NYSE Plan Would Revamp Trading

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The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is pushing a major overhaul of the U.S. stock market aimed at helping exchanges reclaim their role at the center of trading.

Sony Pictures Runs the Show

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Sony Pictures’ struggles with hackers over the movie “The Interview” has demonstrated the movie studio’s relative independence from Sony headquarters in Tokyo.

U.S. Firms Examine Prospects of Cuba Trade

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The White House’s move to normalize ties with Cuba could give U.S. companies access to a market that’s been largely off-limits for more than a half century but has less commercial allure than it once did.

Elizabeth Warren Pins Wall Street Ills on Citigroup

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Citigroup notched a victory when Congress approved a long-sought change to a rule in the Dodd-Frank overhaul of financial regulations. Now the firm finds itself under attack from a powerful critic: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots?

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Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.

Couche-Tard to Buy Pantry

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Canadian convenience-store operator Couche-Tard agreed to buy American chain Pantry for about $860 million, strengthening its position in the southeastern U.S.

Ruble Pressures Auto Makers to Rethink Russia Business

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Car makers aren’t pulling out of Russia yet, but they are growing increasingly nervous and moving to control the damage from plunging consumer demand and exposure to Russia’s swooning currency.

France Fines Consumer-Product Firms

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France’s antitrust authority has fined a group of consumer product companies a total of nearly $1.23 billion for anticompetitive practices.

ARCP's Schorsch Accused of Ordering Accounting Changes

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Former American Realty Capital Properties Chairman Nicholas Schorsch in July directed two executives to manipulate quarterly financial results, according to a complaint filed Thursday in New York state court by former Chief Accounting Officer Lisa McAlister.

Aer Lingus Board Rejects IAG Bid

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The board of directors of Irish carrier Aer Lingus has rejected a takeover bid by British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group.

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