Deere Sees Big Decline in Equipment Sales

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Deere projected a 20% decline in farm equipment sales for the recently started business year, warning again that lower commodity prices and falling farm incomes are putting pressure on demand for agricultural machinery.

C&J Energy Begins Court-Ordered Solicitation of Alternatives to Nabors Deal

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C&J Energy Services has started its court-ordered process of seeking alternative deal proposals to its planned merger with a Nabors Industries unit.

Icahn Offers Loan to Trump Entertainment

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Investor Carl Icahn has agreed to provide $5 million in financing to see casino operator Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. through the coming months as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy.

CEOs' Test: Dealing With Activist Investors

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Shareholders have become more assertive in challenging CEOs since the financial crisis. How chief executives respond has become a new measure of their mettle.

Best Quarter Since Crisis for Banks

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The U.S. banking industry showed continued strength in the third quarter with broad-based revenue growth and a year-over-year jump in profits, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday.

New York Office Towers Pop Up Despite Sluggish Market

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Developers are planning new Manhattan office buildings at the fastest rate in two decades despite sluggish demand for space, a gamble that tenants will favor gleaming new skyscrapers.

CMBS Make a Comeback in Europe

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The rebound in the U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities market appears to be spreading across the pond.

An Easy Money Saver: the Flu Shot

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Many health experts say one of the best ways to protect yourself--and your wallet--is to steer clear of an old holiday bug, the seasonal flu. More pharmacies are offering flu shots, and health laws make them affordable.

The Rules on Capital-Loss Deductions

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You typically can deduct as much as $3,000 a year in capital losses from your ordinary income. You can carry unused deductions into subsequent years until they’re used up.

Berkley California has approved a tax on sugared soft drinks. Is this a good idea?
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