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Late-day buying could be start of turnaround

NEW YORK As U.S. stocks continue to struggle in 2016, equities are showing some signs selling pressure may be reaching an end.

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Exclusive: Boeing nears decision to self-fund more F/A-18 fighters

WASHINGTON Boeing Co is nearing a decision to invest "a significant amount" to keep a F/A-18E/F fighter jet production line in St. Louis running as it waits for the U.S. government to approve a delayed order by Kuwait for 28 jets, a senior executive said.

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Google says will not participate in 2016 U.S. airwaves auction

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google will not participate in the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's upcoming auction of broadcast airwaves that can help the wireless industry improve coverage, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday.

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Strong U.S. consumer spending counters recession fears

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

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Wall Street rallies; S&P 500 snaps five-day losing streak

U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak in the S&P 500, as financial, commodity-related and other beaten-down shares rebounded. | Video

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Visa's investment in Square represents about 1 percent stake

SAN FRANCISCO Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a 2011 investment.

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