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.

FIFA Faces Mounting Pressure From Sponsors

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The day after FIFA was plunged into crisis by a sprawling corruption scandal, soccer’s world governing body was under mounting pressure from some of its largest sponsors and national governments.

An Airbnb for Construction Firms

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A Caterpillar-backed online marketplace is matching heavy-equipment dealers and owners to potential renters, calling itself an Airbnb-like rental facilitator for construction companies.

Libor Accused Received Help from Boss, Evidence Shows

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Tom Hayes, the former UBS trader accused of being the ringleader of a global interest-rate-rigging conspiracy, received a helping hand from his boss, according to evidence presented at his London trial on Thursday.

Small Funds Stoke China's Stock Rally

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As China’s stock market booms, investors are pouring cash into small investment funds. So far this year, 4,153 funds have been launched, attracting $73 billion.

Broadcasters Shop at Home for Shows

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ABC and Fox have sharply increased the number of shows they own for next fall’s TV season to better wring dollars from reruns, VOD, and streaming.

Chinese Tech Firms Aim to Stay Home

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The Chinese stock market and more favorable domestic regulations are driving a wave of tech companies to plan to list shares in China instead of going public in the U.S.

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