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No Broken Heart for Comcast

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Comcast may find that the single life suits it after the Time Warner Cable deal is shelved.

Oil Prices Reach Five-Month Highs

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Oil prices moved higher in European trade and reached five-month highs amid stronger signs of economic growth in the eurozone.

Warren Buffett Gets Heat Over 3G Ties

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Warren Buffett has frequently touted Berkshire Hathaway’s partnership with private-equity firm 3G Capital. At Berkshire’s annual meeting, he was forced to defend it.

Thai Central Bank Drives Down Baht

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Thailand’s baht slumped to its lowest level in five years as central-bank measures to boost the faltering economy took hold.

IMF to Brighten View of Yuan

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The IMF is close to declaring China’s yuan fairly valued for the first time in more than a decade, a milestone in the country’s efforts to open its economy.

European Stocks Edge Lower

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European stocks edged lower, following a week of some of the largest losses in months, though trade was expected to be volatile and thin because of market holidays.

Great Wall Has No Moat for SUVs

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Chinese car companies such as Great Wall are finally gaining market share with economical SUVs. Such good times won’t last.

Dollar Excuses Aren't Worth That Much

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While the dollar’s strength and weak overseas economies hurt companies’ results, they also may mask deeper problems.

Mortgage Rebound Lacks Firm Foundation

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Mortgage applications to buy a home are showing strength. But lenders need more first-time buyers to come through their doors.

Spotify's Valuation Assumes Full Stream Ahead

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The music-streaming business has seen heavyweight entrants like Jay Z and Apple. But trying to model the future for Spotify shows the risks still inherent in the industry.

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