Cancer Drugs: A Long Road to Blockbuster Sales

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Amid high hopes, investors shouldn’t forget how tricky cancer-drug development is.

Wells Fargo Curbs Bank-Stock Enthusiasm

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By lowering its return targets, Wells Fargo has signaled a continued soft environment for banks.

Dalian Wanda: An Offer That Makes Shareholders Want to Move On

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Dalian Wanda Commercial’s plan to delist so soon after its IPO reeks of expedience, rather than long-term value creation. Investors may have little choice but to move on.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Chinese Manufacturing, ECB Meeting, U.S. Jobs

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Though shortened by holidays in the U.S. and U.K., this week will help set the stage for whether the global economy is heading into a summer of strength or doldrums, with Chinese manufacturing data, a European Central Bank meeting and the U.S. jobs report on the schedule.

Janet Yellen Sees Rate Hike Coming Soon

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Friday signaled the central bank will likely raise interest rates within months if the U.S. economy keeps gaining strength.

The Economy vs. Earnings: Companies Aren't Winning

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The U.S. economy isn’t as weak as the GDP report suggests. As that becomes clear, companies will need to find another excuse.

Williams and Energy Transfer: No Rhyme or Reason

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Energy Transfer Equity’s counterclaims in a suit against Williams Cos are hard to swallow.

U.S. Consumer Sentiment at Highest Level in 11 Months

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Americans are more confident than at any time in almost a year—with the consumer sentiment index rising to 94.7 this month from April’s 89.0—as cheap gasoline, low interest rates, and a rebound in stocks boost the economy’s prospects.

Fed Survey Finds Improvement in Household Finances

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Most Americans reported their household finances mildly improved last year, but nearly half said they would struggle to cover a $400 expense in an emergency.

Auto, Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in Energy Regions

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The New York Fed’s quarterly report on household debt and credit found rising auto and mortgage delinquencies in the U.S. counties that had the highest employment in the oil and gas industry, even as the national picture continues its gradual improvement.

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