Foreign Investors Rethink Enthusiasm on Myanmar Aviation

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Aviation, once thought to be one of Myanmar's most promising sectors, is losing its shine with foreign investors, offering a window into the slowdown in investment into the country.

Clampdown on Popular Painkillers

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The Obama administration moved to restrict prescriptions of the most commonly used narcotic painkillers in the U.S., with the DEA saying it would put hydrocodone combination drugs in the category reserved for medical substances with the highest potential for harm.

A Tiny Oil Platform, One Big Mystery

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A small oil facility off the coast of Africa appears to be sending lots of crude to Europe, raising questions by Nigerian and U.S. authorities about whether some of it is pilfered Nigerian crude.

Deere Laying Off 460 More Workers

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Deere unveiled another round of layoffs Friday as the company continues to scale back agricultural-equipment production amid weaker demand.

Ann Cuts Guidance as Results Beat Lowered Expectations

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Ann Inc. cut its sales guidance for the year amid soft traffic and continued promotions, while its fiscal second-quarter sales just beat the downbeat guidance the retailer offered earlier this month.

Cathay Pacific to Launch Hong Kong-Boston Flights

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Cathay Pacific said it plans to launch nonstop flights to the eastern U.S. city of Boston from May 2015 as the Hong Kong-based airline looks to expand its long-haul offerings.

Hibbett Sports Profit Declines 21%

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Hibbett Sports Inc. said its fiscal second-quarter profit declined 21% as higher costs and expenses offset a modest gain in revenue.

With Rates Low, Firms Near Borrowing Record

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U.S. corporate-bond issuance is hurtling toward a record for the third consecutive year, as companies take advantage of a surprising interest-rate decline to stock up on cash.

Central Bankers Wrestle With Easy Money

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Central bankers gathering for the Jackson Hole conference confront a global economy that has once again disappointed, leaving them reluctant in some places and unable in others to turn off spigots of easy money.

New Coffee Brewer Tests Keurig CEO's Recipe

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Keurig is rolling out a new version of its coffee brewer, marking the first major product launch under CEO Brian Kelley, who pressed his engineers to develop a machine that could brew both versions of its coffee pods.

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