Eurozone Inflation Weakens Again

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Europe’s economic prospects worsened as inflation across the euro area weakened again and unemployment in Italy reached its highest rate in nearly four decades—putting added pressure on the European Central Bank to step up its stimulus campaign.

Twitter Co-Founder Sells Some Shares

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One of Twitter’s founders has sold some of his stock in the social-media company for the first time, shedding about 1.2% of his nearly 9.5% stake.

For Retail, a Mix of Hope and Fear

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The U.S. economy has grown strongly since stumbling at the beginning of the year. The holiday shopping season will help determine if 2014 ends with a bang.

French Uber Ruling Due in Two Weeks

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Car-hailing service Uber Technologies argued that a new French law governing car-service apps is unconstitutional, an effort to block an emergency lawsuit that could end up banning one of the company’s main services in France.

EU Approves Medtronic's Merger With Covidien

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Medical-device maker Medtronic secured European Union approval for its $43 billion merger with rival Covidien of Ireland, subject to conditions, two days after U.S. authorities cleared the deal.

BG Group Boss's Share Package Questioned

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British shareholder-advisory group PIRC has recommended that BG Group PLC investors reject a controversial share award company’s incoming chief executive, in one of the biggest revolts against executive pay in the U.K. in recent years.

In Thailand, Firms Add Apprentices

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An increasing number of companies in Thailand, including many in the auto industry, are rolling out apprenticeship programs aimed at beefing up the country’s workforce.

Honda, Takata Recalls Began as Early as 2002

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Honda recalled a batch of Accord passenger cars in 2002 for Takata Corp. air bags at risk of rupturing, well before the company has said it first learned of injuries.

Malaysian Airline System Posts Wider Loss

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Malaysian Airline System Bhd., parent of flag carrier Malaysia Airlines, swings to a wider net loss in third quarter as it prepares to be privatized after losing two aircraft this year, leaving 537 people either dead or missing

Firm Makes Water-Jet Bet

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American Industrial Partners bets it can transform ’water-jet technology,’ which slices through glass, metal and granite, into a bigger and faster-growing business.

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