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Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, June 21st

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It's now eight straight losses for the Dow. Trade war concerns hit automaker stocks. The largest U.S. banks clear the Fed's stress tests. The FDA okays the first implantable glucose monitoring system for diabetics. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 21, 2018

Midday Brief for Thursday, June 21st

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The Supreme Court rules states can direct online merchants to collect sales tax. AT&T unveils new video service that offers TV channels. Women gaining more seats in boardrooms, but not the most powerful seats. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 21, 2018

Morning Brief for Thursday, June 21st

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The president signs an executive order on immigration. Apple partners with Sesame Workshop. And the new 1040 tax form will be released next week. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 21, 2018

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Jun 20, 2018
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A new record for the Nasdaq, another loss for the Dow. Starbucks will close more stores. Instagram's new TV app. Tesla accuses a former worker of hacking to steal company data. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 20, 2018
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Disney raises its offer for most of 21st Century Fox. Congress could pass immigration compromise legislation, including family separation legislation, by Thursday. Germany offers the White House a peace offering over tariffs on cars. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 20, 2018
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Trade tensions are intensifying. Existing homes sales data is out Wednesday. And the nation's top wireless carriers cut ties with data aggregators. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 19, 2018
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U.S. stocks took a hit, amid growing trade tensions. A battle over a controversial immigration policy continues. And investors are having a tough time finding reliable lithium and cobalt prices. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 19, 2018
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President Trump meets with House Republicans to fine-tune immigration. The Senate votes to block Trump's agreement with Beijing to save Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE. CVS enlists the U.S. Postal Service for home delivery of prescriptions. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 19, 2018
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Tuesday brings new data on the housing market. Lower-income Americans have more confidence in the economy. Beyoncé and Jay-Z roll out their surprise album on other platforms. And FedEx and AXA Equitable report earnings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 18, 2018
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Trade tensions weigh on U.S. markets. The Trump Administration defends a controversial immigration policy. Fujifilm sues Xerox. And oil prices rise ahead of this week's OPEC meeting. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 18, 2018
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U.S. immigration policy dividing Republican lawmakers. Supreme Court to decide whether a class-action lawsuit against Apple can proceed. Disney to offer tickets for sneak-peeks at new attractions within some of its theme parks. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 18, 2018
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John Williams takes the helm at the New York Fed. Tariffs are impacting oil prices, ahead of OPEC's meeting this week. AT&T unveils a name change. And Kroger and Barnes & Noble report earnings. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 15, 2018
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U.S.-China trade feud pressures stocks. Crude prices fall on speculation oil producers may hike output. Apple partners with Oprah. Bob Dylan's new gig: whiskey. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 15, 2018
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Beijing plans retaliation after the U.S. announces 25% tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods. President Trump takes issue with a watchdog group's report on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server matter. Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks cereal after dozens suffer from salmonella-related illnesses. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 15, 2018
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A judge clears AT&T and Time Warner to close their deal. The U.S. economy is pulling ahead of Asia and Europe. The University of Chicago drops SAT and ACT requirement. And Friday brings new data on consumer sentiment. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 14, 2018
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The Nasdaq closes at a record high. A new DOJ report finds Comey mishandled Clinton email investigation, but that the probe wasn't biased. Apple is in talks for its first original feature film. And, insurance for Uber riders! Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 14, 2018
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Apple developing a new security features to protect iPhones from intruders. Medicaid gaining traction in some Republican states. What happens if you're in an accident in a ride-hailing vehicle like one from Uber? J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 14, 2018
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The Trump administration prepares to levy tariffs on Chinese goods. The soccer World Cup kicks off in Moscow. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jun 13, 2018
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Stocks end lower after the Fed raises interest rates and signals a more aggressive path of rate hikes ahead. Comcast makes an offer for 21st Century Fox assets, setting off a bidding war with Disney. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 13, 2018
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U.S. to co-host the 2026 World Cup. AT&T-Time Warner merger approval likely to trigger a flurry of additional media deals. China launching a surveillance system by placing radio-frequency chips in car windshields. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 12, 2018
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The Fed wraps up its policy meeting. A Senate panel signs off on two of the president's nominees. And the U.S. budget deficit widens. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 12, 2018
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A federal judge clears the way for AT&T to merge with Time Warner. Tesla is cutting 3,500 jobs from its global workforce. And OPEC production rose in May. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 12, 2018
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North Korea promises the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Facebook to crack down on companies advertising unsatisfactory products. Should eggs be officially labeled as a healthy food? J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 11, 2018
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A short-term interest rate hike is on the horizon. Two key oil reports are out this week. And Jared Kushner held $174 million in assets last year. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 11, 2018
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Stocks close higher, ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit. Nickel prices near a four-year high. Workday is buying Adaptive Insights. And HSBC is investing up to $17 billion in China and new technology. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 11, 2018
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Last-minute talks ahead of Monday evneing's U.S.-North Korea summit. The Supreme Court upholds Ohio's voter registration cancellation rules. AT&T and Time Warner await a judge's decision on the companies' proposed merger. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 11, 2018
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How a federal judge's verdict on AT&T and Time Warner could reshape the media industry. The annual E3 video game expo arrives in Los Angeles. The coming week's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jun 8, 2018
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Investors shake off trade worries and stocks close higher. Manafort indicted on new charges. Kia Motors recalls 500 thousand vehicles due to faulty airbags. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 8, 2018
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President Trump calls for Russia to be let back into the G-7. Justice Department will not defend major provisions in the Affordable Care Act. TV chef and author Anthony Bourdain found dead in France of an apparent suicide.

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Jun 8, 2018
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The G-7 summit begins in Canada. Americans' wealth surpasses $100 trillion. Google sets new limits for use of its artificial intelligence. And a report finds test scores drop in warmer school years. Annmarie Fertoil reports.

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Jun 7, 2018
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The major averages close mixed. Driver in fatal Tesla crash was speeding with autonomous vehicle's alert system engaged. Consumer credit slows again. Starbucks raises coffee prices. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 7, 2018
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Deal struck to keep Chinese telecommunications company ZTE in business. New study says hot classrooms have a negative impact on grades. Frozen foods making a comeback among health-conscious shoppers. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 7, 2018
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NATO defense ministers meet in Brussels. Data on chain store sales and weekly jobless claims are out Thursday. A private-equity firm invests in Honest Company. And CVS announces some staffing news. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 6, 2018
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Stocks shoot higher, with the Nasdaq hitting another record close. Ryan agrees with Gowdy: no spies in the Trump election campaign. It's the U.S. versus trade allies at the upcoming G7 summit. Domestic air fares are back on the rise. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 6, 2018
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Protests aren't likely at next week's U.S.-North Korea summit. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani says North Korea begged for the summit to happen after its cancellation last month. U.S. farmers bracing for more global trade tensions. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 6, 2018
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Wednesday's key economic reports include the weekly petroleum status report, and the latest data on international trade. Senators will stay in Washington for most of August. And PetSmart is spinning off a stake in its e-commerce subsidiary. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 5, 2018
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Stocks didn't move much on Tuesday. Social Security will need to dip into its reserves. Wells Fargo is scaling back its bank branches. And Rawlings changes hands. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 5, 2018
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China puts a $70 billion deal on the table if tariffs threat is sidelined. Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty. Wendy's says no more mushy tomatoes in its burgers. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 4, 2018
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Apple's annual conference continues. Walmart sells the majority of its Brazil operations. And Tyson acquires an organic chicken producer. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 4, 2018
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Stocks end the day with gains, despite continued trade tensions. Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down. And Apple announces a new app to help limit screen time. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Jun 4, 2018
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President Trump says he has the right to pardon himself. South Korea plays down the likelihood of peace with the north ahead of the planned June 12th U.S.-North Korea summit. Supreme Court sides with a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 4, 2018
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The U.S. Treasury to sell $90 billion in debt this week. What new bankruptcy-court papers reveal about Cambridge Analytica. The coming week's economic data. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Jun 1, 2018
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Stocks rise sharply, boosted by solid jobs report. Trump says North Korean summit is back on again. Car sales rise in May. Apple is expanding its digital-ad platform. Charlie Turner reports.

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Jun 1, 2018
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The nation's unemployment rate dipped to 3.8% in May, the lowest level since April of 2000, and 223,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy, beating Wall Street's expectations. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Jun 1, 2018
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President Donald Trump's expectations from North Korean officials. The U.S.'s new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 31, 2018
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Stocks fall on trade war fears, ending a strong month of May on a weak note. Canada, Mexico and the E.U. say they'll retaliate after the U.S. imposes tariffs on Friday. Waymo is buying thousands of minivans from Fiat Chrysler. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 31, 2018
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North Korean officials expected to meet President Trump in Washington on Friday. U.S. to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and Europe. Sears to close another 72 stores amid declining sales. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 31, 2018
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The White House's renewed trade offensive against China puts settlement talks at risk. "I'm Sorry" gets more expensive for Wells Fargo. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 30, 2018
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U.S. stocks rebound from the previous day's selloff. The White House is expected to slap steel and aluminum tariffs on the E.U. The Fed's Beige Book says economy is growing moderately. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 30, 2018
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Still very little clues in the deadly E. Coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce. The U.S. retools its military strategy in Afghanistan. 21st Century Fox shareholders to vote on a proposed sale of entertainment assets to Disney on July 10. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 30, 2018
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Missouri governor Eric Greitens resigns amid alleged sex and fundraising scandals. Secretary of State Pompeo to meet with North Korean official ahead of possible summit. GDP and private-sector payrolls on Wednesday's economic schedule. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 29, 2018
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Stocks tumble on political uncertainty in Italy. Yahoo hacker gets five years in prison. ABC cancels "Roseanne." Charlie Turner reports.

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May 29, 2018
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More signs the U.S.-North Korea summit could become reality. U.S. preparing a list of tariffs to be imposed on China. A new study links computer usage to possible symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 29, 2018
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Trading resumes on Tuesday. DSW, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Costco report earnings this week. And on the economic calendar, the May jobs report is out on Friday. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 28, 2018
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Markets are closed for Memorial Day. Trading resumes Tuesday. Investors will be keeping a close eye on wage growth in the May jobs report, out Friday. And the unofficial kickoff to summer is a big shopping day - but does it offer the best deals? Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 25, 2018
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The major averages ended mixed Friday. Oil prices fell on plans to boost supply, pressuring energy stocks. Senate leader McConnell: pass a farm bill even without tighter work requirements. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 25, 2018
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President Trump raises hopes once again for a summit with North Korea. Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex crimes. Republicans launch another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 25, 2018
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New privacy rules take effect in Europe. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas hosts a panel discussion. And on the economic calendar, consumer sentiment data and durable goods orders. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 24, 2018
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Stocks fall after Trump cancels planned summit with North Korea. Harvey Weinstein reportedly expected to turn himself in. Senate leader McConnell plans no vote on immigration.

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May 24, 2018
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U.S.-North Korea summit called off. Uber's self-driving car that killed a pedestrian wasn't designed to automatically brake in case of an accident. Starbucks faces the challenge to keep its restrooms safe, clean and drug-free. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 24, 2018
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U.S. Justice Department officials meet with GOP lawmakers. Deutsche Bank holds its annual shareholders meeting. And Uber posts a $2.46 billion profit. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 23, 2018
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Stocks rebound after the Fed minutes reassure investors about interest rates. President Trump may consider new tariffs on imported vehicles. But he can't block access to his Twitter feed, according to a judge's ruling. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 23, 2018
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Comcast says its all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox assets is in advanced stage. U.S. Education Department investigating whether collegiate scholarships and networking groups geared toward women discriminate against men. Apple scouts Raleigh-Durham, N.C. for possible new customer service center. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 23, 2018
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The Fed releases the minutes from its last meeting. Target and Lowe's report their earnings. And Facebook's CEO meets with European officials and tech leaders. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 22, 2018
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Stocks fall amid ongoing trade talks. U.S. banks report record profits. Stacey Cunningham will become the first woman to lead the NYSE. And small banks are getting more business from cryptocurrency. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 22, 2018
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Cambridge Analytica liquidates and asks workers to vacate its offices. U.S. and China moving closer to a trade agreement. The NYSE to be led by it first female president this week. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 22, 2018
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with President Donald Trump. A bill that would make the largest changes to financial regulatory law since 2010. Tuesday's earnings calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 21, 2018
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Easing fears of a trade war drove stocks higher on Monday. U.S. oil prices hit a 3 1/2-year high. Shares of General Electric jump, after the company announced a deal with Wabtec Corp. And shares of Campbell Soup continued their slide. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 21, 2018
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The U.S. outlines its demands on Iran for a new nuclear deal. U.S. suspends the threat of tariffs on China as trade talks continue. Starbucks clarifies its new policy regarding restroom use by customers. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 21, 2018
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears before EU Parliament. Texas governor Greg Abbott convenes discussions with Second Amendment advocates. A big week of retail earnings. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 18, 2018
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The major averages closed mixed Friday, while the broader market lost ground. Small cap stocks are hot performers. The House votes down a Republican farm bill. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 18, 2018
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U.S. calls off military exercises with South Korea. Family-planning clinics in jeopardy of losing federal funding if they counsel women about abortion. FDA cracks down on drug companies that attempt to block competition from generics. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 18, 2018
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President Donald Trump presses Germany to pull the brakes on a major gas deal with Russia. A Wall Street Journal analysis of cryptocurrency reveals hallmarks of fraud. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 17, 2018
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The key U.S. indexes fall Thursday. Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief. Kroger ties up with a U.K. grocer known for its use of robots. Nordstrom's same-store sales growth is weak. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 17, 2018
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CBS loses a round in court to the Redstone family. U.S. births drop to 30-year lows. Modified denuclearization proposals emerge in an effort to save June 12th's planned U.S.-North Korea summit. J.R. Whalen report.

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May 16, 2018
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The U.S. pushes for a trade deal with Mexico. Plus, Tanya Bustos reports on Thursday's calendar.

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May 16, 2018
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Stocks rise, boosted by retailers. A strong quarter for Macy's. Tepid earnings results for Cisco. Ford will resume production of F-150 on Friday. Senate votes to reinstate net neutrality rules. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 16, 2018
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Amazon offers Prime members deals at Whole Foods. North Korea issues another threat to June's planned summit with the U.S. Payments to Trump attorney Michael Cohen's shell company resuls in another corporate executive's departure. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 15, 2018
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Consumer spending rose in April. Coinbase plans to allow faster trading. And Uber is ending a controversial policy. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 15, 2018
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The Dow breaks an eight-session winning streak. North Korea threatens to cancel talks with South Korea. And Gina Haspel gains support from a key Democrat. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 15, 2018
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Facebook aiming to combat graphic violence, hate speech and fake accounts. Uber to no longer require sexual harassment and assault claimants to sue the company in private arbitration. Soda taxes put to the test in Pennsylvania's highest court. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 14, 2018
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Lawmakers vet Fed nominee Richard Clarida. U.S. gas prices head toward $3 a gallon. And the use of collagen is growing. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 14, 2018
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Stocks rose on easing trade tensions. OPEC reported higher crude output in April. And Melania Trump is at Walter Reed, after undergoing a successful kidney procedure.

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May 14, 2018
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Stocks rose on easing trade tensions. OPEC reported higher crude output in April. And Melania Trump is at Walter Reed, after undergoing a successful kidney procedure.

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May 14, 2018
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Supreme Court rules states can legalize sports betting. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announces a 'flattening' of management. World Health Organization calls for the elimination of trans fats worldwide. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 14, 2018
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U.S. Embassy operations begin in Jerusalem. Plus, the Fed's balance sheet and big retail earnings highlight the economic week. Tanya Bustos reports.

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May 11, 2018
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Stocks have a big week, with the key averages up two percent. President Trump lays out a plan to combat rising drug prices. Oil prices gain more than one percent for the week. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 11, 2018
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AT&T executive ousted after payments to Trump attorney Michael Cohen were revealed. White House unveils plans to curb drug prices. Oil prices continue to rise on fears of the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 10, 2018
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Automakers head to the White House. The Trump Administration prioritizes artificial intelligence research. And more H-2B visas may be issued this summer. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 10, 2018
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The Dow's winning streak is now at six. Inflation grows modestly, suggesting no change in the expected pace of interest rate hikes. Corporate stock buybacks rose to a record in the first quarter. The nation's monthly surplus also hit a new high. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 10, 2018
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U.S.-North Korean summit set for June 12. Economists say economic expansion likely to subside in 2020. Eight of 2017's highest-paid CEOs are no longer on the job. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 9, 2018
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Gina Haspel is grilled by lawmakers. Shifting consumer tastes are hurting major brewers. And the White House is holding an artificial intelligence conference. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 9, 2018
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The Dow's winning streak is at five sessions. President Trump's exit from the Iran nuclear deal boosts oil prices and energy stocks. The EpiPen allergy treatment is in short supply due to production problems. Charlie Turner reports.

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May 9, 2018
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North Korea frees three U.S. citizens held since last year. NBC issues report on Matt Lauer and sexual misconduct. The Future of Everything: The need to address who's in charge if machines take over. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 9, 2018
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European leaders say they'll continue to adhere to the nuclear deal with Iran. Messaging app Slack adds more paid users. And more retailers are offering plus-size clothing. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 8, 2018
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It was a quiet day for stocks, despite U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Oil prices end the day slightly lower. And four more executives leave Nike. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 8, 2018
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Comcast looks to break up Fox's plan to sell entertainment assets to Disney. Cocaine and marijuana use on the rise among U.S. workers. More retail chains prominently displaying plus-size clothing to reflect more overweight or obese Americans. J.R. Whalen reports.

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May 7, 2018
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President Trump is set to announce the future of the Iran nuclear deal. The president steps into a contentious primary race in West Virginia. And House Democrats could soon release thousands of Facebook ads linked to Russia. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 7, 2018
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Stocks closed higher on Monday, after the price of oil surged to more than $70 a barrel. Tyson Foods points to rising labor and freight costs, despite rising sales. And Elliott Management offers to buy Athenahealth. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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May 7, 2018
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Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway lieutenants running the business's day-to-day operations. Trump administration pressuring Mexican carmakers to boost wages, or send jobs back to the U.S. and Canada. Starbucks sells the rights to sell its coffee at retail to Nestle. J.R. Whalen reports.

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