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Only a payrolls surprise could shake stalling market

NEW YORK - Unless next week's payrolls report is an outlier, investors should expect a continuation of the directionless market that has kept the S&P 500 trading in place for most of the year.

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Goldman tentatively agrees to pay $270 million to settle lawsuit: source

- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has tentatively agreed to pay about $270 million to settle a lawsuit by investors, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Puerto Rico will fail to make Aug.1 payment, signaling default

- Puerto Rico will miss a payment on debt due Aug. 1, the governor's chief of staff said on Friday, an event that will be considered a default by investors as the commonwealth lurches towards what could be one of the largest U.S. municipal debt restructurings in history.

31 Jul 2015

Wall Street ends lower as weak oil weighs

- Wall Street ended on a sour note on Friday as a drop in energy stocks eclipsed wage data that supported expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve might hold off on an interest rate. | Video

31 Jul 2015

Yahoo buys fashion website Polyvore

- Yahoo Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile and social offerings.

Tech, Deals 31 Jul 2015

Tumbling oil prices slam profit at Exxon Mobil, Chevron

- Weak oil prices shriveled quarterly profit at Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp on Friday, compelling both companies to rethink operations and plan for what many expect to be a sustained period of cheap crude. | Video

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