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Standard Chartered bank appoints new CEO, shakes up board

LONDON (AP) — Standard Chartered says its chief executive and chairman will stand down amid pressure from shareholders impatient with the board’s leadership….

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AP Exclusive: Wal-Mart CEO talks workers, customers, critics

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon took the top job at the world’s largest retailer last year, he inherited some big problems….

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Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

NEW YORK (AP) — What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?…

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US stock indexes drift lower as oil prices sink again

A deepening slide in crude oil prices weighed on energy stocks, tipping U.S. financial markets mostly lower in afternoon trading Thursday. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average, which eased back from its latest all-time high. Investors also were weighing mixed corporate earnings and U.S. economic data….

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AP Exclusive: Wal-Mart CEO talks workers, customers, critics

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon took the top job at the world’s largest retailer last year, he inherited some big problems….

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Report: Surge in Chinese investment raises fraud risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese investors seeking green cards to live in America run the risk of being defrauded under a loosely regulated visa program, according to a report Thursday from a federal watchdog….

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55 mins ago

Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

NEW YORK (AP) — What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?…

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55 mins ago

Standard Chartered bank appoints new CEO, shakes up board

LONDON (AP) — Standard Chartered says its chief executive and chairman will stand down amid pressure from shareholders impatient with the board’s leadership….

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US stock indexes drift as traders gauge economic data

U.S. stocks edged mostly lower in afternoon trading Thursday, with energy stocks among the biggest decliners. Investors were sifting through a mix of corporate earnings and economic news. Crude oil prices resumed their slide….