Nothing Says 'Bank Policy' Like Bullets, Bazookas and Sledgehammers

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A new arsenal of unorthodox policy weapons is inspiring bankers to invent a new descriptive lexicon.

EU Set to Rule Apple Tax Deals With Ireland Illegal

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The European Union’s antitrust regulator is poised to rule as soon as Tuesday that Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland have breached the bloc’s state-aid rules, according to people familiar with the matter.

Why China Hasn't Cut Rates in What Feels Like Forever

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Growth isn’t budging and economic data continues to underwhelm. But China hasn’t eased monetary policy in over six months. Or so it seems.

Why Craft Brewing Slowdown Won't Benefit Big Beer

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The upscale drift of beverage markets in the developed world cuts the wrong way for big U.S. brewers.

Facebook to Allow Users to Trigger 'Safety Check' Feature

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Facebook Inc. said Monday that it is planning for communities to be able to trigger its “safety check” function instead of the social media giant having sole control over it during a disaster.

At Ports, a Sign of Altered Supply Chains

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Economists say subdued activity at U.S. ports is a sign of how retailers are slimming down their supply chains as more of their customers shop online.

Firms Say Goodbye to Prettied-Up Financial Reports

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More companies are responding to regulatory scrutiny of financial reporting by giving greater prominence to standard, or GAAP, accounting figures, rather than emphasizing more-flattering metrics.

Walgreens Forms Alliance With Prime Therapeutics

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Walgreens Boots Alliance has struck a partnership with Prime Therapeutics to help it capture a greater share of the prescription-drug market and better compete with CVS Health.

When Economic Doomsayers Stumble

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It’s early, but data so far suggest the British decision to leave the European Union could be another example of a recurring phenomenon: expert predictions of dire consequences to political decisions that end up proving overheated.

Yellen Says Fed Could Expand Its Use of Bond Purchases

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The central bank’s main tool for fighting the next recession could be bond-purchase programs, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said.

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