Apple-FBI duel is playing big at SXSW

From President Obama’s answer to a question on the topic following his keynote speech Friday, to an excoriated rebuke from U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) today, the privacy-vs.-national security debate

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Deutsche Bank cuts bonuses 17%, cites ‘challenging’ times

Deutsche Bank cut bonuses 17% last year, citing a “challenging” 2015. The bank also warned that 2016 is off to a rocky start due to continued financial volatility. The German

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2016′s winner might shock you

Wall Street appears to have regained its mojo, with stocks in one month going from the brink of a bear market to their highest point this year. But that’s not

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Iran slowly increasing its oil market share

Iran is expected to raise the April Official Selling Price (OSP) of its flagship light crude oil to Asia to 25 cents above the Saudi’s similarly graded Arab light. This

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Nasdaq to acquire options exchange operator ISE for $1.1B

Nasdaq (NDAQ) has agreed to a $1.1 billion acquisition of International Securities Exchange, the Deutsche Börse Group-owned operator of three electronic options exchanges, the U.S. financial trading company said Wednesday.

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ECB effect: Dow, S&P 500 flat as Nasdaq slips 0.3%

U.S. stocks gave up early gains Thursday as investors digested an array of fresh stimulus measures from the European Central Bank designed to combat weak growth and low inflation but

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Judge tosses lawsuits against BP over drilling ban

In a decision that likely saves oil company BP billions of dollars, a federal district judge has dismissed hundreds of claims for losses because the government shut down deepwater drilling

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Qatar Airways announces new world’s longest flight

Qatar Airways formally announced plans for nonstop service between Doha, Qatar, and Auckland, New Zealand. The route would become the world’s longest when it launches Dec. 3, based on current

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Deutsche Bank and UBS lose tax bonus case

Britain’s top court on Wednesday ruled against Deutsche Bank and UBS in a long-running case over taxes on bonuses that has opened the door to back taxes by the banks

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Stocks slightly higher after one-day sell-off

On a day the Dow and Wall Street are celebrating the bull market’s seventh birthday, oil prices are rebounding and U.S. stocks were slightly higher after a down day Tuesday

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7-year bull makes investors $16T richer!

The bull market celebrates its seventh birthday today. Here’s the real accomplishment, though: Putting $16 trillion into the pockets of investors. Investors with the guts to ride this bull market

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Epic bear market preceded aging bull

Before lighting a candle on the bull market’s seventh birthday today, how about a quick glance back at what things looked like in 2009? Nobody knew at the time, but

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Stocks fall, ending Dow’s 5-day win streak

The Dow Jones industrial average paused Tuesday after a five-session winning streak drove the blue-chip stock gauge to its highest levels since early January. At the 4 p.m. ET close,

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Contraction in U.S. shale pushes oil towards $40

Crude oil prices have rallied by more than 30% since early February and investors are growing more confident that a rebound is in order. Have oil prices finally turned a

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Dow looks to erase 2016 nightmare on Wall Street

The Dow hasn’t done it yet, but it’s close to erasing all the red ink that drenched it at the then-worst start to a year ever. The Dow Jones industrial

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Apple expected to pay $450M in e-book case

Apple is expected to pay $450 million after the Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider the tech giant’s appeal of a ruling that found the company conspired with five

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