Air France Pilot Union Calls for Strike

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Air France's main pilot union Thursday called for a one-week strike next month to protest cost-cutting measures the airline is considering on cockpit crew in an effort to return to profit and counter budget-carrier competition.

Ford to See if World Likes New Mustang

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Ford Motor will measure global demand for the redesigned Mustang sports car to determine whether it adds a third shift to the Michigan plant where it is built.

Saab Auto Owner Goes Bust

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A Swedish court Thursday denied bankruptcy protection for the Chinese-backed company which owns Sweden's Saab automobile brand, saying its financial plan was inadequate.

Tough Lesson for Textbook Publishers

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Debt-weary college and grad students are opting for cheaper or even free textbook versions, forcing major publishers to revamp their business models.

Germanwings Pilots to Strike

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A strike by pilots of Lufthansa budget subsidiary Germanwings set for Friday appears inevitable, after talks with pilots' trade union over retirement benefits failed to achieve a compromise.

How to Play Catch-up on Retirement Savings

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If you've socked away too little, combine a higher saving rate with smart planning on Social Security and when to leave the workforce.

U.S. Banks Boosted Lending in Second Quarter

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U.S. banks increased their loan balances in the second quarter of 2014 by an amount not seen since before the financial crisis, a government report said, offering evidence of a pickup in lending as the economy slowly recovers.

Nonbank Mortgage Lenders Bounce Back

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In the first half of the year, lenders that aren't banks made almost a quarter of all mortgage loans, the highest level since at least the financial crisis.

Nike's Tennis Match: Federer, Jordan

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Nike arranged for former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan to attend Tuesday's match as part of a promotion for Roger Federer's new line of shoes.

Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction Against Samsung

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A federal judge denied a request from Apple to bar Samsung from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents.

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