Trump to Propose $20 Billion Boost in Military Spending

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President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would offset a roughly $20 billion boost in military spending from current levels by cutting funding across the rest of the government.

Aircraft Sales Boosted U.S. Durable-Goods Orders in January

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Orders for long-lasting factory goods climbed last month due to purchases of military and civilian aircraft, overshadowing a weak start to 2017 for business investment in new equipment.

Takata Pleads Guilty to Criminal Wrongdoing, Agrees to Pay $1 Billion

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Japanese automotive supplier Takata pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for providing misleading testing reports to auto makers on rupture-prone air bags installed in millions of vehicles.

Johnson & Johnson Prescription Unit List Prices Rose 8.5% Last Year

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Johnson & Johnson said it raised the list price of its prescription medicines by an average of 8.5% last year—and 3.5% after discounts—in the health-products company’s first effort to address criticism about the high cost of medicines by opening up about its drug-pricing practices.

Two Retailers, One Big Worry

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Target and Best Buy are moving in opposite directions, but they both have reason to fear a border tax.

The World's Most Radical Experiment in Monetary Policy Isn't Working

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A generation of Japanese have grown accustomed to falling prices. That’s presented a seemingly impassable obstacle to the central bank, whose negative interest rates and other stimulus policies were supposed to spur wage and price increases.

Samsung's Latest Crack at Windows

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Tablet sales have been falling, but Surface has proved demand for business-focused devices.

The New Normal for Drug Makers

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There were fewer double-digit price increases during the annual beginning-of-the-year price hikes as the pharmaceutical industry fights a wave of bad publicity.

Global Exchanges Merger Game Gets a Restart---Again

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The Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange tie-up looks set to fail. That opens the door for NYSE-owner InterContinental Exchanges.

Priceline Is Ready for an Upgrade

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Sticker shock aside, Priceline Group shares have more room to go assuming the travel industry stays strong.

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