CNN Enjoys Outsize Ratings Boost From Presidential Race

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The presidential race has re-energized CNN after year of weak ratings, playing a major role in more than doubling its prime-time audience in the network’s target demographic of 25- to 54-year-olds since the start of 2016.

On Close Inspection, India's Sharp Growth Picture Gets Fuzzy

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India’s economy expanded by 7.3% last year, outpacing every other major nation, including China, for the first time in nearly two decades. But as with most developing countries, India’s economy defies easy measurement.

Burj Khalifa Developer Posts 18% Rise in Net

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Dubai developer Emaar Properties reported an 18% rise in first-quarter net profit, buoyed by sales in the Dubai market as it shrugged off a slowdown in the emirate’s real-estate sector.

Energy Future Files New Chapter 11 Exit Plan

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The fate of Energy Future Holdings Corp.’s transmissions business, Oncor, is once again up in the air, under a new bankruptcy exit plan for the Dallas electricity giant.

U.S. Chides Five Economic Powers Over Policies

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The Obama administration delivered a shot across the bow to Asia’s leading exporters and Germany for their economic policies and warned that a number of major economies around the globe could face intense pressure to engage in currency interventions to counter slow growth.

How Eurozone Growth is Bucking the Global Trend

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The eurozone has provided investors with plenty of surprises in the past few years, most of them unpleasant. The economic data released Friday make for a refreshing change.

AB InBev Offers to Sell More SABMiller Brands

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AB InBev has offered to sell SABMiller’s Central and Eastern European brands ahead of a European Commission decision on its acquisition of the London-based brewer.

Anemic Wage Growth Restraining Economy

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Years of solid job gains are failing to produce a breakout in wages, suppressing the spark needed for a sustained pickup in economic growth.

Big Oil, Big Mistake: Investors Overpay for Income at Exxon

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Both Exxon Mobil and Chevron had their worst results in well over a decade. But their share prices are defying gravity in part because of big oil’s perceived stability.

China's Banks Face Bad-Loan Pinch

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Chinese banks’ precarious balance of provisioning just enough for bad loans while keeping profits flat won’t last much longer.

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