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Men Bet She Would Fail; Now She Runs a $26 Billion Fund

From the moment Dawn Fitzpatrick stepped onto the American Stock Exchange trading floor as a clerk in 1992, she sensed that the odds were against her. Surrounded by men in jackets barking trade orders, she stood out in her pleated skirt and twin sweater set. Traders around her began wagering ...

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Intel Will Invest $7 Billion in Chip Factory in Arizona

SAN FRANCISCO — Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturer, will invest $ 7 billion to finish a factory in Arizona, adding 3,000 jobs, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday after meeting with President Trump at the White House. The completion of the factory, which will complement two other ...

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Judge Blocks Aetna’s $37 Billion Deal for Humana

By REED ABELSON and LESLIE PICKER January 23, 2017 A federal judge ruled on Monday that a $ 37 billion merger between the health insurance giants Aetna and Humana should not be allowed to go through on antitrust grounds, siding with the Justice Department, which had been seeking to block the deal. The deal ...

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SoftBank’s $100 Billion Investment Fund Starts to Take Shape

By LANDON THOMAS Jr. January 10, 2017 Many business titans have made the trek to Trump Tower for a private audience with Donald J. Trump since he was elected president, but none have made a bigger splash than Masayoshi Son, the billionaire telecommunications entrepreneur. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is Masa of SoftBank of ...

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Yahoo Says 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo, already reeling from its September disclosure that 500 million user accounts had been hacked in 2014, disclosed Wednesday that a different attack in 2013 compromised more than 1 billion accounts. The two attacks are the largest known security breaches of one company’s computer network. The newly ...

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