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Tesla's Losses Widen on Lower-Than-Expected Deliveries

16 min 6 sec ago
Tesla Motors posted a loss of $283 million in the first quarter but stuck to its 2016 delivery forecast. Separately, two of its top manufacturing executives said they were leaving the company.
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AT&T Unwinds Yahoo Alliance

18 min 34 sec ago
AT&T is unwinding a 15-year partnership with Yahoo as the Internet pioneer is in talks to sell itself to bidders including AT&T’s fiercest rival, Verizon.
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EU Officials Reject CK Hutchison Bid for Telefónica's O2

21 min 55 sec ago
Senior EU officials have decided to block CK Hutchison’s multibillion-dollar purchase of Telefónica’s British mobile operator O2, paving the way for the bloc’s 28 commissioners to sign off on the decision.
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Many Crowdfunding Consultants Come Up Short

24 min 25 sec ago
As more entrepreneurs turn to online sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise money for their ventures, a cottage industry of service providers has emerged, promising help with everything from strategy and publicity, to communication and logistics. But are they worth it?
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Breeders Stew Over How to Slow Pace of Chicken Growth

40 min 13 sec ago
The U.S. chicken industry has spent decades in figuring out how to grow its birds fast. Now, many of its customers are looking for producers willing to slow the pace of weight gain.
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Cable Business Powers Fox Revenue Increase

40 min 32 sec ago
Cable networks powered revenue and adjusted profit growth for 21st Century Fox in the March quarter, as increases in subscription fees and ad dollars offset higher programming expenses.
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Oil-Price Drop Vanquishes Cutting-Edge Projects

41 min 57 sec ago
The world’s largest energy companies are sidelining big ideas, like ultra-deep water development, floating LNG factories and carbon-capture projects, that they touted just a couple of years ago as the future of the industry.
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U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in March

59 min 3 sec ago
The trade deficit narrowed in March as imports fell faster than exports, underscoring slow growth at home and abroad in the opening months of the year.
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Aéropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection as Charges Fly

1 hour 18 min ago
Teen clothing retailer Aéropostale Inc. filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday and hurled accusations at Sycamore Partners, which controls both its largest secured creditor and one of its largest suppliers.
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Takata Air-Bag Recall More Than Doubles in the U.S.

1 hour 46 min ago
Federal regulators ordered auto makers to recall up to another 40 million rupture-prone Takata air bags, more than doubling the largest automotive safety campaign in U.S. history.
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For 'Brexit,' Like 'Grexit,' It's Not About Economics

1 hour 57 min ago
Britain’s flirtation with leaving the European Union is as puzzling as Greece’s desire to stay. After all, Britain’s economy has done quite well inside the bloc while Greece’s has been decimated. What explains both sentiments, WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip writes, is that the European project has always been about more than economics.
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Wharton M.B.A.s Get More Training in Data and Decision-Making

2 hours 10 min ago
The Wharton School has long been a destination for Wall Street-bound M.B.A.s. Now, the University of Pennsylvania’s elite business school is betting on big data.
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Why Silicon Valley Recruiters Are Flocking to Ontario

2 hours 56 min ago
The University of Waterloo, in Ontario, has become a magnet for recruiters at Google parent Alphabet, Electronic Arts and Amazon, who seek the school’s entrepreneurially minded engineering graduates.
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Oil-Price Upheaval Hits Largest U.S. Refiners

3 hours 11 min ago
Big refiners, the last holdouts of the energy bust, finally saw their roll come to a halt in the first quarter as the six largest reported first-quarter earnings that were down by roughly half compared with a year earlier.
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Time Warner Earnings Lifted by Strength at Turner, HBO

3 hours 22 min ago
Time Warner said first-quarter earnings rose more than Wall Street expected, buoyed by improved operating performance across all its divisions.
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Caesars Won't Get Lawsuit Shield

3 hours 27 min ago
Caesars Entertainment Corp. won’t get a break from lawsuits seeking to force it to honor billions of dollars in debt guarantees, but a bankruptcy judge didn’t shut the door on revisiting the issue if the litigation heats up.
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Unorthodox Financing Fuels a Tech Dream in China

3 hours 35 min ago
Jia Yueting, founder and chairman of LeEco, has used unorthodox funding methods to further his tech visions. Last month the Chinese entrepreneur unveiled a driverless electric concept car, and his grand dream is for a hardware-content ecosystem.
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New Blow Looms for Li Ka-shing as EU Set to Reject O2 Deal

3 hours 57 min ago
With the EU set to block Hutchison’s roughly $14 billion bid for the U.K.’s second-largest cellphone operator, Li Ka-shing faces a setback in his efforts to pivot his business empire toward Europe.
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AB InBev Profit Dips on Weak Brazil Sales

4 hours 13 min ago
Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev said unfavorable currency effects, one-off financing costs and weak business in Brazil damaged earnings in the first quarter.
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U.S. Productivity Fell 1%, Signaling Tepid Growth

4 hours 20 min ago
U.S. worker productivity fell in the first quarter, but wage growth advanced as a streak of solid job gains continued.
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