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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wall Street Journal

VW to Pay Up to $14.7 Billion to Settle Diesel-Emissions Claims

Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle legal emissions-cheating claims with regulators and owners of nearly 500,000 diesel-powered vehicles.

Global Markets Begin to Steady After Brexit-Related Rout

2 days ago
Financial markets showed signs of stabilizing following sharp falls in the British pound and global stocks after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union last week.

Banks Get Reprieve From Brexit Hammering

U.K. and European bank shares rebounded Tuesday as the pound gained ground and markets took a pause after two days of heavy selling.

European Markets Remain Pressured by 'Brexit'

2 days ago
The aftershocks of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union continued to ripple through European markets, even as central bank officials helped stoke a modest rebound in Asian shares.

A Very British Revolution

4 days ago
Never has there been a greater coalition of the establishment than that assembled by Prime Minister David Cameron for his referendum campaign to keep the U.K. in the European Union. And none of it worked.

'Brexit' Vote Wreaks Havoc in Markets

5 days ago
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union battered the British pound and sent stock markets in Europe, the U.S. and Asia tumbling. Seeking safety, investors bought gold and U.S. government bonds.

VW to Pay More Than $10 Billion to Settle Emissions Claims

6 days ago
Volkswagen has agreed to pay more than $10 billion to settle claims from U.S. owners of diesel-powered vehicles affected by the German auto maker’s emissions-cheating scandal.

Global Stocks Up as 'Brexit' Vote Begins

6 days ago
Global stocks rallied while sterling rose to a 2016 high against the dollar as Britain began to vote in a referendum on its European Union membership.

What Are the Fed's Stress Tests? -- The Short Answer

6 days ago
The Federal Reserve is releasing the results of its annual stress tests of big U.S. banks this week and next. Here is what you need to know about the exams.

Tesla Shares Hit Hard After Offer to Buy SolarCity

7 days ago
Tesla Motors investors dumped shares a day after the company unveiled a takeover offer for SolarCity fueling doubts over Elon Musk’s plan to combine the electric-car and solar-energy companies he backs.

From Uganda but Live in Gibraltar? Come Vote in the 'Brexit' Referendum

7 days ago
John Rhys-Davies, who played warrior dwarf Gimli in “The Lord of the Rings” movies, is battling Parliament for the right to vote on EU membership. He is one of thousands of British expats who can’t. U.K.-based residents of more than 50 countries can.

Tesla Offers to Acquire SolarCity

A week ago
Elon Musk proposed combining his electric-car and solar-energy companies, in a bold effort to consolidate his holdings and offer widespread clean-energy products from vehicles to power in homes.

Facebook Paying Media Firms to Create Video for Streaming Service

A week ago
Facebook is paying an array of media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service and has signed nearly 140 contracts totaling more than $50 million, according to a document reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

How Thin Does Your Laptop Need to Be?

A week ago
As laptops go on extreme diets, you need to ask yourself what you’re willing to sacrifice in ports, power and battery life, Joanna Stern writes.

European Stocks Steady After Sharp Gains

European stocks were little changed a day after signs that the U.K. may vote to remain in the European Union spurred their greatest one-day gain since August.

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