Yuan Slumps on Growth Worries
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Yuan Slumps on Growth Worries

China’s yuan fell to its weakest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday, extending a decline driven by the prospect of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.

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Business Watch: News Digest
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Business Watch: News Digest

Samsung said on Thursday it will freeze its employees’ salaries this year, and more.

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J.P. Morgan Emerges as CEO Breeding Ground
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J.P. Morgan Emerges as CEO Breeding Ground

Bill Winters, a former deputy to chief James Dimon, is the latest ex-executive to helm a large financial firm, U.K. bank Standard Chartered.

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Amazon’s Twitch Site Bets on Poker
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Amazon’s Twitch Site Bets on Poker

Amazon’s streaming videogame-streaming site Twitch has begun broadcasting online poker games with players fielding questions from viewers and talking through their strategy in real time.

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Resale Prices Tumble on Electric Cars
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Resale Prices Tumble on Electric Cars

With gasoline prices down 33% from a year ago and buyers cooling toward electric vehicles, Nissan dealers worry that weak demand for used electric Leaf cars will put a flood of used models on the market.

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Tobacco Companies to Resolve Some  Suits
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Tobacco Companies to Resolve Some Suits

The three largest U.S. tobacco companies will pay a total of $100 million to settle hundreds of federal lawsuits in Florida, though much litigation remains in the state courts.

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A Billion-Dollar Startup: Gear for Serious Gamers
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A Billion-Dollar Startup: Gear for Serious Gamers

The WSJ’s Billion Dollar Startup Club has identified 73 private companies that have been valued at $1 billion or more by venture capitalists. Here are two members of the club. Explore the full list at wsj.com/billionclub.

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United Warns Pilots After Cockpit Errors
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United Warns Pilots After Cockpit Errors

United Continental’s management sent a dramatic safety warning to its pilots last month, calling for stepped-up compliance following several serious incidents caused by cockpit errors.

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Brazil Truckers Jar Soybean Markets
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Brazil Truckers Jar Soybean Markets

A widespread work stoppage by Brazilian truckers is roiling global soybean markets, boosting prices that had been deflated for months by soaring production.

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Apple Throws a Wrench Into Nasdaq’s Gearbox
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Apple Throws a Wrench Into Nasdaq’s Gearbox

The Nasdaq Composite Index’s longest winning streak in more than five years ended with a whimper at the hands of a surprising culprit: a pullback in the world’s most valuable company.

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Net Neutrality Explained
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Net Neutrality Explained

Net Neutrality revolves around a key question: should internet bandwidth be treated equally for everyone? Here's a look at the debate.

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Doubts Shadow Greek Bailout
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Doubts Shadow Greek Bailout

Eurozone finance ministers approved a four-month extension to Greece’s bailout, but the IMF says Athens faces hurdles before getting new cash.

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Sony Names New Movie Chief
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Sony Names New Movie Chief

Marking a continued makeover following last year’s devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures named a new head of its movie business who is expected to focus more on franchise pictures and the global marketplace.

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Patients Control Bionic Hands With Their Thoughts
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Patients Control Bionic Hands With Their Thoughts

In a new study in the journal Lancet, three men who completely lost the use of their hands because of devastating nerve damage were fitted with robotic hands they can control with their thoughts.

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