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Wall Street wavers ahead of Fed meet, Apple earnings

U.S. stocks swung between small gains and losses on Tuesday afternoon as mixed earnings reports kept investors on the edge ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting and Apple's results.

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Caterpillar shares up on earnings beat; cuts 2016 outlook

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The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise

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Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far

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Brewer AB InBev seeks to nail SABMiller bid with sweetened offer

BRUSSELS/LONDON Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its $100 billion-plus bid for rival brewer SABMiller on Tuesday in an attempt to quash investor dissent over an offer made less attractive by a post Brexit vote fall in the pound. | Video

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U.S. judge grants preliminary approval for Volkswagen diesel emissions settlement

WASHINGTON A federal judge on Tuesday granted preliminary approval for a $10 billion settlement in which Volkswagen AG will offer to buy back up to 475,000 polluting 2.0 liter diesel-powered vehicles.

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