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Credit Suisse, Barclays in mortgage-settlement talks with DoJ - Bloomberg

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- Credit Suisse Group AG and Barclays Plc (BCS.NaE) are in mortgage-settlement talks with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bloomberg reported, citing sources. A Credit Suisse deal could be announced within several weeks, a source familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Credit Suisse declined to comment on the report.

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Fed's Yellen defends regulatory role, raises stress test changes

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OPEC could announce oil freeze in Algeria, details later: sources

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Germany denies preparing to rescue Deutsche Bank

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U.S. regulator will recommend banks consider effects before de-risking

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Exclusive: Airbus to create two new czars as reorganization takes shape

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FTSE 100 breaks 3-day losing streak as oil companies rebound

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By Sara Sjolin and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch. Pound slides back below $1.30. U.K. stocks rose for the first time in four sessions on Wednesday, with oil companies rebounding amid a highly anticipated OPEC meeting in Algeria.

Europe

European stocks finish in the green as Deutsche Bank and oil shares rally

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By Sara Sjolin and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch. Embattled German bank to sell insurance unit amid bailout buzz. European stocks closed with firm gains on Wednesday, as a rally for embattled Deutsche Bank AG sparked a banking- sector recovery, while oil companies rose amid of a closely watched OPEC meeting in Algeria.

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FTSE 100 closes in the red as oil, bank shares retreat

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FTSE 100 slumps 1.3%, with oil shares in the red

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U.K. stocks end slightly lower, still up 3% for the week

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FTSE 100 ends higher as Fed keeps interest rates on hold

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European stocks, suffering with oil, eke out gains in last-minute rebound

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Europe stocks slide most since July as Deutsche Bank tumbles

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European stocks end lower, falling from 2-week high after tepid data

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European stocks finish with gains as Fed inspires risk taking

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Costco Must Do More to Battle Amazon

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Buying in bulk isn't as attractive as it used to be--at least when it comes to Costco Wholesale Corp.' s stock. The warehouse retailer's shares are essentially unchanged over the past 18 months, its longest period of stagnation since the financial crisis. Lackluster sales growth, slowing foot traffic and a late-to-the-game push into e-commerce have hurt results.

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Bank jitters pull Nikkei lower, as Asian markets lose ground

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Oil prices also weigh on stocks. Stocks in Japan led declines across the region, dragged by weak oil prices and jitters about the health of the nation's banks. The Nikkei Stock Average closed Wednesday down 1.3%, with energy, banking and export sectors leading losses.

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Gold ends lower for second day as traders look to Fed speakers for cues

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Crisis at Europe's banks threatens to roil global markets

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Less Cash in the Mattress at Tempur Sealy

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Stocks drift lower as telecom shares sink

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Asian shares close higher in wake of U.S. presidential debate

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Banking selloff sends Asian markets down

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Asian stocks fall, with Japanese shares hurt by Kuroda policy remarks

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Stronger yen weighs on Nikkei, as most Asian markets rise

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