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Commentary: Yahoo starts off new year with surprising growth in one of its most closely watched businesses: display advertising, and big growth in Alibaba revenue.
• China's housing sales falls in first quarter
• China's investment growth misses forecast
Outside of your house, there’s almost no inflation Commentary: What little inflation there is, is fine with the Federal Reserve, writes Rex Nutting.
• 4 signs you should keep renting
• Builder confidence edges up but lags forecast
Backyard barbecues just got more expensive
• Food, housing costs push up inflation in March
• Nutting: The real inflation driver is your house
Ikea is betting big on wind energy in the U.S.
Lunar eclipse creates ‘Blood Moon’
• 'Winter, you're drunk': #SnowInApril is trending
10 most popular U.S. cities to spend your retirement
• Retire here, not there: State by state
• The cost of long-term care in your state
• Intensifying Ukraine conflict plays out in bonds
• U.S.'s wait-and-see tactic to Russia in Ukraine
• SEC official: order cancellations not a problem
• Coke, Schwab gain; Best Buy drops
• N.Y. attorney general opens Herbalife probe
• J&J scoffs at patent cliff amid sales gain
• Motorola Solutions to sell unit for $3.45 billion
• Hedge funds helped fuel financial crisis: SF Fed
• Credit Suisse first-quarter profit falls
• BHP Billiton boosts iron-ore production outlook
• Fortescue iron-ore shipments jump
• Chile 'tidal wave of fire' kills 15, still burning
• Rescue under way for sinking South Korea ferry
• 'Hoax device' found at marathon finish line
• Donald Rumsfeld declares war on IRS
Nasdaq Composite flirts with correction territory
Nasdaq falls within 1 percentage point of a 10% pullback from its early highs, flirting with an outright correction.
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Belgium is buying up tons of U.S. Treasurys
Belgium has been buying up U.S. Treasurys in recent months, including $30.9 billion in February.
Bank of America: Here’s what to look for
Here’s what investors need to know ahead of B. of A. report Wednesday.
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• How much Wall Street CEOs earned in 2013
• David Weidner: 5 ways banks hurt the poor
Kids baffled at sight of Sony Walkman
Viral video shows kids trying to get to grips with vintage portable player.
Detroit pension deal for cops, firefighters
The bankruptcy pact would reduce inflation raises for current retirees, but won't cut their benefit checks.
• Detroit selling houses for $1,000
• Detroit bankruptcy deal with retiree group
Republican joins ranks of politicians shooting guns
A Montana Republican running for a U.S. House seat is shown in a new ad shooting a rifle at an imaginary drone.
How real is this AMD turnaround?
Commentary: Investors will learn Thursday if the chipmaker is diversifying its product line fast enough, writes Therese Poletti.
Charting the S&P’s dead-cat bounce
The U.S. markets’ April downturn has inflicted meaningful damage, says Michael Ashbaugh.
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Commentary: The effect of fees on long-term returns is much more devastating than most retirement savers realize, says Henry Hebeler
• Put your annuity money where your math is
China March retail sales grows 12.2% on year
China March industrial output up 8.8% on year
China's Q1 GDP rises 7.4% vs. year earlier
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