U.S. Auto Sales Back on Track in April

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U.S. light-vehicle sales regained momentum in April as cheap credit, low gasoline prices and rising consumer confidence helped drive more buyers to showrooms. Fiat Chrysler and Ford sales rose, while GM slipped on a fleet-business pullback.

Sprint Loss Widens

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Sprint reported a wider fiscal-fourth-quarter loss, though revenue fell less than anticipated, and it added more postpaid net subscribers than Verizon and AT&T for the first time.

Halliburton's Loss Deepens

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Halliburton’s quarterly loss widened, hurt by drastically lower revenue from its North American business amid the downturn in the energy market, as well as charges from its failed tie-up with Baker Hughes.

Why Cheap Oil Is a Problem For Lufthansa

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Air fares are plunging as European airlines build out their networks faster than the continent’s economic or geopolitical health can justify.

GoPro's Tech Problem: Smartphones

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Action-camera maker GoPro is trying to attract more mainstream buyers, but high-resolution cameras in smartphones are getting in the way.

UBS: Timid Clients Kick Profits to the Side

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A surge in new money at the Swiss bank didn’t help profits as trading activity still buckled.

BMW Warns of Tough Trading Conditions

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BMW, the German luxury car maker, warned of a difficult trading outlook for the rest of year, citing uncertainty in China, Europe and the U.S. which helped send its stock price lower despite reporting improved first-quarter net profit.

Why China's Big Banks Aren't Looking So Large

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China’s behemoth banks—among the biggest in the world by assets—have stopped getting much bigger. But that doesn’t mean risks surrounding them have subsided.

Salesforce's Marc Benioff Has Kicked Off New Era of Corporate Social Activism

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On social issues such as gay rights, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff is successfully pushing companies to speak out, drawing brickbats from local lawmakers and even his own board.

Lufthansa Shares Plunge as Pricing Pressure Bites

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Lufthansa may further cut capacity and restructure its air-cargo unit to offset lower prices even as the German carrier posted a narrower first quarter-operating loss, a closely watched measure of its performance.

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