John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

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John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife, Alicia.

Oil Companies Look to Join Climate Debate

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Oil companies are ratcheting up their involvement in the debate over climate change as governments, activists, churches and some big investors gear up for a global summit on the issue at the end of the year in Paris.

Libor Case Comes to Trial

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U.K. prosecutors are preparing to try to cast Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, as the ringleader of a global conspiracy to rig interest rates in a trial that starts Tuesday in London.

African Economies to Gather Pace

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African economies will gather pace this year and next year, in their fitful and uneven economic ascent, three prominent organizations said in a joint report.

European Stocks Down on Greek Debt Fears

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European stocks pushed lower, weighed by more concerns about the state of Greece’s finances, although trading is set to be limited with key markets closed.

Australia's Scrapped Iron-Ore Inquiry Fires Up Debate Over Output

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Australia’s decision to reject an inquiry into the iron-ore market has stirred up a bitter debate over the industry’s relentless output expansion, despite sinking prices.

Takeover Plan Gets Sirius

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Sirius Resources, which is building a vast nickel mine in Australia, agreed to a cash-and-shares takeover by rival Independence Group.

Takeover Plan Gets Sirius

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Sirius Resources, which is building a vast nickel mine in Australia, agreed to a cash-and-shares takeover by rival Independence Group.

Barrick Gold Sells Cowal Mine

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Barrick Gold said it will sell an Australian gold operation to Evolution Mining for $550 million.

Audi Eyes Mobile Browsing With Connected Cars

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To attract customers in China, Audi is betting on connected cars that feature autonomous-driving technology designed to free up drivers to browse the Internet while in transit.

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