Boeing Posts Strong Quarterly Results

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Boeing reported a 19% jump in quarterly profit, and executives predicted that orders for its fuel-efficient jets will remain strong in 2015 despite concerns over falling oil prices.

California Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

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California plans to launch a statewide campaign warning citizens about the health risks of electronic cigarettes.

McDonald's CEO Steps Down

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McDonald’s, struggling amid declining sales and menu changes, said Don Thompson will step down as president and chief executive.

GM Rejects Request to Extend Compensation Claim Deadline

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General Motors rejected a request by two U.S. senators to extend their ignition switch compensation fund claim deadline for a second time.

Las Vegas Sands Profit Rises 25%

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 25%, thanks to lower operating expenses, though the casino operator continued to be hurt by a slowdown in Macau.

Qualcomm Shows Unexpected Growth but Still Cuts Outlook

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Qualcomm Inc. showed surprising growth in its fiscal first quarter, but lowered its revenue targets for the year amid continued turmoil in China and stiffening competition for smartphone chips.

Orders for Business Jets Rise

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The world’s two largest makers of business jets said Wednesday that demand continues to improve, with General Dynamics Corp. planning to boost output of its high-end Gulfstream planes as more U.S. companies place orders.

H&M Expansion Pushes Sales Higher

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Hennes & Mauritz posted a 13% rise in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, as an expansion helped drive record sales at the Swedish clothing retailer last year.

Sony Bails Out of Music Streaming

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A shake-out in the crowded market for music-streaming services appears to be gathering steam. Sony said it is shutting down its $10-a-month Music Unlimited at the end of March, four years after launching it in the U.S.

Sasol Shelves Louisiana Investment

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Sasol said it was shelving an $11 billion project on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, imperiling one of the largest foreign investments on U.S. soil because of the plunge in oil prices.

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