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2016-06-15

The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s interim president implicated in new corruption allegations

The fledgling administration of Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer was rocked by corruption allegations following the release of plea-bargain testimony on Wednesday implicating him in a sprawling graft scandal centered on the country’s state oil company.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: EU says Turkey hasn’t complied with conditions for visa-free travel

The European Union’s executive confirmed Wednesday that Turkey hadn’t met the outstanding conditions for the bloc to approve visa-free travel by the end of June

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This Kansas CEO rips into conservative policies as his company heads to Missouri

Pathfinder Health Innovations CEO Jeff Blackwood says “there’s a motivation of conscience” and blames the policies of Gov. Sam Brownback.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Searchers find EgyptAir Flight 804 debris on sea floor

Egyptian officials said searchers spotted the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the Mediterranean Wednesday, finding several areas where parts of the plane appear to be resting.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Commodities Corner: Gold just scored a ticket to ride higher from Fed’s Yellen

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision brightens the outlook for gold, with one analyst pointing to $1,300 as a “new floor” for prices.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Pinterest acqui-hires team from keyboard app Fleksy

Pinterest Inc. on Wednesday said it acquired the team that built Fleksy Inc., maker of a keyboard app that uses predictive technology to improve typing on touch screens.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Market Extra: The U.S. yield curve may actually be too steep, says this rate strategist

But even as the U.S. yield curve has recently reached its flattest since November 2007, one interest-rate strategist argued that, compared with previous tightening cycles, this time around the curve is actually much steeper.

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The Fed: Yellen says helicopter money belongs in Fed toolkit

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said that helicopter money was a tool that should legitimately be considered if ever there was an ‘all-out’’ effort to rescue the economy.

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The Fed: Downgraded dot plot hints at longer-term Fed worries on economy

If the Federal Reserve’s “dot plot” reveals anything, it’s that the stewards of the American economy are even more pessimistic now than they were just a few months ago about how fast the U.S. can grow.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart cutting accounting, invoicing jobs at about 500 stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting some back-office jobs from hundreds of U.S. stores this week as part of the retailer’s continuing efforts to become more efficient and focus spending on store employees who interact with customers.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

NewsWatch: Downgraded dot plot hints at longer-term Fed worries on economy

If the Federal Reserve’s “dot plot” reveals anything, it’s that the stewards of the American economy are even more pessimistic now than they were just a few months ago about how fast the U.S. can grow.

posted 2016/06/15 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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