Newell Rubbermaid Plans to Sell Units

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Newell Rubbermaid said that it will pursue the sale of its Endicia online postage and Calphalon retail outlet stores and kitchen electrics businesses to create a more focused portfolio.

Chevron's Profit Rises

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Chevron said its third-quarter profit increased 13% on asset sales and strength in the refining, marketing and chemical segment, despite lower revenue and production.

How to Pump Up a Roth IRA

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After-tax contributions to a workplace 401(k) can be shifted into a tax-free Roth account, the IRS says.

Freeport Workers Call Off Planned Strike

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Workers at the Indonesian unit of Freeport-MacMoRan called off a planned month-long strike in the company’s mine in the eastern province after talks with the company’s management.

Clorox Sales Edge Up 1%

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Clorox said its sales edged up 1% in the latest quarter, driven by gains in the household segment and overall higher volume.

Apple CEO Cook Is 'Proud to Be Gay'

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Apple’s Tim Cook said he is “proud to be gay,” a declaration that puts an openly gay man at the helm of the world’s most valuable company.

Dollar General Extends Family Dollar Offer

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Dollar General said it is extending its $80-a-share tender offer to buy Family Dollar Stores by two months, as the offer remained well undersubscribed.

Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance

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ApplePay’s recent launch in the U.S. is the latest indication that paying for things with our phones will become more normal, but for most, “normal” remains some way away.

Oi, Telefónica, América Móvil Advance on Plans to Buy TIM in Brazil

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Three telecommunications companies operating in Brazil, Spain’s Telefónica SA, Mexico’s América Móvil SAB and Brazil’s Oi SA, agreed to join forces to make an offer to acquire Telecom Italia SpA’s local unit, TIM Participações, according to two people close to the talks.

NTT DoCoMo to Combine Broadband, Mobile Services

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Japan’s largest mobile network operator will start selling high-speed broadband and mobile services in a single, discounted package as it responds to fierce competition and a sharp earnings decline.

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