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Procter & Gamble to Split Off Duracell Battery Business

1 hour 15 min ago
Procter & Gamble Co said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its faster-growing brands.

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Economic View: China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets.

1 hour 43 min ago
Can China continue its torrid pace of economic growth for decades to come? The long arc of history suggests not, according to a new working paper.
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China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International Development Bank

3 hours 57 min ago
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank would offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped countries across Asia.
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European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:44
The main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.

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Donald A. Pels, Media Executive and Philanthropist, Dies at 86

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:38
Mr. Pels, whose early investment in cellphone networks paid off for his company and for himself, had become a major philanthropist in his later years.

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Advertising: A Tech Twist on Home for the Holidays

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:22
The growth of marketing efforts for connected-home items is fueled by consumers’ appetite for new technology.

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Your Money Adviser: Lantern, a Start-Up, Offers Online Therapy for Anxiety and More

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:59
Lantern and other websites use online tools and remote nudging from a professional to help clients tackle ills like anxiety and sleep disorders.

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DealBook: Investors Are Eager for African Sovereign Debt, Despite Plenty of Risks

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:51
Sub-Saharan countries have raised nearly $7 billion this year, more than in all of 2013, and yields on many bonds have fallen, even with the Ebola outbreak.

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Business Briefing: Grubhub Profit Rises 400% as More Become Customers

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:19
The online food delivery company said the number of active diners using its services grew 50 percent to 4.6 million from a year earlier.

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Business Briefing: All-Terrain Vehicles Recalled Over Possible Sudden Stops

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:18
Arctic Cat is recalling about 40,000 all-terrain vehicles over possible parts failures that can cause the vehicle to stop suddenly.

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AMC Networks Buys a Stake in BBC America

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:48
The transaction brings together two television groups that attract affluent audiences.

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DealBook: Drawn to Lost Causes, Hedge Fund Seeks to Turn Them Around

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:57
Standard General, a behind-the-scenes player on Wall Street, has landed at the center of visible corporate turnaround efforts for RadioShack and American Apparel.

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DealBook: Atlanta Hawks Hire Goldman and Inner Circle Sports to Sell Team

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:23
The Atlanta Hawks’ hiring of the investment banks comes nearly two months after the basketball franchise’s majority owner drew criticism for remarks about the team’s black fans.
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Cheaper Fuel Helps Airlines to Record Profits

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:09
The recent slide in crude oil prices contributed to soaring third-quarter revenue for the biggest airlines.

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Microsoft Sales Rise 25%, and Investors Reward Its Shares

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:55
The software company’s acquisition of Nokia helped it beat estimates, but integration costs reduced profit.

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Amazon’s Stock Falls as Loss Exceeds Forecasts

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:50
The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it would make less than last year.

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Three More States Ban a Type of Highway Guardrail

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:48
Ten states have now banned the ET-Plus system made by Trinity Industries, which is suspected of malfunctioning in crashes.

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CBS Says James Corden Will Start as ‘Late Late Show’ Host in March

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:45
The British comedian is succeeding Craig Ferguson, who ends his 10-year run on Dec. 19. In between, there will be guest hosts.
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Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:41
The Microsoft co-founder said he hoped to help coordinate disparate fund-raising efforts.

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Tesco Chairman to Step Down as Overstatement of Profit Grows

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:28
The chief executive of Britain’s leading grocery store said that there was no timeline for Richard Broadbent’s exit and that an inquiry continued.

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