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2016-04-28

The Wall Street Journal: No additional stimulus from Bank of Japan; negative rate holds

The Bank of Japan left its main policy unchanged Thursday, brushing aside calls for more stimulus from the markets, but it introduced a measure offering aid to areas devastated by recent earthquakes.

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MarketWatch First Take: Facebook is the new Google

Facebook Inc. is emulating the playbook of Alphabet Inc., with a new class of stock that keeps the company in the control of its founder so he can continue to make big bets of the type that are paying off…

posted 2016/04/28 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

2016-04-27

Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly up ahead of Bank of Japan meeting

Most stock markets in Asia rose Thursday before Japan’s central bank decides whether to ease monetary policy further to boost the sluggish economy.

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The Wall Street Journal: Valeant to replace 5 longtime board members

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is planning sweeping changes to its board of directors as it moves to set a new tone at the top of a company under fire from politicians and investors for its management and drug-pricing practices.

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The Wall Street Journal: Nintendo to give up majority stake in Seattle Mariners

After 24 years, Nintendo of America is relinquishing majority control of the Seattle Mariners in a deal that values the club and its stake in a regional sports network at $1.4 billion.

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Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Can LinkedIn rise from the ashes?

After the fall of LinkedIn, is there any hope to renew the company’s connection with Wall Street?

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The Margin: People spend more time with Facebook friends than with actual friends

Facebook Inc. is apparently more popular than face-to-face interactions or books.

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Employee found dead at Apple’s headquarters

An Apple Inc. employee was found dead of an apparent suicide Wednesday morning in a conference room at the tech giant’s Cupertino headquarters.

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Brett Arends's ROI: Say goodbye to the golden age of stock and bond returns

McKinsey says investment gains of the past three decades won’t be repeated.

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The Margin: Haunting drone footage shows Chernobyl 30 years later

30 years after Chernobyl, a drone has captured video of the nearby city of Pripyat and the nuclear facility, which is still uninhabitable due to high radiation levels.

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Bee thieves strike in Canada

Quebec keeper loses hives worth C$200,000

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The Wall Street Journal: Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans unmanned Mars mission as soon as 2018

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Wednesday disclosed plans to send an unmanned capsule to Mars, perhaps as soon as 2018, revealing the first details of his long-term vision for a private enterprise to colonize the red planet.

posted 2016/04/27 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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