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Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases

Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand.



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U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016

Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday.



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Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe

Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition.



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Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8

Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.



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Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows

In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has given up flying.



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American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture

American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016.



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Oil prices mixed on Saudi Arabia supply comments, trade fears

Oil futures were little changed on Monday as Saudi Arabia comments indicating OPEC would extend supply cuts supported prices, while concerns that U.S. tariffs on China and Mexico would hurt demand weakened crude market sentiment.



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Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources

The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters.



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Wall Street tumbles as Facebook, Alphabet extend slide

U.S. stocks went back into the red on Monday after regulatory fears sent shares of internet giants Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com sharply lower, particularly weighing down on the tech-laden Nasdaq.



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Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game

European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws.



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Nissan would review Renault ties after FCA merger: CEO

Nissan would carry out a "fundamental review" of its relationship with alliance partner Renault if it accepted a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler, the Japanese carmaker said on Monday.



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Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe

Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe.



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Deluge of analyst reports on Uber expected after IPO quiet period

With the quiet period related to Uber Technologies disastrous IPO last month coming to an end, investors can expect a deluge of analyst research initiations on the ride-hailing service.



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U.S. probe of Google's online ad dominance would appease long suffering rivals, publishers

Ad tech firms and publishers have had to stay in the good graces of Google or risk insolvency.



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Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales

Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand.



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