Europe's Banks Boost Lending in Asia

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European banks are lending in Asia at the fastest pace since 2008, attracted by the region's relatively strong economic growth and expanding list of large companies.

China Probes Executives at Volkswagen Joint Venture

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Chinese officials have launched a probe into a former and a current executive at FAW-Volkswagen Automobile, one of Volkswagen's joint ventures in the country.

Germany's Expensive Gamble on Renewable Energy

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Many companies worry the cost of Germany's mammoth, trillion-euro plan to wean the country off nuclear and fossil fuels by midcentury will undermine the country's competitiveness.

Size Matters for Corporate Boards

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Companies with fewer board members outperformed their peers, while those with more directors underperformed, according to data analyzed for The Wall Street Journal.

Corinthian Lenders Permit Sale of Some Assets

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The lenders to troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. have agreed to the sale of certain schools' assets, which would raise much-needed funds and allow operations to continue.

Bankruptcy Court Approves Crumbs Sale

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Crumbs Bake Shop won court approval Tuesday to begin reopening stores as soon as next month under a new ownership team that plans to expand the chain beyond its signature cupcakes.

Take Back Control of Your Email Inbox

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Personal Technology: Joanna Stern tests apps and services to help her clear out nearly 6,000 unread emails—most of which were fired off by the marketing bots of social networks, retailers and service providers.

Connecticut Exchange CEO to Run HealthCare.gov

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The Obama administration on Tuesday named Kevin Counihan, who led one of the few successfully launched insurance exchanges under the health law, as chief executive officer of HealthCare.gov.

American Pulls Fares From Orbitz

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American Airlines has withdrawn its flights from consumer websites powered by Orbitz, following a similar dispute between the airline and the travel website about three years ago.

Limits Are Urged for Some REITs

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State securities regulators are pushing for restrictions on nontraded real-estate investment trusts, saying added protections are needed for small investors who may not fully understand the risks.

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