Maersk in Talks Over $1.5 Billion Ship Order

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Denmark’s Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container-shipping company by capacity, is in early talks with Asian shipbuilders to order up to 10 container megaships worth around $1.5 billion.

Eurozone Consumer Prices Fall Sharply

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Consumer prices in the eurozone fell more sharply and more broadly in January, heightening the risk of a slide toward deflation that the ECB hopes to halt and then reverse through its new bond-buying program.

Rising Dollar Hits Google Revenue

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The rising dollar claimed another victim as Google’s revenue grew slower than expected. Absent the dollar’s impact, revenue would have risen roughly 20%.

Alibaba Is Tested by Regulators, Mobile

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Alibaba reported disappointing revenue growth, while a senior executive defended the e-commerce giant against Chinese government allegations that it failed to crack down on fakes.

Falling Prices Spread Pain Far Across The Oil Patch

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Trouble has been looming over the oil patch since crude prices began falling last summer. But only now are the long-feared effects of a bust starting to ripple through the energy ecosystem.

Which Future Lies Ahead for BuzzFeed?

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BuzzFeed, the eight-year-old news website that pioneered the “listicle,” has many imitators but now must prove that its growth model is sustainable and that “native ads” can generate measurable returns for brands.

Spotify Seeks to Raise $500 Million

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Music streaming service Spotify is working with Goldman Sachs on a new round of private fundraising, potentially putting off an initial public offering for another year.

Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise a Try

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Facing roadblocks, ride-sharing service Uber is trying to present a softer side to its aggressive push into global markets.

China Tops U.S. in Foreign Investment

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China became the world’s top destination for foreign investment in 2014, edging the U.S. out of the top position for the first time since 2003. The change comes after years in which China has been gaining ground.

Newcrest Rides a Gold Roller-Coaster

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Few companies have experienced the roller-coaster ride of the commodities cycle like Newcrest Mining, Australia’s biggest gold producer.

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