DreamWorks Seeks $400 Million Financing

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Hollywood’s most powerful director, Steven Spielberg, is preparing to return to his old stomping grounds at Universal Pictures and raise about $400 million for his struggling company DreamWorks.

Small Firms Are Slow to Embrace Chip-Card System

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Many small businesses aren’t racing to update their checkout systems ahead of an Oct. 1 shift that will put merchants on the hook for some fraudulent card charges.

Jobs Report Could Seal Deal on Rates

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The August employment report could make or break the case for the Federal Reserve raising rates this month.

AIG to Freeze Traditional Pension Plan

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American International Group told employees that it would freeze its traditional U.S. pension plans, becoming the latest company to shift away from guaranteed retirement benefits.

Stocks Rally on Hopes for More Stimulus

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Global stocks rallied Thursday on signals of how central banks could contend with upheaval in financial markets.

Euro Falls as ECB's Draghi Opens Door to More Stimulus

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The euro fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank appeared to open the door to more stimulus to boost the region’s economy.

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%.

A Gold Trade Investors Can't Refuse---Even if They Want To

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London-listed gold miner Polyus gives investors another hard lesson in why they should stay away from emerging-markets resources stocks with small free floats.

Novartis to Begin Selling Copy of Amgen's Neupogen in U.S.

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Novartis said it will begin selling the first biosimilar drug in the U.S. after an appeals court denied Amgen’s request to block the Swiss drug maker’s sale of its copycat version of blockbuster remedy Neupogen.

Union Floats Health-Care Co-op for U.S. Car Makers

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The United Auto Workers union is pitching Detroit auto makers on a proposed health-care purchasing cooperative as a way to lower employee costs and potentially raise funds to finance worker salary increases.

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