13 Mar 2:55pm DSW Abandons E-commerce Start-Up Ebuys
Shoe retailer DSW Inc. is shuttering its Ebuys business, calling it quits on an e-commerce company it bought for $62.5 million just two years ago.
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Ten Years After the Bear Stearns Bailout, Nobody Thinks It Would Happen Again 13 Mar 2:19pm Ten Years After the Bear Stearns Bailout, Nobody Thinks It Would Happen Again
Ten years ago, with Bear Stearns on the brink, the Fed intervened with a noncommercial bank for the first time since the Great Depression. Key players have spent the last decade arguing about what was done, defending decisions and wondering how such a crisis would play out today.
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Inflation Cooled in February 13 Mar 12:46pm Inflation Cooled in February
Inflation cooled slightly for American consumers last month, keeping the Federal Reserve on track to raise short-term interest rates next week, but relieving it of pressure to take more dramatic action.
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Uber for Bikes Is a Commuter Dream… When It Works 13 Mar 12:31pm Updated Uber for Bikes Is a Commuter Dream… When It Works
Dockless bike-sharing is taking off in the U.S. with companies including Uber, Jump Bikes and LimeBike—so what’s the ride like?
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Artificial Intelligence Rules More of Your Life. Who Rules AI? 13 Mar 11:31am Updated Artificial Intelligence Rules More of Your Life. Who Rules AI?
Technology companies are racing to get ahead of regulators to shape the future of artificial intelligence.
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U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.2% in February 13 Mar 11:26am Updated U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.2% in February
The consumer-price index, which measures what Americans pay for everything from shampoo to hotel stays, rose 0.2% in February after rising a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in January.
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The Latest Trend at Fashion Houses? Going Green 13 Mar 10:53am Updated The Latest Trend at Fashion Houses? Going Green
Big fashion houses are hiring sustainability experts amid concerns, particularly among socially conscious young people, about the industry’s environmental toll.
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China Targets Risk With Bureaucracy Overhaul 13 Mar 10:50am China Targets Risk With Bureaucracy Overhaul
China’s overhaul of its financial and business regulators will give the country’s leadership more punch in its top-priority battle to fend off deep-seated risks in the banking system and overall economy.
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Is Time Running Out for the Swiss Watch Industry? 13 Mar 10:30am Updated Is Time Running Out for the Swiss Watch Industry?
With sales flagging, Switzerland’s watchmakers need to raise the interest of a generation that has no need for traditional timepieces. An unlikely 68-year-old executive is leading the way.
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U.S. Federal Budget Gap Widens 13 Mar 10:24am U.S. Federal Budget Gap Widens
U.S. tax revenue declined in February and government spending rose, as the share of wages withheld for taxes dipped as a result of the tax cut passed by Congress late last year.
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Cancer Panel Calls for Measures to Lower Drug Costs 13 Mar 10:20am Updated Cancer Panel Calls for Measures to Lower Drug Costs
A panel that advises the White House on cancer policy said urgent action is needed to curb a dramatic rise in the price of cancer drugs.
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Stitch Fix Stays in Fashion 13 Mar 10:16am Updated Stitch Fix Stays in Fashion
Styling company Stitch Fix continues to grow its revenue and clients, disproving skeptics, as it added 100,000 clients in its latest quarter.
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Massive Debt, Roller-Coaster Sales Drive Gun Maker Into Bankruptcy 13 Mar 9:21am Massive Debt, Roller-Coaster Sales Drive Gun Maker Into Bankruptcy
Remington, a gun manufacturer that private-equity owner Cerberus spent more than a decade building into an industry giant, is now on the brink of bankruptcy as it copes with a heavy debt load and volatile gun sales.
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Trump Blocks Chip Deal by Broadcom on Security Concerns 13 Mar 8:46am Updated Trump Blocks Chip Deal by Broadcom on Security Concerns
President Donald Trump blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile offer for Qualcomm over national-security concerns, quashing what would have been the biggest-ever tech deal.
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Trade Conflicts Threaten Global Growth, Says OECD 13 Mar 8:43am Trade Conflicts Threaten Global Growth, Says OECD
U.S. tax cuts and government spending increases will likely deliver a boost to the global economy but that could be offset by an escalation of tensions over trade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.
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Trump Tariffs May Threaten U.S. Auto Jobs, European Executives Warn 13 Mar 5:51am Updated Trump Tariffs May Threaten U.S. Auto Jobs, European Executives Warn
Europe’s automotive chiefs are warning that if President Trump imposes prohibitive duties on imports, they could be forced to curb investment in their U.S. factories, threatening American jobs.
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Trump Blocks Bid by Broadcom, Citing Security Concerns 13 Mar 4:42am Updated Trump Blocks Bid by Broadcom, Citing Security Concerns
President Donald Trump blocks Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile offer for Qualcomm over national-security concerns, quashing what would have been the biggest-ever tech deal.
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Wynn Resorts Drops Litigation Against Former Largest Shareholder Kazuo Okada 13 Mar 4:14am Updated Wynn Resorts Drops Litigation Against Former Largest Shareholder Kazuo Okada
Wynn Resorts dropped litigation against its former largest shareholder, Japanese pachinko mogul Kazuo Okada, according to a court order signed by the judge in the case and viewed by the Journal.
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Apple to Acquire Magazine-Subscription Service Texture 13 Mar 12:31am Updated Apple to Acquire Magazine-Subscription Service Texture
Apple said it will acquire Next Issue Media and its digital-magazine-subscription service Texture, a product developed by top magazine companies that bundles together some 200 subscriptions into one monthly service.
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