Redstone Taps New Stewards

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Sumner Redstone has appointed three new stewards of his media holdings, after dismissing top associates from those duties last week.

Startup Investors Invoke Obscure Law to Open Books

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A Delaware corporate law, which can compel locally incorporated firms to open their books to shareholders, is a potentially valuable tool for thousands of tech workers and other small investors questioning their shares’ worth.

In Syria's Mangled Economy, Truckers Stitch Together Warring Regions

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Trade between Islamic State, the Assad regime and others continues despite Syria’s war, leaving it to truck drivers to crisscross front lines delivering food, oil and appliances.

Terror Attacks, Air Crashes Weaken Appetite for European Travel

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A spate of terror attacks and airliner disasters across Europe and its periphery is starting to catch up with the region’s travel industry.

Monsanto Rejects Bayer Merger Bid, Will Weigh Talks

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Monsanto rejected Bayer’s $62 billion takeover offer, saying the biotech seed giant’s business merited a higher price, though Monsanto said it remains open to further talks on a deal.

Coca-Cola Makes Management Changes

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Coca-Cola shook up its management, replacing the heads of its Asia and Africa businesses

More Young Adults Living With Parents Than a Romantic Partner

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For the first time in the modern era, young adults are more likely to live with their parents than with a spouse or partner, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.

Chevron CEO: Climate Change Could Help Business

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Chevron CEO John Watson has a blunt message for investors, climate activists and anyone else listening: Fossil fuels aren’t going away. But this stance increasingly sets him apart from his oil counterparts.

Will Fannie and Freddie Need Another Bailout?

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The core businesses of the mortgage-finance companies are remarkably healthy. But a mix of accounting and politics could cause one or both to need another taxpayer bailout.

When the CEO Reports to Private-Equity Bosses

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Executives can make their mark by becoming CEO of a company owned by private-equity investors. But senior managers risk career derailment if they can’t handle the strict personal accountability often demanded.

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