Proxy Firm Georgeson Under Investigation

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Georgeson, a proxy-solicitation firm, is being investigated by federal prosecutors as part of the government’s increased focus on the illegal trading of confidential company information.

One of Citadel's China Accounts Suspended

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U.S.-based hedge fund firm Citadel said trading in one of the accounts it manages in China has been suspended, as regulators there battle a steep slide in stock prices.

Uniqlo Aims for Bigger China Gains

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Japanese apparel chain Uniqlo is aiming to get a further boost in China from a new deal with Disney.

Companies Sour on Delaware as Corporate Haven

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The most popular state for corporate registrations now has challengers who say it doesn’t offer enough protections against shareholder lawsuits.

Tech Firms Beware: Don't Disappoint Investors

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Technology companies whose earnings disappoint investors are paying an unusually large toll this quarter, highlighting Wall Street’s high expectations for the sector at a time of uneven economic growth.

Spy Software Gets a Second Life on Wall Street

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A wave of companies with ties to the intelligence community is winning over the world of finance.

Drones Are Put on a Leash

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The commercial promise of drones has been limited by their short battery lives and propensity for flying off. Now some companies believe they have a solution: tie the drones to the ground with tethers hundreds of feet long.

Virtual Reality Isn't Just About Games

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Virtual reality is going to be much bigger, much more compelling, and much less trivial than what its earliest adopters have so far envisioned, says Keywords columnist Christopher Mims.

Aer Lingus's Margin Challenge for British Airways Parent

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Half-year results at International Consolidated Airlines and Aer Lingus point to a widening gap in profitability ahead of their deal.

Countdown to Rate 'Liftoff' Could Be Disrupted

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If the Fed has last-minute doubts about raising rates, then Monday’s ISM manufacturing report could provide clarity.

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