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US Stock Indexes Slide as China’s Currency Hits 11-Year Low

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks nosedived in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as China's currency fell sharply and stoked fears that the trade war between the world's two largest economies would continue escalating. China let its currency, the yuan, sink to an ...
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Netflix Raising Prices for 58M US Subscribers as Costs Rise

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its video streaming service 12 years ago. The extra cash will help to pay for Netflix's huge investment in original shows and fil...
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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...
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It’s High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will...