Wall St. falls from records, led by technology stocks

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks finished down on Tuesday, a day after the S&P and Dow hit records, and the Nasdaq retreated with technology stocks.

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U.S. CEOs modestly more upbeat on economy, spending: survey

- U.S. chief executive officers are modestly more upbeat about the economy and almost half plan to increase capital spending over the next six months, a quarterly business group survey said on Tuesday.

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Sluggish February U.S. car sales blamed on blustery weather

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Apple plans fix next week for newly uncovered Freak security bug

BOSTON - Apple Inc and Google Inc said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.

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Oil up as Netanyahu blasts Iran, Libya forces strike terminals

NEW YORK - Oil rebounded on Tuesday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Obama administration against accepting a weak nuclear deal with Iran, while rival Libyan forces targeted oil terminals in the African nation.

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Target to cut thousands of jobs, eyes $2 billion in cost cuts

- U.S. retailer Target Corp on Tuesday said it planned to cut several thousand jobs, mainly from headquarters locations, as part of a restructuring that will cut $2 billion in costs over two years.

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