U.S. Steel Accuses China of Hacking

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U.S. Steel is alleging that Chinese government hackers stole proprietary methods for making lightweight steel on behalf of Chinese steel producers seeking to supply a bigger share of the U.S. auto-making market.

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to 257K

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The number of Americans filing for new unemployment benefits rose last week but remained at a low level consistent with an improving labor market.

Deutsche Bank: Why 2016 Could Still Hold a Nasty Surprise

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The German lender’s markets business appears to have found its feet in spite of the stormy start to the year, but capital is still under pressure.

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.

Fed Signals No Rush to Increase Rates

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Federal Reserve officials left short-term interest rates unchanged and signaled they plan to move cautiously, citing a mixed economic backdrop and lingering concerns about low inflation.

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.

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.

How Private Is Your Tax Return?

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Amid concerns about cyberthieves, the approach of Tax Day is a good time to consider the retention and use of your electronic tax information.

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