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Bloomberg News/Landov Growth in the U.S. economy surged the spring like a Mississippi riverboat. The economy hit the gas pedal in the spring and may have ripped off one of the fastest growth spurts since the U.S. exited the Great...

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist investors who are targeting low valuations and cross-shareholdings in the nation. A man is seen at a a commercial building at closing hour at a financial district in Tokyo, Japan, November...

IStockphoto An aerial view of Tianjin, one of China’s main gateways. Asian...

CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) A technician stocks the shelves of the pharmacy at White House Clinic in Berea, Kentucky, U.S., February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston Thinking of adding a Medigap supplemental policy to your Medicare coverage? Beware: you could be charged higher rates...

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(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc was pressed for details on new businesses after an uneven second-quarter performance, a likely preview of challenges incoming Chief Executive David Solomon will face as he leads the Wall Street bank’s overhaul. The bank on Tuesday confirmed Solomon will take over from Lloyd Blankfein, who has held the position for 12 years,...

The S&P 500 is back at multimonth highs while the Nasdaq has returned to records, an uptrend that has spurred a resurgence in optimistic short-term...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Slowly but surely, depositors are starting to shift money from basic U.S. bank accounts to products that pay more than a sliver of a percent in interest. Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker counting currency at a bank in Westminster, Colorado November 3, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking While reporting second-quarter...

The U.S. stock market is hours from hitting a notable milestone, but it isn’t one that investors will feel particularly good about. Both the Dow Jones...

(This July 12 story corrects data after Lipper revision on U.S.-based corporate investment-grade bond funds in paragraph 9.) FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By James Thorne NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors withdrew $1.85 billion from U.S.-based equity...