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Yellen tone suggests choppiness for markets ahead

NEW YORK - U.S. stock investors have been enjoying an extended period of low volatility and steady gains, but with the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year and major indexes near records, the market could get a bit choppier in coming weeks.

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Exclusive: Altice seeks financing for Time Warner Cable bid: sources

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON - French telecommunications group Altice SA is talking to several banks about raising debt for a potential bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, the second-largest U.S. cable operator, according to people familiar with the matter.

22 May 2015

Firmer underlying inflation keeps Fed on rate hike path

WASHINGTON - Rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying U.S. inflation pressures in April, a welcome sign for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates raising interest rates this year. | Video

22 May 2015

Germany, France usher Greece back to negotiating table

RIGA - European leaders told Greece on Friday to return to the negotiating table for "intensive work" to wrap up a reform agreement before cash runs out, sidestepping Athens' demand for a comprehensive, long-term solution to its troubles.

22 May 2015

Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing: CNBC

- Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Deals, Tech 22 May 2015

Porsche recalls 918 Spyder on cooling system risk

FRANKFURT - Germany's Porsche on Friday launched a precautionary worldwide recall of its 918 Spyder sportscar, which can cost up to 850,000 euros ($937,000), saying a carbon fibre part could damage the cooling system and needed to be checked.

22 May 2015

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