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2016-07-18

The Wall Street Journal: EU’s new financial regulator to refocus on big banks

Europe’s new financial-services chief said he would press lawmakers to finish their review of the structure of big banks, breathing new life into an initiative that could result in a ban on some risky trading practices.

posted 2016/07/18 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

MarketWatch First Take: Netflix price increases causing subscribers to sign off

Netflix Inc. may have learned to take price hikes slowly after a previous debacle, but a more cautious approach is still causing difficulties for the company.

posted 2016/07/18 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Ex-St. Louis Cardinals scout gets 46 months in prison for hacking rival’s database

Chris Correa, the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals, was sentenced to 46 months in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros’ player personnel database system.

posted 2016/07/18 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Capitol Report: Pokemon buttons a hot item for one Republican convention vendor

A vendor from Colorado says his second-best seller at the Republican National Convention is a Pokemon button.

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Why older investors need to show stocks more love

Dramatic stock market downturns can be particularly unnerving for people in their 50s and 60s.

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The Wall Street Journal: GM creditors win more time to pursue legal battle against lenders

Creditors trying to recoup money they say is owed to them by the remnants of what was once General Motors won more time from a bankruptcy judge to pursue litigation over a $1.5 billion bankruptcy blunder.

posted 2016/07/18 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Capitol Report: What could be in the taxes that Trump has vowed not to release

Republican front-runner Donald Trump says voters have nothing to learn from his tax returns. Experts say based on his business dealings there could be a wealth of information relevant to voters.

posted 2016/07/18 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

2016-07-17

Donald Trump’s childhood home for sale for $1.65 million

The Republican presidential candidate’s former home is a 2,000 square foot brick and stucco Tudor Revival in Queens.

posted 2016/07/17 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Baton Rouge gunman ‘targeted and assassinated’ police officers

Gunman Gavin Long spent several days in Baton Rouge before targeting and attacking police officers early Sunday morning, Louisiana law-enforcement officials said Monday, describing the incident as a calculated assault on police.

posted 2016/07/17 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Multiple injuries after axe attack on German train

A man on a train in Würzburg, Germany, attacked 10 to 15 people with an axe-like weapon Monday evening, leaving some with life-threatening injuries, the police there said.

posted 2016/07/17 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Medill News Service: EU unlikely to move soon to strip London of clearinghouse business, finance chief says

The European Union probably won’t try to wrest a lucrative financial clearinghouse away from London anytime soon, but the euro-denominated business could eventually be moved to the continent, a top EU official says.

posted 2016/07/17 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Capitol Report: Anti-Trump delegates disrupt Republican convention

Anti-Donald Trump delegates disrupted the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday, throwing the program off-course as they demanded a roll call vote on convention rules.

posted 2016/07/17 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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