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French Revisions Show Wider 2015 Debt

By Nick Kostov PARIS–France’s public deficit was revised upwards for 2015, statistics agency Insee said Tuesday. France’s public deficit was 3.6% as a percentage of GDP in 2015, a revision on the previous estimate of 3.5%, according to an Insee statement. Public debt as a percentage of GDP was 96.1% last year, up from a […]
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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stock Futures Seesaw As Oil Rally Fades

By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Apple continues to rise premarket Wall Street was set for a choppy open on Tuesday, with stock futures struggling for direction as investors assess a faded rally in oil prices and wait for key inflation data.makeAd(‘4′,&...
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Amazon Wants Alexa to Take Control of Your Smart Home

By Greg Bensinger Amazon.com Inc. — having conquered online retail and cloud computing — has set its sights on another audacious goal, ripped from the pages of science fiction: an automated, voice-controlled world. In the past year, Amazon has made...
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Real-Estate Lawsuits Surge in China

By Esther Fung SHANGHAI — The slumping property markets in many Chinese cities are generating one kind of boom: in legal disputes. Even as the beleaguered property market shows signs of inching out of a two-year property downturn, some home buyers have b...
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DAX Gives Up Early Gains

(RTTNews.com) – German shares rose on Tuesday, with a global rally in equities and commodities helping underpin investor sentiment as trading resumed after a public holiday. The benchmark DAX was up 22 points or 0.22 percent at 9,973 in late-morning deal...
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Google Challenges South Korea Over Mapping Restrictions

By Jonathan Cheng SEOUL–Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. is challenging the South Korean government over restrictions to its mapping services in the country, in a rare public disagreement over policy. Google contends that South Korea’s n...
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The Home Depot, Inc. Bottom Line Climbs 14% In Q1

(RTTNews.com) – The Home Depot, Inc. ( HDHome Depot Inc. HD133.13 +2.21 (1.66%)Retail Stocks to Watch for Earnings: HD, WMT, TGT, GPSHome Depot to report quarterly numbers May 17Dow Analyst Moves: HDPowered by Market IQ ) revealed a profit for its first ...
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A New Scam Targets College Students

Many college students are newbies at managing their own finances, making them attractive targets for a new type of phone scam that aims to steal their money and personal information. The scam is a variation of the “imposter” telephone scam: The scammer cal...
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America’s wealthiest business schools

The most elusive yet revealing stat about a business school is the size of its endowment. Few schools disclose this number in any public way, though it’s fair to say that B-school deans put more focus on this one number than any other. After all, it’s the ...
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