Ports Crisis Brings Commerce to Crawl

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Tommy Bahama and other retailers are a casualty of congestion snarling ports on the West Coast. The logjam in part stems from labor negotiations between port employers and workers.

Emails Unveil Snapchat's Secretive CEO

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Leaked emails involving a Snapchat director show the startup’s rapid rise was the work of a secretive entrepreneur with a distaste for Silicon Valley conventions.

EU to Widen Sweetheart Tax Deal Probe

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European Union authorities will widen a high-profile investigation into alleged sweetheart tax deals for multinational companies, in the bloc’s latest move to clamp down on aggressive tax avoidance.

Diageo Says Growth in U.S. Spirits Industry Slows

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Diageo said growth in the U.S. spirits industry slowed in the past year amid intense price competition and signs that drinkers are falling out of love with flavored vodka.

AbbVie Pins Hopes on Hepatitis C Treatment

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AbbVie is hoping for regulatory approval this month of its first significant new drug product in a decade: a multidrug regimen for the liver disease hepatitis C. AbbVie currently relies on just one drug to generate 63% of its revenue: the anti-inflammatory drug Humira.

Fears Spread of Sony-Style Hack

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Damaging revelations from the computer assault on Sony are playing like a horror movie in executive suites, prompting companies to review security measures and reconsider what is said in an email.

Cuba Opening Shines Light on Obsolete Telecom Links

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As Cuba closes its gap to the U.S., one big task will be modernizing its telecommunications links with the outside world, which have languished amid tight control of information access on the island and the U.S. embargo.

Chevron Suspends Canada Arctic Drilling Program

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Chevron told Canadian regulators that it has ‘indefinitely’ suspended plans to drill for oil in Arctic waters, citing uncertainty over the outlook for crude prices.

Worthington Posts Higher Profit, Sales

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Worthington Industries reported higher profit and sales in its fiscal second quarter as its steel processing operations continued to benefit from higher demand, particularly from the automotive sector.

U.S. Companies Consider the Possibilities of Cuban Trade

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The White House’s move to normalize ties with Cuba could give U.S. companies access to a market that’s been largely off-limits for more than a half century but has less commercial allure than it once did.

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