Anemic Wage Growth Restraining Economy

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Years of solid job gains are failing to produce a breakout in wages, suppressing the spark needed for a sustained pickup in economic growth.

Johnson Controls Uses RFID Tags to Unravel Riddle of Missing Crates

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A push into RFID tagging helped auto-parts maker Johnson Controls pinpoint the costly detours of shipping boxes and solve a logistics riddle that grows out of the automotive industry’s sprawling supply chain.

Priceline's Ousted CEO's Pay Fell 32% After Board Rebuke

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Priceline Group’s ousted CEO Darren Huston’s compensation dropped 32% last year after fellow directors decided not to pay him a cash bonus as they investigated a relationship they later deemed inappropriate.

Soaring Tobacco Stocks Prompt Calpers to Reconsider Investment

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The California Public Employees’ Retirement System may reconsider a decision it made 16 years ago to sell tobacco holdings after an outside consultancy concluded that it missed out on up to $3 billion in net investment gains.

Volkswagen: Why Digital Could Be Harder than Diesel

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The emissions scandal continues to distract Volkswagen’s management from its real problem: technological disruption.

China's Banks Face Bad-Loan Pinch

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Chinese banks’ precarious balance of provisioning just enough for bad loans while keeping profits flat won’t last much longer.

Exxon Mobil Still Has Fuel in the Tank

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Despite losing its coveted triple-A rating, there is still a lot to like about oil-and-gas giant Exxon Mobil ahead of Friday’s earnings report.

U.S. Growth Starts Year in Familiar Rut

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The U.S. economy stumbled out of the gate in 2016 as consumers and businesses showed renewed signs of caution, underscoring the uneven growth that has been a hallmark of the nearly seven-year expansion, the worst performance in two years.

Senator's Objections Block Big Deals at U.S. Trade Bank

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A new congressional standoff is preventing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which survived a five-month shutdown last year, from arranging financing for deals of more than $10 million.

Valeant: Swapping Scandal for Growing Pains

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Investors will need patience as Valeant cleans house.

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