U.S. Stock Futures Retreat

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U.S. stock futures pulled back Thursday, signaling a lower open one day after the Nasdaq Composite established a record high.

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to 282,000

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The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but the level remains consistent with an economy that is adding jobs.

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.

Avago to Buy Broadcom for $37 Billion

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Chip maker Avago Technologies agreed to buy rival Broadcom, the latest deal in busy semiconductor space.

Eurozone Businesses More Upbeat Despite Greek Deadlock

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Eurozone businesses grew more optimistic about their prospects in May, an indication that they may increase investment despite the continued deadlock in negotiations between Greece and its creditors.

Kaisa Redemption Song Still Yet to Be Sung

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Investors in embattled Chinese property developer Kaisa may come out better than previously thought. But dangers still lurk.

Retail Markdowns Often Beat Outlet Prices

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Discounts at mainline stores often undercut the prices at their outlet-center cousins, a telling indicator of how reliant American retailers are on promotional pricing.

In a Slow Economy, Negative Quarters Shouldn't Surprise

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Data this week could show the U.S. economy shrank earlier this year, but that doesn’t necessarily indicate a recession, writes Greg Ip.

Antitrust Lawsuits Target Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Lawsuits advancing in federal court in Alabama allege that the 37 independently owned Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers, which cover about a third of Americans, are functioning as an illegal cartel.

Need to Suck It Up? Try a Meat Straw

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Companies offer drinking straws made out all sorts of things, from beef to stainless steel to cookies.

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