Valeant: Swapping Scandal for Growing Pains

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Investors will need patience as Valeant cleans house.

Amazon's Cloud Keeps Making It Rain

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A strong performance by Amazon Web Services swelled Amazon.com’s bottom line and helped maintain its pricey valuation.

Why the Bank of Japan Held Fire for Another Day

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The Bank of Japan’s lack of action caught markets by surprise. But that doesn’t mean it is done easing.

White House to Push Student Debt-Relief Plans

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The Obama administration announced plans to ramp up efforts to reach Americans who have defaulted on student loans and enroll them in debt-relief programs, reflecting concerns that millions are damaging their credit.

The Fed and Rates: Why a June Increase Isn't Off the Table

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The Federal Reserve’s task now is to gently prepare markets for a June rate increase.

Facebook Results: Investors Like Living in Zuckerberg's World

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Facebook’s new class of shares is a reminder of Mark Zuckerberg’s control, but the company’s strong results mean investors don’t mind.

Volkswagen Reaches Deal With U.S. Over Diesel-Emissions Scandal

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Volkswagen has reached the broad outlines of a deal with U.S. authorities over its diesel-emissions scandal. U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 2-liter diesel vehicles could see payments and a buyback under a coming court settlement.

CFPB Sheds Light on Coming Payday-Loans Rule

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A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers clues to details of sweeping payday-loan regulations the agency plans to propose this spring. Officials indicated the rule would place limits on when and how lenders can gain access to the money in consumers’ bank accounts.

5 Reasons Bond Funds Beat Individual Bonds

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Less interest-rate risk in individual securities? No way, says columnist Allan S. Roth.

IRS Warns of New Scam to Hijack Tax Preparers' Computers

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The IRS on Friday warned tax preparers of a new scam in which cyberthieves hijack a preparer’s computer system, file client tax returns, and redirect refunds to thieves’ accounts.

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