Dow Chemical Results Top Expectations

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Dow Chemical Co., which has been selling off assets and streamlining its operations, said its profit rose as sales thrived across the company’s segments.

Google Japan Case Raises Privacy Issues

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A Japanese man who won a court order requiring Google to remove certain search results has asked the court to fine the company, saying it failed to fully remove results that could injure his reputation.

Boeing Posts Strong Results

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Boeing Co. said its quarterly profit rose 18% and raised its 2014 guidance, but it also indicated costs for its flagship 787 Dreamliner program aren’t coming down as quickly as hoped.

Business-Friendly Bureaucrat Helped Build Tax Haven

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Marius Kohl spent years engineering Luxembourg’s most valuable export: tax relief, which is now under pressure from the European Union.

Luxottica to Name Mehboob-Khan as Co-CEO

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Italian eyewear giant Luxottica Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio proposed Procter & Gamble’s Adil Mehboob-Khan as a co-chief executive after the position was left vacant earlier this month.

Packaging Dynamics on the Auction Block

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Private-equity firm Kohlberg & Co. is looking to sell Packaging Dynamics Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.

Fracking Firms: Victims of Their Own Success

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The fracking surge in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale has caused gas prices to crater, forcing drillers to re-evaluate operations.

GlaxoSmithKline Unveils Cost-Saving Plan

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GlaxoSmithKline announced new cost savings, plans to explore a partial listing of its ViiV Healthcare business and better-than-expected earnings.

General Dynamics Earnings Rise

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General Dynamics Corp. on Wednesday reported forecast-beating quarterly profits and increased its 2014 guidance, with signs that orders for its core combat and information technology units have bottomed out.

Firms Try to Escape Health Law's Penalties

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With the health law’s insurance mandate for employers set to kick in next year, companies are trying to avoid the law’s penalties while holding down costs, using strategies like enrolling employees in Medicaid.

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