Honda Net Profit Grows 20%

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Honda Motor Co. says its earnings rose 20% in the latest quarter, when it benefited from growth in global auto sales, but was held back by delayed model introductions.

Orange Helped by Cost Cuts

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France's Orange said cost savings continued to help offset declining revenue in some of its biggest markets in the first half.

Renault Profit Surges on Cost-Cutting

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Renault reported a steep rise in first-half profit, as the French car maker benefited from a cost cutting drive and the absence of provisions that hurt its performance in the same period last year.

Roche Leukemia Treatment Approved

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Roche said that the European Commission has approved its Gazyvaro treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of the disease.

Turner TV Tops Time Warner's To-Do List

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In fending off Fox's takeover advances, Time Warner has to show that it would be better off on its own. Key to this is turning around the slipping ratings at its Turner Broadcasting unit, which houses TNT, TBS and CNN.

China Probe Moves Into Canada

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A Chinese government anticorruption investigation is stretching into Canada, with a shake-up at state-run China National Petroleum's Canadian operations and a billion-dollar oil-sands project left in limbo.

Payments Puzzle Persists at Banks

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Hundreds of small and regional banks are clinging to a practice that can cause consumers to incur multiple overdraft fees in the same day.

Oracle Reduces Stock Grants to Larry Ellison

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Oracle significantly cut its yearly stock-option grants to CEO Larry Ellison and other top executives nearly a year after a wave of shareholder opposition to compensation paid to the billionaire chief.

In Zillow-Trulia Deal, Making Room for Brokers

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Zillow Inc. and Trulia Inc., the two online real-estate giants that announced plans to merge, have a message for real-estate agents that have grown increasingly concerned about their market clout: We're partners.

Battle for Poor Shoppers Fuels Dollar-Store Deal

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The battle for America's poorest consumers intensified Monday with Dollar Tree's agreement to buy rival Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion.

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