Brexit Collateral Damage Puts Japan in Hot Seat

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With “Brexit” sending the yen to its strongest level in years, the Bank of Japan will need to prepare a response.

Why 'Brexit' Will Raise Trade Barriers

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Britain’s new trade bargain with the European Union won’t be settled for years, but investors shouldn’t bank on a maintenance of the status quo.

Hilsenrath's Take: 'Brexit' Vote Means More Fed Delay

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Market mayhem and the strengthening U.S. dollar following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union make it increasingly likely the Federal Reserve will delay plans to raise short-term interest rates, WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath writes.

'Brexit' Expected to Rattle U.S. Economy, Shake Its Influence

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Britain’s exit from the European Union is expected to jolt the U.S. economy, likely rattling restive equity markets and driving up the value of the dollar. It could also weaken U.S. diplomatic leverage in Europe and upend the corporate strategies of U.S. companies based in London.

Brexit: This Is Not a Drill -- Banks Get a Real-Life Stress Test

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If there wasn’t so much pain involved, investors in the biggest U.S. banks might enjoy the irony: little more than six hours after the U.S. Federal Reserve released its first round of bank ‘stress test’ results, financial firms and markets get a real-world version.

U.S. Businesses Continue Pullback on New-Equipment Purchases

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American businesses were pulling back on purchases of new equipment even before the U.K. vote to exit the European Union rocked global financial markets, a sign of corporate caution that will likely continue to act as a brake on the economy.

U.S. Consumers Less Optimistic in June

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U.S. consumers grew less optimistic in June—with the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index falling to 93.5 from May’s 94.7— suggesting spending could slow in the next year.

Brexit: A Seismic Slap in the Face of Markets

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Markets got Brexit dead wrong. Now comes the fallout.

Why 'Brexit' Is No Lehman

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Massive market dislocations such as the immediate aftermath of the shock Brexit vote on Friday invite superlatives. But neither the change in the VIX volatility index, nor its absolute level, would make a mark in the record books—not even close.

Employers Cut Down on Wellness Benefits

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Employers are cooling toward certain wellness benefits for workers, a large study by the Society for Human Resource Management found.

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