La Guardia Airport's Makeover Likely Won't Ease Delays

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:25pm
The planned overhaul of La Guardia Airport would make for a nicer experience for fliers, but it likely would do little to alleviate the congestion in New York’s skies or beyond, aviation analysts said.
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Yelp Cuts Revenue Guidance

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:15pm
Review-site firm Yelp Inc. cut its revenue guidance for the year Tuesday and said Chairman Max Levchin plans to step down from the company.
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Microsoft Hopes Sneak Peeks Will Pay Off

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:10pm
For Windows 10, Microsoft went all-out to turn around perceptions among corporate customers. For the better part of a year, it distributed in-progress versions to companies and gathered their feedback.
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Harper Lee's Lawyer Expands Role

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:04pm
Harper Lee’s lawyer, Tonja Carter, is the author’s chief spokeswoman and advocate. Recently, Ms. Carter has taken on a new role: theater producer.
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Twitter's Ad Woes Subside, but Growth Stalls

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:34pm
Twitter’s advertising business appears to be working its way past a temporary hiccup, but the growing pains are far from over.
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BP Posts $6 Billion Loss

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:29pm
BP swung to a loss, as earnings were hit by lower oil prices and a multibillion-dollar charge relating to its recent Deepwater Horizon settlement.
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Brazil Struggles With Inflation, and Expectations

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:23pm
Brazil’s central bank will almost certainly raise its benchmark interest rate for the 16th time in just over two years in a bid to fight escalating inflation, but prices aren’t cooperating.
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Reynolds American Lifts Earnings Outlook

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:58pm
Reynolds American lifted its earnings outlook for the year, reflecting strong sales from its recently acquired Newport brand and a dramatic slowing in the industrywide rate at which cigarette smoking is falling off.
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Windows 10: A Welcome Upgrade, Perhaps Too Late

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:54pm
Tech Review: The new Microsoft operating system reverses the sins of Windows 8 and improves on Windows 7, yet misses chances for the PC to reclaim relevance, Geoffrey A. Fowler finds.
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Intel, Micron Claim Memory-Chip Breakthrough

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:33pm
Intel and Micron say they developed a new breed of memory chips that could bring dramatic performance gains to computers, smartphones and other kinds of high-tech products.
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The Graying of Germany's Small Business Managers

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 6:41pm
The owners and managers of the 3.5 million small and midsize businesses that account for over half of Germany’s economic output are aging rapidly.
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Wal-Mart Warns Suppliers Over Labeling Laws

Wall Street Journal - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 4:27pm
Wal-Mart has sent out a memo to hundreds suppliers warning them to comply with labeling laws, emphasizing that the amount inside a package matches what is printed on the outside.
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Report Warns of Chinese Municipal Debt Risks

New York Times - Business News - Thu, 09/26/2013 - 3:49am
Nomura analysts say local governments increased their debt by nearly 40 percent in 2011 and 2012, creating systemic dangers.

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DealBook: BlackBerry Buyout Offer Raises Array of Questions

New York Times - Business News - Tue, 09/24/2013 - 3:07pm
BlackBerry said that it had reached an agreement to sell the company for $9 a share to a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.

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DealBook Column: As JPMorgan Settles Up, Shareholders Are Hit Anew

New York Times - Business News - Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:52am
The $920 million JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay to settle S.E.C. civil allegations is coming from the firm’s shareholders, who already took a $6 billion hit.
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