Regulators Warn Banks on Loans to Oil, Gas Producers

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U.S. regulators are sounding the alarm about banks’ exposure to oil and gas producers, a move that could limit their ability to lend to companies battered by a yearlong slump in prices.

Buffett Re-Examines Reinsurance

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The obscure business of reinsurance has always been one of Warren Buffett’s favorite money makers, but a changing landscape has led his Berkshire Hathaway to adjust its strategy.

Airlines: A Justifiable Bet

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The Justice Department is probing airline expansion practices. But cheap valuations will allow shareholders to be patient.

U.S. Regulator Takes Aim at Chrysler

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Regulators are likely to take action before summer’s end against Fiat Chrysler over recall lapses involving older Jeeps tied to rear-end crashes and millions of other vehicles, the U.S. auto-safety chief said.

Noble Group Distracted by Bonfire of Its Equity

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Noble Group has been busy buying back its beleaguered stock. That risks weakening the more important fight: defending its credit.

Jobs Gains Don't Ease Spending Strains

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An improving job market is giving Americans the wherewithal to keep buying more. But things aren’t so good that spending is about to really rip.

U.S. Antitrust Cops Raise Their Game

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Corporate deal making is at an eight-year high at the same time the Obama administration’s antitrust enforcers are on their strongest footing ever, setting up a tug-of-war over industry consolidation.

Tesla's Second Quarter Deliveries Surge 52%

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Tesla Motors delivered 11,507 Model S electric sedans in the second quarter of the year, a 52% increase over the prior-year period and a pace that far exceeds electric-car sales by rivals.

Univision Puts IPO Plans in Motion

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Univision, owner of the dominant Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., kicked off the process to go public, as it seeks to attract investors to its influential Hispanic base amid seismic digital shifts that are reshaping the television industry.

Aetna Nears Deal to Buy Humana

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Aetna is nearing a deal to buy Humana, according to people familiar with the matter, in a tie-up of health insurers that could be announced this week.

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