Japan Buyback Boom Fails to Leave Mark

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Japanese companies need to do a lot more share buybacks to shed their cash hoarder nature.

Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks

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Hackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the vulnerability of millions of “smart” devices in homes and businesses connected to the internet.

U.S. Second-Quarter GDP Revised Up to 1.4% Gain

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The U.S. economy appears to be growing at its fastest pace in two years, buoyed by firm consumer spending, stronger exports and positive—though still modest—business investment.

Wells Fargo Illustrates Case for Splitting Board From Management

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The fracas over Wells Fargo is resurrecting an old debate over whether bank chiefs should also serve as board chairmen.

NXP Can Help Qualcomm Shift Its Gears

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Qualcomm remains too reliant on smartphone chips; a deal with NXP would add diversity.

UFC Goes for a Knockout, With Celebrity Investors in Its Corner

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Just months after being acquired by Hollywood talent agency WME-ING, the UFC is going A-list, with 23 celebrities, including Ben Affleck, Adam Levine and Serena and Venus Williams, investing in the rapidly growing sport.

Salesforce.com to Press Regulators to Block Microsoft-LinkedIn Deal

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Salesforce.com said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, citing antitrust issues.

Americans Are More Optimistic About the Economy Than You Might Think

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Consumer surveys have yielded starkly conflicting results of late ahead of the presidential election. Here is one way for investors to sift through the noise.

A CBS-Viacom Merger? It Depends on the Redstone-Moonves Dance

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The relationship between CBS chief Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone holds the key to whether she can pull off what would be a dramatic finale to a year of corporate drama, by reuniting the two companies her father split apart a decade ago.

Obama Administration Imposes New Requirements on Pay Data, Sick Leave

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The Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.

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