Puerto Rico's Rapid Population Loss Deepens Economic Crisis

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Puerto Rico has suffered a 9% population decline in the past decade, worsening the island’s debt crisis and challenging the survival of its hospitals and health-care system.

Alcoa Details Plans to Split

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Alcoa provided details of its plans to separate its more-profitable assets focused on the aerospace and automobile industries from its less-promising mining, refining and smelting business.

Monsanto Mum on Bayer Deal as Profit, Sales Slip

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Monsanto said it has been discussing deals with Bayer and others, adding there is value in the “right combination,” as the biotech seed giant navigates numerous challenges facing the agricultural sector.

Wal-Mart Expands Free Two-Day Shipping

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Wal-Mart is stepping up its battle with Amazon.com, expanding a free two-day shipping program and seeking to list even more items on its website

As State Control Stiffens, Journalists Move On

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Columnist Li Yuan says many Chinese journalists are leaving the trade as the state tightens media control and a tech boom opens new opportunities.

How the 'Bralette' Has Upended Victoria's Secret

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Victoria’s Secret has a problem and it’s not much of a secret: athleisure is upending the bra business.

Patience Finally Pays Off for Bank Investors

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Big U.S. banks did well in the Federal Reserve’s stress tests, paving the way for better shareholder returns.

DB Schenker Signs on With uShip Online Freight Platform

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The German logistics firm, under pressure to offer convenient freight booking, will use uShip’s technology to pair shippers with trucking companies in Europe

Bombardier Delivers First CSeries Jet as It Takes on Boeing, Airbus

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Bombardier Inc. on Wednesday delivered its first CSeries jet to launch operator Swiss International Air Lines, marking the company’s emergence as a direct competitor to the big U.S. and European plane makers.

Consumer Spending Rose 0.4%, Showing More Confidence After Slow First Quarter

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Consumer spending climbed 0.4% in May, suggesting a key pillar of the U.S. economy has bounced back after a lackluster start to the year.

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