'Saudi Girls' Finally Get to Drive, but Only in a Videogame

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A coming mobile videogame set in a post-apocalyptic world, features heroines who ride motorcycles and fight villains. It’s made by a company whose CEO is a Saudi Arabian prince.

Lumber Set to Build on Its Rally

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Lumber prices are on the upswing—and a possible rebound in U.S. home building may keep them high.

Etsy's Unique IPO Crafts a Stock Swoon

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The company’s results on Wednesday missed some growth forecasts, but observers said the stock-price decline may have been exacerbated by the unusual ways Etsy structured its April IPO.

H-P Says Breakup Will Cost Billions

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Hewlett-Packard Co.’s upcoming breakup into two separate companies will cost billions—but there will be $1 billion in cost savings too, the company said Thursday.

Bird Flu Outbreak Decimates Egg Supply

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The financial toll of the worst U.S. bird-flu outbreak in history is soaring. The fast-spreading virus has resulted in the deaths or extermination of at least 38.9 million birds. About 10% of the U.S. egg-laying flock has been wiped out.

Gap Says Main Unit Has a Ways to Go

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Gap Inc. said improvements at its namesake unit might not be visible until next spring as it works through inventory ordered before new leadership was installed. The retailer said profit fell 8% in the latest quarter.

Recovered 'Two Riders' Painting Heads to Auction

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Only two paintings from a trove of looted art that was recently recovered has been returned to its heirs—and one, Two Riders on a Beach, is about to be sold at auction, bringing its war-torn history into the spotlight.

FTC Expected to Clear Reynolds-Lorillard Deal

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Tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to receive antitrust clearance for their planned tie-up as soon as next week, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

Murray Energy to Lay Off Around 1,800

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Coal miner Murray Energy is set to announce layoffs of around 1,800 workers, dealing another blow to the coal-mining industry in Appalachia.

Jury Sides With High-Speed Trading Firm

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A Houston-based high-frequency trading firm won a six-year civil lawsuit against a former employee and a businessman it accused of stealing code.

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