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2016-07-12

Amazon Prime Day has rival retailers focused on free shipping

Many retailers are competing with Amazon on Prime Day with free shipping offers, but analysts say that should not be the main focal point.

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Chamber of Commerce to Congress: Hands off Fed interest-rate independence

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it would oppose measures from both Democrats and Republicans to limit the Federal Reserve’s independence to set interest rates.

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The Wall Street Journal: Retailers leased the most warehouse space in more than 30 years during second quarter

Data from Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE shows that retailers leased warehouse space at a record pace in the second quarter.

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Commodities Corner: Why gas at the pump may stay around $2 a gallon

U.S. gasoline demand is poised to mark a record for the year, but prices have seen a steady decline for the past month.

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Capitol Report: CBO blames tax extenders for grim long-term debt outlook

The “tax extenders” enacted late last year are largely responsible for a big estimated increase in federal debt held by the public, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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Market Extra: What an ETF that tracks junk bonds says about all risky assets

The SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF broke out of its extended down trend to move above two important levels, flashing a potentially positive sign for riskier assets.

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What's is Tesla’s new ‘master plan’?

Wall Street is busy trying to divine what Tesla CEO Elon Musk will commit to on his expected “master plan” for the electric-car maker.

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Sharing Netflix and HBO passwords is now a federal crime, but here’s why not to worry

Though sharing passwords is now technically a federal crime, companies like Netflix Inc. and HBO are still all but shrugging off friends, family and significant others using each other’s accounts.

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Market Extra: Lagging transport stocks dampen Dow records

Today’s clear winners on Wall Street are transportation stocks, yet, looking at a long-term trend, the sector is severely lagging the Dow industrials, which is on track to close at a record high.

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Market Extra: Japanese businesses just caught a sorely needed break

The dollar has risen sharply against Japanese yen this week, pushing the U.S. currency  to ¥104.80, its strongest level since June 24 — the day after the U.K. stunned financial markets by voting to leave the European Union.

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The Wall Street Journal: Sanders endorses Clinton after long battle

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed his former rival Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, closing the book on a long, divisive Democratic primary season.

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The Wall Street Journal: Venezuela takes over Kimberly Clark plant after company halts operations

Government comes after the diapers maker had halted activity because of a shortage of raw materials.

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