U.S. News 4 April 2018

Spotify drops as much as 8.5 percent before paring losses

Spotify opened at $140, lower than Tuesday's close but still higher than its reference price of $132 set Monday.

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Service sector growth slows for second month in a row

Growth in non-manufacturing economic activity continued to slow in March, after declining slightly in the prior month.

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Planned Parenthood president: Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump offered a 'bribe' to stop abortions

The couple offered increased funding for Planned Parenthood if it agreed to stop providing abortions, Cecile Richards says.

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'Rip-roaring' job market adds another 241,000 in March: ADP/Moody's

Companies kept up the hiring pace in March, adding another 241,000 positions, according to ADP and Moody's Analytics.

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Liberal cruises in Wisconsin court race, and Dems see hope

Liberal judge Rebecca Dallet's runaway victory in a Wisconsin Supreme Court race cheered Democrats eager for more evidence their party is ready for a winning fall in midterm elections.

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How to see everything Twitter knows about you and download your tweet history

It's easy to see all of the data Twitter has on you, here's a look at what Twitter knows about me and how to download your own files.

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Global M&A activity hits record high on mega US health care deals

Merger and acquisition activity worldwide has hit a 17-year-record high in the first quarter of 2018, report showed.

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: China tariffs amount to only 0.3% of US GDP

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says China's new tariffs are "hardly a life-threatening activity."

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Spotify's unique debut that cut out Wall Street is a success so far, but bankers shouldn't be too worried

Spotify is a big company with a big brand name, but small companies will still need Wall Street to do their bidding.

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Boeing shares down 4% on China’s latest trade threats

Beijing's tariffs are designed to target up to $50 billion of U.S. products annually.

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Weekly mortgage demand drops as homebuyers are rattled by the stock market

The spring housing market is in full swing, but wild stock market gyrations may be keeping some homebuyers at bay.

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Aging US warehouses unfit to handle Amazon and e-commerce boom

The average age of a U.S. warehouse is 34 years, according to real estate services firm CBRE.

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Amazon reportedly may offer to buy India's Flipkart

Amazon.com may make a rival offer to buy Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, which is in tie-up talks with Walmart, local media reported.

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It is ‘difficult’ to see the start of a recession any time soon, Goldman Sachs strategist says

It's unlikely that stock markets will enter an interrupted period of falling prices, a strategist at Goldman Sachs said.

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Homebuilder Lennar's first-quarter results are boosted by strong demand

Lennar reported higher first-quarter profit as it sold more homes at higher prices and benefited from its acquisition of smaller rival CalAtlantic.

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US Treasury yields drop after China announces new tariffs

U.S. government debt prices posted gains on Wednesday, as investors turn their attention to trade.

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Dow drops more than 300 points on trade war fears after China retaliates to US tariffs

Stocks plunged on Wednesday after China announced new tariffs on 106 more U.S. products, increasing trade war worries.

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This asset manager tells you how to prepare for a market correction

The best way to prepare for a correction is by putting money on firms that can deliver growth, an asset manager said.

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China announces new tariffs on 106 US products, including soy, cars and chemicals

China announces new tariffs on 106 U.S. products, including soybeans, cars and whiskey.

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We must retaliate when people damage our interests, says China's vice finance minister

China may not want a trade war but it will hit back when provoked, Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao told CNBC.

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Four presumed dead in California Marine helicopter crash

A Marine helicopter crashed during a Southern California training mission and all four crew members were believed killed, the military said.

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