City Living Lures Tech Firms

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Google is one of many fast-growing employers eschewing suburban campuses for clusters in cities, partly in a push to foster collaboration among employees.

Fossil Goes Luxury With 'Swiss Made' Label

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U.S. watchmaker Fossil hopes $1,595 timepieces will bridge gap between mass market and high-end.

After the Wave, Thai Boom Comes to Shore

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In the rebuild frenzy that followed the 2004 tsunami in southern Thailand, sea gypsies and other squatters find that land where they have lived for generations isn’t really theirs.

One Banker's Big Deal: College Basketball Scholarships

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Citigroup’s top energy banker spent a decade grooming some of Houston’s most talented basketball players, many from less-privileged backgrounds. Now, the payoff: Several are drawing notice on leading college teams.

Jeb Bush to Step Down From Tenet Board

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Jeb Bush will resign from Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s board effective Dec. 31, the hospital operator said Wednesday.

Real Estate Developer Blixseth Released From Jail

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Real estate developer Tim Blixseth is spending Christmas Eve with his family after an appellate court ordered his release from jail.

Petrobras Creates Committee Amid Corruption Allegations

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The board of Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA authorized the creation of a special committee to oversee the company’s own internal investigation of corruption allegations.

BP, Rosneft in Talks on Siberia Field

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BP is negotiating a deal with Kremlin-controlled oil giant Rosneft that could give it a percentage of an Eastern Siberia field, according to a person familiar with the matter.

U.S. Oil Firms Play a Waiting Game

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If the global glut of oil that has sent crude prices plunging has come largely from the U.S., why aren’t American energy companies turning off the tap? The catch: Each one of them is waiting for a rival to do so first.

Brink's Exits Netherlands

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Brink’s said Wednesday that it has pulled out of the Netherlands after losing its largest bank customer in the country.

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