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2016-06-19

Why you need to be long and short at the same time

When it comes to investing, embrace schizophrenia as a sign of rationality.

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Mark Hulbert: How to profit from investors’ obsession with Brexit

Don’t be surprised if the markets react with little more than a shrug.

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Futures Movers: Oil prices benefit from waning fears of a Brexit

Prices have been rising steadily for oil, say analysts, as polls show the Brexit campaign is losing steam.

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The Wall Street Journal: EU plans emergency meetings in case of Brexit

European officials are planning a series of emergency meetings in case Britain votes to leave the European Union, aimed at calming financial markets and avoiding a domino effect in weaker economies, according to people familiar with the preparations.

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Asia Markets: Nikkei surges as Brexit fears ease

A sharp rebound in Japanese stocks helped lead most Asian markets higher on Monday, as worries eased about the coming referendum in the U.K. on European Union membership.

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The Wall Street Journal: As many as 6 Mexican teachers killed in clashes with police

As many as six people were killed and dozens more injured Sunday in clashes in southern Mexico when police cleared roads blocked by members of a teachers’ group, according to members of the teachers union.

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The Wall Street Journal: Dustin Johnson overcomes rules controversy to win U.S. Open

At long last, Dustin Johnson’s moment had arrived. He had endured all forms of heartache on the last days of major championships, whether losing them with a dreadful final round, missed putts on the 18th green or even a penalty…

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The Wall Street Journal: Four new gun-control measures going before Congress this week

Republicans and Democrats are headed for a new showdown over gun control this week as lawmakers sort through four proposals on the divisive issue in the wake of the Orlando nightclub massacre.

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The Wall Street Journal: Iran uranium particles likely from decade-old nuke program

The Obama administration has concluded that uranium particles discovered last year at a secretive Iranian military base likely were tied to the country’s past, covert nuclear weapons program, current and former officials said, a finding that contradicts Tehran’s longstanding denials…

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The Wall Street Journal: Emails reveal bad blood between Meg Whitman, Frank Quattrone

Animosity between Silicon Valley heavyweights Meg Whitman and Frank Quattrone is on stark display in recently released court papers that provide a rare behind-the-scenes look at the cutthroat world of technology takeovers

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The Wall Street Journal: Fintech software startup Plaid raises $44 million

Plaid Technologies Inc., whose software allows a variety of financial-technology startups to access their customers’ bank account information, has raised $44 million in a new round led by a fund at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

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The Wall Street Journal: Don’t rile up Russia, German foreign minister says

Germany’s foreign minister warned the country’s allies against “saber-rattling and war cries” directed toward Russia, hinting at a widening split in Europe over how to deal with the perceived threat of aggression by Moscow against former members of the Communist…

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