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China’s Haier to buy GE appliance business for $5.4 billion.

Goldman Sachs to pay up to $5 billion to settle claims of faulty mortgages.

American Apparel reportedly rejects takeover bid.

China just entered its third bear market in less than a year.

India had more selfie deaths in 2015 than anywhere else in the world.

Boston Scientific is accused of using counterfeit ingredients.

Amazon expands logistics reach with move into ocean shipping.

2015 was a big year for venture capital investing, with a total of $58.5 billion invested, the second highest since 1995, says new report.

Xiaomi confirms it sold over 70 million phones In 2015, falling short of 80 million target.

Anglican Communion suspends U.S. Episcopal Church over its embrace of same-sex marriage.

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Tennenbaum hits roiling markets with $730 mln for special situations.

Kelso approaches $2.5 bln target on Fund IX.

Dashboard: VC-backed M&A heats up in December; IPOs remain cold.

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