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2016-06-29

Capitol Report: After GE ruling, here are the too-big-to-fail banks and financial firms

After the Financial Stability Oversight Council removed the designation of GE Capital as a systemically important financial institution, here’s the list of banks and insurers the federal government gives extra scrutiny to for fear of their failure derailing the U.S.…

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Stratfor: Brexit puts Asia under even more stress

China, Japan and South Korea are working to redefine their growth strategies, and Brexit will make the process only more difficult.

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The Wall Street Journal: Facebook changing what it puts in your news feed

Facebook Inc. shed new light on how it determines what its 1.65 billion users see each time they sign on, in its latest effort to demystify its inner workings.

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Metals Stocks: Gold gains for third session in four as dollar weakens

Gold futures gained Wednesday, finding traction as the dollar traded mixed, but defying a typically inverse relationship to firming U.S. stocks as global markets continue to sort out risks tied to the U.K. split from the European Union.

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Economic Report: Pending home sales skid in May

Sales marked their first annual decline in nearly two years, thanks in part to ultra-tight inventory.

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The Wall Street Journal: U.S. regulators remove GE Capital’s ‘systemically important’ label

The U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council voted this week to remove GE Capital’s ‘systemically important’ tag, regulators announced Wednesday.

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You can live in the ‘Amityville Horror’ home for $850,000

Allegedly haunted Long Island house was the scene of grisly mass murder in 1974

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The Wall Street Journal: The FDA wants proof your hand sanitizer actually works

The proposed rule was prompted by the widespread nature of the products, the agency said.

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Watch Roger Federer’s next Wimbledon opponent eat a Snickers and drink soda during a match

Marcus Willis has been in the spotlight for his unlikely run to the second round of the tournament.

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The Wall Street Journal: Uber will track drivers’ smartphones to monitor driving safety

Company to monitor driving speed, distracted driving and more.

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NewsWatch: 20 beaten-down U.S. stocks expected to rise as much as 98%

As investors have panicked, analysts are expecting big rebounds for these companies, says Phil van Doorn.

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The Wall Street Journal: Air-bag maker Autoliv sees shares slide after Toyota recall

Shares in Autoliv Inc. slid over 5% Wednesday after it revealed itself to be the company behind a recall by Toyota Motor Corp. of 1.4 million vehicles because of a possible air-bag defect.

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