Tesla Executive Presses Auto Makers on Electrification

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Tesla Motors executive Diarmuid O’Connell said that most other auto makers are producing electric cars to meet minimum regulatory standards while continuing to build and sell less-efficient gas-engine vehicles in droves.

Apple, Google Aim to Predict What You Want

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Apple and Google are developing technology for smartphones that will study users’ activities and deliver information before they ask for it. The companies hope new features will keep users loyal.

Soros Fund Management Chief Investment Officer Bessent to Depart

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The head of George Soros’ investment firm is departing to start his own hedge-fund firm, according to an internal memo reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

A Hard Lesson on Building in Chile

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Last summer, Chilean billionaire Horst Paulmann completed what he expected to be a crowning achievement of his business career: South America’s tallest building. But the development is turning into a black eye.

Chesapeake Energy's Moody Shareholders

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The market’s reaction to Chesapeake Energy’s dividend cut has provided a buying opportunity and potentially makes the company attractive to an acquirer.

Aetna Lifts Guidance as Profit Tops Expectations

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Aetna Inc., which has agreed to buy fellow insurer Humana Inc., reported better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter as it benefits from growth in its government business.

Shire Mounts $30 Billion Bid for U.S. Biotech Baxalta

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Shire made an unsolicited offer worth $30.6 billion for rare-disease-treatment maker Baxalta, the latest example of a foreign company using its tax-friendly status to go after a U.S. firm.

Lockhart Says Fed 'Close' to Being Ready for Rate Rise

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the economy is ready for the first increase in short-term interest rates in more than nine years and it would take a significant deterioration in the data to convince him not to move in September.

Lockhart Says Fed 'Close' to Being Ready for Rate Rise

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart said the economy is ready for the first increase in short-term interest rates in more than nine years and it would take a significant deterioration in the data to convince him not to move in September.

Sprint Falls Behind T-Mobile in Total Connections

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Sprint Corp. reported one of its best quarters in years, posting a sharp improvement in customer retention and losing less money than Wall Street had forecast.

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