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Earnings in focus as Apple weighs; Boeing lifts Dow

Quarterly results were the main driver for Wall Street on Wednesday as a decline in Apple shares weighed on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, while the price-weighted Dow Industrials was buoyed by gains in Boeing. | Video

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Salesforce CEO speaks of failed efforts to buy Twitter, LinkedIn

Salesforce.com Inc Chief Executive Marc Benioff spoke on Wednesday about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn was different from Microsoft's and that he would have pursued Twitter if shareholders had not learned of his plans

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Microsoft launches first desktop, Windows update with 3D features

NEW YORK Microsoft Corp on Wednesday unveiled its first-ever desktop computer and a free update to its Windows operating system that allows edits using 3D simulations, in hopes of reinvigorating its computing business. | Video

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Whole Foods eyes millennials with Purple Carrot meal kit test

LOS ANGELES Whole Foods Market Inc began testing sales of Purple Carrot's vegan meal kits on Wednesday, joining forces with one of many startups that threaten mainstream grocers by delivering boxed, cook-at-home meals.

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Morgan Stanley to keep commission-based IRAs for wealth management customers

Morgan Stanley said on Wednesday it would allow its wealth management clients to choose the way they pay the firm for retirement accounts covered by a new fiduciary rule.

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Judge orders Lynn Tilton to turn over Zohar loan fund documents

WILMINGTON, Del. A Delaware judge on Wednesday ordered Lynn Tilton's Patriarch Partners to turn over documents detailing the complex holdings of $2.5 billion distressed debt funds that the embattled investor lost control of this year.

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