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Apple weathers anti-U.S. demo in China, where patriotic protests snowball

HONG KONG Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats.

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Silicon Valley leads avalanche of quarterly reports

SAN FRANCISCO A quartet of technology heavyweights will be part of an avalanche of quarterly corporate earnings reports next week that, along with a meeting of Federal Reserve policymakers, could hold the key to whether Wall Street extends its record-breaking rally or loses steam.

Jul 22 2016

Eyes on Fed, BOJ, Europe's bank stress test

FRANKFURT Central banks from Washington to Tokyo take center stage next week, although policymakers are likely to remain cautious as they wait for the dust to settle from Britain's shock vote to leave the EU.

Jul 22 2016

U.S. government's bid to block insurance mergers could spawn new ones

The potential bust-up of two mega deals among America’s largest health insurance companies may have an unintended result - more mergers.

Jul 22 2016

Verizon emerges as front-runner in Yahoo auction: sources

Yahoo Inc is focusing on U.S. telecommunications company Verizon Communications Inc as the buyer of its core business after reviewing final bids that it received this week, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. | Video

Tech, Deals Jul 22 2016

Aeropostale accuses Sycamore Partners of 'loan to own' scheme

Bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale filed a motion against its lender, private equity firm Sycamore Partners, in bankruptcy court late on Friday, accusing it of plotting a "loan to own” scheme to push the chain into bankruptcy.

Jul 23 2016

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