U.S. Economy Expanded 2.3% in Second Quarter

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The U.S. economy accelerated modestly in the second quarter—up 2.3%—after a slow start to 2015, but growth this year is still less than last year’s tepid first half and is well below the overall pace of the recovery.

Point72 Hires New Head of Data and Analytics

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The $9 billion investment firm run by Steven A. Cohen continued its push into the world of big data, hiring former Bridgewater Associates co-head of research Matthew Granade as chief market intelligence officer.

Shell to Cut 6,500 Jobs as Profit Drops

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Shell announced plans to slash 6,500 jobs amid a slump in oil prices that has sent a wave of job cuts rippling through the industry.

Bakken Driller's Reset Points to More Pressure on Oil

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Whiting Petroleum’s capitulation suggests oil price rallies will be capped in 2016.

Molybdenum: Minor Metal Is Major Headache for Investors

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The steelmaking ingredient is the worst-performing metal this year, as demand has fallen but not supply.

T-Mobile Raises Subscriber-Growth Outlook

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T-Mobile US Inc. reported a strong profit in the second quarter alongside impressive customer growth, a rare feat in the wireless industry.

Exxon Mobil, Chevron Put Squeeze on Buybacks

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Ahead of the Tape: Dividends are a lifeline as Exxon Mobil and Chevron slash buybacks amid oil’s slump.

Mixed Signals on U.S. Oil Output Puzzle Investors

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Investors, traders and executives who rely on federal data from the Energy Information Administration are tripping over conflicting images of U.S. production that have emerged from separate EIA reports in recent months.

U.S. Stocks Waver

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Global stock markets were mixed as investors focused on the latest batch of corporate earnings and digested a weaker-than-expected first reading for the second-quarter U.S. gross domestic product.

Google Appeals French Right to Be Forgotten Order

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Google is appealing a French order to expand Europe’s “right to be forgotten” world-wide, kicking off a legal tussle.

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