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Dish Network Makes $25 Billion Bid For Sprint

The satellite TV distributor hopes it can outmaneuver Japanese phone company SoftBank for control of Sprint.
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Fund Manager David Tepper Leads 'Rich List'

Institutional Investor's Alpha, a publication focusing on hedge funds, released its annual "Rich List" Monday. It estimates the world's top 25 fund managers earned a combined $14.14 billion last year. The total is down slightly from the year before.
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Savy Investors Pumped By Cicadas Return

Analysis by The Wall Street Journal, going back to 1928, shows that the year the cicadas return, the stock market has grown on average by 21 percent — that's double the historical average.
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After Years Of Climbing, Gold Prices Slide

The price of gold has fallen more than 20 percent from its recent all-time high of $1,924 an ounce. Many analysts believe the bull market in gold may be over.
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Supreme Court Asks: Can Human Genes Be Patented?

Same-sex marriage got huge headlines at the Supreme Court last month, but in the world of science and medicine, the case being argued on Monday is far more important. The lawsuit deals with a truly 21st century issue that in some cases can pit drugmakers against patients.

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