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Stocks rise as some tech companies recover
NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes moved solidly higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of last week’s steep declines. Recently battered technology stocks such as Amazon.com and Microsoft all posted gains, helping end a seven-day losing streak in the Nasdaq composite. The Dow Jones industrial aver...
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Buffett praises Fed but warns of unintended consequences
OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett said the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it’s difficult to predict all the effects of interest rates remaining low for this long. Buffett said on CNBC Monday that no one can predict the effects of prolonged low rat...
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Halliburton, Baker Hughes eye future after merger scuttled
DALLAS — Halliburton and Baker Hughes, whose planned merger is the latest big deal to be shot down by antitrust regulators, now must pick up the pieces and shore up their companies during a severe slump in oil and gas drilling. The two Houston companies are key components of the U.S. energy-explo...
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Bitcoin’s creator unmasks himself — well, maybe
LOS ANGELES — The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward. Or has he? Australian inventor Craig Steven Wright announced Monday that he is “Satoshi Nakamoto,” the elusive, pseudonymous bitcoin founder. In interviews with the Economist, BBC, GQ and a few bi...
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Honda, Nissan break records as auto sales stay hot in April
DETROIT — America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains las..
Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people
BEIRUT — Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at..
'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations
NEW YORK — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations,..
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