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Inventory Check: We Went to the Stores

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Heard on the Street is conducting an experiment to see how retailers’ claim that low inventory will mean less discounting is playing out.

Global Bond Markets: Into the Maelstrom

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The storm that battered bond markets in November doesn’t seem likely to abate just yet.

Chips Need a Nick, Not a Cut

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Semiconductor stocks are vulnerable after big run-up, but strong fundamentals remain.

Little Slack But Not Much Heat in Labor Market

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Unemployment hits nine-year low but modest wage growth shows there is still some slack in labor market.

Passive Investors Get Sucked Into Hong Kong Market Failures

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Multibillion-dollar bubbles like Fullshare may end up fitting a pattern: stocks with small floats that get added to major benchmarks and then plunge.

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials: The Uneven Jobs Recovery

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Ahead of Friday’s jobs report, the economic recovery has produced uneven results and unintended consequences for baby boomers and millennials.

OPEC Windfall Shows Talk Isn't Cheap

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Oil producers in the 14-member group have earned billions from the anticipation of Wednesday’s cut and now will earn billions more even if the deal fails to reduce supply.

Patent Feud Is Underappreciated Risk at Biogen

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Biogen’s big patent dispute puts blockbuster drug revenues at risk.

India's Cash Dash Stuffs Banks With Problems

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India’s demonetization has ended up squeezing banks, eroding their role as agents of monetary policy.

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