'Super-Sizing' Natural Gas Output

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Applying newer fracking techniques to a prolific natural-gas region that straddles Louisiana and Texas could give the U.S. more—and much cheaper—supplies of the fuel for many years.

McDonald's Plans All-Day Breakfast

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McDonald’s is embarking on its biggest operational change in years with plans to offer breakfast all day.

U.S. Drivers Will Put Oil Prices in Reverse

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Ahead of the Tape: Pressure on crude-oil demand may rise as driving season ends and U.S. refineries approach turnaround season.

Developer Shrugs off Vancouver Office-Space Glut

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A restriction enacted in Vancouver with the intent of stemming a loss of downtown commercial space has actually produced the opposite effect–it lately has spurred a bit too much office development.

El Niño May Put Heat on Commodities Prices

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A strong El Niño has sent sea temperatures in parts of the Pacific Ocean to their highest level since the late 1990s, and dry conditions are already being seen world-wide. Experts are warning farmers to be prepared as the impact on rainfall and crops is hard to predict.

Amgen Finds Data Falsified in Grizzly Bear Study

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A scientific paper that had captured widespread attention because its subjects were massive grizzly bears has been retracted after one of the authors was said to have manipulated some of the data.

FHA Offers Olive Branch to Hesitant Lenders

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The government is trying to coax banks back to making mortgage loans to risky borrowers, after a string of expensive disputes over a federal loan program led some banks to conclude it wasn’t worth the headaches.

China Boosts Efforts to Keep Money at Home

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China is imposing new controls to prevent too much money from leaving the country, with lenders beefing up internal checks on foreign-exchange conversions and regulators aiming to rein in illegal money-transfer agents.

The Bad News in Strong Car Sales

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Despite the stumble in stocks, auto sales were strong last month. That should reassure the Federal Reserve on consumers’ ability to weather market turmoil.

How to Gain From David Einhorn's Pain

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David Einhorn’s hedge-fund firm has posted big losses. Another firm he controls may offer investors a value play on any comeback.

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