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Energy Stocks on Track for Worst Week Since February

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U.S. stocks were little changed, as energy companies in the S&P 500 were on track to post their biggest weekly fall since February 2016.

U.S. New-Home Sales Rise in May, Prices Hit Record

New-home sales rose in May and prices hit a record level, more evidence of strong demand and tight inventories in the housing market.

U.K. SFO Finds No Evidence of Criminality in BOE's Role During Financial Crisis

Law-enforcement officials in the U.K. closed their investigation into whether efforts to prop up Britain's financial system at the onset of the financial crisis may have been rigged, concluding there is no evidence of criminal activity.

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One Year On, Pound Can't Shake Brexit Blues

Political anxiety has dragged on the British pound in the year since the Brexit vote. But now a shaken power structure in Westminster and a central bank divided by economic cross currents have investors debating whether the beleaguered currency has further to fall.

Oil Prices Edge Up as Big Producers Stick to Cuts

Oil prices ticked higher amid signs that big producers are abiding by their deal to limit output and weather-related output challenges in the U.S.

Canada Inflation Slows in May

Inflation in Canada decelerated in May on lower costs for electricity, clothing and food, potentially cooling chatter in financial markets about an imminent Bank of Canada rate increase.

Bankers Brace for Chill in Helping Chinese Companies Buy Overseas

Global bankers are bracing for a further chill in what had been one of their juiciest businesses-helping Chinese companies acquire overseas-following news that China's banking regulator is probing some of the country's biggest deal makers.

WSJ's Daily Shot: The Stock Market is Buying the GOP's Health-Care Bill

Eurozone Economy Slows, Remains in Rude Health

The eurozone's economy slowed slightly in June, but still had its strongest quarter in more than six years, according to a survey of activity in the manufacturing and services sectors.

Brexit One Year Later: Markets Might Get It Wrong Again

The Brexit vote sank the pound but buoyed the FTSE 100. That relationship might be changing.

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June 23, 2017 11:16 ET (15:16 GMT)