5 Things to Watch at the Fed Meeting

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Federal Reserve officials are virtually certain to leave interest rates unchanged at their meeting that wraps up Wednesday, but their policy statement will be scrutinized for any clues to whether a September rate increase is in play.

Why Sand Is the Oil Industry's Bellwether

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Sand miners have rebounded, bolstering evidence that fracking and the oil and gas market have bottomed.

Mobileye Ends Partnership With Tesla

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Mobileye, the largest supplier of camera-based advanced driver assistance safety systems, said on Tuesday that its agreement to supply Tesla with systems used in its Autopilot driver-assist system wouldn’t continue beyond the current product cycle.

Job Hopping Executives No Longer Pay a Penalty

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The stigma of job hopping, moving from job to job every few years, is starting to fade as companies seek high-level hires with multiple recent employers.

Brexit Adds to Risks for Britain's Former Phone Monopoly

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BT Group’s status as Europe’s strongest big telecom group is under threat—whatever settlement it agrees with the U.K. regulator.

Why Investors Are Too Wary of Some Brexit Blows

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Virgin Money may be too optimistic in its outlook, but investor pessimism is also overdone.

New-Home Sales Posted Solid Gain in First Half

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Sales of newly built homes rose solidly in the first half of 2016, including an increase in June, a sign of healthy momentum in the U.S. housing market aided by low interest rates.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Virtually Unchanged for July

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A gauge of U.S. consumer confidence edged lower, but was relatively unchanged in July, a sign American households are shrugging off global economic uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote.

GE Finds Employee Ratings Unsatisfactory

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The industrial giant is latest to join the ranks of companies that are overhauling their performance-review system. Evidence suggests that boiling a year of performance down to a single category does more harm than good for many employees.

McDonald's Posts Lackluster Same-Store Sales Growth

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McDonald’s posted weaker-than-expected same-store sales in its latest quarter, a sign that the boost from its all-day breakfast offerings may be receding.

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