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2016-06-12

London Markets: FTSE 100 pulls lower as investors grapple with Brexit fears

U.K. stocks dropped Monday, hovering around a three-week low, as global equities come under pressure and investors turn to havens as worries grow about the U.K.’s vote on membership of the EU.

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Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures fall as Brexit fears, central-bank meetings put investors on edge

A global equity selloff and flight to safety continues on Monday, with the Japanese yen rising across the board and stock futures tracking losses across Asia and Europe as investors fret about Brexit and an upcoming Fed meeting.

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The Wall Street Journal: ‘Hamilton’ takes home 11 trophies at Tony Awards,

Throughout the evening’s performance, winners acknowledged the need to keep theater alive and thriving as an antidote to the pain caused by acts like Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Orlando

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Currencies: Yen soars on Brexit concerns, hitting three-year high versus euro

Nervous investors sought refuge in traditional safety of the Japanese currency on lingering fears about the U.K. referendum on European Union membership next week.

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Futures Movers: Oil prices under pressure; Brent dips below $50 for first time in a week

Some market participants say the recent rally in oil could encourage producers to ramp up production, keeping well-supplied markets awash in surplus.

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Asia Markets: Asian stocks plunge on Brexit fears

Stocks in Japan plunged Monday as worries about a potential exit by the U.K. from the European Union left investors scrambling for safe haven assets, sending the Japanese yen stronger and bond yields lower yet again.

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The Wall Street Journal: Cameron warns Brexit could endanger pensions

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron sought to inject fresh energy into his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union, after some recent polls suggested momentum was growing for the campaign to leave the bloc ahead of a referendum this…

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The Wall Street Journal: For Tony Awards, the show must go on after Orlando tragedy

After a day heavy with tragedy, Broadway stars arrived at the Beacon Theater for the 70th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night wearing silver ribbons in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.

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The Wall Street Journal: After Orlando massacre, security ramped up at gay-pride events

The deadly shooting rampage at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., prompted managers of gay entertainment venues across the U.S. to re-evaluate their security procedures, even as the community vowed it would press ahead with gay-pride celebrations this month.

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The Wall Street Journal: Walgreens officially cuts ties with Theranos

Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. formally ended a strained alliance with Theranos Inc. as regulators near a decision on whether to impose sanctions against the embattled Silicon Valley firm.

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The Margin: Winner of Walmart’s Oreo cookie contest causes universe to implode upon itself

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently held an online vote to decide on a new flavor of Oreo cookies to be sold exclusively at the retail giant. The winner: cookies and creme.

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