Chinese stocks fall 5.5%, other Asian markets down

China’s main stock market index fell more than 5% on Friday after two securities firms said they are under investigation for possible misconduct. The Shanghai composite index closed 5.5% lower

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Post-split HP 2016 forecast on tap

Wall Street is interested to hear from executives Tuesday of both companies that emerged from last month’s split of Hewlett-Packard, when its fiscal year financials are released after the market

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Mega pharma deal boosts biotech shares, but pharma shares trade mixes

The biggest marriage in the drug industry’s history hasn’t provided the type of booster shot to shares of deal participants Pfizer and Allergan, nor has the merger provided a major

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Stocks’ win streak hits six weeks

Stocks ended mostly higher Friday and bond yields spiked after a robust October jobs report increased the odds that the Federal Reserve will finally pull the trigger and raise interest

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