J.P. Morgan Found Hackers Through Breach of Road-Race Website

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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. may not have discovered the breach in its computer systems as quickly this past summer if it hadn’t gone looking for trouble elsewhere, people briefed on the investigation said.

Altice to Make Firm Offer for PT Portugal

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Telecom company Altice is set to make a firm offer to buy PT Portugal from its Brazilian owner, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.K. to Repay First World War Bonds

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The U.K. Treasury plans to repay part of the debt issued to finance Britain’s role in World War I.

U.S., Russia Drag on AB InBev Sales

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Anheuser-Busch InBev reported that weakness in the U.S., Russia and Ukraine weighed on sales volumes in the third quarter, even as cost cuts and strong sales elsewhere boosted profit.

WPP Warns Over Advertising Caution

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WPP Chief Executive Officer Martin Sorrell said that executives are on their guard again over how they spend on advertising amid heightened geopolitical concerns.

BofA Chided for Combining Top Jobs

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Three of the largest pension systems in the U.S. are pushing back on Bank of America’s move to name CEO Brian Moynihan as chairman.

U.S. Sanctions Bite Putin's 'Personal Banker'

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The Western effort to freeze Kremlin-connected assets has cost what the U.S. Treasury describes as Russian President Putin’s favored bank nearly $21 million, according to a new U.S. corporate disclosure.

The New Science of Food Additives

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Americans’ growing appetite for food with bold and exotic tastes is bumping up against another trend—demand for more-natural food—complicating the industry’s R&D efforts and potentially raising costs.

Nursing Homes in $1.65 Billion Deal

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Omega Healthcare agreed to buy Aviv REIT in an all-stock deal valued at $1.65 billion, further consolidating the fragmented skilled-nursing facility sector.

Sony Posts Hefty Loss

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Sony reported a $1.2 billion loss after writing down the value of its struggling smartphone business, but strong PlayStation sales brightened up the quarterly report.

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