Mattel Swings to Loss as Sales Slip

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Mattel swung to a first quarter loss as the toy maker recorded a slip in sales, weighed down by its Barbie brand.

Nespresso to Change Commercial Behavior in France

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Nespresso has agreed to change its commercial behavior in France after the country's antitrust watchdog expressed concerns that the coffee-capsule maker may be abusing its dominant position.

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike Again

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Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany are expected to walk off the job Thursday, according to services union Verdi, continuing a string of strikes aimed at swaying the e-commerce giant on wage levels.

Mt. Gox Gives Up on Comeback

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The defunct bitcoin exchange has given up its plan to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and said it has agreed with a Tokyo court on the first step toward liquidation.

RadioShack Mired in Talks Over Store Closings

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RadioShack is mired in negotiations with its lenders over plans to close up to 1,100 stores, complicating the struggling consumer electronics retailer's turnaround, people familiar with the talks said.

Treasury Turns Its Gaze to Municipal-Bond Market

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The department is forming a new unit to broadly monitor the municipal-bond market, with a focus on troubled borrowers.

Today the federal judge allowed the Boston Marathon Bomber access to the victims autopsy photos. Do you agree with the ruling?
Was the New York Time article on the Marathon Bombers appropriate to publish today?

How to Talk Like an Art Buyer

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Limited editions? Archival pigment prints? Bonded bronze? A look at some of the insider vocabulary used by artists and galleries.

A Couple Needs to Overcome Debt

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A financial planner lays out a recovery plan for a young couple with six credit cards and $20,000 in credit-card debt.

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