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In Second Opinion, the U.S. economy grew 2.3 percent in the second quarter, NBCUniversal is reportedly close to investing in BuzzFeed and Vox and workout chain SoulCycle files for an IPO

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First Read ushers in your morning with news that Shell will be cutting 6,500 jobs after posting a sharp drop in profits, Baidu is planning a $1 billion buyback to bolster its declining stock price and India will have more people than China by 2022.

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In Second Opinion, the Federal Reserve says it is close to hiking up interest rates as job market improves, Yahoo will be rolling out a silent video chat app Livetext tomorrow and investigators are probing whether plane debris found near Madagascar is from the Malaysian Airlines plane that disappeared in March 2014.

Apollo’s earnings drop as asset sales slow: Reuters

Apollo Global Management LLC (APO.N) said on Wednesday its second-quarter earnings dropped 25 percent, less than most analysts expected, as it generated less cash from selling assets and its funds appreciated at a slower pace, Reuters reported.

Huntington Capital rebrands as HCAP Partners

San Diego and Reno-based Huntington Capital, a mezzanine debt and private equity firm, has renamed itself as HCAP Partners. Founded in 2000, HCAP Partners focuses on underserved, lower middle market companies in California and the Western U.S.

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First Read begins your morning with news that Solvay is buying Cytec Industries for $5.5 billion, Chevron is cutting 1,500 jobs to help cut costs by $1 billion and Microsoft launches Windows 10.

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In Second Opinion, U.S. stocks leap to triple digits as China’s market finally stabilizes, a German regulator says that Facebook cannot prevent users from using fake names and Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted in the U.S. 30 years ago as a spy for Israel, will be released on parole this November.

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First Read kicks off your morning with news that Honeywell has acquired Elster for $5.1 billion, police raid fake iPhones factory in China and Amazon launches its Prime Music streaming service in the UK.

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In Second Opinion. Yahoo launches live news show with Katic Couric, New York Governor Cuomo announces a $4 billion overhaul of LaGuardia Airport and Boston loses its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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First Read starts your week with news that Teva is planning on acquiring Allergan Generics for $40.5 billion, China’s stock market plunges more than 8 percent and Best Buy will be the first retailer to sell the Apple Watch.

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In Second Opinion, Square has reportedly filed confidentially for an IPO, WWE sacks Hulk Hogan and watch out, Gmail messages can now self-destruct.

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First Read ends the week with news a criminal probe is requested over Clinton e-mail flap, Amazon shares soar after posting a surprise profit and Dunkin’ Donuts CEO Nigel Travis says that $15 minimum wage for fast food workers is ‘absolutely outrageous.’

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In Second Opinion, jobless claims in U.S. plummet to its lowest levels in forty years, Nikkei will buy the Financial Times for $1.3 billion and Airbnb will pick up the tab for travelers staying in Cuba this week–as long as they booked before July 20. Oh well…

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First Read ushers in your morning with news that Anthem is close to a deal to acquire Cigna for $48 billion, Qualcomm will reportedly downsize 15 percent of its workforce and Ferrari files for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

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