Texas Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt Dies at 88

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Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88 years old.

Dimon: Cancer Hasn't Changed What I Want to Do

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J.P. Morgan Chairman and CEO James Dimon said his throat cancer hasn’t changed what he wants to do in life, saying he sees himself teaching or helping a charity someday.

Dish Network Dumps CNN

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Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying several channels owned by Turner Broadcasting, including CNN and Cartoon Network, after the companies failed to agree on a new distribution deal.

Will Cheap Gas Hurt Ford Truck?

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The about 14% decline in U.S. fuel prices in the last four months is raising an unexpected hurdle for Ford’s lighter-weight F-150 pickup truck designed for an era of expensive gasoline.

Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

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Ben Bradlee, who steered the Washington Post’s coverage of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, died Tuesday at 93.

In Japan, Property Investors Widen Their Hunt

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Sky-high prices for buildings in central Tokyo—part of one property sold for $1.7 billion—have investors looking elsewhere in Japan.

Kinross to Sell Interest in Ecuador's Fruta del Norte Gold Mine to Fortress

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Canadian mining company Kinross Gold Corp. said Tuesday it agreed to sell its entire interest in the Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador to Fortress Minerals Corp. for $240 million in cash and equity.

Verizon Adds Users as Rivals Lurk

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Verizon said it has its largest slug ever of iPhone customers coming off contract this holiday season—as many as 3.1 million—giving rivals a big opening to poach customers from the nation’s largest carrier.

Scion Moves Into Spotlight on M&A Stage

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Jho Low, of Jynwel Capital, used to generate headlines for his lavish partying with the likes of Paris Hilton. Now, he is more likely to draw attention for his deal making.

Diaper Business Squeezed At Huggies Maker Kimberly-Clark

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Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s diaper business is getting squeezed in the middle. The company’s Huggies diapers posted a double-digit decline in sales volume for the third quarter in North America.

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