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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen offered a subtle change to her outlook from less than a week ago, saying she and her colleagues were on watch for whether, rather than when, the U.S. economy would show clear signs of improvement. more
Employers in April added the fewest number of workers in seven months and the U.S. jobless rate held steady as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring. more
Banco Santander SA lowered its profitability target for 2018 as growth expectations worsened in the U.K. and other countries where the Spanish bank does business. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders held in March at a nine-month low as sales prospects waned, a sign the housing market may be struggling to accelerate as the spring- selling season approaches. more
Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy fiber-optic networks from Carl Icahn’s XO Communications LLC and lease spectrum for about $1.8 billion, giving the nation’s largest wireless carrier more Internet bandwidth for corporate clients and airwaves to test faster wireless technology. more
Consumer confidence slumped in February as households grew more concerned about the outlook for the economy and jobs. more
The state employee payroll delay last month has resulted in Rhode Island having to pay more than $1,000 in overdraft fees. more
Banco Santander SA’s profit fell in the second quarter as Spain’s biggest bank absorbed costs from closing branches and cutting jobs in its home market, where its lending business showed further signs of pressure. more
Game developers around the world watched in astonishment as Pokemon Go, a mobile version of the beloved 1990s game from Nintendo Co., became an instant hit -- rocketing to the most downloaded app on both Apple and Android phones. more
The dollar fluctuated after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said continued market turmoil may throw the central bank off course from the multiple interest-rate increases that policy makers have forecast for 2016. more
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