Wall St. falls as election uncertainty rattles investors

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(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 falling for the seventh straight day as a tightening race for the White House prompted investors to seek safe-haven assets such as gold.
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(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday as oil edged up from multi-month lows but prices remained under pressure.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings and Tencent Holdings will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said,
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An estimated $3 million in high bids from an energy company looking to tap southern Alaskan waters is critical to U.S. interests, the federal government said.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's banking regulator has ordered a group of commercial banks to assess their exposure to offshore purchases by a handful of acquisitive Chinese corporate groups, two people fa
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LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slid back toward multi-month lows on Thursday, after a brief recovery early in the session, as traders warily eyed a glut of physical supply that has persisted despite OPEC-led
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian prosecutors said on Thursday they have closed an investigation into a 2.9 billion euro ($3.24 billion) capital increase in a Belgian company owned by billionaire and chief
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PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus conceded defeat to arch-rival Boeing at the Paris Airshow on Thursday as a last-minute haul of almost 100 orders, including new interest from Iran, failed to close a gap ope
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LONDON (Reuters) - European stock markets fell for a third straight day on Thursday, as battered oil prices hovered near seven-month lows hit overnight on worries about a supply glut and falling deman
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