Is the Fed ready to consider lifting its inflation target?

Years of tepid economic recovery have Fed Chair Janet Yellen and other central bankers considering what was once unthinkable: abandoning decades-long efforts to hold inflation down and allowing price expectations to creep up.

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Booz Allen Hamilton says DOJ investigating its accounting practices

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating some of the ways Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (BAH.N), one of the largest consulting firms in the world, charges the government for services and accounts for costs, the company said in a filing on Thursday that sent its shares down 12 percent after the bell.

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Dow, DuPont merger wins U.S. antitrust approval with conditions

DuPont (DD.N) and Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that the companies sell certain crop protection products and other assets, according to a court filing on Thursday.

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Snap sinks to IPO price for first time since market debut

Shares of Snap Inc dropped 4.9 percent on Thursday to their initial public offering price, highlighting investors' loss of confidence in the social media company that faces fierce competition from Facebook.

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Wal-Mart may beat Amazon's sales growth in back-to-school season: NPD

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's online sales is likely to grow double than Amazon.com Inc during the back-to-school season, helped by the Jet.com acquisition and competitive price offerings, industry research body NPD said.

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Snap's stock price sinks to IPO price

Shares of Snap Inc dropped 4.5 percent on Thursday and briefly touched its initial public offering price, highlighting investors' loss of confidence in the social media company that faces fierce competition from Facebook.

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Nestle may sell U.S. confectionery business

Nestle (NESN.S) may sell its roughly $900 million-a-year U.S. confectionery business, which includes Butterfinger and BabyRuth, in the Swiss food group's latest effort to improve the health profile of its sprawling portfolio.

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