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Internal Audit Chiefs Gain in Clout and Compensation

29 min 5 sec ago
As boards worry more about cyberattacks, compliance and personal liability, chief audit executives, who assess corporate controls, risk management and governance processes, are gaining in influence and pay.
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Detroit Increases Truck Capacity; Signs of Market Peak Appear

59 min 30 sec ago
GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are pledging to expand U.S. capacity to make pickups and SUVs as passenger car sales slump, exacerbating a budding price war for the industry’s best-selling vehicles.
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Kimberly-Clark is Bracing for More Quarters of Sluggish Sales

1 hour 16 min ago
The maker of Kleenex tissues and Huggies diapers lowered its financial forecasts Monday.
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Car Makers Struggle With Dashboard Screens

1 hour 17 min ago
Auto makers racing against Silicon Valley to develop self-driving cars and electric vehicles face technological challenges with a longstanding mainstay: the dashboard screen.
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AT&T Deal Faces Tough Climate

1 hour 34 min ago
AT&T’s $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner sails toward two cresting waves of opposition: resurgent antitrust enforcement in Washington and politicians fired by a new bipartisan populist rage.
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Crown's VIP Ambitions Clouded by Crackdown in China

1 hour 38 min ago
As Beijing seeks to root out corruption and stem the flow of money abroad, the Australian casino’s efforts to attract Chinese high rollers could prove a losing bet.
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ACA Deadline Extended for Those Who Lost Their Health Plans

2 hours 11 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of consumers whose health insurance plans are being discontinued for 2017 will get some flexibility when signing up for a new plan during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment, a sign of continued turmoil in the exchange markets.
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Merck Drug Gets FDA Approval as a First-Line Lung Cancer Treatment

2 hours 44 min ago
Merck & Co.’s immunotherapy cancer drug Keytruda received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval as a first-line treatment for certain lung cancer patients.
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Retailers Rushed to Hire for Holidays, a Sign of Tight Labor Market

3 hours 29 min ago
Data from job-search site shows retailers, and the warehouse and logistics firms they compete with for seasonal labor, started searching for temporary workers a month earlier than in recent years.
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Sonic Gives Disappointing Annual Guidance

4 hours 16 min ago
Fast-food chain Sonic expects the weak consumer spending and competitive pressure that led to a sharp sales slowdown in the most-recent period to carry into the current fiscal year.
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Catholic Health Initiatives, Dignity Health in Merger Talks

4 hours 39 min ago
Hospital operator Catholic Health Initiatives, which has struggled after rapid expansion and a foray into health insurance, is in merger talks with Dignity Health to create one of the nation’s largest nonprofit hospital systems by revenue.
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Gannett Plans to Cut 2% of Its Workforce

5 hours 10 min ago
Gannett Co. plans to cut 2% of jobs and invest in more acquisitions to transform its business, according to a memo to staff, as the newspaper industry struggles with a particularly turbulent advertising environment.
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AT&T Promises Ad Innovation With Time Warner Deal

5 hours 20 min ago
AT&T’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner could accelerate the adoption of more targeted TV advertising, but several hurdles remain.
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TelexFree Founder James Merrill Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

5 hours 45 min ago
James Merrill, who founded and then captained the meteoric rise of TelexFree before it was shut down by federal authorities, has pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges for his role in running a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme at the company.
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Venture Capitalists Chase Next Tech Wave After Smartphones

6 hours 13 min ago
Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Lately, they are struggling to figure out what that might be, spreading their bets across technologies for which the path to profit is unclear.
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AT&T, Time Warner Shares Drop Amid Investor Skepticism

7 hours 13 min ago
AT&T can add Wall Street to the list of parties skeptical of its $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner.
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Embraer to Pay $205 Million to Settle Bribery Allegations

8 hours 41 min ago
Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer reached an agreement with U.S. and Brazilian authorities to settle an investigation into alleged bribes paid to foreign officials, paying $205 million in compensation, the SEC said.
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The Fatal Mistake That Doomed Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

9 hours 46 sec ago
On the verge of challenging Apple’s global dominance in mobile phones, the South Korean company made a rushed decision, based on incomplete evidence, that would later force it to kill the model.
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Consumer Reports Yanks Honda Civic Recommendation

9 hours 10 min ago
Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation for the Honda Civic after owners of the popular compact car reported many reliability issues.
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New York Times Acquires Two Consumer Guide Sites

9 hours 42 min ago
New York Times Co. has acquired the consumer guide sites the Wirecutter and the Sweethome, as the company moves to firm up its digital footprint amid the continued erosion of print advertising.
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