Why Fitbit's New Band Got a Healthy Reception

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Fitness band maker has much cheaper multiple, as it updates flagship devices.

As Food Prices Fall, Economic Pain Hits More Businesses

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Consumers’ glee at the supermarket checkout over lower food prices isn’t shared by all: Farmers, grocers and restaurateurs are feeling the pinch of cheap milk, beef and corn prices on their incomes.

Mylan, Feeling Heat on EpiPen Price, Will Offer Cheaper Generic

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Mylan said it would launch a generic alternative to EpiPen at a 50% discount after being criticized for sharply raising the price of the lifesaving drug.

Mondelez Walks Away After Hershey Spurns Raised Bid

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Mondelez ended its bid to acquire Hershey after the famed chocolate-bar maker rebuffed a new takeover offer and indicated it would be difficult to strike a deal before next year.

Nothing Says 'Bank Policy' Like Bullets, Bazookas and Sledgehammers

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A new arsenal of unorthodox policy weapons is inspiring bankers to invent a new descriptive lexicon.

Why Craft Brewing Slowdown Won't Benefit Big Beer

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The upscale drift of beverage markets in the developed world cuts the wrong way for big U.S. brewers.

Facebook to Allow Users to Trigger 'Safety Check' Feature

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Facebook Inc. said Monday that it is planning for communities to be able to trigger its “safety check” function instead of the social media giant having sole control over it during a disaster.

At Ports, a Sign of Altered Supply Chains

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Economists say subdued activity at U.S. ports is a sign of how retailers are slimming down their supply chains as more of their customers shop online.

Firms Say Goodbye to Prettied-Up Financial Reports

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More companies are responding to regulatory scrutiny of financial reporting by giving greater prominence to standard, or GAAP, accounting figures, rather than emphasizing more-flattering metrics.

Another Intellectual-Property-Law Firm to Close

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Intellectual-property-law firm Kenyon & Kenyon will close and its 55 lawyers will move to Texas-based Andrews Kurth, shrinking still further the national roster of such specialist boutiques.

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