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Citi Hit With Setback in Commodities Repo Case

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Citigroup isn’t entitled to payment in a $270 million dispute with commodities trader Mercuria Energy Group, a London court ruled.

A Way to Make Big Gifts to Family Without Tax

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A recent Tax Court ruling cleared a couple’s use of so-called Crummey trusts to give $1.6 million free of U.S. gift or estate tax.

Germany Gives No Reason for Gloom

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Germany may have posted slower growth and sluggish surveys, but the economy looks to be in decent shape.

Deutsche Bank CEOs Face Pressure After Rebuke

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After a stinging rebuke from shareholders at Thursday’s annual meeting, Deutsche Bank co-chief executives Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen must quickly present details on their strategy for turning the bank around.

U.K. Investigates Reciprocity Among Banks

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The U.K.’s financial regulator is investigating a banking-industry practice known as “reciprocity,” where investment banks bring rivals into deals in exchange for future business.

Etsy's Unique IPO Crafts a Stock Swoon

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The company’s results on Wednesday missed some growth forecasts, but observers said the stock-price decline may have been exacerbated by the unusual ways Etsy structured its April IPO.

Deutsche Bank's Jain Must Now Deliver

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The co-chief executive has been given more power to lead the German bank’s strategy. His chairman should only give him a year to show real results.

CVS Ages Gracefully With Omnicare Deal

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CVS’s $10.4 billion deal for Omnicare allows the pharmacy to expand into the growing senior market

Selling the Dream at Salesforce

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Rapid, if expensive, growth keeps cloud pioneer Salesforce on top. That actually makes a deal look less likely.

Hanergy Shows No Goldin Moment for Hong Kong Stocks

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The share collapse of Hong Kong high flyers Hanergy, Goldin Financial and Goldin Properties is a reminder of the limits of passively managed money in unevenly regulated markets.

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