'Pokémon Go' Catches On in Japan

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“Pokémon Go” finally made its debut in Japan, two weeks after it launched in the U.S., where it has become the biggest-ever smartphone game.

Why the Yahoo Bid Is a Rounding Error

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Verizon’s reported bid for Yahoo’s core business is a bit of good news at the margin but now moves the focus to how the value of its equity stakes are realized and taxed.

Despite Optimism, Oil Firms Keep Cutting Jobs

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Energy companies continued to cut thousands of jobs during the second quarter, even though many chief executives are now voicing optimism that the oil market crash is ending and a rebound in drilling is afoot.

Komatsu Sings Ode to Joy Global

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Japanese equipment giant Komatsu is walking into a bargain for mining machine maker Joy Global.

Post-Brexit Economy: Pretty Morose Index

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The U.K. purchasing managers’ indexes for July showed a plunge in business activity after the Brexit vote. The pound, sent lower on the reading, could decline further yet.

Why Nintendo Is No Pokémon Bubble

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Nintendo was trading cheaply before the Pokémon craze kicked in. Still, the mobile gaming craze has created ambitious expectations.

U.S. Regulators Sue to Block Two Health-Insurance Megamergers

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U.S. antitrust enforcers filed lawsuits challenging Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna and Aetna’s planned combination with Humana on antitrust concerns.

GE Shares Shine Too Brightly

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Trading at an eight-year high, GE’s energetic shares might be due for a rest.

No Miracle Cures for Biogen

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Biogen’s strong results will support the stock price, but the new drug pipeline is thin.

How Intel's Cloud Business Could Lose Its Silver Lining

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Intel’s data-center business is key to growth but won’t remain unchallenged.

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