Will Cheap Gas Hurt Ford Truck?

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The about 14% decline in U.S. fuel prices in the last four months is raising an unexpected hurdle for Ford’s lighter-weight F-150 pickup truck designed for an era of expensive gasoline.

Texas Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt Dies at 88

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Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88 years old.

Dimon: Cancer Hasn't Changed What I Want to Do

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J.P. Morgan Chairman and CEO James Dimon said his throat cancer hasn’t changed what he wants to do in life, saying he sees himself teaching or helping a charity someday.

Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

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Ben Bradlee, who steered the Washington Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, died Tuesday at 93.

In Japan, Property Investors Widen Their Hunt

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Sky-high prices for buildings in central Tokyo—part of one property sold for $1.7 billion—have investors looking elsewhere in Japan.

Scion Moves Into Spotlight on M&A Stage

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Jho Low, of Jynwel Capital, used to generate headlines for his lavish partying with the likes of Paris Hilton. Now, he is more likely to draw attention for his deal making.

Apple's iCloud Is Under Attack in China

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Apple’s iCloud service for users in mainland China has been hit by an attack that could allow perpetrators to intercept and see usernames, passwords and other personal data, activists and security analysts said.

Another Blow to Hedge Funds: Spinoff Bets

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U.S. companies are selling off divisions at a record pace, but such moves aren’t boosting shares as they did in the past. That has meant losses for some hedge funds that seek to profit from—and sometimes actively push for—such corporate splits.

Bay Area's Office Boom Stalls in the East

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San Francisco’s ability to nurture homegrown technology companies and lure larger ones from Silicon Valley has been a modern-day gold rush for the city’s property owners. So far, though, the spoils haven’t reached the city’s neighbors across the bay.

Wells Fargo Banks on European Real Estate

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Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. commercial-property lender, is pushing deeper into Europe amid worries about the strength of the U.K. market and as eurozone countries slide toward recession.

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