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EU Charges Truck Makers in Cartel Investigation

5 hours 13 min ago
European Union regulators have issued formal charges against a number of heavy truck makers suspected of participating in an illegal cartel.

Audi Looks to Extend Its Pole Position in China

5 hours 24 min ago
Audi is confident it will widen the sales gap between it and its closest competitor this year in China, according to its China chief, as the battle for dominance of the country’s luxury-car market heats up.

BMW Revving Up in China

5 hours 30 min ago
In China, BMW is finding that catching up is hard to do. It has spent €2 billion to compete in what is expected to become the No. 1 luxury car market in coming years.

Best Buy Buoyed by Sales Trends

5 hours 33 min ago
Best Buy said it is encouraged by sales trends heading into the holiday season, although the electronics retailer is still concerned about the highly promotional environment.

Perry Ellis Results Hurt by Shipping Delays

6 hours 51 min ago
Perry Ellis International Inc. said delays in shipping at West Coast ports hurt its third-quarter results, as the struggling clothing company continues to be beset by pressures to explore a buyout.

Apache Divests $1.4 Billion in Assets

6 hours 52 min ago
Apache Corp. said it agreed to sell some oil-and-gas assets in southern Louisiana and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma for roughly $1.4 billion in two separate deals.

Dollar Tree Posts Best Sales Figures Since 2011

7 hours 4 min ago
Dollar Tree Inc. posted its strongest quarterly sales growth at existing stores since 2011 as the discount retailer pushes forward with its $8.5 billion deal to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. Dollar Tree also bumped up its outlook for the year.

ThyssenKrupp Swings to Profit

7 hours 5 min ago
German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp said it would resume its dividend payment after it recorded its first annual profit in four years, driven by strong growth in the group’s capital goods businesses.

BNSF Railway Plans $6 Billion Capital Spending

7 hours 10 min ago
BNSF Railway Co. is set to announce Thursday that it plans $6 billion in capital spending in 2015 to meet continuing growth in demand for freight rail service.

Royal Dutch Shell Sells Some Nigeria Units

7 hours 33 min ago
Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has sold its stake in a set of oil wells and processing plants in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, the latest in a series of sales in an area where Shell has struggled with oil theft and other security issues.

Michael's Earnings Jump 36%, Raises Guidance

7 hours 38 min ago
Michaels Cos. posted a bigger-than-expected 36% increase in earnings for its November quarter, the arts-and-crafts retailer’s second straight quarter of strong results following June’s underwhelming initial public offering.

Perrigo to Sell Stock to Fund Omega Deal

7 hours 51 min ago
Perrigo plans to sell $900 million in stock to fund its acquisition of Omega Pharma Invest, which it agreed to buy earlier this month for $4.5 billion.

Washington Post Launches New App

8 hours 6 min ago
The Washington Post unveiled a tablet app targeted toward a national audience, the latest example of the publication’s attempt to reinvent itself and boost readership under owner and Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos.

Chinese, Russian Lenders to Back Israel's eToro

10 hours 53 min ago
Chinese financial powerhouse Ping An and Russia’s largest lender Sberbank are in advanced discussions to back Israeli online trading company eToro, according to people familiar with the matter.

Technip Bids for CGG

11 hours 30 min ago
French oil services company Technip unveiled a $1.83 billion takeover bid for rival CGG, amid consolidation in the industry.

Americans Swarm to MailOnline

11 hours 34 min ago
The website of Britain’s Daily Mail has become one of the most visited newspaper sites in the U.S. in just four years through an aggregation approach one former staffer likened to “Hoovering up the Internet and vomiting it back out.”

Sanofi Says New Drugs to Boost Sales

12 hours 1 min ago
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said it expects to launch 18 new drugs by 2020 that could boost sales by up to €30 billion ($37.6 billion) over five years.

Mercedes Has Room to Grow in China

12 hours 10 min ago
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz still has significant potential for growth in China even as the economy slows, the company’s head of China said.

TV Studios Tune In Foreign Markets

12 hours 18 min ago
For Warner Bros. and other U.S. studios, the international TV-licensing bazaar has never been more lucrative.

Billboard to Include Streaming in Rankings

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 20:33
Starting next week there will be new ways for artists to climb the Billboard 200 album chart: selling singles and racking up streams on Spotify.


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