What's Barnes & Noble's Survival Plan?

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For Barnes & Noble, a shrinking market for print books, competition from Amazon and the costs of investing in its own e-reader and tablets has made the future uncertain for the retailer as it looks for additional revenue sources.

Calpine to Sell Six Power Plants

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Calpine will sell six U.S. power plants in the Southeast and Midwest to LS Power for $1.57 billion in cash, as the company focuses on its electricity sales businesses in Texas, California and mid-Atlantic states.

Gillette's New Weapon in Razor Arms Race

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Procter & Gamble is set to roll out its latest weapon in the fight for men's faces—a razor featuring a swiveling ball-hinge that allows the blade to pivot and comes with a high-end price.

Wal-Mart Dives Deeper in Banking

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Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees.

Newmont Mining, Barrick Gold Merger Talks Break Down

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Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining were in advanced talks this week over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers, but the talks broke down.

Chobani Expands Into New Yogurt Products

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Chobani is venturing beyond basic yogurt cups with plans to launch new products this year, including desserts and dips, as the company explores plans to new capital.

For Apple Investors, the Waiting Is the Hardest Part

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Apple's results next week aren't likely to provide much fireworks, but there's still reason for investors to "ooh" and "aah."

Do you think the Boston Marathon will be incident free on Monday?

Top Hedge Funds Take Hit on Tech

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Some top hedge funds are down sharply this month, stung by a tendency to cluster into the same trades.

GE Plans to Divest More Businesses

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General Electric is planning to sell off more pieces of its sprawling conglomerate this year as Chief Executive Jeff Immelt seeks to improve profitability.

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