AutoZone Nears a Speed Bump

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Ahead of the Tape: AutoZone's fiscal fourth-quarter results look likely to end a long streak of double-digit growth. But there be more deceleration to come.

Justice Stirs Concern Urging Companies to Aid Crackdown

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The Justice Department recently called for more cooperation from American corporations in cracking down on financial crime. So far, however, lawyers who represent companies in such cases aren't giving the idea rave reviews.

Courts Nix More Software Patents

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Federal courts have rejected more software patents since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June tackled the question of whether—and when—computer programs can qualify for intellectual-property protection.

U.S. Wheat Prices Pushed to Four-Year Low

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U.S. wheat prices have slid to the lowest level in more than four years, buffeted by sluggish demand for U.S. supplies amid abundant global stockpiles.

Will 'Gotham' Signal Change at Fox?

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Fox is coming off a season of few new hits and double-digit declines in viewers. Now, with two new production-minded overseers in place, the broadcast network's plan is to first make a hit out of "Gotham" and then get more out of in-house programming.

Paula Deen Buys Rights to Food Network Footage

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Celebrity chef Paula Deen and her soon-to-be-launched online TV network have bought the rights to the shows and other video in which she starred during her 13-year tenure at Food Network. Terms weren't disclosed.

BlackBerry's Makeover Is Taking Shape

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that years of layoffs and shrinking at the smartphone maker had come to an end, the latest signal that his plan to abandon the consumer market is showing results.

Vivendi to Sell GVT to Telefónica

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French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi said it would sell its Brazilian unit GVT to Spanish telecom giant Telefónica in a deal valued at around $9.3 billion.

China Resources Power President Resigns

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State-owned conglomerate China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd.'s President Wang Yujun resigned effective Monday, the company said.

India Expands Campaign to Cut Drug Prices

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India is expanding a campaign to reduce drug prices by capping the amount pharmaceutical companies can charge for more medicines and warning of jail time for executives at firms that don't meet output targets.

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