South African Gold Faces Uncertain Future

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South Africa’s gold mining industry must undergo radical change to cope with falling prices, intensifying labor disputes and the surging cost of ever-deeper exploration.

Pension Funds Oppose Combined BofA Chairman, CEO Roles

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Two major public pension funds joined the drive for Bank of America Corp. shareholders to oppose a corporate bylaw change that lets Brian Moynihan serve as both chief executive and chairman.

Treasurys Strengthen on China Data

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Investors sought safety in U.S. government bonds on Tuesday after a gauge of China’s manufacturing sector fell to a three-year low, adding to anxiety over the global growth outlook.

El Niño Sends Strong Signal as Pacific Temperatures Soar

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Australia’s government said temperatures in parts of the Pacific Ocean are at their highest level in nearly two decades thanks to a strong El Niño—a phenomenon that can upend weather patterns around the world.

In a World Awash with Gas, Why Finding More is Good for Eni

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Italy’s Eni has found a big gas field in Egypt. That highlights its strengths as the company also gets its financial house in order.

Dollar Tree Swings to a Loss

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Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its latest quarter, though sales jumped, as the discount retailer integrates its recently-acquired rival.

Vancouver Hotel That Housed Hughes Offers New Whodunnit

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Starwood Capital is on the verge of selling a huge Vancouver residential development as it looks to tap into strong demand for condos in the area.

Now Arriving: New Condos at Vancouver Train Stations

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Developers, pension funds and big banks are racing to build thousands of condominiums and swaths of commercial space along the newest stretches of Vancouver’s light-rail system.

Fiat Chrysler Posts Better-Than-Expected August Sales

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logged a better-than-expected 1.7% increase in U.S. auto sales, but overall U.S. sales are expected to cool in August on the impact of a later Labor Day.

Chinese Company Set to Buy 10 Ultralarge Ships for $1.5 Billion

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Order expected to exacerbate an estimated 30% excess capacity in shipping route between Asia and Europe.

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