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Ahead of Spotify's IPO, Apple says it's not in the music business 'for the money'

Cook said he doesn't necessarily think "a financial person" fully understands Apple.

Fed should raise rates gradually this year, Kaplan says

Dallas Fed President Kaplan cited faster economic growth fueled by tax cuts as well as a stronger global economy.

This interest rate is back to levels it was at when Lehman failed

The 2-year Treasury yield is the one to watch for Fed interest rate moves, and it's now risen to the level it was at when Lehman failed.

Market awaits first Fed report after Yellen's handoff to Powell

First up for the new central bank chief is how the market reacts to details from Janet Yellen's last meeting.

Activist calls on Bloomin' Brands to spin off Outback Steakhouse, change up board

Barington is calling on Bloomin' to spin off its smaller brands into a new company and let Outback stand on its own.

Fed's Harker expects two US rate hikes this year

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said he still thinks just two rate hikes this year is "likely appropriate."

Trump meets with students, teachers after gun violence

President Donald Trump planned to meet with parents, students and teachers who have been victims of gun violence, including those affected by last week's school shooting in Florida.

Tight supply, rising prices weigh on US home sales

U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month in January.

Trump attacks Attorney General Jeff Sessions again, this time over Obama and Russian meddling

Trump has repeatedly criticized Sessions, particularly for the attorney general's recusal from the Russia probe.

The Apple HomePod speaker is full of missed opportunities

The Apple HomePod sounds great but it's full of missed opportunities for Apple.

Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper is a 'strong contender' to buy the Carolina Panthers

Tepper is a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as founder and president of Appaloosa Management.

Secret Service reopens area around White House after suspicious car

The U.S. Secret Service on Wednesday responded to a suspicious vehicle near the White House and the new executive building was evacuated.

Practice Fusion is scrapping free software model after agreeing to sell to Allscripts

After more than a decade in the market with a free product, Practice Fusion has plans to start charging doctors.

FCC reversal of net neutrality rules expected to be published Thursday

The formal publication means state attorneys general and advocacy groups will be able to sue to block the order.

Florida rally to ban assault-style weapons is set for Wednesday

Student activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff were shot and killed will call for a ban on assault-style weapons when they meet with lawmakers on Wednesday.

Broadcom lowers bid for Qualcomm to $79 per share, down from $82 per share

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan had previously said a merger between Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors would lower the value of the company.

Ukraine said to be 'desperately concerned' that Russia could attack its gas pipeline

Ukraine is worried Nord Stream 2 could leave its gas pipeline vulnerable to a Russian attack, according to a leading political risk expert.

CEO on Priceline becoming Booking: 'It helps change the perception of what our overall company is'

CEO Glenn Fogel is betting that a change to the company's parent name will increase its brand awareness in the U.S.

Evangelist Rev. Billy Graham dies at age 99

Evangelist Billy Graham transformed American religious life through his activism and preaching to hundreds of millions.

Donald Trump Jr. says he's missing out on India deals because of father's self-imposed curbs

Donald Trump Jr.'s comments appeared aimed at blunting criticism that there could be a possible conflict of interest in pushing the Trump brand name.