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A woman wears Snapchat Spectacles on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while waiting for Snap Inc. to list their IPO in New York, U.S., March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cigna is buying Express Scripts in a $67 billion deal.

Amazon has updated Alexa to end random bursts of creepy laughter.

SolarisBank raises 56.6 million pounds in a Series B round.

Uber is seeking a $1.25 billion leverage loan.

Shares of AA, the roadside assistance company, soared 15 percent on rumors of 2017 takeover PE interest.

Why McDonald’s golden arches are upside down today.

Uber founder Travis Kalanick is launching a fund, 10100, to advance his passions.

Snap is reportedly laying off around 100 employees.

The producer of the “Wolf of Wall Street” agreed to pay $60 million to settle claims it financed the movie with money siphoned from a Malaysian state investment fund.

France is planning on fining companies if gender pay gaps are not erased.

Airlines cancel more than 2,200 flights as winter storm hits northeast.

Sixty-six percent of Millennials have nothing saved for retirement. 

 

 

 

Photo: A woman wears Snapchat Spectacles on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while waiting for Snap Inc. to list their IPO in New York, U.S., March 2, 2017. Reuters/Brendan McDermid

 

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