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Dollar, stocks inch up as U.S. healthcare vote back on

SYDNEY The dollar recouped a little lost ground on Friday amid signs a delayed vote on President Donald Trump's healthcare bill would go ahead later in the day, though it remained unclear whether it would pass.

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Samsung Elec rejects calls for holding company structure, for now

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it will not adopt a holding company structure for now, rejecting demands from U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management and putting off a long-anticipated restructuring.

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New home sales hit seven-month high; jobless claims rise

WASHINGTON New U.S. single-family home sales jumped to a seven-month high in February, suggesting the housing market recovery was gaining momentum despite higher prices and rising mortgage rates.

Mar 23 2017

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.

Tech, Twitter Mar 23 2017

U.S. Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc .

Politics, Election 2016, Tech Mar 23 2017

SEC charges two Israeli residents with Mobileye insider trading

NEW YORK Two Israeli residents have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with insider trading in Mobileye NV before the maker of sensors and cameras for driverless vehicles agreed to be acquired by Intel Corp for $15.3 billion.

Mar 23 2017

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