(TOKYO) — Shares were lackluster in Asia on Wednesday as investors waited for major earnings reports and took stock of a torrid start to the year for markets.
The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo slipped 0.7 percent to 14,742.36 after big gains the previous day.
The Japanese benchmark surged 3.1 percent on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan …
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U.S. stocks tumbled again Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling triple digits and recording its worst week since May of 2012.
The Dow Jones fell 318 points or nearly 2.0%, while the S&P 500 declined 38 points, …
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin-off its surging PayPal unit. On Wednesday, eBay said its board considered Icahn’s proposal and rejected it, setting the stage for a potential showdown between the technology …
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