Why Cheap Oil Is a Problem For Lufthansa

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Air fares are plunging as European airlines build out their networks faster than the continent’s economic or geopolitical health can justify.

UBS: Timid Clients Kick Profits to the Side

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A surge in new money at the Swiss bank didn’t help profits as trading activity still buckled.

Why China's Big Banks Aren't Looking So Large

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China’s behemoth banks—among the biggest in the world by assets—have stopped getting much bigger. But that doesn’t mean risks surrounding them have subsided.

Salesforce's Marc Benioff Has Kicked Off New Era of Corporate Social Activism

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On social issues such as gay rights, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff is successfully pushing companies to speak out, drawing brickbats from local lawmakers and even his own board.

Lufthansa Shares Plunge as Pricing Pressure Bites

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Lufthansa may further cut capacity and restructure its air-cargo unit to offset lower prices even as the German carrier posted a narrower first quarter-operating loss, a closely watched measure of its performance.

Mylan Posts Better-Than-Expected Profit

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Mylan reported that its profit slipped in the latest quarter as expenses ticked up, though the pharmaceutical company’s adjusted profit came in above analysts’ projections.

Toyota Pins Big Hopes on Daihatsu's Small Cars

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Toyota, the world’s biggest auto maker, is leaning on a maker of tiny cars to expand its empire as it eyes markets in developing countries.

Soda Sales in Mexico Rise Despite Tax on Sugary Drinks

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Sales of soda are climbing two years after Mexico imposed a roughly 10% tax on sugary drinks—a bright spot for an industry that has feared it could be cast as the next tobacco.

Burberry Tightens Brand Strategy in U.S. Turf War

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Burberry Chief Executive Christopher Bailey is under pressure to find growth in the U.S., as he tries to offset a sharp drop in sales in Hong Kong and move its brand higher up the luxury scale.

BMW Net Profit Improves Despite Margin Pressure

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BMW, the German luxury car maker, reported a 8.2% rise in net profit in the first three months of the year despite a slight drop in revenue and a decline in operating profit at its core automotive division.

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