U.S. Home Prices Continued Brisk Growth in July, Case-Shiller Says

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Home price growth showed no signs of abating in July, as strong demand for homes and a shortage of inventory helped drive prices close to new highs.

Lands' End CEO Federica Marchionni Is Pushed Out

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Federica Marchionni was forced out as chief executive of Lands’ End, capping a tumultuous 19 months on the job in which she tried to fashion broad changes at the catalog retailer that roiled employees and turned off shoppers.

Swiss Watch Industry Outlook Worsens

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A consulting-firm study painted a bleak picture of the Swiss watch industry. The survey found that 82% of watch executives expect a negative outlook for the coming year, up from 41% in 2015 and 19% in 2014.

Too Many Chips on Macau's Recovery

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More visitors are staying in Macau’s shiny hotels, yet they would need to make more bets in the casinos to justify the rally in the city’s gambling stocks.

VW Emissions Scandal Claims Audi Executive

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Audi said its head of technical development Stefan Knirsch resigned from the company’s board effective immediately after being challenged on past statements about his knowledge of cheating software.

Messaging Apps Vary Widely When It Comes to Privacy

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With the arrival of Google’s new Allo service, it’s worth looking beneath the hood to see how popular messaging services care for users’ private correspondence.

76ers Take a Shot at Competitive Videogaming

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The National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers on Monday became the first organization among the four major U.S. sports leagues to invest in teams that compete at videogames, a hot area attracting major advertisers and talent with ties to traditional sports.

Major Labels Sue Popular 'Stream Ripping' Website

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The record industry sued one of the most popular sites for converting YouTube music videos into permanent audio files, a fast-growing form of music piracy known as stream ripping.

China's Wanda Group in Talks to Acquire Dick Clark Productions

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin is in discussions to acquire control of Dick Clark Productions at a valuation of up to $1 billion through his Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation.

U.S. Shale Firms Survive Oil Slump

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Many U.S. companies that revolutionized the oil and gas business with hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are surviving the prolonged oil-price slump unbowed.

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