Financial news on April 17, 2016

Business and Financial news
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Janice Luttrell makes her New York Times Crossword debut. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

Richard K. Ransom, Founder of Hickory Farms Specialty Foods Chain, Dies at 96

From selling cheeses and meats at local fairs, Mr. Ransom went on to build an empire of specialty food stores, one sample at a time. Read more..

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH - The New York Times

The Week in Tech: The Next Big Thing, According to Mark Zuckerberg

Quentin Hardy fills in for Farhad Manjoo and joins Mike Isaac for a discussion of virtual reality and how Facebook is trying to get ahead of the pack. Read more..

By MIKE ISAAC and QUENTIN HARDY - The New York Times

Wall Street Veterans Bet on Low-Income Home Buyers

Goldman Sachs alumni are reselling foreclosed homes to people who didn’t qualify for traditional mortgages. Many of the transactions end in eviction. Read more..

By ALEXANDRA STEVENSON and MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN - The New York Times

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