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2016-06-15

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.

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The Wall Street Journal: China’s Tencent nears $9 billion deal for ‘Clash of Clans’ maker

Tencent Holdings Ltd. is nearing a deal to buy Supercell Oy that values the Finnish mobile-games maker at more than $9 billion, said people familiar with the matter, a move that could thrust the Chinese internet giant atop the fast-growing…

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

Earnings Outlook: Oracle’s licensing business could suffer as cloud grows

Oracle is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings after the market’s close on Thursday.

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The drone taking on ‘one of the hardest jobs on the planet’

DroneSeed created a drone with a device that fires seeds into the ground using compressed air in an effort to reforest the Pacific Northwest, replacing arduous manual labor.

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The Wall Street Journal: Cisco unveils network sensors to monitor data centers

Cisco Systems Inc. says many companies don’t know enough about what is going on in their data centers, but it has a plan to change that.

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The Wall Street Journal: A guide for purging self-doubt and negativity from your thoughts

A well-developed thought “is like a ski track in the snow. The more you ski down a path, the easier it is to go down that path and not another,” says neuroscientist Alex Korb.

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The Wall Street Journal: Exxon is seeking an injunction against climate-change investigation

Oil company wants to block a Massachusetts subpoena seeking documents dating back 40 years.

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Emerging Markets Report: China shrugs as MSCI snubs its domestic stocks for the 3rd time

MSCI snubbed China for a third time but Chinese investors took the rejection in stride, helping the benchmark index rally.

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MarketWatch First Take: By actions and words, Fed not a believer ‘full employment’ is near

The Fed thinks that full employment is between 4.7% and 5%, but even though the unemployment rate is now 4.7%, the Fed still thinks there’s slack in the jobs market. Something has to give, writes Steve Goldstein.

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Market Extra: ‘Brexit’ would leave Japan with an intractable problem

Just when Japan thought it was out, the looming “Brexit” vote pulled it back in.

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The Fed: Text of June FOMC statement

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at its June meeting. Here’s how Fed VIPs explained their decision.

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The Fed: Fed holds rates steady as more officials move into one-hike camp

Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday held interest rates steady while adopting a dovish tone about the outlook for policy.

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