EPA To Propose Limit to Ozone Air Pollution Wednesday, Sources Say

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The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to announce Wednesday a sweeping federal air-pollution standard limiting ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, according to people familiar with the plan.

CEOs' Test: Contending With Activist Investors

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Shareholders have become more assertive in challenging CEOs since the financial crisis. How chief executives respond has become a new measure of their mettle.

Making a 'Doorbuster': the $5 Toaster

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Before the lights had dimmed on Black Friday last year, executives at Kohl’s were already at work on the deal they would use to pull shoppers into their stores this time around: a $5 toaster.

Supreme Court to Review EPA Rule on Power-Plant Emissions

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the first-ever national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic air pollutants.

Should Crowdfunding Sites Vet Projects?

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Should Kickstarter and Indiegogo take a more active role in checking out projects on their sites before allowing the public to contribute money that may never be returned?

Amazon Drones? Not So Fast

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Planned federal rules would likely preclude delivery drones being developed by Amazon and Google, and make some other potential drone uses too expensive for small businesses, industry proponents said.

Tough Choices for United Technologies

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New Chief Executive Greg Hayes is taking charge amid slowing Chinese real-estate markets, difficulties in Europe and narrowing margins.

Spreading Black Friday Fever to China's Shoppers

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China doesn’t officially celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas, but American retailers are hoping to convert a generation of consumers in the world’s most populous country into year-end binge buyers anyway.

Steinhoff to Buy Pepkor for $5.7 Billion

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Furniture retailer Steinhoff International said it is buying a 92.34% stake in fellow South African retailer Pepkor for $5.7 billion.

The Boss Makes How Much More Than You?

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Companies prepare for a federal rule that will make them disclose how much more the top boss makes than the rank-and-file worker.

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