Volkswagen CFO Nominated as Board Chairman

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The largest shareholder of European’s biggest auto maker nominated the company’s finance chief to become the next chairman of the VW supervisory board.

E-Book Sales Weaken Amid Higher Prices

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E-book revenue is falling, and some people in the publishing industry say it is partly because of the higher prices that have resulted from new contracts negotiated with Amazon.

General Mills to Sell Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765 Million

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General Mills has agreed to sell its Green Giant and Le Sueur frozen and canned vegetable brands to B&G Foods for $765 million in cash.

Traders Ride the ETF Roller Coaster

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Mom-and-pop investors who trade in exchange-traded funds and notes linked to commodities have experienced some of the roughest volatility over the past several weeks.

Credit-Card Fraudsters Pump Gas Stations for Profit

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As motorists head out on the last big driving weekend of the summer, the credit-card industry and gas-station owners are deploying everything from sophisticated software to heavy-duty padlocks to combat an epidemic of fuel-related theft and fraud.

Big Pharma: The Moment of Dread Is Here

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The impact of biosimilars in the U.S. will be gradual. Drug-company investors should still be wary.

Intel to Invest $50 Million in Quantum Computers

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Intel Corp. is joining the race to develop quantum computers, a long-discussed break from conventional electronics aimed at solving problems that are far beyond the reach of today’s hardware.

Andy Murray's Shoes Take Center Stage

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Andy Murray wore Adidas shoes for his first match of the U.S. Open this week, despite a multimillion-dollar endorsement deal with rival Under Armour.

ECB Ready to Expand Stimulus Programs

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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated that the bank stands ready to expand its stimulus programs if slowdowns in large developing economies and turbulence in financial markets hinder its ability to boost inflation to a target of just under 2%.

Natalie Massenet Leaves Net-a-Porter

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The founder and executive chairman of Net-a-Porter has abruptly resigned, leaving the high-end fashion site ahead of its pending merger with Yoox.

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