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Earnings lift Wall Street slightly at open

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose slightly at the open on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on consumer sentiment.

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U.S. seasonally adjusted home prices fall in May: S&P/Case-Shiller

NEW YORK - U.S. single-family home prices fell in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, falling short of expectations calling for a slight gain, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.

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China regulator announces anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft

BEIJING - A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft Corp over its Windows operating system, in the latest in a growing number of competition probes that have unnerved Western firms in China.

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Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

NEW YORK/SYDNEY/LONDON - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

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NY Times forecasts further decline in print ad revenue

- The New York Times Co reported a dip in second-quarter revenue as print advertising revenue erased the previous quarter's rise, and the company expects print ad revenue to continue to decline in the future.

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U.S. regulators looking into UBS, Deutsche Bank speed trading operations

FRANKFURT/ZURICH - Germany's Deutsche Bank and Switzerland's UBS said they were caught up in an inquiry by U.S. regulators, who are looking into whether broker-run stock exchanges gave an unfair advantage to high-frequency traders. | Video

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