Marc Andreessen's Sudden Silence on Twitter Stumps Silicon Valley

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Venture capitalist and technology evangelist Marc Andreessen has been among the most prolific Twitter users. He suddenly stopped tweeting on Saturday, and his silence on the social-media site has been deafening in Silicon Valley.

FedEx, UPS Rely on Technology to Keep Lid on Seasonal Hiring

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Holiday hiring is expected to be flat at package-delivery giants FedEx and United Parcel Service, but that masks efforts behind the scenes to prepare for the coming wave of e-commerce orders.

Airbus Tightens Belt With Shake-Up

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Airbus Group is to merge headquarters and eliminate an unspecified number of management jobs in a new restructuring plan to improve profitability.

The One-Engine Economy

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Consumers have been the only thing pushing the U.S. economy along. They could use some help.

Gilead's Growth Tonic Is Elusive, May Have Side Effects

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The biotech company’s deliberate approach to deal making has frustrated investors, but it could still pay off.

'Deepwater Horizon' Film Poses Fresh Woes for BP

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The new movie, a $100 million-plus production from Lions Gate, doesn’t shy away from unflattering portrayals of BP executives, who are depicted as more concerned about budgets and schedules than safety.

U.S. Consumer Spending Flat in August

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U.S. consumers tapped the brakes in August, signaling slower but sustained growth for a key pillar of the economy.

Consumer Sentiment Climbs in September

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A gauge of U.S. consumer confidence—the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index—rose in September, suggesting households are feeling fairly good about the economy this fall.

Obama Administration Imposes New Requirements on Pay Data, Sick Leave

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The Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.

Europe's Rising Inflation Little More Than Energy Jolt

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Inflation is finally rising in the eurozone. But the European Central Bank can’t take much of the credit. All the movement is in energy prices.

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