Chesapeake Says It Doesn't Plan to Pursue Bankruptcy

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Chesapeake Energy said it “has no plans to pursue bankruptcy” after reports intensified such fears, cutting its stock in half in early trading.

Global Stocks Fall as Brief Oil Rally Fades

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Losses in global stocks accelerated Monday, while investors plowed into government bonds and oil prices resumed their slide.

Doctors Have Key Role in Fate of Redstone's Company Stakes

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Media mogul Sumner Redstone’s trust puts the decision on whether he is able to manage its assets in the hands of three doctors who could review the 92-year-old only after a vote by five of his associates and relatives.

In Time for Valentine's Day: How to Fix Online Dating

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Columnist Christopher Mims says that perhaps one way to make online dating less fraught is to treat it with clinical detachment. With Valentine’s Day near, it’s time to bring on the economists.

Europe's Banks: A Chronic Illness

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Stocks and bonds of European banks are selling off sharply. That is because a big profitability problem risks making their other, known issues worse.

Volkswagen's Quality-Control Chief Resigns

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Volkswagen said its head of quality assurance will leave the company, as Chief Executive Matthias Müller continues to shake up the car maker’s management in the wake of its emissions-cheating scandal.

Why a Business-Tax Overhaul Is So Tricky

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The complex intertwining of the U.S. business and personal-tax systems is complicating Congress’s ability to address wider business-tax issues such as inversions.

Drug Industry Launches Ad Effort Aimed at Lawmakers

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The pharmaceutical industry is ramping up an advertising campaign designed to improve its reputation with lawmakers, as it lobbies against any effort to rein in prescription costs.

Bridgewater Heir Apparent in Talks to Give Up Co-CEO Role

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The presumed heir apparent to Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio is discussing giving up his job as co-chief executive of the world’s biggest hedge fund, creating uncertainty about the future leadership of the firm.

Credit Suisse CEO Asks Board to Cut His Bonus After Weak Results

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The CEO of Credit Suisse has asked his board to slash his bonus, after the Swiss bank posted quarterly results that sent its share price tumbling lower.

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