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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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After bruising safety crisis, U.S. car watchdog shows its bite

WASHINGTON - The U.S. auto safety watchdog, long criticized as toothless and slow, is showing both bark and bite under its new boss - a testimony to his credentials as a safety expert and a hardening of the administration's policy after a wave of deadly defects.

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Amazon changes tax practices in Europe as investigations continue: WSJ

NEW YORK - Amazon.com Inc has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of channeling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

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G7 finance ministers to address faltering global growth

LONDON - Finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies meet in Germany this week against a backdrop of faltering global growth, scant inflationary pressures and a bond market in turmoil.

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Renault in Turkey offers concessions to striking workers

(This May 23 story has been corrected in paragraph 3 to clarify that the company will announce results of financial improvement studies, not pay adjustments, before Ramadan)

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ECB's Draghi urges euro zone to unite for economic reform

ROME - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has urged euro zone countries to unite in the task of reforming the bloc's economies, saying sharing sovereignty was an opportunity and not a threat.

23 May 2015

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