New U.S. Rules Make Foreign Goods Better Deal for E-Shoppers

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A change in trade rules is making it cheaper and easier for American consumers to buy overseas goods online, heartening merchants abroad but threatening stiffer competition for U.S. retailers.

For 'Brexit,' Like 'Grexit,' It's Not About Economics

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Britain’s flirtation with leaving the European Union is as puzzling as Greece’s desire to stay. After all, Britain’s economy has done quite well inside the bloc while Greece’s has been decimated. What explains both sentiments, WSJ chief economics commentator Greg Ip writes, is that the European project has always been about more than economics.

Many Crowdfunding Consultants Come Up Short

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As more entrepreneurs turn to online sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise money for their ventures, a cottage industry of service providers has emerged. But are they worth it?

Breeders Stew Over How to Slow Pace of Chicken Growth

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The U.S. chicken industry has spent decades in figuring out how to grow its birds fast. Now, many of its customers are looking for producers willing to slow the pace of weight gain.

Fitbit: The Cost of Competing With Apple

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Fitness band maker expects earnings to recover by year’s end, but the heavily shorted stock is unforgiving.

Insurers Seek Rate Hikes to Cover Obamacare Costs

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Insurers have begun to propose big premium increases for coverage next year under the 2010 health law, as some struggle to make money in a market where their costs have soared.

Tesla's Losses Widen on Lower-Than-Expected Deliveries

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Tesla Motors posted a loss of $283 million in the first quarter but stuck to its 2016 delivery forecast. Separately, two of its top manufacturing executives said they were leaving the company.

Putting the Squeeze on Profits

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Low productivity is cutting into companies’ profit margins. It’s a problem that they helped sow.

CBS and Time Warner: Fitting Into Skinny Bundles

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The future of pay TV is smaller bundles of channels—even the owners of the channels are acknowledging as much. Even if Big Media is trying to embrace the trend of the so-called skinny bundle, it will mean leaner times for some.

Tesla Earnings: It's All About the Dream

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Enthusiasm for the Model 3 mass-market car has powered Tesla Motors to lofty heights. But first-quarter results should remind investors that the future isn’t too far away.

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