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Micron leads chipmaker losses as demand concerns grow

Shares of Micron Technology led falls for U.S. microchip producers on Tuesday, driven by a combination of concerns over slackening iPhone demand and a series of brokerage downgrades that reflect a growing technology stock selloff.

Bitcoin slump takes pressure off Britain's regulators

A plunge in the value of bitcoin and other cryptoassets has eased the pressure on Britain's financial watchdog to take radical action that could deter investment and financial innovation, government officials and regulators said on Tuesday.

Bitcoin extends slide below $4,500, new 2018 low

Bitcoin tumbled as much as 10 percent on Tuesday to below $4,500 <BTC=BTSP>, bringing the world's best-known cryptocurrency's losses to 30 percent within a week as a selloff in digital currencies intensified across the board.

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EPA plans biofuel 'reset' as program misses Congress' targets

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose new targets for the final three years of the nation's renewable fuel program in January, replacing ambitious decade-old goals set by Congress with volumes closer to the industry's current output, two people familiar with the matter said.