Whistleblowers Find SEC Rewards Slow and Scarce

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A Securities and Exchange Commission program offers financial rewards for information on wrongdoing. Many tipsters have found it tough to collect, however.

Nestlé Taps On-Demand Deliveries

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Nestlé is getting a big lift from customized Web orders for its still and sparkling water brands Poland Springs, Perrier and Pure Life.

Holiday Box Office Lowest Since 2001

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This year’s Memorial Day weekend box office, at an estimated $190 million, was the lowest since 2001. Disney’s “Tomorrowland” was a big disappointment.

Why Some Entrepreneurs Feel Fulfilled---but Others Don't

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Money is only part of the equation. New research offers surprising insights into the complex path to satisfaction.

Travelers Doesn't Want to Share Its Umbrella

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Travelers Cos., the giant property-casualty insurer, has gone to great lengths to stop other companies from hoisting umbrellas as logos.

GM Likely to Face Criminal Charges Over Ignition Switches

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Federal prosecutors are likely to bring criminal charges against GM over an ignition-switch defect linked to more than 100 deaths, but they still have to hash out key issues, people familiar with the matter said.

Charter Nears $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable

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Charter Communications is close to a deal for Time Warner Cable that would give cable-mogul John Malone the prize he has been chasing.

Auditor Knew of Wal-Mart Mexico Bribery Allegations, Group Claims

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A small shareholder group, CtW, says Wal-Mart’s longtime auditor, Ernst & Young, knew about possible bribery in Mexico long before the company disclosed it to U.S. authorities.

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.

Bank of Mexico Chief: Peso Selloff Is Overdone

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Mexico central-bank chief Agustin Carstens says the recent peso depreciation is overdone, he is “moderately optimistic” about the U.S. economy, and he has ruled out any cut in domestic interest rates at this time.

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