While consensus for the first Fed rate rise is leaning to September, some market watchers are suggesting two U.S. hikes rather than one before 2016.

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The Chinese stock implosion is starting to get serious. It's costing U.S. investors real money.

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The stampede out of Chinese equities resumed on Tuesday morning, with analysts cautioning that there is no clear end in sight to the dramatic market rout.

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<p>(Bloomberg) — When hackers landed a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Jeep in a ditch last week, it sent a warning to BMW AG, Audi and Mercedes-Benz as the German luxury-car trio compete increasingly on technology rather than just horsepower.</p>

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A friendship between two lawyers could derail a $6 billion settlement involving Visa, MasterCard and merchants, a report says.

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The risk of robot wars popularized in science fiction series like “The Terminator” may be closer than we think, and a group of technology and artificial intelligence leaders is trying to stop it.

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The plummet in Chinese stocks may not directly harm the country's real economy, but it could have wide-ranging effects.

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In a deal that could push up prices for generic drugs, Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals announced plans this morning to purchase Allergan Generics for $40.5 billion. The announcement is the latest in a wave of health care industry consolidation.

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Chinese shares slid 8.5 percent on Monday, indicating no reprieve to the violent selling rocking the country's equity market.

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U.S. oil is back under $50 a barrel, and it looks like it may stay around $50 for some time.

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<p>Speculators’ conviction that oil will rally weakened at the fastest pace in three years, just before futures tumbled into a bear market.</p>

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Ever since the 1970s, when Jude Wanniski and Arthur Laffer came up with the ideas that are now referred to as supply-side economics, conservative politicians have been unable to resist the siren song of tax cuts for big earners. In recent years, this enthusiasm has spread to state governments led by conservatives, offering new tests of a proposition that has generated scant evidence of success elsewhere.In the extreme versions that thrived through the early Reagan Administration years, supply-siders argued tax cuts would pay for themselves by increasing growth substantially. After decades in…

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<p>Speculators’ conviction that oil will rally weakened at the fastest pace in three years, just before futures tumbled into a bear market.</p>

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Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.The Italian-American automaker also…

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It seems as though we can pay people to do anything for us these days: walk our dogs, build our furniture, organize our homes … cuddle with us when we're feeling lonely. That's right: You care hire a professional cuddler to snuggle with you for about $60 an hour. You can also pay an "undercover bridesmaid" to stand next to you on your big day, or a professional mourner to cry with you at a loved one's funeral. Those are just a few of the weirdest jobs we found while compiling our list of the most unusual professionals. Keep scrolling to see all 12.

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