Ex-Im Bank's Uncertain Future Worries Small Firms

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A decision by Congress to extend the Export-Import Bank only temporarily is raising concern among business owners who say they rely on the credit agency to lower the risks of exporting.

AT&T Lowers Revenue Outlook

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AT&T lowered its revenue outlook for the year, pointing to fewer-than-expected sign-ups for its no-contract Next wireless plans that require customers to pay full price for their smartphones.

Abbott Sales Rise, Mylan Deal Tweaked

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Abbott tweaked the terms of its agreement to sell a portion of its generic-drugs business to Mylan for $5.3 billion, signaling the deal will be completed despite new Treasury department rules.

Officials Urge Nationwide Air Bag Recall

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Law makers and safety advocates are calling for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped air bags that can explode too violently as the number of U.S. vehicles with potentially defective air bags jumped to 7.8 million.

P&G Narrows Field For CEO Succession

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Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.G. Lafley.

The Race Is On to Find Organic Pesticides

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Seed and pesticide makers like BASF, DuPont, Bayer and Monsanto are investing heavily to develop products incorporating organisms like bacteria and tiny fungi, which executives say can help plants avert pests.

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EMC to Fold In VCE Venture, Reducing Cisco's Stake

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EMC Corp. confirmed it will buy a portion of Cisco Systems Inc.’s stake in a joint venture called VCE, effectively making that company part of EMC.

Free Shipping Is Going to Cost You More

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Retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Gap are boosting the amount online shoppers must spend to qualify for free shipping, hoping to cover the growing cost of providing the perk.

Rosneft Seeks More Aid from Russian Government

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Russia’s largest oil company, state-controlled Rosneft, has asked the government for over 2 trillion rubles ($49 billion) in aid to weather Western sanctions.

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