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NYSE's Betty Liu talks about corporate board diversity

NYSE's Betty Liu talks about a program at the stock exchange to help companies recruit women and minorities to their boards of directors

India's economy slows, stalling once thriving…

India's economy slows, stalling once thriving manufacturing sector

Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant…

Oil prices jump as attack on Saudi plant threatens supply

Asian markets mixed as oil prices surge

Asian stock markets mixed after crude prices surge following attack on Saudi facility

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The Latest: Oil prices spike after attack on Saudi facility

An attack on a critical Saudi Arabia oil plant has pushed crude prices sharply higher, though they moderated on expectations that reserves will help bridge any shortfalls in output

Strike looms at GM as UAW extends Ford, Fiat…

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but General Motors' pact is still set to expire Saturday night

The Latest: Gary Jones remains head of UAW after board meets

United Auto Workers President Gary Jones remained in power after a meeting of union officials held Friday to discuss UAW business

US fines Japan Airlines $300,000 over long flight delays

The Transportation Department is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for two cases in which passengers were stuck on grounded planes for more than four hours

J.Crew's Madewell brand files for IPO

Madewell, the fast-growing brand owned by J.Crew, has filed to become its own separate public company

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Friday as a decline in technology stocks offset a strong performance by Wall Street banks

WeWork to list shares on Nasdaq, reduce CEO's…

WeWork looks to list shares on Nasdaq and reduce the voting power of co-founder Adam Neumann

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Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly lower as tech shares drop

Stocks are closing mostly lower Friday as a decline in technology stocks offsets a strong performance by Wall Street banks.

China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans…

State news agency says China will lift punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans, pork in possible goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

Ford recalls some vehicles due to sharp seat frame edge

Ford is recalling more than 300,000 of its 2017 Explorer vehicles due to a sharp seat frame edge

China says US soybeans, pork to be exempt from tariff hikes

Chinese state news agency says U.S. soybeans, pork to be exempt from tariff hikes in possible goodwill gesture ahead of negotiations

China pork prices soar as herds hit by fever, farm closures

Chinese families are having to rethink menu options as prices for pork soar despite government efforts to boost inventories after herds were decimated by African swine fever and large-scale closures of pig farms for environmental reasons