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Investors look to earnings for market direction

NEW YORK - Investors attempting to determine whether U.S. equities will rebound from Friday's selloff or continue to sink will look to a deluge of earnings next week for a clearer picture of the economy.

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Grilled: Lexus seeks design edge over premium rivals

BEIJING - Big may be beautiful, but Toyota Motor Corp's global design chief is betting that edgy is the way to go for the Japanese automaker's premium Lexus brand, specifically its signature 'spindle grille' design.

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Wall Street falls steeply with China, Greece fears paramount

- The S&P 500 posted its biggest percentage loss since March 25 on Friday as investors shunned risk amid new trading regulations in China, renewed worries about Greece running out of money, and tepid U.S. corporate earnings. | Video

China, Greece 17 Apr 2015

GM counting on high-speed Internet services in car to drive profits

DETROIT - Buyers of General Motors Co vehicles will increasingly be able to use in-car mobile broadband systems to book hotel rooms, cut deals on driver insurance, pay for data usage and conduct a host of other transactions.

17 Apr 2015

Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. store management to improve sales

- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it would eliminate the position of zone manager in its U.S. stores while adding up to 8,000 new department heads as part of an overhaul of its store operations.

17 Apr 2015

Ford to spend $2.5 billion on plants in Mexico, angering UAW

MEXICO CITY - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs.

17 Apr 2015

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