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Saudi Oil Attack: This Is the Big One

Saturday’s attack on a critical Saudi oil facility will almost certainly rock the world energy market in the short term, but it also carries disturbing…

Stock Funds See Inflows as Growth Fears Abate

A trader on the NYSE floor Friday, as major U.S. stock indexes ended with three consecutive weeks of declines. Photo: Richard Drew/Associated Press Sept. 13,…

Stocks Climb After ECB Stimulus Package

Stocks climbed Thursday after the European Central Bank unveiled a sweeping stimulus package and trade tensions between the U.S. and China showed signs of easing.…

Biotech Firm Moves to Revive Hong Kong IPO Market

A Chinese biotechnology company kicked off what would be Hong Kong’s first sizable listing after a summer of unrest and stock-market weakness, on the same…

SEC Pressures Exchanges on Market-Surveillance Project

The Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping up pressure on exchanges to finish a huge, long-delayed database designed to help detect market manipulation and investigate…

Is Facebook a Monopoly or Just Winning the Game?

Everything you can do Facebook and its big tech counterparts can do bigger. The question is whether clear market domination prevents startups from even trying.…

Prudential to Pay $2.35 Billion for Online Startup

Prudential Financial Inc. agreed to pay $2.35 billion for an online startup as traditional life insurers seek to reach digital-savvy customers who shop on the…