Markets' Mixed Signals: No All-Clear for Investors Yet

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Risk appetite has recovered since the panic at the start of the year. Or has it?

How Pro Forma Results Boost Executive Bonuses

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Reported earnings faltered last year. To help set bonus payments, many companies relied on pro forma measures.

Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Government Study

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A major U.S. government study on rats has found a link between cellphones and cancer, an explosive finding in the long-running debate about whether mobile phones cause health effects.

U.S. First-Quarter GDP Growth Revised Higher to 0.8%

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The U.S. economy’s first-quarter slowdown was less pronounced than initially thought, and recent data have pointed to a pickup for growth this spring.

Terex-Zoomlion: Another Chinese Deal Bites the Dust

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After Zoomlion abruptly pulled the plug on buying U.S. equipment maker Terex, other potential takeover targets might want to grill their Chinese suitors on whether they have the cash, or are truly willing to pay the price.

Why Samsung Suddenly Finds Parts Fitting Together

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After a spell during which several of Samsung Electronics’ big businesses struggled at once, a turnaround may be at hand.

Facebook and Microsoft to Build Fiber Optic Cable Across Atlantic

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Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have teamed up to build a new fiber optic cable under the Atlantic Ocean, the latest evidence that the biggest U.S. tech companies are seeking more control over the Internet’s plumbing.

G-7 Leaders Differ on Risks to Global Growth

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Leaders of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations talked Thursday about ways to stoke the global economy but appeared to disagree on the risks to growth and exactly how to respond.

Viacom Director Presses for Access to Sumner Redstone

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Viacom’s lead independent director wants a face-to-face meeting with Sumner Redstone, but the ailing mogul’s attorney so far hasn’t granted him access.

Companies Get Smaller Slice of Economic Pie

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With U.S. companies grabbing a smaller share of a slow-growing economy, profits look likely to remain under pressure.

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