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Will Advertising Dollars Return to TV?

1 hour 55 min ago
The TV advertising market suffered a brutal spring and summer, as national marketers reduced their spending. Now, as the new fall season nears, media executives are betting that ad dollars will return. Ad executives aren't so sure.

Family-Film Overload? Hollywood Ramps Up Animated Releases

3 hours 1 min ago
Family-film overload? Between September and December, four animated movies will be released by Hollywood's major studios.

Danone's Riboud to Give Up CEO Post

3 hours 23 min ago
Danone said CEO Franck Riboud would step down from the job he has held at the French dairy company for 18 years. He will remain chairman.

Home Depot Probing Possible Breach of Credit-Card Data

4 hours 55 min ago
Home Depot is working with banks and law-enforcement agencies to investigate a potential breach of customer credit- or debit-card data.

Health Insurers Brace for Round Two

6 hours 7 min ago
On Nov. 15, the health-law marketplaces will reopen for business, selling coverage to millions of Americans. Health insurers are hoping the process will be much smoother this time around.

U.S. Manufacturing Rolls on Aged Wheels

7 hours 4 min ago
Even as economic indicators rise, domestic capital spending has remained anemic by historical standards and the nation's capital equipment base is getting long in the tooth.

Mexico Plans New $9.2 Billion Airport

7 hours 4 min ago
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will unveil plans for a new Mexico City airport that will eventually be the largest in Latin America and serve as a regional hub, officials said.

U.S. to Consult Chinese Regulators on Maersk-MSC Alliance

7 hours 11 min ago
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is unlikely to approve a proposed alliance between container-shipping giants Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. before consulting with Chinese regulators, according to one of the agency's commissioners.

Germany Imposes Ban on Uber

8 hours 1 min ago
A regional court in Germany has imposed a nationwide ban on one of Uber Technologies' car-hailing services, posing a serious challenge to the company's ambitious expansion plans in Europe's largest economy.

KKR Cashes Out of China Modern Dairy

8 hours 24 min ago
After a six-year investment in China's largest raw milk producer, private equity giant KKR & Co has finally sold its remaining shares in China Modern Dairy, in a deal worth roughly $80 million.

Washington Post Publisher Weymouth Stepping Down

8 hours 25 min ago
Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth announced that she is stepping down effective Oct. 1, marking the last departure from the newspaper of a member of the Graham family.

'Sea Turtles' Travel Home to China

8 hours 30 min ago
Native executives who return home from overseas are prized by Chinese firms because they understand the nuances of Chinese culture and can draw upon Western practices to help their new employers expand.

Select Income REIT to Buy Cole Corporate Income Trust

8 hours 34 min ago
Select Income agreed to acquire nonlisted real-estate investment trust Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal valued at $3 billion, including the assumption of $298 million of mortgage debt.

Law Schools Boost Enrollment After Price Cuts

8 hours 35 min ago
A strategy rarely employed in legal education—price-cutting—appears to be paying off for a handful of law schools.

Compuware to Be Taken Private

8 hours 38 min ago
Software developer Compuware agreed to be taken private by Thoma Bravo LLC for about $2.5 billion.

Dollar General Raises Family Dollar Bid to $9.1 Billion

8 hours 38 min ago
The battle for over U.S. retailing's discount aisle escalated, as Dollar General raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores and warned it could try a hostile takeover if its smaller rival doesn't agree to talks.

Conn's Cuts Outlook on Credit Weakness

8 hours 45 min ago
Furniture and appliance retailer Conn's Inc. reported lower-than-expected fiscal second-quarter earnings as more customers failed to make payments for its consumer credit division.

Anglo American CEO Open to Offers

8 hours 58 min ago
The chief executive of Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining companies, said he won't pull up the drawbridge if a compelling takeover offer arrives.

Halliburton to Settle Deepwater Horizon Claims for $1.1 Billion

9 hours 10 min ago
Halliburton Co. said it agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement covering a substantial majority of claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Darden Leaves Four Board Seats for Starboard

9 hours 36 min ago
Darden Restaurants on Tuesday unveiled a new slate of nominees and structure for its board to be considered at its annual shareholder meeting in October.


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