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As Amazon keeps raising the standard for fast delivery, only one retailer is even close to keeping up – Walmart

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Fears of an index-fund stock market bubble are way overblown

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Can A.I. negotiate contracts? Some savvy investors think so

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Apple is developing a better way to recycle old phones

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Schwab thinks you’ll want to pay for financial advice like you pay for Netflix

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China faces a big problem, and it’s creating a rare bit of good news for American farmers

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As the trade war accelerates, clothing companies are increasingly moving production out of China

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Entrepreneurs love IPOs – until their first shareholder lawsuit

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Retail workers are earning more than they’ve made in years

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Now individual investors can get in on big commercial real estate deals

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Is Amazon helping merchants on its site, or intimidating them?

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Apple’s AirPods may be tiny, but they’re a surprisingly huge business

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AI may now stop you from making a dumb investment move

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More bad news for Facebook: Social media use contributes to depression

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Facebook’s painful realization: It must police its users’ content

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Lots of companies want to help the federal government investigate Amazon, Google, and the other giant tech firms

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T-Mobile just got closer to offering online TV and entering a very crowded business

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