Pre-Fab Nuclear Plants Prove Just as Expensive

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Modular method of constructing nuclear facilities has run into problems such as costly delays and who will bear the brunt of the expense.

When Things Get Real on TV, Music Pays Real Well

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Classically trained composers cue up steady royalties by writing music for reality shows like ‘Survivor,’ ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette.’

Allergan's Healthy Price May Come With Side Effects

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While investors are excited about Allergan’s pursuit of more deals, they have to hope it doesn’t bite off more than it can chew.

Twitter Is No Bargain

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Ahead of the Tape: Twitter’s recent stumble creates the appearance of a possible bargain compared with rival social network Facebook, but the gulf between them is vast.

Ford Bets on Uber-Class of Pickups

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Auto makers are finding more buyers with money and a desire to flaunt their rides snapping up an emerging class of $50,000 and up pickups that have the same leather, electronics and appointments as a luxury car.

Nontrade Concerns Cloud Obama's Pacific Deal

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The administration’s push to clinch a sweeping Pacific trade deal this week faces stiff opposition over concerns—ranging from human trafficking to antigay laws—that have little to do with trade.

At P&G, Lafley Prepares to Hand Over Reins

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Procter & Gamble is expected to soon name David Taylor as CEO, succeeding A.G. Lafley, who came out of retirement to take a second stint running the company.

Secret IPO Filings Feed Deal Frenzy

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Many U.S. companies, from tech startups to drug makers, are secretly seeking to go public. Yet some that file confidentially face very different fates: Their filings spark interest from prospective acquirers.

U.S. Durable Orders Up 3.4% in June

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New orders for durable goods rose a seasonally adjusted 3.4% in June from a month earlier, the Commerce Department said.

China's Yuan Pushes Deeper Into Global Financial System

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China’s currency, otherwise known as renminbi, is now the fifth most used currency for international payments and is about join the U.S. dollar, the euro, the British pound and Japan’s yen to be used as collateral at the London Metal Exchange.

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