Nintendo's Difficulties Worsen

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Nintendo said its operating loss nearly doubled as the videogame maker faced sagging sales of its 3DS hand-held console.

Samsung's Mobile Chief Feels Pressure Over Sales

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The head of Samsung's mobile division, J.K. Shin, is facing pressure as weakening phone sales propel the company toward an expected third straight quarter of operating-profit declines when it reports results Thursday.

Benefit Costs Pare Humana's Profit

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Humana's second-quarter profit falls 18% as increased benefit costs help to offset a jump in revenue.

Mixed Fortunes for European Car Makers

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European car makers painted a murky portrait of the global auto industry as concerns about Russia and Latin America blunt the optimism fueled by a steady rebound in European auto demand.

German Companies Shrug Off Sanctions Impact

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A weakening ruble through the first half of the year has already seen exports fall, something companies have already factored into their expectations.

WellPoint Lifts View Despite Profit Drop

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WellPoint said its second-quarter profit slipped as the health insurer recorded higher expenses, masking increases in both revenue and enrollment.

Project Exporting Gas to Japan Set For Green Light

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The final investment decision on a plan to export liquefied natural gas from the Cameron plant in Louisiana is expected to get the final go-ahead next week.

Twitter Silences Its Naysayers

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Twitter quieted its doubters, at least for now, over its ability to jump-start shrinking user growth in the shadow of larger rival Facebook. The social-media company posted strong results across the board.

Total, Europe Inc. Weigh New Sanctions

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Total has stopped buying shares in Russian gas-producer Novatek while other European companies have expressed concern at the possible effects of the new sanctions on Russia.

Tullow Oil Sinks Into Loss

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Africa-focused oil explorer Tullow Oil said it swung to a net loss in the first half of the year, largely due to a sharp rise in write-offs of exploration costs.

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