Luxembourg Agrees to Share Details of Corporate Tax Deals

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Luxembourg agreed Thursday to share with the European Commission information on tax deals secured by multinational companies with operations in the small nation.

Sony Pictures Runs the Show

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Sony Pictures’ struggles with hackers over the movie “The Interview” has demonstrated the movie studio’s relative independence from Sony headquarters in Tokyo.

Mexican Drug Cartels Will Challenge Energy Investors

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As Mexico opens its energy sector to private investors, the vicious drug cartels that control parts of northern Mexico pose a hurdle.

CommerceHub Acquires E-Commerce Adviser Mercent

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Liberty Media’s CommerceHub is set to announce Thursday it has agreed to acquire e-commerce advisory firm Mercent as it seeks to broaden its clients’ reach online, particularly through Amazon Inc. and Google Inc.

U.S. Firms Examine Prospects of Cuba Trade

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The White House’s move to normalize ties with Cuba could give U.S. companies access to a market that’s been largely off-limits for more than a half century but has less commercial allure than it once did.

Deere to Sell Crop-Insurance Ops

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Deere agreed to sell its crop-insurance business to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance of Iowa, following a strategic review of the unit that began in September.

Elizabeth Warren Pins Wall Street Ills on Citigroup

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Citigroup notched a victory when Congress approved a long-sought change to a rule in the Dodd-Frank overhaul of financial regulations. Now the firm finds itself under attack from a powerful critic: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots?

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Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.

Falling Oil Prices Don't Give Clean-Energy Stocks the All-Clear

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These are dark days for investors in Big Oil. That doesn’t mean clear skies for investors in clean energy.

Couche-Tard to Buy Pantry

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Canadian convenience-store operator Couche-Tard agreed to buy American chain Pantry for about $860 million, strengthening its position in the southeastern U.S.

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