Deutsche Bank's Realism Makes Bleak Reading

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Deutsche Bank has unveiled a big cut in targeted returns. That may be more realistic but only serves to underline the continuing problems at the German lender.

'Flash Crash' Investigators Likely Missed Clues

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Investigators overlooked evidence that could have enabled them to uncover the strategies of the trader accused of helping cause the selloff.

U.S. Stock Futures Edge Higher

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U.S. stock futures rose slightly Monday, following the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500’s push to all-time highs last week.

P&G Joins Movement to Cut Ad Costs

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The world’s largest advertiser plans deep cuts in the number of ad agencies it works with in hopes of big savings on fees.

Nomad Hungry for More Food Deals

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Nomad’s founders Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman, backed by the surging strength of the U.S. dollar, want to climb to the top of the food chain. Nomad last week agreed to buy Iglo Foods for €2.6 billion ($2.81 billion)

Merger Surge Tempts Hedge Funds to Make a Bet

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Hedge funds that make money betting on the spread between the share prices of a merger target and its acquirer have suffered from a lack of M&A activity, but current surge, led by the Royal Dutch Shell-BG Group deal, has put wind on their sails.

German Bond Swings Show Lack of Protection

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The German bond market last week went into reverse. The move underlined how little protection ultra-low yields provide against a move in prices.

Moscow's Airports Lose Travelers

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Travel to and from Russia’s once-thriving Moscow airports is declining as fewer locals venture outside the country and foreign tourist and business visitors dry up.

Oil Funds Sound a Warning

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Money is pouring out of a popular investment tied to the oil market, a sign that a monthlong crude-price rally may be running out of gas.

Dr. Koop's Website Was Tech-Bubble Poster Boy

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The rise and fall of consumer health-care website drkoop.com was a favorite debacle of the tech bubble.

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