Bird Flu Outbreak Decimates Egg Supply

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The financial toll of the worst U.S. bird-flu outbreak in history is soaring. The fast-spreading virus has resulted in the deaths or extermination of at least 38.9 million birds. About 10% of the U.S. egg-laying flock has been wiped out.

Goldman Sachs Recaptures Mojo With DuPont Win

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The bank’s fortunes changed for the better last week when Goldman Sachs helped DuPont prevail in a high-profile feud with an activist firm.

'Nut Rage' Executive Freed From Jail

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The Seoul High Court has overturned a lower court’s decision to give the daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines a one-year prison sentence after she disrupted a flight in December.

Fed Proposes Relaxing Rules Affecting Municipal Bonds

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Large U.S. banks will be able use some municipal bonds to meet new postcrisis rules aimed at ensuring they have enough cash during a financial-market meltdown under relaxed rules proposed by the Fed.

'Saudi Girls' Finally Get to Drive, but Only in a Videogame

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A coming mobile videogame set in a post-apocalyptic world, features heroines who ride motorcycles and fight villains. It’s made by a company whose CEO is a Saudi Arabian prince.

Etsy's Unique IPO Crafts a Stock Swoon

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The company’s results on Wednesday missed some growth forecasts, but observers said the stock-price decline may have been exacerbated by the unusual ways Etsy structured its April IPO.

Recovered 'Two Riders' Painting Heads to Auction

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Only two paintings from a trove of looted art that was recently recovered has been returned to its heirs—and one, Two Riders on a Beach, is about to be sold at auction, bringing its war-torn history into the spotlight.

FTC Expected to Clear Reynolds-Lorillard Deal

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Tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to receive antitrust clearance for their planned tie-up as soon as next week, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

Murray Energy to Lay Off Around 1,800

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Coal miner Murray Energy is set to announce layoffs of around 1,800 workers, dealing another blow to the coal-mining industry in Appalachia.

Jury Sides With High-Speed Trading Firm

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A Houston-based high-frequency trading firm won a six-year civil lawsuit against a former employee and a businessman it accused of stealing code.

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