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Three Top Executives Are Leaving Twitter, Reports Say

The executives in charge of Twitter’s product, engineering, and media divisions are on their way out, according to multiple reports published on …

Japanese shares continue to rise despite weak trade data

<b>Japanese shares have risen, despite the latest trade figures showing exports falling for a third straight month.</b><p>The country's exports fell by 8% in December from a year earlier, suggesting that China's slowdown continues to affect demand.<p>The Nikkei 225 index rose 0.9%, closing at 17,110.91, …

Johnson Controls and Tyco Are Discussing a Merger, Report Says

Johnson Controls and Tyco International are reportedly in advanced talks to merge, and a deal, if reached, could be announced by Monday.<p>According to …

Hoverboards keep exploding. So what happens now?

It seemed that no sooner had hoverboards became the hottest new toy than they began to literally explode.<p>The misleadingly named personal …

Silicon Valley’s $585 Billion Problem

<b>By William D. Cohan</b><p>Illustration by Goran Factory for Fortune<p>January 21, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>VCs have pumped up the value of the “unicorn” startups. Now</i> …

Updated: Five Execs Leave Twitter

Some of the executives were reportedly “not people in whom Jack [Dorsey] has the highest faith.”<p>Five major executives abruptly left Twitter in a surprising Sunday-night shakeup. The social media giant’s heads of product, media, engineering, and Vine are no longer with the company, according to</i> …

Dollar falls as oil, equities slide pushes investors to safe havens | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower on Monday as renewed selling in oil markets drove investors into currencies often deemed less risky investments, such as the euro, Swiss franc and Japanese yen.<p>The dollar sign (R) is seen alongside the signs for other currencies above a currency exchange …

Weekend storm economic hit not as bad as feared

The weekend blizzard along the East Coast could have a relatively small economic impact — up to $850 million, experts estimate — because the storm …

Man Group hedge fund hires HSBC exec

Hedge-fund firm Man Group PLC has hired HSBC Global Asset Management's head of emerging-market debt, said a person familiar with the matter.<p>The firm …

Hedge Funds

Oil price collapse likely to propel M&A surge in services sector

Around $5 trillion worth of mergers and acquisitions were completed in 2015, more than in any previous year<p>The oil services sector is braced for a wave of M&A activity in the coming months as firms scramble to respond to a low oil price reality, according to industry research.<p>Firms are hoping to …

Global stocks, dollar fall as oil sell-off resumes | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A renewed slump in oil prices due to a persistent global supply glut hurt U.S. and European stock markets on Monday and weighed on the dollar following a rebound in those sectors late last week.<p>Anxiety over the impact of tumbling energy prices on global economic growth and …

Economics

As Driving Declines, Automakers Look to Climb Aboard Sharing Economy

Whether they’re moving back to the city or still living in the parents’ basement, millennials are far less likely than previous generations to get their drivers’ licenses. But a new study finds that many of their parents and grandparents are also ready to hand over the car keys.<p>That’s posing some …