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Amazon

Amazon launches button for instant product ordering

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc has launched a hardware that allows its Prime members to order a product by pushing a button.

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IntercontinentalExchange Inc.

NYSE Arca exchange glitch hampers trading in popular ETFs

Intercontinental Exchange Inc's (ICE.N) NYSE Arca had a technical glitch on Tuesday that resulted in some of the most popular exchange-traded funds being temporarily unavailable for trading and some investors paying more for stocks than they otherwise may have.

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Warren Buffett

Berkshire's Buffett says Grexit 'may not be bad' for euro zone: CNBC

Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said Tuesday that an exit by Greece from the euro zone could be constructive for the region.

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Wall Street

Wall St. earnings estimates may not foretell currency impact

Wall street analysts may be inadequately accounting for the dollar’s sharp rise in the first quarter, setting up a scenario in which some multinationals may miss already low consensus estimates - and their shares sell off as a result.

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Pumpjack

Oil deepens loss on Iran talks; Brent ends March down 12 percent

Oil fell for a third straight session on Tuesday, with Brent crude tumbling 12 percent for the month, as world powers entered into intense negotiations with Iran for a nuclear deal that could bring more of its oil to an oversupplied market.

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Nasdaq Marketsite

Wall St. retreats but S&P, Nasdaq post quarterly gains

U.S. stocks ended down on Tuesday in a retreat from the previous session's sharp rally as energy shares declined and the dollar edged up, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered their ninth straight quarterly rise.

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US Federal Reserve

Strong case for June rates liftoff, says Fed's Lacker

The Federal Reserve will have a "strong" case to hike U.S. interest rates in June, a hawkish Fed official said on Tuesday, dismissing recently weak economic data as transitory and perhaps due to unseasonable weather.

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Charter Communications

Charter Communications to buy Bright House in $10.4 bln deal

Cable television operator Charter Communications Inc said it would buy privately held Bright House Networks in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $10.4 billion to expand in Florida.

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Consumer Index

U.S. consumer confidence surges in March

U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly rebounded strongly in March, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

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NYSE

Wall Street dips after rally; indexes set for quarterly gain N

U.S. stock fell on Tuesday in a modest retreat from the previous session's sharp rally, though major indexes remained on track for a positive first quarter and the S&P 500 was set for its ninth straight quarterly rise.

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Gas station

Oil down as Iran races for Tuesday deadline on nuclear deal

Oil settled down for a second straight session on Monday as Iran and six world powers tried to negotiate a deal on Tehran's nuclear program that could end Western sanctions and allow the OPEC member to ship more crude into an already flooded market.

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American International Group

AIG Chairman Steve Miller to step down in July: WSJ

American International Group Inc (AIG.N) Chairman Robert "Steve" Miller intends to step down in July after five years in the role, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Bill Ackman

Ackman says shutting Herbalife down is key to him

Hedge fund mogul William Ackman, who has spent more than two years accusing Herbalife Ltd (HLF.N) of running a pyramid scheme, said on Monday that shutting down the company is "one of the most important things" he can do.

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Traders

Wall St. rebounds from recent losses; deals help

U.S. stocks climbed more than 1 percent on Monday, rebounding from a sharp decline last week, helped by deal activity in healthcare and a bounce in energy shares.

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Ford

Ford revives the Lincoln Continental, aims at U.S. and China

Ford Motor Co (F.N) will resurrect the Lincoln Continental as its top-of-the line luxury sedan, betting the classic name will help rebuild the brand's image in the United States and China.

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