What's Going On in the Markets? 5 Theories to Explain the Chaos

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The size of price moves across asset classes and the rise of volatility this year have left investors grasping for an overarching thesis, leading to the rise of multiple explanations. Here are five theories.

Boeing to Cut Jobs, Starting With Management

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Boeing said it plans to cut management jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive, as the aircraft builder deals with rising competition.

Bondholder Group Rejects Puerto Debt-Swap Plan

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A group of Puerto Rico bondholders sent a counterproposal to the U.S. commonwealth’s proposed bond swap, the latest twist in a long-running battle over the island’s debt.

Time Warner Outlook Solid; Revenue Misses

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Time Warner Inc. offered an upbeat forecast for the year after topping earnings expectation in the fourth quarter, largely thanks to lower tax costs.

Two AIGs Aren't Better Than One

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Calls to break up AIG seem less convincing as interest rates fall and the more diversified company outperforms some peers.

Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in Inventories

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Oil prices pulled back Wednesday even as weekly data from the U.S. Energy Department showed a surprise decrease in crude-oil stockpiles.

Uber Gears Up for French Court Battle

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Two top executives at Uber will face criminal charges in France on Thursday, in an emblematic battle for the car hailing company in a market that is one of its biggest but also one of its most fraught.

Yellen Flags Risks to Outlook That Could Delay Rate Rises

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen flagged risks to the economic outlook that could delay the central bank’s plans for raising short-term interest rates, in her semiannual testimony to Congress on U.S. monetary policy.

Yellen Flags Risks to Outlook That Could Delay Rate Rises

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen flagged risks to the economic outlook that could delay the central bank’s plans for raising short-term interest rates, in her semiannual testimony to Congress on U.S. monetary policy.

Coca-Cola Fights for 'Zero' Trademark Rights

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The Patent and Trademark Office is gearing up to rule nearly 13 years after Coke first tried to register “zero” in the U.S., triggering a challenge from Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which also has a diet drink named Zero.

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