U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in March

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The trade deficit narrowed in March as imports fell faster than exports, underscoring slow growth at home and abroad in the opening months of the year.

CBS and Time Warner: Fitting Into Skinny Bundles

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The future of pay TV is smaller bundles of channels—even the owners of the channels are acknowledging as much. But even if Big Media is trying to embrace the trend of the so-called skinny bundle, it will mean leaner times for some.

Oil-Price Drop Vanquishes Cutting-Edge Projects

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The world’s largest energy companies are sidelining big ideas, like ultra-deep water development, floating LNG factories and carbon-capture projects, that they touted just a couple of years ago as the future of the industry.

GoPro: The Bottom Isn't Coming Into Focus

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GoPro hasn’t come close to achieving mainstream popularity, a flaw that will be exposed in its first-quarter results on Thursday.

For 'Brexit,' Like 'Grexit,' It's Not About Economics

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Britain’s flirtation with leaving the European Union is as puzzling as Greece’s desire to stay. After all, Britain’s economy has done quite well inside the bloc while Greece’s has been decimated. What explains both sentiments, WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip writes, is that the European project has always been about more than economics.

Putting the Squeeze on Profits

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Low productivity is cutting into companies’ profit margins. It’s a problem that they helped sow.

Tesla Loses Two Manufacturing Executives

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Tesla Motors is losing two of its top manufacturing executives just as it is looking to ramp up its production of the Model X SUV and prepare for the high-volume Model 3 electric car.

Takata Air-Bag Recall More Than Doubles in the U.S.

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Federal regulators ordered auto makers to recall up to another 40 million rupture-prone Takata air bags, more than doubling the largest automotive safety campaign in U.S. history.

EU Officials Reject CK Hutchison Bid for Telefónica's O2

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Senior EU officials have decided to block CK Hutchison’s multibillion-dollar purchase of Telefónica’s British mobile operator O2, paving the way for the bloc’s 28 commissioners to sign off on the decision.

Why Silicon Valley Recruiters Are Flocking to Ontario

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The University of Waterloo, in Ontario, has become a magnet for recruiters at Google parent Alphabet, Electronic Arts and Amazon, who seek the school’s entrepreneurially minded engineering graduates.

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