Ellison Cedes Oracle CEO Post

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Oracle said its longtime leader, Larry Ellison, will step aside as CEO but take over as chairman of the business-software giant. Mark Hurd and Safra Catz were named co-CEOs.

McDonald's Boosts Quarterly Dividend

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McDonald's increased its quarterly dividend by 5%, a move the company said reflects "the continued strength and sustainability of our cash flow."

DJIA, S&P 500 Rise to New Highs

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The Dow industrials and S&P 500 rallied to all-time highs Thursday as investors were heartened by signals from the Federal Reserve that it remains on a measured course to eventually raise interest rates.

Fed Acts Against Santander U.S. Unit

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The Federal Reserve took enforcement action against Santander's U.S. unit, saying one of the Spanish bank's subsidiaries paid a dividend without permission even though the Fed had barred it from doing so.

A Full Night's Sleep Can Really Pay Off

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Being well rested can make people more productive and valuable at work, as well as smarter in their investing, research suggests.

Amazon Shows 'Voyage,' a High-End Kindle Reader

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Amazon introduced a handful of new devices, including a $100 tablet aimed at the masses and a high-end electronic-reader that the company says is the closest e-reading experience to plain paper.

Falling Yen Is Weaker Tonic for Japan

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Japan is getting less bang from the rising buck. That is the message investors are sending after a month in which the yen slipped to a six-year low against the dollar.

Chinese Property Investors Bet Big Overseas

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A growing number of Chinese developers are launching big projects in Western cities, such as the planned $1.63 billion transformation of an abandoned dock in London into a business park.

Is the influx of illegal aliens responsible for the mysterious enterovirus infecting children now across the country?

Canadian National Railway Faces Fine

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Canadian National Railroad faces a fine for failing to meet government-mandated grain-shipment levels meant to ease a bottleneck in Western Canada.

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