Canadian Banks Display Surprising Strength

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Canada’s big banks defied expectations of a hit to earnings from lower oil prices.

NYSE Looks to Ease Late-Day Pileup

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The New York Stock Exchange is preparing a new plan to make it easier to buy or sell the shares of thousands of listed companies, an effort to counter the slow midday trading and uneven liquidity plaguing U.S. stock markets.

'Numbers Guy' Behind Broadcom Deal

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Avago CEO Hock Tan, a media-shy financial whiz now mounting the largest takeover in high-tech history, is stepping into the limelight with a $37 billion cash-and-stock deal to buy chip maker Broadcom.

Wipeout in European Bonds Tests Investors' Resolve

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A strong start to the year for many of Europe’s biggest bond funds was all but wiped out by an abrupt selloff in the region’s bond market, testing the mettle of investors who rely on the asset class for its steady returns.

Hanergy Investors Wait to Cross Suspension Bridge

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After months of suspending disbelief about Hanergy’s value, investors now have to suspend their expectations of trading the stock, too.

Teck's Cuts Won't Fire Up Coal Prices

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Teck’s temporary shutdowns are an important step in stabilizing coking coal prices—but aren’t enough.

Avago Dives Deep With Broadcom

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Avago’s purchase of Broadcom comes with a hefty price tag. But the chip maker has shown it can make deal-making work.

Libor Accused Received Help From Boss, Evidence Shows

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Tom Hayes, the former UBS trader accused of being the ringleader of a global interest-rate-rigging conspiracy, received a helping hand from his boss, according to evidence presented at his London trial.

Pending Home Sales Hit Nine-Year High

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A forward-looking gauge of U.S. home purchases rose for the fourth straight month in April and reached their highest level in nine years—the latest evidence of firming demand in the housing market.

Tax ID Theft Victims Cite Woes With IRS

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When criminals file fraudulent returns, taxpayers say they have to wade through red tape and wait months longer for refunds.

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