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Global Insurer AIG to Divest Life-Insurance Business

Current President Peter Zaffino will run the insurer as CEO starting March 1, while current Chief Executive Brian Duperreault will become executive chairman, the latest moves at a firm that in recent years has faced shareholder activists.

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Dividend Darlings Trail Stock Market Despite Pumped-Up Yields

Investors fret over the sustainability of big dividend payouts.

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Stocks on Track to Snap Three-Week Winning Streak

The S&P 500 ticked lower and was poised for a weekly loss, with investors unmoved by the presidential debate and remaining focused on stimulus negotiations and earnings.

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In China, Not All Triple-A-Rated Bonds Are Created Equal

China’s credit-rating firms are doling out more triple-A bond ratings, a trend that has continued this year despite the coronavirus pandemic and greater borrowing by companies in the world’s second-largest economy.

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Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Stimulus Talks Deadline

Additional aid in coming weeks from the government for American households and businesses hangs on whether a deal can be struck by end of Tuesday.

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Investors, Beware: Utility Stocks Could Become Less Predictable

Blame it on the increased focus on renewable energy. The presidential election also may shake things up.

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Tech's Influence Over Markets Eclipses Dot-Com Bubble Peak

Technology companies are set to end the year with their greatest share of the stock market ever, topping a dot-com era peak in the latest illustration of their growing influence on global consumers.

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BTS Frenzy Drives Hit K-Pop IPO

Shares in Big Hit Entertainment, the management company behind the South Korean pop sensation, roughly doubled from their initial public offering price by early afternoon in Seoul.

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BlackRock's Third-Quarter Profit Climbed on Steady Inflows, Higher Fee Revenue

Money-management giant BlackRock Inc.’s quarterly profit rose 22% as investors turned to many of its funds to quickly get into markets as well as try to beat them.

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Renewable-Energy Stocks Are Getting a Biden Bump

Three funds, which investors are betting stand to benefit from Joe Biden’s green-energy proposals, are up more than 80% this year.

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