Global Economy Week Ahead: Summits in Europe, Manufacturing Data

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 9:20pm
The British vote to leave the EU is likely to dominate summits of European heads of government and global central bankers this week, as policy makers look for a road map following “Brexit.”
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U.S. Economy Likely to Weather 'Brexit' Storm

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 6:48pm
The U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union may rock the overall U.S. economy in coming months. But it isn’t likely to sink it.
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Europe's Startups Reassess Britain After 'Brexit'

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 6:09pm
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is already forcing Europe’s nimble, tech startup community to reassess operations there—a potential early warning for the kind of dramatic action bigger companies may have to take.
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'Independence Day' Sequel Fails to Catch Fire

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 5:26pm
Hollywood’s big bet on sequels this summer continued to pay off poorly as ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ fizzled, with ticket sales of about $41.6 million in the U.S. and Canada on its opening weekend.
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U.K. Business Secretary Seeks to Reassure Firms Amid 'Brexit' Fallout

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 5:26pm
Sajid Javid said he will convene a special meeting as he seeks to reassure British businesses scrambling to assess the “brexit” amifications.
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Bayer CEO Takes Risk in Bid for Monsanto

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 3:56pm
Bayer’s offer for Monsanto, which would be the largest corporate takeover ever by a German company, is a risky power play for CEO Werner Baumann. He surprised investors with the offer less than two weeks after assuming the top job on May 1.
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Biotech Labs Birth New Drugs---and New Fortunes

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 10:56am
Proprietary drugs that extend or improve the lives of millions of people have lifted stocks of the biotech companies that own them and made millionaires of many scientists and doctors behind them.
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Nike's Run Faces a Tough Climb

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 10:55am
Athleisure might be the style trend of the moment, but looking sporty might not be enough for Nike when it reports fiscal 2016 results Tuesday.
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Tsinghua Holdings Expands R&D Spending on Strategic Technologies

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 10:50am
Tsinghua Holdings Co., the state-owned investment arm of China’s elite Tsinghua University, said it plans to increase its investment in research on strategic technologies to $7.6 billion over the next five years.
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Qualcomm Sues Alibaba-Backed Smartphone Maker

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 5:50am
Qualcomm is suing Meizu Technology, a Chinese smartphone maker backed by Alibaba Group Holding, in the latest patent-infringement case involving technology companies.
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China Issues New Internet Search Rules After Baidu Probe

Wall Street Journal - Sun, 06/26/2016 - 2:08am
China’s internet regulator has issued new rules for online search and advertising, about six weeks after it opened an investigation of Chinese search giant Baidu’s practices.
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