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Coverage: Starbucks and social change

For a major corporation, Starbucks is certainly in the middle of the race debate. Employees have been writing “Race Together” on cups, but now they’re being asked to stop. The New York Times story...

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Coverage: World Bank rival

Despite protests from the U.S., several European countries are planning to join the Asian Investment Bank, led by China. It’s a big move and signals that U.S. influence on the world’s monetary policy might...

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Coverage: GE selling finance arm

The rumors about General Electric getting out of the consumer finance business are true, well, at least in Australia and New Zealand. The group is selling its finance unit, furthering its exit from the...

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Coverage: U.S. banks pass stress test

Two non-U.S. banks, Santander and Deutsche, failed the latest round of stress tests from the Federal Reserve Board. Other banks had to alter their plans to return money to shareholders, but they still passed...