Interest in Riskier Currency Bonds Stirred, Not Shaken

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Some of the highest-yielding bonds in emerging markets, debt denominated in local currencies, are rallying despite rising jitters over these fast-growing countries.

Chinese Officials Say Shanghai Husi Food Violations Company-Led

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Chinese food safety officials accused a U.S.-owned Chinese meat supplier, Shanghai Husi Food, for signing off on sales of expired meat.

Danone Weighs Expansion Opportunities

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Danone has launched a strategic review to ensure its long-term growth, amid renewed speculation over whether the French dairy group can survive as a stand-alone company.

McDonald's Expects More Challenges

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McDonald's is trying to fix the fundamentals of its business as the fast-food company plans for more weakness this year.

Herbalife Rallies in Face of New Attack by Ackman

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William Ackman had promised a "death blow" against Herbalife. Wall Street instead gave new life to the nutritional-supplement company's stock.

Soybean Shift Pressures DuPont

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Farmers' preference for planting soybeans over corn will continue to challenge DuPont Co., one of the world's largest sellers of high-tech seeds, executives said Tuesday.

Coca-Cola's Earnings, Revenue Slide

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Coca-Cola's soda volumes resumed growth but profit and revenue slipped on weaker foreign currencies and higher marketing costs.

Microsoft's Net Takes Hit on Nokia

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Microsoft said its quarterly profit declined as the company absorbed a financial hit from acquiring Nokia's money-losing cellphone business.

Comcast's Profit Rises 15%

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Comcast's second-quarter profit rose 15%, as it reduced its rate of video-subscriber losses, posted an increase in high-speed Internet customers and boosted profit in its NBCUniversal entertainment arm.

Fox Mindful of Debt as It Eyes Time Warner

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Ever since his News Corp survived a bruising liquidity crisis in the early 1990s, Rupert Murdoch has been careful to avoid getting overextended financially. But his pursuit of Time Warner could test that philosophy.

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