U.S. Bank Shares Regain Popularity

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Abreast of the Market: After losing ground in the first quarter, U.S. bank stocks have made a comeback. Investors cite attractive valuations and are looking ahead to higher interest rates, which should help margins.

Holiday Box Office Lowest Since 2001

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This year’s Memorial Day weekend box office, at an estimated $190 million, was the lowest since 2001. Disney’s “Tomorrowland” was a big disappointment.

Emails to Play Key Role in Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial

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When opening arguments kick off Tuesday in a criminal trial over the collapse of law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, emails will play a starring role.

Travelers Doesn't Want to Share Its Umbrella

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Travelers Cos., the giant property-casualty insurer, has gone to great lengths to stop other companies from hoisting umbrellas as logos.

GM Likely to Face Criminal Charges Over Ignition Switches

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Federal prosecutors are likely to bring criminal charges against GM over an ignition-switch defect linked to more than 100 deaths, but they still have to hash out key issues, people familiar with the matter said.

How Everyone Gets the 'Sharing' Economy Wrong

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Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other ‘sharing economy’ startups aren’t just remarkably efficient marketplaces, they’re remarkably efficient machines for producing near minimum-wage jobs.

African Economies to Gather Pace

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African economies will gather pace this year and next year, in their fitful and uneven economic ascent, three prominent organizations said in a joint report.

John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

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John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife, Alicia.

Japan Slides Back Into Trade Deficit

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Japan slipped back into a trade deficit in April as crude-oil imports rose, but stronger-than-expected exports provided a bright spot for the economy.

U.S. Fast-Track Vote Bolsters Talks on Pacific Trade Pact

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U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says he is optimistic about Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, and says negotiations are “in endgame.”

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