Faurecia Raises Full-Year Profit Margin Goal

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French auto parts maker Faurecia slightly raised its full-year profit margin target as sales in the first half of the year rose more strongly than expected.

Huawei Smartphone Shipments Rise

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China's Huawei Technologies Co. said its smartphone shipments rose 62% in the first half of this year, helped by strong demand in overseas markets such as Latin America and the Middle East for new handsets that work on faster-speed networks.

Skymark in Talks to Cancel $1.7 Billion Airbus Order

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Japanese low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines says it is in talks with Airbus Group about canceling a $1.7 billion order for up to six A380 superjumbos as it battles losses amid increased competition and a weaker yen.

Uber, Airbnb Court Business Travelers

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The fast-growing technology startups this week each announced new versions of their apps geared toward booking business trips.

Aecom to Buy Stadium Construction Firm

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Engineering firm Aecom Technology has acquired Hunt Construction Group, a construction-management company that specializes in stadium work.

Payments Puzzle Persists at Banks

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Hundreds of small and regional banks are clinging to a practice that can cause consumers to incur multiple overdraft fees in the same day.

Oracle Reduces Stock Grants to Larry Ellison

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Oracle significantly cut its yearly stock-option grants to CEO Larry Ellison and other top executives nearly a year after a wave of shareholder opposition to compensation paid to the billionaire chief.

China Slams U.S. Tariffs on Solar Firms

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China on Monday hit back at the U.S. for taking another step to permanent tariffs on some Chinese solar-equipment makers to avoid tariffs.

Investigators Tied to GSK Get Trial Date

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Two foreign investigators tied to U.K. drug company GlaxoSmithKline PLC will stand trial Aug. 8 on charges of illegally purchasing personal information about Chinese nationals, a Chinese court said.

In Zillow-Trulia Deal, Making Room for Brokers

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Zillow Inc. and Trulia Inc., the two online real-estate giants that announced plans to merge, have a message for real-estate agents that have grown increasingly concerned about their market clout: We're partners.

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