RBC Trading-Desk Spinoff Nixed By Regulators

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The Royal Bank of Canada dropped a plan to spin off a lucrative proprietary-trading business after the Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the move.

New Vaccines Target Deadly Virus in Pigs

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Drug companies are racing to create vaccines to stifle a deadly swine virus that has roiled the U.S. meat industry and pushed pork prices to record highs.

New Pepsi Goes to Amazon

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Pepsi True, made with sugar and stevia, will be sold exclusively through Amazon.com

At Work: More Reasons Not to Watch the Clock

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New Study Shows Employees Are More Creative, Happier Without a Clock

Legume Used in Fracking Is 4-Letter Word to Investor, Farmers

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In the race to the new riches of the oil patch, one Wall Street firm and hundreds of farmers have slipped on a skinny green legume known as guar.

Legume Used in Fracking Is 4-Letter Word to Investor, Farmers

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In the race to the new riches of the oil patch, one Wall Street firm and hundreds of farmers have slipped on a skinny green legume known as guar.

Starboard Sets Sights on RealD

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Activist investor Starboard Value LP offered to acquire RealD Inc., the film industry's leading provider of 3-D technology, for $12 a share, a 29% premium to Wednesday's close of $9.27.

Verizon Drops Throttling Plan Amid FCC Pressure

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Amid strong pushback from regulators, Verizon said it was canceling plans to slow down data speeds for some users of its most advanced network during periods of peak congestion.

Carriers Double Caps On Data to Poach Users

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AT&T, Verizon and Sprint battling for cellphone customers are offering to "double the data"—a promotion that has little cost in the near term but which could be trading away future revenue growth.

Ebola Case in U.S. Gives Airline Investors the Jitters

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The first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. gave airline investors the jitters on Wednesday, as they tried to gauge the potential impact of the episode on demand for air travel.

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