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Sears to Report First Profit Since 2012

4 hours 21 min ago
Sears Holdings said Monday that a gain from the spinoff of some of its real estate will likely drive its first profit in three years, though the retailer said sales continued to slide in its second quarter.

ISM Manufacturing Index Falls to 52.7 in July

4 hours 57 min ago
U.S. manufacturers expanded at a slower pace in July, according to a survey released Monday by the Institute for Supply Management. Employment also increased at a slower pace last month.

AT&T to Offer TV and Wireless Bundle

5 hours 7 min ago
AT&T plans to offer bundled TV and wireless phone services, about a month after the company closed its acquisition of DirecTV.

U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.2% in June

6 hours 8 min ago
Americans curbed their spending increases in June, a sign that weak wage growth might be weighing on consumers.

Middle East Refinery Expansion Plans Hit Snags

8 hours 48 min ago
Middle Eastern countries are experiencing setbacks in plans to expand their oil-refining capacity, dealing a blow to efforts to address an expensive irony: petroleum-rich nations importing products such as gasoline.

BMW, Daimler, Audi to Buy Nokia's Maps Business

11 hours 17 min ago
The German car makers have agreed to acquire Nokia’s digital maps business in a deal worth $3.1 billion.

Heineken Boosted by Emerging Markets

11 hours 18 min ago
Heineken reported a rise in profit and revenue as the Dutch brewer benefited from strong demand for its premium beers and from robust sales in emerging markets.

Companies Sour on Delaware as Corporate Haven

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 21:41
The most popular state for corporate registrations now has challengers who say it doesn’t offer enough protections against shareholder lawsuits.

Tesla Presses Its Case on Fuel Standards

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:24
Tesla is preparing to make a public case this week for leaving mileage and emissions regulations intact, or making them even more stringent.

Drones Are Put on a Leash

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:18
The commercial promise of drones has been limited by their short battery lives and propensity for flying off. Now some companies believe they have a solution: tie the drones to the ground with tethers hundreds of feet long.

Power-Plant Regulations to Alter, Challenge Industry

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:17
The first-ever federal limits on power-plant carbon emissions aim to change the way Americans make and consume electricity and ease climate change.

Uniqlo Aims for Bigger China Gains

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:11
Japanese apparel chain Uniqlo is aiming to get a further boost in China from a new deal with Disney.

Coal Miner Alpha to Seek Chapter 11

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:07
Alpha Natural Resources is expected to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Monday to cut its more than $3 billion debt load.

Virtual Reality Isn't Just About Games

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 18:54
Virtual reality is going to be much bigger, much more compelling, and much less trivial than what its earliest adopters have so far envisioned, says Keywords columnist Christopher Mims.

For New York Times, a Gamble on Giveaways

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:29
The New York Times has been experimenting with making its content available free across a multitude of platforms. It wants to boost its Web and mobile audience to help ad sales—but without undermining a steadily growing digital subscription business.

Imports of Digital Goods Face Test

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:58
Law Journal: The clash over protecting a free-flowing Internet while also fighting online piracy has shifted to an unlikely and largely unknown setting: a legal battle about teeth-alignment devices at a federal trade body.

'Mission: Impossible' Strongarms 'Ant-Man'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 12:46
Tom Cruise’s fifth go-round, ‘Rogue Nation,’ wins the box office with $56 million, stopping the Marvel superhero’s two-week run.

Aid's Role in Rising Tuition Gains Credence

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 11:39
More economists, joined most recently by a team from the New York Fed, believe the federal government’s loose standards for student loans are fueling a vicious cycle of higher college tuition prices, similar to what some say happened with the housing bubble.

Verizon Workers Still on Job Despite Missed Deadline

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:45
Verizon Communications Inc. missed its midnight deadline to secure a deal with more than 37,000 union employees, but the unions said employees will keep working without a contract while talks continue.

Crumbling Roads Put a Dent in Drivers' Wallets

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:06
The deteriorating state of the nation’s highways is adding to auto maintenance costs across the country.


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