Meitu: Why China's Photo Phenomenon Is Out of Focus

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Meitu is looking to achieve a pricey IPO valuation for an unprofitable internet company selling inexpensive phones.

VW's Emissions Battles Around the World Are Heating Up

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Governments, investors and car owners around the world are gaining ground in efforts to pressure Volkswagen for settlements over its diesel emissions-cheating scandal.

Soda Consumption Falls After Special Tax in California City

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Consumption of soda and other sugary drinks fell by more than a fifth in low-income neighborhoods of Berkeley after the California city became the first in the U.S. to introduce a special tax last year, according to a study published Tuesday.

Disney and Vice, a Storybook Romance

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The family-friendly entertainment conglomerate, worried about reaching young men in an era of cable-cutting, is betting big on the profane gonzo journalism of ex-punk rocker Shane Smith.

Low Earners See Paychecks Grow

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For Americans in the bottom quarter of the income scale, pay is rising at the fastest rate since the recession, and large firms are setting a public example, putting pressure on competitors to follow suit.

U.S. New Home Sales Rise to Highest Level Since 2007

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Sales of newly built homes jumped 12.4% in July to the highest level in since October 2007, a sign of solid momentum in the U.S. housing market.

How to Free Big Banks From Weight of Dead Money

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Big banks have long complained about the costs of holding large pools of inactive deposits, especially in countries where interest rates have turned negative. Increasingly, they are charging customers to look after their cash.

Another Valeant Parallel at Concordia International

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Concordia CEO’s margin call is the latest stumble in the company’s bad year.

Retailers Could Fail the Back-to-School Test

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Retailers with a significant back-to-school business face easy comparisons, but that may already be priced into their shares.

Former Fed Staffer, Activists Detail Plan to Overhaul Central Bank

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After arguing earlier this year the Federal Reserve needs to modernize how it is structured, a former top central bank adviser and activists are now laying out exactly how they believe the overhaul needs to happen.

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