Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Deal to Acquire Yahoo

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Verizon has agreed to pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo, ending a drawn-out auction process for the beleaguered internet company. The Silicon Valley web pioneer once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion at the height of the dot-com boom.

Apple Is Ripe for a Rally

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Down 21% over the past 12 months, Apple shares have been punished more than enough.

Debate Over U.S. Debt Changes Tone

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A debate over whether America’s borrowing capacity has gone up—and how the nation might take advantage of it—has replaced the fights of yesteryear over the urgency of a “grand bargain” to slash the debt.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Fed and BOJ Decisions, Eurozone GDP

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It will be a big week in monetary policy as the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan announce their latest monetary moves, and Brazil’s central bank unveils the minutes from its first policy decision under its new governor.

BP Tries to Regain Its Footing With the 2010 Spill Behind It

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BP is under pressure from investors and analysts to show it can rejoin the ranks of the world’s biggest oil companies now that the costs of the deadly Gulf of Mexico spill have largely come under control.

Continuing Fuel Glut Likely to Keep a Lid on Refiners' Profit

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The unrelenting build up of fuel in storage tanks portends another weak quarter for U.S. oil companies that were counting on American drivers hitting the road to revive earnings from refining operations.

Bank of Japan Under Pressure to Join In Abe's Stimulus

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As the Bank of Japan meets next week, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government will be finalizing one of the biggest spending packages since he took office more than 3 1/2 years ago, vowing to revitalize the economy.

Terror Weighs on Europe's Travel Industry

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A cascade of terrorist incidents is driving away tourists at the height of Europe’s summer rush, casting a pall over hotel chains, airlines and luxury retailers.

A New U.S.-European Grocery Giant Is Born

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Forget Tesco and Carrefour; the merger of Ahold and Delhaize creates Europe’s most reliable grocery group.

G-20 Ministers Renew Vow to Promote Growth After Brexit Shock

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Global finance ministers redoubled their commitments to use all available policy tools to boost economic growth, wary that myriad headwinds risk pushing the world economy into a low-growth rut.

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