U.S. Gross-Domestic-Product Growth in First Quarter Is Revised Up

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The U.S. economy expanded more than previously thought in the first three months of the year, but the subdued pace overall suggests it remains vulnerable to a new round of global economic turmoil.

Online Shopping Forces Retailers to Rethink Inventory Strategy

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Retailers are trying to figure out ways to profitably serve online shoppers while making their network of stores less of a financial burden. Home Depot, for example, is targeting sales growth of nearly 15% by 2018, but wants to keep inventory levels flat or slightly down.

Dow Chemical to Cut 2,500 Jobs Amid Corning Restructuring

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Dow Chemical said it planned to cut 2,500 jobs globally, or about 4% of its workforce, as it restructures Dow Corning Corp., which it now owns completely.

Brexit, Brazil and Oil Don't Add Up to Disaster For Santander

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The Spanish bank is exposed to a litany of pitfalls, but its share price fall looks overdone.

U.S. Home Prices Continued Strong Growth in April

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Home prices continued rising at a steady clip in April, a reassuring signal of strength in the U.S. economy amid global uncertainty.

U.K. Downgraded: Why Reasons Matter More Than Impact

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Post-Brexit, the U.K. has lost its triple-A rating from Standard & Poor’s. That matters more politically than financially.

Brexit: Deflationary Now, Inflationary Later

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Central banks’ efforts to revive economic growth and inflation suffered another blow with Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The vote has unleashed anxiety and uncertainty that will dampen investment, hiring, wages and prices. In the long run, though, Brexit could prove inflationary, Greg Ip writes.

Don't Expect Nike Shares to Grab This Rebound

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The coming Summer Olympic Games likely won’t be the positive catalyst investors might expect for Nike’s stock.

Dining Out Falls Victim to Economy

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Restaurant visit growth has completely stalled in the last three months, signaling that consumers, jittery over economic uncertainties, are retrenching.

Americans Sleeping More, Working Less, Survey Finds

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Americans overall are working less and sleeping more than they did a decade ago, due to an aging population and fewer people in the workforce. But those who have a job are spending more time on the clock

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