CEOs at Aetna, Anthem Help to Reshape Health-Insurance Industry

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The health-insurance industry is being reshaped, in part because of efforts by Aetna’s Mark T. Bertolini, who has struck a deal for Humana, and Anthem’s Joseph Swedish, whose company is seeking to acquire Cigna.

Hackers Trick Email Systems Into Wiring Them Large Sums

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Cybercriminals are exploiting publicly available information and weaknesses in corporate email systems to trick small businesses into transferring large sums of money into fraudulent bank accounts.

Whole Foods Sales Sour After Pricing Scandal

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Whole Foods said sales growth slowed sharply following allegations that it overcharged customers in New York, contributing to another disappointing quarter for the natural-foods grocer.

Despite Oil's Plummet, Some Smaller Drillers Faring Well

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Giant energy companies like Exxon and Chevron typically weather slumps in oil prices better than the average driller, but during this downturn some shale drillers are faring at least as well — or better.

Northrop, General Dynamics Beat Expectations

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Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised full-year guidance, driven by aerospace segments.

Facebook's Heft Comes at a Cost

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As Facebook grows off a huge base, it is getting expensive.

Renewable Energy Powers Up Rural India

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Small renewable-power companies are trying to light up India’s hard-to-reach rural regions.

Banks Pitch Swaps as Alternative to Buying Stock

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Banks are nudging certain hedge-fund clients to use derivatives instead of actual stocks when placing some bets, an effort aimed at lessening the impact of new capital rules on the banks’ businesses.

Luxe Valet to Convert Contract Workers to Employees

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On-demand valet-parking service Luxe Valet is the latest tech startup to convert its independent contractors to employees with benefits.

As China's Stock Market Boils, Yuan Will Stay Cool

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A weaker yuan may make economic sense, but Beijing can hardly afford a bout of currency weakness on top of everything else.

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