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Wall St. set to open higher on U.S.-China trade talks

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as reports of planned trade talks between the United States and China raised hopes of a potential resolution to their trade row.

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Anthem ties-up with Walmart for over-the-counter drugs

Anthem Inc said on Monday it has partnered with Walmart Inc to launch a program in January 2019 that will allow its Medicare Advantage plan customers to purchase over-the-counter medications from the retailer's stores and website.

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PepsiCo puts fizz into healthy drinks with $3.2 billion SodaStream deal

JERUSALEM/LONDON PepsiCo will buy carbonated drink-machine maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion as it battles Coca-Cola for an edge in the health-conscious beverage market.

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Exclusive: China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions - sources

BEIJING/SINGAPORE Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the re-imposition of economic sanctions by the United States.

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Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

SHENZHEN, China/SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing center of the world. Since then, he has exported millions of dollars of goods, ranging from power tools to LED lights, to some of America's biggest retailers. | Video

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Nissan to invest $900 million on new assembly plant in China: Nikkei

TOKYO Japan's Nissan Motor Co will spend around $900 million to build a new auto assembly plant in China that will increase production capacity in the company by 30 percent, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday.

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