'The Hobbit' Wins Box-Office Battle

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Latest in Middle Earth saga bests ‘Museum,’ ‘Annie’ with $56.2 million over the weekend.

Ferrovial Drops Transfield Bid

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Ferrovial abandoned a takeover bid for Australia’s Transfield Services, a major setback in the Spanish construction company’s plan to compete for billions of dollars of new infrastructure projects Down Under.

Walgreen Prepares to Steer a Global Course

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The Week Ahead: Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is going to find out if bigger means better, as it nears a shareholder vote on completing its planned merger with European counterpart Alliance Boots.

ICE Has Unlikely Ally on Trading Proposal

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Jeffrey Sprecher, chief of Intercontinental Exchange Inc., recruited an unlikely ally in his efforts to revamp the U.S. stock market and bring more trading back onto exchanges.

St. Croix Refinery to Stay Closed After Vote

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The mothballed refinery on St. Croix will stay closed after the U.S. Virgin Island’s Legislature voted overwhelmingly against letting a new owner take over the plant.

Former Petrobras Executive Gives Computer Data to Prosecutors

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Documents purportedly show that the company’s chief executive and board of directors were made aware of an alleged bribery scheme as early as 2009.

Railcar Bottleneck Looms for Oil

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Thousands of tank cars are likely to be idled because there aren’t enough shops to retrofit tank cars that carry flammable liquids in time to meet proposed federal guidelines, a railway trade group says.

Railcar Bottleneck Looms for Oil

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Thousands of tank cars are likely to be idled because there aren’t enough shops to retrofit tank cars that carry flammable liquids in time to meet proposed federal guidelines, a railway trade group says.

FDA Backs AbbVie's Hepatitis Treatment

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U.S. regulators on Friday approved AbbVie’s new multidrug regimen for hepatitis C, and the company priced it below rival treatments from Gilead Sciences.

Google Seeks Partners for Self-Driving Car

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The head of Google’s autonomous-vehicle project said the company is looking for auto industry partners to bring its vision of a self-driving car to market within the next five years.

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