Why Twitter May Have to Look Beyond User Growth

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Twitter’s fourth-quarter results highlight the challenge it faces when it comes to restarting user growth.

Kyle Bass Steps Up Attack on China's Currency

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Investor Kyle Bass said Wednesday that China’s liquid foreign reserves are “already below a critical level,” intensifying a debate over China’s ability to keep its currency from falling.

Burger King to Start Selling Hot Dogs

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Burger King plans to start selling hot dogs, making its biggest menu change in decades as the unit of Restaurant Brands International seeks to extend recent sales gains.

Fed Nods to Negative Rates, Hurdles and All

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen waded into fraught territory before Congress on Wednesday, suggesting the central bank could turn to negative interest rates in an economic downturn, despite legal and other uncertainties.

For AIG's Hancock, a Dance at the Activists' Ball

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Insurer’s CEO is under pressure to improve performance, and Carl Icahn and other big investors aren’t making it any easier.

U.S. Stocks Give Up Gains

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U.S. stocks gave up gains in late-afternoon trading, an indication that investors remain hesitant amid the wild swings in markets this year.

Self-Driving Cars Clear a Hurdle on Computer as Driver

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Federal highway regulators, aiming to help companies figure out how to meet safety standards when designing cars, are willing to consider a computer running an autonomous vehicle as the “driver.”

Equifax Gives Strong 2016 Forecast

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Equifax on Wednesday offered a strong outlook for 2016 after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter results.

Prudential Earnings Fall on Higher Spending

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Prudential Financial reported a 12% decline in operating earnings in its fourth quarter, hurt by higher spending, though revenue declined less than Wall Street expected.

As Economy Suffers, Economic Theory Flourishes

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Recent tomes by economists Thomas Piketty and Robert Gordon on inequality are raising important issues and not shying away from technical language that defines academic writing, Greg Ip writes.

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