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Huawei-Related Stocks Gain on License Extension From Trump Administration

Stocks of companies doing significant business with Huawei rose Monday after the Trump administration extended a key license for the the Chinese telecom giant. The Commerce Department said Huawei could continue to buy U.S. parts for another three months, providing something of an olive branch in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China.

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PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 01:  The Apple logo is displayed on the facade of the new Apple store Saint Germain during the press day on December 01, 2016 in Paris, France. On December 3, Apple will inaugurate and open its new Apple store to the public at the "Marche Saint-Germain" (Saint Germain market).  (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

Apple Arcade Could Be a Big Hit, But Its Value Won’t Be Realized Overnight

Apple (AAPL) is aiming to take control of the highly lucrative, but hard-to-crack mobile games market. Apple Arcade, Apple’s forthcoming game subscription service, will be priced at $4.99 per month according to the blog 9to5Mac, which spotted the pricing details within the interface of an App Store listing of the new service. Apple shares closed 1.86% higher on Monday.

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Target-Date Funds May Fall Short for Retirement Savers

Target-date funds, or what some call TDFs, have become the investment of choice for many folks saving for retirement. You buy one fund that is aligned with your anticipated year of retirement and you don’t have to do much else. But one expert says TDFs, while good on paper, fall short of being the ideal

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U.S. housing bonds, left out of rally, are poised for a rebound

Portfolio managers at Amundi Pioneer are making a bullish call on U.S. housing bonds. Foreign buyers may be pulling up stakes at record levels when it comes to buying U.S. residential properties. But that doesn’t mean U.S. housing bonds, which have lagged behind the broader U.S. credit market, aren’t due for a rally. “We are

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Currencies

China’s Currency Slide Could Hit Soft Spot in Trump Economy: U.S. Manufacturing

China’s surprise move to lets its currency weaken past a key exchange rate of 7 per U.S. dollar could worsen an ongoing slowdown among U.S. manufacturers, hitting President Donald Trump’s economy in a sector known for its abundance of high-paying blue-collar jobs. A weaker yuan would make it harder for U.S. manufacturers to export products to the Asian nation while

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