Royal Dutch Shell Cuts Its Way to a New Look

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The U.K. oil and gas major is chopping jobs, costs and investment. That looks like as much an image makeover, as a financial one.

RBS Offers Big Rewards for Patient Buyers

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The U.K. bank’s radical restructuring launched in February promises to build a big capital surplus.

Time Warner Profit Falls, Despite Strong Subscriber Growth

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Time Warner Cable said profit fell 7.2% in its latest quarter, as higher programming costs and a pension expense offset higher revenue and subscriber growth.

Thrifty Sony Still Has Some Explaining to Do

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Sony has made great strides rationalizing costs and wooing back disillusioned investors. But color is still needed on how it plans to spend investors’ cash.

Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent Shares Soar on Profit News

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Nokia recorded a net profit for the second quarter, while Alcatel, which the Finnish company is acquiring, saw its first quarter of positive free cash flow since 2006.

Fed Preps Careful Path for Rate Hike

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The Federal Reserve kept rates near zero but cited progress in the U.S. job market, a sign it remains on course to raise interest rates in September or later this year.

At SodaStream, a Rush Away From Sugar

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SodaStream, a pioneer in make-it-at-home soda, is recasting itself as a “sparkling water’’ dispenser as Americans cut back on soft drinks. It also is rushing to remake itself before Keurig launches its cold-drink machine.

Siemens Hit by Weaker Energy Business

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German industrial conglomerate Siemens reported a slight decline in third-quarter net profit on slow growth in its power and gas division and a weak global economy.

Facebook's Heft Comes at a Cost

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As Facebook grows off a huge base, it is getting expensive.

Molybdenum: Minor Metal Is Major Mistake for Investors

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Prices of molybdenum, an important ingredient used in steelmaking, have plummeted this year, but miners of the metal will find it difficult to limit supply.

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