A Hot Employer Stock Can Burn You

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Wealth Effect: Today's young tech tycoons should heed the meltdown of one-time highfliers such as Pets.com and Webvan.

LVMH Profit Drops, Hurt by Exchange Rates

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Luxury goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its first-half profit dropped 4% despite a small sales increase, showing the sector's vulnerability to fluctuations in exchange rates.

McDonald's Sticks With Chinese Meat Supplier

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McDonald's said it will continue to use a longtime meat provider in China, except for the Shanghai facility accused of selling expired chicken and beef. The decision underscores the difficulty in finding safe food suppliers in China.

BSkyB Readies for Earnings With Deal Prospects in the Air

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The pay-television giant British Sky Broadcasting Group faces various headwinds as it prepares to report results, but it still hopes to counter them with a deal to buy all of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.

Stress Hormones That Leave Marks on Trading Floors

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Robert M. Sapolsky takes a look at stress hormones that appear to change behavior on trading floors.

Vivendi's SFR Unit Hit By Network Outage

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French phone operator SFR was hit by a countrywide network outage for several hours affecting around 4 million customers.

Airline Fatalities Worst Since 2010

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Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.

Mars Raises U.S. Chocolate Prices

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A unit of Mars Inc. has raised prices for U.S. chocolate products by about 7% to offset rising costs, the M&Ms and Snickers maker said.

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