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Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Richard Brian

Two large investors in Apple want the smartphone maker to study the impact of excessive iPhone use on kid’s mental health.

Pfizer is abandoning research to find new drugs aimed at treating Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency created as a parody and named after an Internet meme, has a market value of more than $2 billion.

Astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and led the first shuttle mission, has died.

Celgene Corp is buying cancer drug maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1 billion.

U.S. employers slowed down the pace of hiring in December; however, the unemployment rate held steady at a 17-year-low.

Venture firms Menlo, Benchmark and First Round have reportedly sold Uber stakes worth hundreds of millions.

Apple and tech companies could bring back $400 billion in overseas cash to the U.S.

Lottery Fever: U.S. Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots together top $1 billion.

Emerging market guru Mark Mobius is retiring from Franklin Templeton Investments after 30 years.

Photo: Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, speaks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. May 17, 2017. Reuters/Richard Brian

 

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