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BlackRock plans to strip retailers like Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods that sell guns out of some of its funds.

Polyvore is shutting down after being acquired by fashion retailer Ssense.

WageWorks replaced some of its top leaders, including CEO, and said it needed to restate financial results for the past two years.

Trade dispute escalates as Trump threatens $100 bln more in China tariffs.

Virgin Galactic fires up spaceship for the first time since deadly 2014 crash.

Record low housing supplies are driving up prices, especially for millennials looking to buy first homes.

Facebook sent a doctor on a secret mission to ask hospitals to share patient data.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says she feels “deeply personally responsible” for data leak.

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty says he’s running for his old job.

Photo: The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. Reuters/Brendan McDermid/File Photo