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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government had a $182 billion budget surplus in April, confounding market expectations for a deficit, according to Treasury Department data released on Wednesday. [Read entire story]

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares dipped on Monday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields fell after soft U.S. economic data hurt investor sentiment already frayed by worries over North Korea and upcoming French elections. [Read entire story]

China’s Ant Financial raises offer for MoneyGram to $1.2 billion

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's Ant Financial has raised its offer for electronic payment firm MoneyGram International Inc and the deal was unanimously approved by the U.S. firm's board, outbidding rival Euronet Worldwide [Read entire story]

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Wall Street slips as tech stocks weigh

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GE’s Immelt says U.S. ‘diverging’ from the world

(Reuters) - The United States is "diverging" from the rest of the world and will be "less of a leader in trade", General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt said in a letter to shareholders. [Read entire story]

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Trump says U.S. automakers should make products in the country

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Sunday that American automakers should starting assembling motor vehicles in the United States if they wanted to do business in country. [Read entire story]

China, Europe drive shift to electric cars as U.S. lags

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Writedown fears wipe $5 billion off Toshiba’s value as it weighs options

TOKYO (Reuters) - A looming writedown at Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp has wiped almost $5 billion off its value in two days and prompted a credit rating downgrade on Wednesday, as the company grapples to plug a [Read entire story]

South Korea fines Qualcomm $854 million for violating competition laws

SEJONG, South Korea/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - South Korea's antitrust regulator fined Qualcomm Inc 1.03 trillion won ($854 million) for what it called unfair business practices in patent licensing and modem chip sales, [Read entire story]

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Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs at VW brand by 2021: source

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Britain’s May to meet Goldman, Amazon, IBM to discuss post-Brexit investment

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Ernst & Young settles charges that two ex-auditors got ‘too close’ to clients

(Reuters) - Accounting firm Ernst & Young will pay $9.3 million to settle charges that two of its former auditors got "too close to clients on a personal level" and broke rules aimed at ensuring reviews were impartial, [Read entire story]

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