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S&P, U.S. Justice Department likely to enter $1.37 billion settlement: WSJ

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Apple, Boeing keep Wall Street afloat; energy weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were buoyed on Wednesday by earnings including Apple and Boeing, but a sharp drop in energy shares cut into gains, leaving indexes little changed. The Federal Reserve’s first two-day policy meeting of the year … Continue reading

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Exclusive: EU considers capital markets curbs among new Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – New European Union sanctions against Russia could include further capital markets restrictions, making it harder for Russian companies to refinance themselves and possibly affecting Russian sovereign bonds, EU officials said on Wednesday. The EU could also move … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s to raise charges for art buyers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Buying art at Sotheby’s (BID.N) will soon become more expensive as the top international auction house announced it is increasing its buyer’s premium, the rates it charges a successful bidder. Beginning on Sunday, anyone who purchases … Continue reading

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North Dakota: oil producers aim to cut radioactive waste bills

WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) – North Dakota’s oil industry is pushing to change the state’s radioactive waste disposal laws as part of a broad effort to conserve cash as oil prices tumble. The waste, which becomes slightly radioactive as part of … Continue reading

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Boeing fourth-quarter profit surges; sees cash rise in 2015

(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) reported a 23 percent increase in core fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, topping analysts’ estimates and sending its shares up 4.3 percent. Boeing forecast a rise in cash flow to $6.2 billion in 2015, at the … Continue reading

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Nissan recalls 768,000 crossovers and SUVs for separate problems

DETROIT (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T)(NSANY.PK) is recalling about 768,000 vehicles, including its popular Rogue crossover and Pathfinder SUV, for separate problems, the company and U.S. regulators said on Wednesday. Some 552,135 Rogues from model years 2008 and 2013 … Continue reading

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Greek PM Tsipras promises radical change, markets tumble

ATHENS (Reuters) – Leftwing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down an open challenge to international creditors on Wednesday by halting privatization plans agreed under the country’s bailout deal, prompting a third day of heavy losses on financial markets. A … Continue reading

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AT&T results beat Wall Street, shares rise after hours

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – ATT Inc (T.N) on Tuesday posted a quarterly net loss that was slightly slimmer than Wall Street expected, as its mobile device deals attracted more customers, but its users switched to other networks at a higher … Continue reading

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Global shares wilt, dollar nervous before Fed outcome; Apple outperforms

SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stock markets followed Wall Street into the red on Wednesday, while the dollar was on edge following speculation the Federal Reserve could take a dovish turn in its post-meeting statement later in the session. Apple Inc … Continue reading

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