Amazon, Simon & Schuster Reach Book Contract

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 24 min ago
Amazon and CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster have reached a new multiyear print and digital contract, a pact that comes as the online retailer continues difficult negotiations with Hachette Book Group.

Gridlock Could Prove Costly at Polls

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Capital Journal: This could be the year in which voters actually punish politicians who get in the way of compromise, Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib writes.

Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 30 min ago
Facebook and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.

Ebola's Stigma Adds to Liberians' Burden

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 32 min ago
A stigma of being from West Africa has become a new burden for Liberians in the U.S., who also are mourning loved ones and sending money to relatives who can’t work because of Ebola.

IPhone 6 Recharges Apple's Growth

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 39 min ago
Apple said its quarterly profit rose 13%, and it predicted record holiday sales, as strong demand for its new larger-screen iPhones helped to overcome sluggish iPad sales.

Regulator: Pact With Lenders Could Expand Mortgage Access

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 3 hours 43 min ago
A top federal housing regulator in a speech Monday said Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and lenders had reached an agreement in principle that could expand access to mortgages for many Americans.

Regulator: Pact With Lenders Could Expand Mortgage Access

Wall Street Journal: US News - 3 hours 43 min ago
A top federal housing regulator in a speech Monday said Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and lenders had reached an agreement in principle that could expand access to mortgages for many Americans.

Adidas CEO Faced With Choice on Reebok

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 5 min ago
Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer needs to decide if it’s better to welcome an unsolicited bid for the Reebok unit and cash out now on a nascent recovery in the brand or double down on a more pronounced rebound.

Government Watchdog Recommends Review of Firm Facing Fraud Allegations

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 25 min ago
The Government Accountability Office recommended the Department of Homeland Security consider stripping a $210 million contract from a major contractor, delivering a blow to the private company that carries out most background security checks for the U.S. government.

Twitter to Offer New Tools for App Developers

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 32 min ago
Twitter, at its first developer conference in four years, is expected to announce on Wednesday a suite of tools to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to people familiar with the matter.

Alabama House Speaker Arrested in Ethics Case

Wall Street Journal: US News - 4 hours 39 min ago
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was arrested Monday on felony ethics charges, accused of using his public offices for personal gain.

AbbVie, Shire Terminate Deal

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 56 sec ago
AbbVie and Shire terminated their $54 billion deal, killing the year’s biggest agreed-upon merger amid a U.S. government push against so-called inversion deals.

In Texas, a Toll-Road Backlash Builds

Wall Street Journal: US News - 5 hours 4 min ago
A political backlash is rising in Texas, one of the states that most aggressively encouraged toll-road construction, as residents realize that many major urban freeways are increasingly no longer free.

Japanese Electronics Get Lift From China

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 54 min ago
China’s smartphone boom is being fueled by Japanese parts makers, a rare bright spot in Japan’s gloomy electronics industry.

UPS Plans 4.9% Average Price Increase

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 6 min ago
UPS is planning to increase freight rates by an average of 4.9% a package after the holiday season, in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, the company said Monday.

Texas Instruments Forecast Tops Views

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 36 min ago
Texas Instruments Inc. projected fourth-quarter profit that topped Wall Street’s estimates as the chipmaker also reported that its third-quarter earnings rose 31% thanks to stronger sales and margins.

Chipotle Sees Sales Growth Slowing

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 19 min ago
Chipotle warned its sales growth next year may slow from the robust gains reported in recent periods, even as the burrito chain posted stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue for its third quarter.

TPG to Take Majority Stake in Hollywood Powerhouse CAA

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 23 min ago
Private equity firm TPG Capital is investing close to $250 million in Creative Artists Agency LLC, a deal that will increase its stake in Hollywood’s largest talent agency to 53%.

Dexcom's Remote Glucose-Monitoring Device Cleared

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 21 min ago
Dexcom Inc. said Monday it received regulatory approval for a new tool that will enable partial remote blood-sugar monitoring for people with diabetes.

IBM Pulls Profit Goal, Sees Slowdown in Client Spending

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 25 min ago
IBM missed its third quarter profit estimate and acknowledged it won’t meet a goal of achieving earnings of at least $20 a share next year, a target it stood by for five years, amid slowdowns in its hardware and services businesses.

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