Wall Street lower for second day; healthcare is sole gainer

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were lower on Wednesday, putting indexes on track for a second straight day of declines after a recent rally, with healthcare stocks the only bright spot after a U.S. Supreme Court hearing and a cancer drug approval.

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Euro zone rebuffs Spanish talk of new Greek bailout

BARCELONA/BRUSSELS - Germany and the European Commission slapped down talk of a third financial rescue for Greece as premature, after Spain once again suggested on Wednesday that a new aid package for Athens was almost inevitable. | Video

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U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK - Applications for U.S. home mortgages edged up last week as interest rates dipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

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Target to cut thousands of jobs as seeks to cut costs by $2 billion

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U.S. oil rises on Iran after earlier drop on supply; Brent pares losses

NEW YORK - U.S. oil futures rebounded on Wednesday and benchmark Brent pared losses as OPEC member Iran reinforced its opposition to a nuclear deal with timelines, helping the market recover from an earlier price slide tied to big U.S. crude supplies. | Video

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From prime rib to chips and dip: Lean times at mining's annual conference

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