Jawbone Up3 Review: Smartwatches Send Fitness Bands Running

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The Up3 was supposed to take fitness bands to a new level, but the high-priced hardware doesn’t live up to its promise, writes Joanna Stern.

Cablevision to Offer Hulu to Its Customers

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Cablevision reached a deal with streaming video site Hulu to offer the service’s catalog of on-demand shows and movies to its customers.

This Desk Makes You Stand Up for Your Health

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The Stir Kinetic M1 connected standing desk nudges you when it’s time to stretch your legs.

Baltimore Riots: Social Media and the Crisis on My Doorstep

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It’s easy to become jaded about the power of social media in a crisis like the Baltimore riots, but the real power of Twitter and Facebook is the context they can provide, writes columnist Christopher Mims.

Merck's Shrinking Revenue Doesn't Fit Its Stock

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Merck’s surprisingly strong results sent its shares higher Tuesday, but revenues must grow to justify the stock’s valuation.

For Sale: Used Oilfield Machinery

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Forests of idle drilling rigs, piles of pipe and ranks of empty trucks are a new and tangible sign of the financial trouble sweeping the oil patch.

Some Investors Can't Wait for the Fed to Raise Rates

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Retirees and other savers looking to put their money in traditionally safe investments such as bonds are seeing returns shrivel.

Federal Mortgage Agency: More Needed to Police Nonbank Lenders

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A government mortgage agency says it needs more resources to police the growing ranks of companies rushing to fill the void left by big banks that have stepped away from the market for riskier home loans.

Citi Holders OK Pay Packages

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Citigroup shareholders approved top executives’ pay packages, a vote of confidence for a bank that is trying to move forward after a tough 2014.

Big Banks' Debt-Cost Conundrum

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A recent Federal Reserve working paper challenges the idea that markets expect the government to rescue the biggest banks. That looks like wishful thinking.

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