Appeals Court Grants TV Programmers Stay in FCC Fight

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An appeals court granted TV channel owners a preliminary victory in their standoff with the FCC over disclosure of programming contracts, raising the prospect of delays to the agency’s review of pay-TV industry mergers.

Utilities Press Railroad to Speed Coal Deliveries

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Saying they are running short on coal, electric utilities are trying to pressure Warren Buffett’s BNSF Railway Co. to speed up deliveries on its congested tracks before the worst of the winter weather hits.

Franchisees Buck Minimum-Wage Push

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Owners of fast-food restaurants and other franchises are mobilizing to counter the spread of union-backed worker strikes and protests seeking higher wages.

Samsung Considering Shake-Up in Management

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Samsung Electronics is considering a leadership shake-up, including installing a new mobile chief, according to people familiar with the matter, to revive its fortunes after a difficult year.

BHP Outlines Plan to Cut Costs, Reshuffles Management

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BHP Billiton Ltd. outlined plans to cut costs further and curb investment spending as the world’s biggest miner by market value looks to simplify and strengthen its business amid falling commodity prices.

Christie's Hong Kong Sale Hits $82 Million

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Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christie’s evening sale in Hong Kong totaling $82 million.

Oil Boom Returns to Gulf of Mexico

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Four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, giant new oil projects are returning to the Gulf of Mexico—bigger and more expensive than ever.

Elite Law Firms Lift Bonuses

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Three big law firms, Simpson Thacher, Paul Weiss and Clearly Gottlieb, are raising year-end bonuses for associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, partly reflecting this year’s resurgence in lucrative M&A work.

Record Bids in U.S. Airwave Auction

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A U.S. auction of wireless spectrum has collected $34 billion in bids, turning what was expected to be a relatively sleepy affair into a major windfall for taxpayers and posing enormous commitment of capital for the carriers.

Pressing a Google Breakup

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Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed forcefully.

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