Fed Sees All Banks in Stress Test Adequately Capitalized

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The largest U.S. banks are strong enough to keep lending during a severe recession, the Federal Reserve said Thursday, a sign that many banks will soon get permission to return profits to investors by raising dividends or buying back shares.

Brazil Judge Presiding Over Eike Batista Trial Removed

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The federal judge who had been presiding over the trial of Brazilian businessman Eike Batista was removed from all of his cases by an appeals court for an undetermined period.

Five Ways to Get a Better Deal in Mediation

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Savvy participants can tilt the process in their favor when mediation is used in divorce, disputes with brokers and other conflicts.

Indonesia Seeks Cash By Putting Up Its Own

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Indonesia’s president wants to pour billions of dollars into state-owned firms to encourage the private sector to invest in infrastructure. Investors have their doubts.

Diamond Foods Swings to a Profit

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Diamond Foods Inc. swung to a profit in the second quarter on improved sales in the U.S. that offset lower sales in the U.K. and the impact of a stronger dollar.

Jordan Seeking More U.S.-Made Rocket Launchers

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The State Dept. has approved a request from Jordan, which is looking to buy 72 of the M31 rocket launchers built by Lockheed Martin.

Trinity Mirror Management Failed to Acknowledge Hacking, Court Told

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Trinity Mirror PLC’s senior management caused further injury to victims of its journalists intercepting voice mails by refusing to acknowledge its newspapers engaged in the practice, a U.K. court was told Thursday.

Novelis CEO Sees Electric Cars Energizing Aluminum Makers

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Aluminum makers, already benefiting from increased use of aluminum by auto makers, stand to gain further from growth in the electric car industry, said Novelis CEO Phil Martens.

Japan's Family Mart in Talks With UNY Group

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Japanese convenience-store operator Family Mart Co. is in talks with UNY Group over a possible merger, in a deal that would create the second-biggest convenience store chain in Japan by sales, people familiar with the matter said.

Hunt for Street's 'Wolves' Comes Up Short

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Finra’s “High Risk Broker” program targets individuals with large numbers of disciplinary red flags, but the initiative hasn’t barred any of the brokers associated with Stratton Oakmont, the firm depicted in the film ‘The Wolf of Wall Street.’

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