How Prada's New-Look Accounting Flatters Figures

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Prada’s surprising operating-profit growth came primarily from a subtle change in its accounting policy.

What Happens When a Central Bank Buys Property Stocks

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The Bank of Japan’s asset purchases have helped shares in real-estate investment trusts, but home builder stocks may be telling the true story.

Fed's Dislike of Negative Interest Rates Points to Limits of Stimulus

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Fed officials don’t think negative rates are needed in the U.S. because the economy and job market are improving and they are hoping they will never have to use them in the future given their uncertainty about whether the policy works.

Why Fitbit's New Band Got a Healthy Reception

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Fitness band maker has much cheaper multiple, as it updates flagship devices.

Mylan, Feeling Heat on EpiPen Price, Will Offer Cheaper Generic

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Mylan said it would launch a generic alternative to EpiPen at a 50% discount after being criticized for sharply raising the price of the lifesaving drug.

When Economic Doomsayers Stumble

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It’s early, but data so far suggest the British decision to leave the European Union could be another example of a recurring phenomenon: expert predictions of dire consequences to political decisions that end up proving overheated.

Construction Unions Stymie Low-Income Housing Plans in California, New York

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Legislative efforts in two of the country’s most populous states to boost urban housing construction are facing a common barrier: resistance from construction unions.

U.S. Jobs, EU Sentiment, China Manufacturing

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This week, the U.S. monthly jobs report will accompany data on personal consumption and inflation, while readings in Europe on unemployment and business sentiment could reflect the impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU.

Suits Target University Retirement Plans

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A dozen big-name universities, including Duke, Cornell and Yale, have been hit with lawsuits alleging their retirement plans are too confusing and costly.

Stock Pickers' Very Bad Year

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Active managers have registered an exceptionally weak performance in 2016. But relief could be on the way.

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