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Tech-Stock Drop Hits Startups

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
Tech stocks have taken a pounding over the past month, putting pressure on the ecosystem for financing startups and taking them public.

Liechtenstein Shrinks---Then Shrugs

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
Liechtenstein, the tiny principality wedged into eastern Switzerland, just got tinier. No one seems to mind.

Big Banks Ramp Up Business Lending

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
Banks are boosting their lending to businesses, providing fuel for companies to increase spending on workers and equipment as the economy improves.

What's News: Business & Finance

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
Banks are boosting their lending to business, as firms grow more confident about the economy and lenders seek to offset slack demand for consumer loans. A1

For Obama, a Standoff With Moscow

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
The Ukraine crisis and Russia's newly combative stance have scrambled the world map around which Barack Obama shaped his foreign-policy doctrine.

Ukraine's Military Thrust Sputters

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:40pm
Ukraine's military operation to wrest control in the east from pro-Russian separatists got off to a chaotic start, as civilians halted army columns, militants hijacked armored vehicles and a clash at at Ukrainian base resulted in gunfire.

What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:38pm
What's News: World-Wide

What's News: World-Wide

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:46pm
Pro-Russian separatists stymied Ukraine's effort to wrest control in the east. Activists tried to storm a Ukrainian military base in the south. A1The White House said it is preparing tougher sanctions it could impose on Russia if talks today yield no signs Moscow plans to reduce tensions. A1 NATO said it would increase flights over Baltic nations and send ships to the Baltic and Mediterranean seas following Russian moves in Ukraine. A11

What's News: World-Wide

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:50pm
Ukraine used military force for the first time as it sought to regain control of the east from pro-Russian separatists.A1Germany's RWE began shipping gas to Ukraine as tensions with Moscow threaten the nation's energy supply. A8

U.S. Treasury Blasts China Over Yuan

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:41pm
The Obama administration blasted China for its recent currency moves, saying the decline in the yuan was "unprecedented" and calling on Beijing to disclose its intervention in currency markets more regularly.

What's News: Business & Finance

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:41pm
China said GDP growth slipped in the first quarter to the weakest pace in 18 months. Meanwhile, the U.S. blasted Beijing over currency moves. A1

Ukraine Uses Military Force for First Time

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:41pm
Ukraine's military fired its first shots in the fight to regain control of the restive east from pro-Russian separatists, as soldiers repelled an armed mob from an air base. The U.S. praised the government's "measured response."

Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:40pm
Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy of what Facebook sold when the social-networking firm went public in 2012.

Housing Market Slow to Hit Its Spring Stride

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:40pm
A flurry of recent housing data suggests that the market's spring selling season is getting off to a slow start, a worrisome sign after a winter of expectations that warmer weather would rekindle growth.

Google Agrees to Buy Drone Maker Titan

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:24pm
Google has agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a U.S. maker of aerial drones that Facebook had been in talks to acquire. Titan's solar-powered drones are intended to fly non-stop for years.

Brokers Who Fail Test Have Worse Records

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:23pm
More than 51,500 stockbrokers failed a basic exam needed to sell securities at least once and those who repeatedly failed have on average worse disciplinary records.

What's News: Business & Finance

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:23pm
Google agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that Facebook had also consideredacquiring, as the tech giants vie to expand their influence. A1

What's News: World-Wide

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:22pm
The U.S. stepped up effortsto dissuade Russia from intervening in Ukraine's east, with Obama telling Putin a diplomatic solution is still possible even as he warned against further escalation. A1, A6

Obama, Putin Talk as Unrest Roils Ukraine

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:22pm
The U.S. stepped up efforts to dissuade Russia from intervening in Ukraine's increasingly unstable east.