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Apple wants to make it easier for developers to create tools, games and other apps that work on all of its major devices, a design overhaul meant to boost revenue. They call the plan “Marzipan.” 

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U.S. stocks edged higher while Treasuries fell after Fed meeting minutes did little to change opinions on the central bank’s path forward.

The Fed favored ending the runoff of its balance sheet this year while expressing uncertainty over whether to raise rates again in 2019.

Man-made climate change officially killed off its first mammal earlier this week—as in the entire species. This one probably won’t be the last

Deutsche Bank was so worried after the 2016 election that the Trump Organization might default on $340 million in loans that it considered extending repayment beyond a potential second White House term.

Senator Bernie Sanders received $5.9 million from about 223,000 donors in the 24 hours after he announced his 2020 bid for the U.S. presidency.

Walt Disney Co. pulled ads from YouTube after a blogger said comments on the site were being used to facilitate a “soft-core pedophilia ring.”  

What’s Sid Verma thinking about? The Bloomberg cross-asset editor says the extra compensation investors demand to hold longer-maturity U.S. government debt over short-term securities, a metric known as the term premium, is falling to historic lows.

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Getting high is getting more expensive. Almost everyone agrees that Americans get gouged when they buy medicine at the pharmacy. They pay a high price for other drugs, too—at least that's the latest finding from the Bloomberg Global Vice Index, an annual tracker of the cost of substances that may be illegal.

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