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Intel shares fall after small Wall Street firm downgrades chipmaker, predicting slower growth

Intel's sales growth in the data center market will slow later this year, according to a small Wall Street firm. Northland ...
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Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's ...
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Rent-A-Center shares surge 22% in single day on buyout

Shares of Rent-A-Center soared more than 20 percent on Monday after the rent-to-own retailer announced it is being acquired by Vintage ...
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Disney is expected to add cash to its bid for Twenty-First Century Fox assets: Sources

Disney is expected to add cash to its bid for Twenty-First Century Fox assets, sources tell CNBC. The move comes days ...
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Harry and Meghan did it—now more couples are also doing this to celebrate their weddings

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aren't the only newlyweds who said "no, thanks" to the traditional wedding gift of a mixer ...
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How to play rising interest rates based on your age

The Federal Reserve's decision to hike short-term interest rates is big news for investors. The Fed raised the federal funds rate ...
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Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian operative

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure ...
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Goldman Sachs still sees oil rallying over $80 despite market concerns over key OPEC meeting

Goldman Sachs still expects the price of oil to climb back above $80 a barrel over the coming months, despite growing ...
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Tobacco companies’s websites to post court-ordered warnings

Starting Monday, tobacco companies are supposed to have statements on their websites that warn American consumers about the health risks and ...
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Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

Munich prosecutors said that Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday because investigators saw the risk that he might ...
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Investors still love equities but ‘market fragility’ could be ahead in the second half of 2018

As the second half of the year approaches, investors are looking at what might impact their investments. From trade issues to ...
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Immigration fight has handed Germany’s Merkel her ‘worst crisis’ in more than a decade

Chancellor Angela Merkel is at a defining point in her fourth term as German leader amid opposition from her political allies ...
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Unilever says it won’t work with social media stars who buy followers

Consumer-goods company Unilever will not work with social media stars, or "influencers," who buy followers on platforms such as Twitter and ...
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Here’s how to push for more diversity and inclusion in your office

Diversity and inclusion are becoming increasingly important to businesses. Public pressure has prompted companies to become more vocal about their equality ...
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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake kills three people, shutters factories in Japan’s Osaka

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a ...
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Google places a $550 million bet on China’s second-largest e-commerce player

Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As ...
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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the blockchain

It may seem like an unnecessarily complicated process for moving money. But the blockchain has its advantages. With traditional methods of ...
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Tell us what you think: With OPEC and its allies set to meet, where are oil prices headed?

The world's top oil producers are set to meet at the end of this week and markets are paying close attention ...
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Chinese tech CEO: A trade war would hurt ‘a lot of American brands’

A lengthy trade war between China and the United States would be "horrible" and it would end up hurting a lot ...
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Top VC news: Adyen goes public, Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing giant Grab

Here's a round-up of the most important deals and news in venture capital from the past week. Adyen shares began trading ...
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The US should break the German lock on the European economy

Germany may only account for 3.4 percent of the world economy, but it is more than a quarter of the European ...
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Asian shares slip after escalation in US-China trade tensions as oil extends losses

Asian markets slipped on Monday as investors digested the escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China after both countries ...
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Asian shares decline after escalation in US-China trade tensions as oil extends losses

Major Asian markets fell on Monday as investors digested the escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China after both ...
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The bigger cryptocurrencies get, the worse they perform, says global central banking group

Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of ...
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