Credit Suisse: How it Made Money But Still Lost Ground

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The Swiss bank turned in a second-quarter profit, but divisions including Asia stumbled.

Judge Dismisses $24 Billion Lawsuit Against Credit Suisse

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Credit Suisse of running a predatory loan-to-own scheme that plaintiffs claimed loaded four luxury ski and golf resorts with debt so it could foreclose on their assets.

Amazon Posts Another Blockbuster Profit

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Amazon reported another record profit and its fifth-straight quarter in the black as it continued to reap new sales from Prime memberships and its relentless push to deliver goods ever faster.

Yield Plays: Exxon, Chevron Put to the Test

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Shares have jumped but look susceptible as oil’s slide resumes.

Cities Struggle to Add Upscale Housing While Maintaining Diversity

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From Seattle to Chicago to New York, cities are struggling to crack the ultimate urban code: How to squeeze in ever more well-off people without driving out the less affluent?

How Netflix's 'Beat Bugs' Creator Tapped Rights to Beatles Catalog

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Television-show creators base their ideas on everything from books to historical eras, but writer-director Josh Wakely uses an unusual formula: He starts by licensing entire catalogs of the world’s most valuable songs, including the Beatles.

This Beach Cabana Has Lousy Wi-Fi

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Ocean clubs are caving in to type A telecommuters by upgrading internet service and allowing patrons to install routers and land lines.

Apple's Hard-Charging Tactics Backfire in TV

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Some of the tactics used by Apple to achieve success have hurt its efforts to revolutionize the TV-watching experience. In search of its new big thing, the company has alienated cable providers and networks with an assertive negotiating style.

Facebook Gets Tax Notice Over Transfer of Assets Overseas

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Facebook said that it could end up owing $3 billion to $5 billion in additional taxes as a result of action by the Internal Revenue Service in a long-running dispute related to how it transferred assets overseas.

Oracle to Buy Cloud-Software Provider for $9.3 Billion

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Business-software maker Oracle agreed to buy NetSuite for $9.3 billion. The cloud-computer firm’s largest investor is Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison.

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