The Jobs Report and Stocks: What's Not to Hate?

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Heard on the Street: Friday’s jobs numbers didn’t provide a clear win for either hawks or doves. It did offer stocks the worst of both worlds.

A Banker Beatdown That Could Hurt Housing

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Heard on the Street: Banks are likely to keep pulling back from making FHA loans, which could crimp growth in the housing market.

Lower Gas Prices Yield Uneven Benefits

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The sharp fall in gas prices that began last summer has altered American life in ways spurring families to spend more at restaurants and clock more miles in bigger vehicles, while bruising regions and sectors that rode the oil boom.

SEC's Gallagher to Leave Agency Next Month

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Securities and Exchange Commission member Daniel Gallagher said he will leave the agency next month, after nearly four years on the job.

UAW Ford Negotiators' Video Says Givebacks Are Done

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The United Auto Workers union is turning up the heat on Ford Motor as part of its campaign to win a pay raise for workers during ongoing labor contract negotiations.

Canada's Top Court Rules in Favor of Ecuador Villagers in Chevron Case

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In a boost to Ecuadorean villagers’ bid to enforce a $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron, Canada’s top court ruled they can move forward with an effort to seize assets tied to the oil company.

GVC Wins Race to Acquire Bwin.party

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Sports-betting and online-gambling operator GVC Holdings PLC said it had clinched a deal to buy Bwin.party Digital Entertainment PLC after beating an offer from online-gambling peer 888 Holdings PLC.

BASF, Gazprom Renew Abandoned Asset-Swap Plan

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Germany’s BASF and Russia’s Gazprom will complete an asset-swap deal signed in 2013 but called off last year amid tension between Russia and the West.

ISS Opposes BofA Proposal Allowing Board to Combine Chairman, CEO

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Proxy-advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services is recommending Bank of America shareholders vote against a board proposal that would let Chief Executive Brian Moynihan keep the title of chairman.

Public Pension Funds Roll Back Return Targets

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The cuts to their lowest levels since the 1980s portend greater hardships for employees and cash-strapped governments as Americans age.

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