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AP Business Headlines
Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group....
DETROIT (AP) -- Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined....
NEW YORK (AP) -- With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Things looked so clear back in mid-December. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate from record lows, and it signaled the likelihood of four more hikes in 2016....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Ma Bell’s old switching centers and phone companies’ data center warehouses are on the auction block as telephone companies downsize for more modern wireless services.
Chesapeake, Williams and Energy Transfer pulled each other into a spiraling stock plunge that illustrates how one distressed shale producer can threaten its business partners.
Apollo Education, which operates the for-profit University of Phoenix, agreed to be taken private by a group of investors in a $1.1 billion deal.
Technologists are working hard to find alternatives to pesky computer passwords. Aiming to strike a balance between security and ease of use, big tech firms are turning to the smartphone as a replacement for passwords and other identification.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday replaced the chief executive of Petróleos Mexicanos, shuffling the management of the state oil company as it struggles with the fallout from the plunge in global oil prices.
CNNMoney Headlines
Wall Street's terrible start to 2016 just got worse, with the Dow sinking 178 points points and the Nasdaq getting closer to a bear market. Oil prices are also back to $30 a barrel.

Zenefits founder and CEO Parker Conrad steps down. COO David Sacks takes over, with a call to fix compliance issues and change the company's culture.

Super Bowl 50 attracted $132 million worth of bets, and casinos kept about 10% of the money.

Bernie Sanders' economic plan would create nearly 26 million jobs and increase median income by more than $22,000, according to University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professor Gerald Friedman.

Stocks are off to a brutal start in 2016. Experts say we'll be 'lucky' to have stocks gain 4% to 5% this year.

NY Times Business Headlines
Mr. Brick helped cover the collapse of Enron, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and offbeat sports for The Times.

Breaking with a 41-year-old tradition, the Republican chairmen of the House and Senate budget committees said they would not invite the president’s budget director to testify on the proposal.

Hasbro reported its biggest rise in quarterly revenue in nearly five years, handily beating analysts’ estimates.

India says its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, putting the South Asian nation ahead of China’s 6.8 percent growth.

The online consumer review service Yelp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly revenue, driven by the strength of its advertising business.

USA Today Business Headlines
Those sleek OLED TVs in LG's Super Bowl TV commercial will be here sooner than expected.
Tick. Tock. Timing is running down fast for a number of companies. 
New editor Keith Moyer says Adelsons have promised they won't interfere in Vegas paper's news coverage.
Chesapeake Energy's shares dropped 50% on rumors of bankruptcy, which Chesapeake denied.
You voted and here are the best Super Bowl 50 commercials from USA TODAY's ad poll.
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