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Ten years after crash, Americans still have not fallen back in love with stocks

NEW YORK Luke Thomas, 44, an information technology field manager who lives in Miami, began investing in the U.S. stock market in his early 20s, attracted by the prospect of learning “how to grow a little bit of money into a lot,” he said.

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Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

LONDON Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

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U.S. government to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said it will begin accepting requests on Monday for product exclusions from President Donald Trump's new steel and aluminum import tariffs, but it could take up to 90 days for the agency to make determinations.

Mar 17 2018

Wall Street's tech love affair might end in tears

SAN FRANCISCO Outsized returns delivered by Amazon.com , Netflix and other heavyweight technology stocks have made them heroes on Wall Street, but some strategists warn that investors' reliance on them exacerbates the risk of a steep downturn.

Mar 16 2018

Daimler cars unit invests to ramp up output to 3 million vehicles

FRANKFURT Germany' Daimler is in a push to boost production capacity as its Mercedes-Benz Cars unit eyes annual sales of 3 million vehicles, up from 2.4 million last year, an executive told weekly publication Automobilwoche.

Mar 17 2018

Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor

NEW YORK Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labor worldwide.


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