Coke's Revenue Slides as Soda Volume Declines

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Coca-Cola Co. lowered its 2016 revenue outlook after second-quarter volumes stalled for the first time in more than a decade, hurt by falling sales in China and other developing markets.

Airbus, FAA Spar Over Lithium Batteries

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European jet maker Airbus Group is locked in a dispute with U.S. regulators over the safety of lithium-ion batteries installed on its latest model.

Boeing Considers Ending Production Of Iconic 747

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Boeing said Wednesday that it may stop production of the 747, ending nearly a half-century of producing the plane that became the aircraft of choice for the U.S. president and other heads of state.

Trump Calls for $10 Hourly Minimum Wage

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Donald Trump called for a federal minimum wage of $10 an hour, departing from his past positions and his own party and moving more in line with Democrats.

Mondelez Reports Higher Profit, Plans to Expand in China

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Lower sales are continuing to put pressure on snack giant Mondelez International but its chief executive played down the need for the company to make a large acquisition to reach its sales and profit targets.

Fed Leaves Door Open to Move as Soon as September

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The Federal Reserve upgraded its assessment of the economy’s performance and said near-term risks to the outlook have diminished, effectively leaving the door open to raise rates later this year, possibly as early as September.

SABMiller Pauses Integration Work With Anheuser-Busch InBev

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SABMiller has paused its integration work with Anheuser-Busch InBev according to a person familiar with the matter, as the London-brewer’s board consults with shareholders over whether AB InBev’s revised offer is acceptable.

What to Watch at the Fed Meeting

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Federal Reserve officials are virtually certain to leave interest rates unchanged at their meeting that wraps up Wednesday, but their policy statement will be scrutinized for any clues to whether a September rate increase is in play.

Bayer Reports Higher Second-Quarter Profit, Raises Guidance

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German pharmaceuticals and chemicals company Bayer reported a 19% rise in net profit for the second quarter of 2016, while revising its forecast for the full year.

The Economy Is Again Under the Sway of Asset Prices

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The rise in wealth and asset prices underscores their increasing importance since the 1990s, and how vulnerable the economy remains to any shock that forces a sudden reassessment of their value, Greg Ip writes.

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