Wall Street Journal - US Business News
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Thu, 06/06/2013 - 8:39am
Diebold has hired Andy W. Mattes, a former Hewlett-Packard executive, to lead the struggling maker of automated teller machines.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 8:30am
A key price compiler in the global steel industry said it will begin auditing its data providers, part of an effort to address concerns about transparency in price indexes following the Libor rate-fixing scandal.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 8:00am
Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor, already well-established in Asia's emerging markets, is hoping for an early entrance into the world's last major untapped market: Myanmar.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 7:48am
Shun Tak, the shipping and property arm of Stanley Ho's business empire, will pay up to $66 million for its stake in budget carrier Jetstar Hong Kong.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 7:10am
PepsiCo denied a report in an Israeli newspaper that it is in talks to acquire SodaStream, the maker of countertop machines that turn tap water into soda.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 6:33am
U.S. chip designer Broadcom is moving to tap the fast-growing market for low-cost smartphones by forming partnerships with local carriers and handset makers in emerging markets.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 6:02am
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission sued U.S. Bank, a unit of U.S. Bancorp, for not protecting customer money that was at the center of the Peregrine Financial Group fraud.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 5:16am
U.S. researchers are bracing for the prospect that China will once again have the world's fastest computer—and could hang on to the speed crown for some time.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 4:30am
A major Chinese copper producer has declared force majeure at one of its smelters in a glitch that is likely to reduce its supply by half for the next few months.
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:57am
Billionaire Charles Koch confirmed that his company is looking at acquiring newspapers, but said he wants a profitable business, not a forum to advance his politics
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 3:56am
Monsanto said it is considering sabotage as a possible cause of the finding of unapproved genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field and that its testing reaffirms the incident is isolated.