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FedEx raises TNT integration costs by $75 million: filings

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- Package delivery company FedEx Corp (FDX.NaE) said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous estimates.

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Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

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Tesla working with AMD to develop chip for self-driving car: CNBC

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BlackRock CEO Fink says he is committed to gender diversity

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Fed keeps U.S. rates steady, to start portfolio drawdown in October

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Waymo seeking $2.6 billion from Uber for one trade secret: lawyer

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FTSE 100 ends choppy day lower as pound, Fed decision take center stage

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Retail shares extend gains after strong August sales report. U.K. stocks closed slightly lower Wednesday as a brief surge in the pound yanked the benchmark FTSE 100 to session lows, but retail shares added to gains after monthly British retail sales leapt past expectations. All the moves were made before Wednesday's marquee event for global markets took place: the U.S.

Europe

European stocks mark time as investors focus on U.S. Fed

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Thyssenkrupp shares rises on Tata deal news; Spain shares under pressure. European stocks wavered Wednesday, with investors seeming to hold off before the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy update, even as they assessed deal news from Thyssenkrupp and other corporate reports.

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FTSE 100 gets a lift from supermarket stocks, softer pound

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FTSE 100 reaches for first gain in 5 sessions as geopolitical tensions ease

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FTSE 100 ends at 4 1/2 -month low as pound soars to highest level since Brexit vote

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U.K. stocks end sharply lower as BOE warns rate hike is coming

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European stocks waver as traders brace for Fed policy update

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European stocks get a lift as North Korea tensions cool

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European stocks book losses, led lower by U.K. equities as pound leaps

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European stocks close slightly higher

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Key lessons from the second-longest bull market, in 11 charts

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Bilello says Wall Street's run has refuted a few well-known investing myths. The two most important lessons from the second-longest bull market in history may be that conventional wisdom is often be wrong and that it's OK for an investor to say "I don't know," according to one market guru. Charlie Bilello, director of research at Pension Partners LLC, on Tuesday posted a retrospective of the S&P 500' s 340% climb-- including dividends-- from the nadir of March 2009 to the dizzying heights...

Asia

Asian markets press pause ahead of Fed announcement

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Nikkei flat after Tuesday's 2- year high; little fallout from Trump's fiery speech. Equity trading across Asia was muted early Wednesday on caution before the U.S. After a solid start to the week, markets were treading water as investors awaited monetary policy guidance from the Federal Open Market Committee.

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The YouTube channels for investors to watch now

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Dow, S&P 500 finish at records as Fed announces October start to 'great unwind'

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Longtime laggers, an 'important turn is happening' in energy stocks

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How the 'great central bank unwind' could ignite the next financial crisis

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Nikkei surges to 2-year high, but other Asian markets sag

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Asia-Pacific markets rally; Kospi posts biggest gain in 4 months

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Asian stocks mostly retreat after North Korea's latest missile test

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Asian markets slump after disappointing data on China's growth

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