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2016-04-14

Asia Markets: China shares struggle after data shows economy slowing

Stocks across Asia were largely in the red, after China growth data showed a further slowdown for the economy in the first quarter of the year.

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Currencies: Dollar inches up as investors wait for word from G-20 meeting

The dollar is holding largely steady, but rose against the yen as central bankers and finance ministers wrap up their meeting in Washington.

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Futures Movers: Crude oil hovers above $41-a-barrel ahead of Doha meeting Sunday

Oil prices hover just above $41-a-barrel as the wait begins for a meeting of oil producers in Doha, Qatar on Sunday.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders spar in spirited Brooklyn debate

Facing a pivotal Democratic primary next week in New York, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed in a debate Thursday night in Brooklyn, battling over questions of judgment and their readiness for assuming the presidency.

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The New York Post: Charles Manson disciple Leslie Van Houten granted parole

A Charles Manson follower who participated in an infamous 1969 killing has been granted parole, the Post has learned.

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The Moneyologist: My friend set up a gift registry for her son’s birthday party

The parents sent an invitation with a ‘wish list’ from Toys ‘R’ Us.

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The Wall Street Journal: Latest North Korea missile test reportedly fails

North Korea held a failed missile test early Friday, South Korea’s military said, a launch that local media reports said was the first test of a new type of midrange weapon.

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The Wall Street Journal: Startup ride service for kids Shuddle shuts for lack of funding

San Francisco-based Shuddle Inc., an on-demand ride service for children, said it would shut down operations on Friday, a move that comes after failing to raise more venture capital.

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Mutual Funds Weekly: The way fund companies make money can be out of step with fund shareholders

The failure of most mutual fund managers to beat a benchmark stock index evidently isn’t their fault. Their bosses hold them back.

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The Wall Street Journal: Venture-capital funding dries up in first quarter

Venture-capital investors hit the brakes on investing in the first quarter, following a funding bonanza the past two years that pushed valuations of once-hot technology startups to soaring heights.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton maintains big lead over Bernie Sanders in New York

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has built a sturdy, double-digit lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in New York ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primary there, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC New York/Marist poll finds.

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The Wall Street Journal: Yahoo modifies employee-severance language ahead of possible sale

Yahoo Inc., which has been in talks to sell its core Web business and Asian assets, has modified the definition of “change in control” in its employee-severance plans.

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