Hedge Funds Bet on Risks in U.S. Blue-Chip Debt

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Some see evidence of problems that won’t be confined to areas such as energy and junk bonds.

Bridgewater Heir Apparent in Talks to Give Up Co-CEO Role -- Source

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The presumed heir apparent to Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio is discussing giving up his job as co-chief executive of the world’s biggest hedge fund, creating uncertainty about the future leadership of the firm.

Maryland Marine Police Home In on Oyster Poachers

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Maryland authorities for the first time have brought felony theft charges in a case involving the poaching of farm-raised oysters.

Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018

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Ford Motor Co. will build a new assembly plant in Mexico and sharply increase Mexican factory output, representing the latest shift of investment abroad by a Detroit auto maker following the signing of a costly new labor deal.

Coke, Pepsi Thirst for Oil Dividend

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Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will reveal this coming week whether Americans are spending more freely on soda and potato chips, as consumers pocket savings at the gas pump.

Airbus Switches Engine Type for First A321neo Flight

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Airbus Group will fly the largest version of its new single-aisle plane for the first time as early as this week. The plane maker has dropped plans to use engines made by Pratt & Whitney for the maiden flight of the A321neo aircraft in favor of ones manufactured by CFM International.

Why a Business-Tax Overhaul Is So Tricky

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The complex intertwining of the U.S. business and personal-tax systems is complicating Congress’s ability to address wider business-tax issues such as inversions.

ArcelorMittal's Latest Capital Call

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ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steelmaker, is shoring up its balance sheet to ride out the storm in the global steel sector.

Job Market Leaves Fed in Limbo

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The U.S. job engine slowed in January while unemployment hit an eight-year low and wage growth accelerated, complicating the outlook for Federal Reserve officials as they assess whether the economy is strong enough for further interest-rate increases.

January Jobs: Right Number at Wrong Time for the Fed

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There were positives and negatives in the January employment report, but the Federal Reserve isn’t going to take any chances.

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