Barrick Gold Sells Cowal Mine

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 22:44
Barrick Gold said it will sell an Australian gold operation to Evolution Mining for $550 million, one of several planned sales aimed at helping the miner reduce billions of dollars in debt.

Sirius Resources Gets $1.4 Billion Takeover Offer

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 19:51
Sirius Resources, which is building a vast nickel mine in Western Australia state, agreed to a cash-and-shares takeover offer worth $1.4 billion by larger rival Independence Group.

Behind the Rise and Fall of BlackBerry

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 18:53
“Losing the Signal” tells the inside story of Research In Motion’s efforts to take on the iPhone. Read an excerpt.

U.S. Signals Possible Iraq Strategy Shift

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 18:17
Defense Secretary Ash Carter held open the possibility of a strategy shift by the White House on Iraq.

Japan Slides Back into Trade Deficit

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:43
Japan posted a better than expected trade deficit in April as a jump in exports to the U.S. helped mitigate an increase in crude oil import volumes.

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 17:42
John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife, Alicia.

Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Indianapolis 500

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 15:48
Juan Pablo Montoya sliced his way from the back to the front twice on Sunday to win his second Indianapolis 500.

Sweden Wins Eurovision

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:53
Sweden emerged victorious in the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, narrowly beating Russia, which was booed by the audience at the Wiener Stadthalle arena in Vienna.

Senate Approves Fast-Track Trade Legislation

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:19
The Senate passed major trade legislation that would pave the way for President Barack Obama’s signature Pacific trade deal, sending the bill toward an uncertain fate in the House.

Oil Companies Look to Join Climate Debate

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:01
Oil companies are ratcheting up their involvement in the debate over climate change as governments, activists, churches and some big investors gear up for a global summit on the issue at the end of the year in Paris.

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 12:32
John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife.

Audi Turns to Connected Cars in China

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:38
German luxury auto maker Audi is betting on connected cars in China to attract and keep customers as demand for high-end cars wanes.

U.S. Fast-Track Vote Bolsters Talks on Pacific Trade Pact

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 09:54
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says he is optimistic about Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, and says negotiations are “in endgame.”

Amazon Changes Tax Practices in Europe

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 08:09
Amazon.com has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of funneling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg.

Greece Won't Meet IMF Repayments in June, Minister Says

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:52
Greece said it won’t have the money it is due to repay to the IMF next month unless it strikes a deal with international creditors over further rescue funding.

Officials Emphasize Unemployment's Threat to Europe

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:45
High and divergent unemployment rates in Europe pose a serious threat to the region’s long-term economic health, central bankers and economists warned during a weekend conference.

Nestlé Taps Into Bottled Water On-Demand

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:34
Nestlé is getting a big lift from customized Web orders for its still and sparkling water brands Poland Springs, Perrier and Pure Life.

Memorial Day Weekend 2015

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 21:21
Cities across the nation prepare for Memorial Day and remember those who died serving America.

GM Is Set to Face Criminal Charges Over Ignition Switches

Wall Street Journal: US News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:39
Federal prosecutors are closing in on criminal charges against General Motors over a faulty ignition switch linked to more than 100 deaths, but they are still weighing whether to charge individual employees.

EDF Bids for Areva's Reactor Unit

Wall Street Journal: US Business - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:49
French state-controlled power utility EDF made a preliminary offer for the reactor unit of nuclear-engineering firm Areva of €2 billion ($2.2 billion).

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