Gilead's Growth Tonic Is Elusive, May Have Side Effects

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The biotech company’s deliberate approach to deal making has frustrated investors, but it could still pay off.

FedEx, UPS Rely on Technology to Keep Lid on Seasonal Hiring

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Holiday hiring is expected to be flat at package-delivery giants FedEx and United Parcel Service, but that masks efforts behind the scenes to prepare for the coming wave of e-commerce orders.

Consumer Sentiment Climbed in September

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A gauge of U.S. consumer confidence—the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index—rose in September, suggesting households are feeling fairly good about the economy this fall.

Obama Administration Imposes New Requirements on Pay Data, Sick Leave

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The Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.

U.S. Second-Quarter GDP Revised Up to 1.4% Gain

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The U.S. economy appears to be growing at its fastest pace in two years, buoyed by firm consumer spending, stronger exports and positive—though still modest—business investment.

Airbus Tightens Belt With New Corporate Shake-Up

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Airbus Group is to merge headquarters and eliminate an unspecified number of management jobs in a new restructuring plan to improve profitability.

Salesforce.com to Press Regulators to Block Microsoft-LinkedIn Deal

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Salesforce.com said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, citing antitrust issues.

H&M Earnings Fail to Weather Heatwave

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The Swedish fashion retailer posted a 9% drop in third-quarter profit after an August heatwave at the time of its autumn-and-winter collections’ launch forced it to mark down prices on woolen hats, coats and pullovers.

U.S. Consumer Spending Flat in August

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Consumer spending leveled off in August, a sign of caution among households amid lackluster economic growth.

Uber Looks to Rev Up in Japan

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Uber plans to ramp up its business in Japan, a wealthy country full of potential customers, even though its core ride-hailing service is barred from the country.

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