YouTube: 1 Billion Viewers, No Profit

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YouTube accounted for about 6% of Google’s overall sales last year, but the video website doesn’t produce a profit—despite a billion monthly users.

Chico's To Close Stores, Cut Head Count

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Chico’s FAS Inc. unveiled plans Thursday to cut its capital spending, accelerate stores closures and cut jobs as the women’s specialty retailer seeks to shore up its finances.

Vale Posts Loss as Iron-Ore Prices Dive

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Brazilian mining giant Vale SA reported a net loss in the fourth quarter as iron-ore prices fell by nearly half, the local currency weakened and impairment charges continued to pile up.

Car Makers Tap Former Safety Regulator for Takata Probe

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A group of car makers tapped a former top U.S. auto-safety regulator and an engineering firm to probe Takata. air bags prone to rupturing and injuring consumers.

KKR's Struggling Energy Firm Weighs Debt Options

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Energy producer Samson Resources, owned by private-equity firm KKR, is working with restructuring advisers, as the fall in oil and gas prices complicates its efforts to stem losses and make payments on billions of dollars in debt.

AMC Networks Ad Revenue Jumps

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AMC Networks Inc. said its advertising revenue surged in the fourth quarter, thanks to strong demand for original programming like “The Walking Dead” as well as its recent investment in BBC America.

Resale Prices Tumble on Electric Cars

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With gasoline prices down 33% from a year ago and buyers cooling toward electric vehicles, Nissan dealers worry that weak demand for used electric Leaf cars will put a flood of used models on the market.

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

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The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to regulate Internet service like a public utility, expanding the U.S. government’s oversight of a once lightly regulated business.

Storm Clouds Part for Qantas CEO Joyce

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Six months ago, when Alan Joyce was facing a record annual loss at Qantas Airways, the Irish-born mathematics whiz acknowledged that he faced calls to step down.

BHP, Rio Tinto Hold Off Iron Ore's Squeeze

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Mining firms such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have escaped writing down the value of iron-ore pits in Australia, despite slumping commodity prices.

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