This Week: News Digest

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Items of interest to investors.

Huatai Collects More Fuel for China Stock-Market Fire

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China’s $20 billion barrage of brokerage fundraising is looking long in the tooth, as Huatai Securities launches its Hong Kong IPO.

The Core of the Fed's Inflation Problem

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Rising oil prices and a weaker dollar should feed through to higher core inflation. But not for a while.

Why Peltz Didn't Have Icahn's Apple Touch

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Nelson Peltz’s failure to win a board seat at DuPont might have had something to do with the incentives of passive investors.

U.S. Stocks End Down Slightly

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U.S. stocks ended slightly lower Friday, capping off a week of low trading volumes and no market-moving catalysts.

Restructuring Firm Chief Sees Renewed Demand in Asia

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The chief of restructuring firm AlixPartners discusses missteps that global companies made in expanding in Asia and why a wave of corporate restructuring is inevitable.

Citi Faces Setback in Commodities Repo Case

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Citigroup isn’t entitled to payment in a $270 million dispute with commodities trader Mercuria Energy Group, a London court ruled.

Deutsche Bank CEOs Face Pressure After Rebuke

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After a stinging rebuke from shareholders at Thursday’s annual meeting, Deutsche Bank co-chief executives Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen must quickly present details on their strategy for turning the bank around.

How to Differentiate the Rates

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Two types of rates quoted by mortgage lenders may be confusing, but they’re designed to help potential borrowers shop for the best mortgage.

Student Debt Is Hot Topic for 2016 Field

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The rise in college costs—and student-loan burdens—is breaking through as a hot issue in the 2016 presidential race as contenders float proposals that rethink what college should cost and who should foot the bill.

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