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This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (October 2, 2017).

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Equifax's board is reviewing the actions of the firm's top lawyer in connection with share sales by executives in the wake of a data breach.

Hedge funds are making money and taking in new cash, in a reversal from a year ago. The average fund was up 5.4% through August.

Google is rolling out a package of policies and services to help news publishers increase subscriptions.

Emerging-market stocks are on pace for their best year since 2009, but many investors fear a downturn.

Oil prices bounced back in the third quarter on strong demand for crude and signs of ebbing U.S. output.

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Interest rates whipsawed bank stocks in the quarter and are likely to remain the dominant force for shares.

Shake Shack's founder has raised $220 million in a private-equity fund.

Exchange Capital is interested in buying the Chicago Stock Exchange if opposition sinks a Chinese bid.

Pop star Cher alleged she was duped into selling biotech shares "at a fraction" of their real value.

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October 02, 2017 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)