West Coast Port Workers Ratify Contract

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Members of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union overwhelmingly approved a five-year contract provides labor stability at U.S. West Coast ports.

The Core of the Fed's Inflation Problem

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Rising oil prices and a weaker dollar should feed through to higher core inflation. But not for a while.

Deere Profit Falls as Equipment Sales Drop

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Deere’s profit dropped 30% in the latest quarter, but its shares rallied as proceeds from a business-unit sale and lower expenses delivered results that exceeded Wall Street expectations.

Appeals Court Issues Mixed Ruling on Cigarette Warnings

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A federal appeals court issued a split ruling on what kinds of statements tobacco companies must make in product warnings after a judge found them in violation of federal law nearly a decade ago.

U.S. Consumer Prices Climb for Third Straight Month

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U.S. consumer prices climbed for the third straight month in April, rising 0.1%, in the latest sign inflation is stabilizing.

Restructuring Firm Chief Expects Renewed Demand in Asia

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The chief of restructuring firm AlixPartners discusses missteps that global companies made in expanding in Asia and why a wave of corporate restructuring is inevitable.

Why Peltz Didn't Have Icahn's Apple Touch

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Nelson Peltz’s failure to win a board seat at DuPont might have had something to do with the incentives of passive investors.

U.S. Stocks Down Slightly

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U.S. stocks were slightly lower Friday, but off intraday lows, after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen reiterated the central bank’s intention to raise short-term interest rates this year.

TomTom's Maps Need Clearer Route to Profits

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TomTom is benefitting from renewed interest in location services required for autonomous driving. But the company has yet to prove it can navigate a profitable path.

Hanergy: Bulk of Stock Collapse Was in Less Than a Second

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The collapse of a Chinese solar company’s shares this week was caused by a sudden wave of rapid-fire sell orders that sank the price in less than a second.

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