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Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record

NEW YORK Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials.

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BCBS, Cigna among insurer groups to meet with Trump on Monday

NEW YORK The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which represents insurers in every state, Cigna Corp and Humana Inc said on Friday they would attend a meeting between the health insurance industry and President Donald Trump on Monday.

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Porsche, Audi lift VW to record underlying profit

WOLFSBURG, Germany Record Audi and Porsche sales helped Volkswagen swing to a record underlying profit in 2016, although a bigger than expected charge from the diesel emissions scandal meant it missed estimates for its operating profit.

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Citi says U.S. regulators are investigating its hiring practices

Citigroup Inc on Friday said that U.S. government and regulatory agencies are investigating the bank's hiring practices.

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Boeing to open first European factory, to invest 20 million pounds

Boeing Co said it would invest 20 million pounds ($24.98 million) to open its first production facility in Europe to make components for certain aircraft.

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February U.S. auto sales seen up 0.6 percent: JD Power-LMC

U.S. auto sales in February will increase less than 1 percent from a year earlier, even as consumer discounts remain at record levels, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday.

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