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Banks rally and lead US stocks higher as 2nd quarter ends
June 29th, 2018  10:13 AM

US stocks are jumping after the Federal Reserve said most of the largest financial institutions in the US can raise their dividends and buy back more stock

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Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
June 21st, 2018  7:00 PM

Federal Reserve finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive severe economic shock

Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally
June 19th, 2018  6:16 PM

US stocks slip and indexes in Europe and Asia took sharp losses as the U.S. and China exchange fresh threats in their dispute over trade

Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally
CBS controlling shareholder fires back over board vote
May 29th, 2018  5:30 PM

CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder has fired back at the company over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company

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Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them
May 25th, 2018  1:05 PM

A sharp drop in crude oil prices is sending energy companies skidding, weighing down the broader stock market.

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CBS board approves special dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  8:54 PM

Most of CBS Corp.'s board has approved a special dividend that could enable the company to break free from its controlling shareholder, but the power struggle's outcome still hinges on an ongoing legal battle

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The Latest: CBS approves dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  7:33 PM

Most of CBS Corp. approve dividend likely to be blocked by company's controlling shareholder

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Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder
May 16th, 2018  6:19 PM

A Delaware judge has ordered a pause in a dispute between CBS and its majority shareholder that could decide control of the company

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Tech and health care lead US stocks lower; bond yields rise
May 15th, 2018  4:45 PM

Losses in technology and health care companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower, snapping an eight-day winning streak by the Dow Jones industrial average

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Apple's tax break yields $102 billion boon for shareholders
May 1st, 2018  6:20 PM

Apple's tax break on its overseas profits is turning into a big boon for its shareholders

Apple's tax break yields $102 billion boon for shareholders
Apple's tax break yields $102 billion boon for shareholders
May 1st, 2018  5:25 PM

Apple's tax break on its overseas profits is turning into a big boon for its shareholders

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Bike helmets, ski goggles swept up in gun control debate
March 2nd, 2018  6:08 PM

Public pressure against companies connected to the gun industry has hit an unlikely target: REI, the outdoors co-op better known for its public lands advocacy, liberal return policy and annual dividend for customers

Bike helmets, ski goggles swept up in gun control debate
Markets Right Now: S&P 500 closes out a dismal February
February 28th, 2018  4:32 PM

Stocks slumped on Wall Street, breaking the longest streak of positive monthly returns in the history of the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks give up early gain and turn lower
February 28th, 2018  12:00 PM

Stocks gave up an early gain and moved lower in midday trading on Wall Street.

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Treasury yields rise, stocks dip following Fed testimony
February 27th, 2018  2:04 PM

Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stocks were down modestly after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy

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Treasury yields rise, stocks dip following Fed testimony
February 27th, 2018  12:30 PM

Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stocks were down modestly after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy

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Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story
February 22nd, 2018  3:00 PM

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

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Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans
February 20th, 2018  2:57 PM

The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.

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Global bank HSBC reports 2017 pretax profit rose 11 percent
February 20th, 2018  12:02 AM

HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends

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February 13th, 2018  5:59 PM

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