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Wall Street retreats as rate cut expectations ease

U.S. stocks declined on Friday, as the S&P 500 retreated after closing at a record for three straight sessions, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that caused investors to rethink how dovish a turn the Federal Reserve may take.



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Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts

Oil prices climbed on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next year, but mixed economic data limited the rally.



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U.S. job growth surges, July rate cut expectations intact

U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month.



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Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts

Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally.



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Warning light flashing for Slovakia's auto industry

When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement.



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Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax

U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting.



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Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution

On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cuba evade the U.S. government too - by launching a cryptocurrency that defeats a U.S. trade embargo.



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Thuzio on SeedInvest

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Franny’s Distribution on StartEngine

"Franny's Distribution is a CBD Wholesaler and Distributor that leverages vertical integration to cut down costs and reliance on manufacturers. Using simple and pure ingredients, no fillers or unnecessary ingredients will ever go into our products. Focused on ethical work practices and responsible production, they are building a quality-first brand in the exploding CBD market."


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Exclusive: U.S. panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm

A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by GM, the unit told Reuters, signaling some leeway for investors with deep ties to China.



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Buoyant U.S. stocks at odds with downbeat market signals

Even as record highs this week in the major U.S. stock indexes telegraph confidence on Wall Street, caution abounds in other U.S. markets, where falling bond yields and flailing small-cap stocks indicate investors are torn about where to place bets.



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Take Five: World markets themes - Losing interest

How low can you go? The coming week may tell whether the incessant plunge in global bond yields shows any signs of relenting.



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Amazon founder Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: report

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported.



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Exclusive: U.S. panel clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise

Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp.



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Deloitte, partner fined over Serco Geografix audit failures

Deloitte and a senior partner have been fined and severely reprimanded for misconduct over the audit of Serco Geografix (SGL), an outsourcer that on Thursday formally settled a six-year criminal investigation into fraud and false accounting.



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