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Starbucks to Move European Headquarters to U.K.

Wall Street Journal - 10 min 22 sec ago
The world's biggest coffee-store chain plans to move its headquarters for Europe, Middle East and Africa to London from Amsterdam and will have to pay more U.K. tax as a result.
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Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

Wall Street Journal - 18 min 45 sec ago
Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy of what Facebook sold when the social-networking firm went public in 2012.
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Tata Consultancy Profits Jump 52%

Wall Street Journal - 20 min 25 sec ago
Tata Consultancy Services, India's biggest software and outsourcing company by revenue, said profits were helped by the strong dollar and rebounding demand for its services.
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Obama to Announce Job-Training Initiatives

Wall Street Journal - 28 min 40 sec ago
The White House will announce $500 million in grants aimed at increasing coordination between community colleges and industry groups and another $100 million to expand access to apprenticeships to boost job training, officials said.
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Why People Are Eating Less Fish

Wall Street Journal - 31 min 6 sec ago
Americans are turning their noses up at one of the healthiest foods around: fish. Consumers aren't sure how to cook fish, while the seafood industry hasn't been able to organize any major marketing campaigns.
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Tesco Profit Falls

Wall Street Journal - 38 min 53 sec ago
Tesco reported its second consecutive decline in full-year earnings and wrote down the value of its European business, the latest international setback for a U.K. company that once hoped to dominate global retail.
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Johnson Controls to Buy Air Distribution Technologies

Wall Street Journal - 45 min 18 sec ago
Johnson Controls agreed to purchase Air Distribution Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $1.6 billion, expanding its position in the buildings market.
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Twitter to Acquire Data Partner Gnip

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 2 min ago
Twitter agreed to acquire data partner Gnip, in a sign that the messaging service wants a bigger role in analyzing tweets for businesses hungry for insights from social media. It also hired a new product chief.
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A Price War Erupts in the Cloud

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 4 min ago
Amazon.com, Microsoft and Google are battling over the future of corporate computing, and companies that use their services are reaping the benefits.
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Scania Holders Advised to Take VW Bid

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 5 min ago
A Swedish organization that advises and represents private investors recommended Scania AB shareholders accept Volkswagen AG's offer to buy the remaining shares in the Swedish truck maker..
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Yahoo Shows Signs of Growth

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 18 min ago
Yahoo's earnings report provides evidence that the company may be winning back advertisers, and that Alibaba had a strong December quarter.
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Abbott Labs Profit Falls 31%

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 27 min ago
Abbott Laboratories' first-quarter earnings fell 31% as the health-care products company reported negative currency impact masked modest overall sales growth.
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In a Digital World, Lego Sticks to Its Bricks

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 40 min ago
Lego CEO Jørgen Vig Knudstorp discusses the future of plastic bricks in a digital world.
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Grainger Net Up on Strength in U.S. Segment

Wall Street Journal - 1 hour 48 min ago
Grainger said its first-quarter profit edged up 2.3% as the industrial-goods supplier reported revenue growth in its U.S. business and strength online, masking lower sales in Canada.
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St. Jude Medical Earnings Rise 12%; Boosts 2014 Outlook

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 8 min ago
St. Jude Medical Inc. said its earnings rose 12% as the medical device maker reported modest sales growth at its core heart-rhythm device business.
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Danone's Sales Decline

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 8 min ago
Danone posted a drop in first-quarter sales as price hikes hit sales volumes in key markets, adding to challenges the French dairy giant is already facing in China and Europe.
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U.S. Bancorp Profit Drops on Softer Mortgage Revenue

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 9 min ago
U.S. Bancorp's first-quarter earnings fell 2.2% as the regional lender posted weaker mortgage banking revenue.
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BofA Swings to Loss on Legal Charge

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 12 min ago
Bank of America said it swung to a first-quarter loss as results were hurt by $6 billion in legal charges and slumping mortgage originations.
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Making Sure the Boss Is the Right Fit

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 12 min ago
A poor cultural fit is the primary reason top managers fail. Industry experts says job candidates as well as recruiters need to step up the diligence in the hiring phase.
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Yuan's Depreciation Hits Some Earnings

Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 31 min ago
China's depreciating currency may be benefiting the nation's export-oriented industries, but other businesses are beginning to feel the pain, with some domestic companies expecting weaker quarterly results.
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