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This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (November 14, 2019).

Google will soon offer checking accounts to consumers, the latest Silicon Valley heavyweight to push into finance.

WeWork had a loss of $1.25 billion in the third quarter as the office-space startup's expenses far outpaced revenue growth.

U.S.-China trade talks have hit a snag over farm purchases, as officials seek to lock down a limited deal.

Powell told lawmakers the Fed saw little need to cut rates further after making three reductions since July.

Alibaba said it applied for a secondary listing in Hong Kong, aiming to raise roughly $13 billion.

Disney's new streaming service has signed up 10 million users, the company said the day after Disney+ launched.

Icahn is pushing for the union of Xerox and HP, saying a combination could yield big profits for investors.

Facebook reported gains in detecting hate speech and other forms of objectionable content on its platforms.

The Dow rose 0.3% and the S&P 500 inched higher, both closing at records. The Nasdaq slipped.

Yahoo Japan and chat app Line are in talks over a combination that could expand SoftBank's empire.

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 14, 2019 02:47 ET (07:47 GMT)

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