Nickel's Slide Extends Roller-Coaster Ride

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Nickel prices have sunk to their lowest level since March, extending a roller-coaster year for investors, amid a gloomy economic outlook and fallout from a trade-financing scandal in China.

Why You Can't Trust You're Getting the Best Deal Online

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A new study of top e-commerce sites found the practice of personalizing prices for the same goods, or pushing some people toward higher-priced offers, is more widespread than previously understood.

CICC Chairman Resigns

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The chairman of China International Capital Corp has resigned, marking the second top management change in less than two weeks.

Junk-Bond Prices Bounce Back

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Junk-bond prices have bounced back after their steepest decline in more than a year, underscoring the thirst for higher-yielding investments despite concerns about an overheated market.

P&G Narrows Field For CEO Succession

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Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.G. Lafley.

Bingham McCutchen Law Firm Weighs Options

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Struggling Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen is appealing to its partners to stick around, and says profitability is improving after a tough 18 months marked by lawyer exits and sliding revenue.

Hyundai Workers Endorse Strike

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Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries late Wednesday endorsed a possible strike over wage and benefit issues, threatening to halt production at the world’s biggest shipbuilding company for the first time in 20 years.

TPG Buys Minority Stake in GreenSky

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Private-equity firm TPG has taken a minority stake in GreenSky Trade Credit LLC, an investment that values the consumer-finance company at nearly $2 billion.

McDonald's Struggles to Regain Its Cool in China

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From a food-safety scandal to increased competition in the fast-food industry, McDonald’s is struggling to revive its fortunes in China.

Clouds Darken for Blue Chips

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Blue-chip companies are posting poor growth as their once-reliable formulas for success left them too big to switch tack quickly when market conditions changed.

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