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Yes, Stocks Are Up Again. No, Recession Worries Aren’t Gone

NEW YORK — The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights. What gives? Put simply, while the stock market watches the economy, the two don't always...
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US Stocks Move Higher as China Eases Trade Tensions

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. Technology, health care and communication ser...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Create New Environmental Alliance

NEW YORK — Leonardo DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity. The new organiza...
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Apple’s Stock Sours, Microsoft’s Soars. Say What?!

Wall Street investors are enamored with a newly emergent tech company. It has nothing to do with posting selfies or finding a soul mate. The company is instead making billions of dollars selling cloud-computing and other technical services to offices around...