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Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'


Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes

Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes


Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

Markets Right Now: Spike in bond yields upends a stock rally

Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years

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Markets Right Now: Spike in bond yields upends a stock rally

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):


Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Would-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale.


US home sales fell 3.2 percent in January, post biggest annual decline in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales fell 3.2 percent in January, post biggest annual decline in 3 years.


To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

DETROIT (AP) — The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk.


Priceline changing its name to Booking Holdings

NEW YORK (AP) — Priceline is changing its name to Booking Holdings Inc., citing its expansion into numerous international brands over the last 20 years.


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World markets mixed as investors eye Fed minutes

TOKYO (AP) — Shares slid Wednesday in Europe after a day of gains in Asia as attention turned to minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve.


To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

DETROIT (AP) — The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk.


Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoil

LONDON (AP) — There are signs that the turmoil in financial markets at the start of February had a negative impact — albeit a short-term one — on the fast-growing 19-country eurozone economy.


Asian retailer Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian retail and chewing gum giant Lotte has accepted the resignation of its co-CEO after he was convicted of bribery and embezzlement in a wide-ranging corruption scandal that brought down South Korea's president.


Asian shares gain on rosy Japan data, bucking Wall St losses

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were higher in Asia on Wednesday, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where a six-day winning streak was snapped by a plunge in Walmart stock and losses in other sectors.


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