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Dow bounces back with best 2-day gain ever

After several volatile days with huge swings in both directions, the Dow finished Thursday up 369 points. Combined with Wednesday's 619-point rally, it's the best two-day point…

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Ukraine dodges default with $3.6 billion debt deal

Western investors have thrown Ukraine a financial lifeline worth $3.6 billion by agreeing to write off some debt and delay bond repayments.

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Bread recalled in 11 states due to broken light bulb

A broken light bulb is causing a recall of bread in 11 states due to the possibility of broken glass fragments in the bread.

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Global markets rebound as panic eases

Global markets traded higher on Thursday as investors cheered a rebound on Wall Street and supportive comments from central bankers.

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite closed…

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U.S. stocks set for gains after global rebound

Investors may be suffering from whiplash but they should get some more pain relief Thursday.

U.S. stock futures were pushing higher, and global markets were bouncing as panic…

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Asia's richest man buys World Triathlon for $650 million

The "Ironman" brand has a new owner.

Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin has agreed to pay $650 million for World Triathlon Corporation, in the latest expansion of his growing sports…

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Company makes life easier for employees with babies

Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.

The company joins a long line of businesses this year…

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RadioShack agrees to refund gift cards for cash

There are about $46 million worth of unredeemed RadioShack gift cards out there -- and the bankrupt company may have to swap all of them for cash, the New York state attorney…

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Dow jumps 619 points, 3rd biggest gain ever

Greed made a comeback on Wall Street. The Dow raced 619 points higher on Wednesday, its most emphatic point gain since the 2008 financial crisis.

The huge rally represents a…

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Walmart to stop selling AR-15s and similar guns

Walmart said Wednesday that it will stop selling military-style semiautomatic rifles, including AR-15s.

Walmart spokesman Kory Lundberg said the move is in response to slumping…

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