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Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record

NEW YORK Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. | Video

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Record-setting stock rally faces test in Trump speech

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump's planned economic agenda has fanned the flames for Wall Street's record-setting run, but some investors worry that his first major address to Congress next week risks dousing it if his plans look slow to execute or are overly vague.

Feb 24 2017

BCBS, Cigna among insurer groups to meet with Trump on Monday

NEW YORK The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents insurers in every state, Cigna Corp and Humana Inc said on Friday they would attend a meeting between the health insurance industry and President Donald Trump on Monday.

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Porsche, Audi lift VW to record underlying profit

WOLFSBURG, Germany Record Audi and Porsche sales helped Volkswagen swing to a record underlying profit in 2016, although a bigger than expected charge from the diesel emissions scandal meant it missed estimates for its operating profit.

Feb 24 2017

China says no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage

BEIJING China said on Friday it had no intention of using currency devaluation to its advantage in trade, responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's description of the Asian giant as the "grand champions" of currency manipulation.

Citi says U.S. regulators are investigating its hiring practices

Citigroup Inc on Friday said that U.S. government and regulatory agencies are investigating the bank's hiring practices.

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