Foreign Miners Pull Up Stakes in Indonesia

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Newmont Mining’s exit from Indonesia after more than three decades operating there—and following by weeks BHP Billiton’s sale of its Indonesian coal interests—illustrates foreign miners’ growing difficulties in the Southeast Asian country.

Alphabet Executive Leaves Uber Board

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Uber Technologies Inc. on Monday said longtime Alphabet Inc. executive David Drummond has left its board amid increasing competition between the two tech companies over self-driving cars.

Why Euro Looks Stuck Even as Fed Gears Up to Move

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Unless Fed officials begin to show greater confidence that the U.S. economy can sustain notably higher rates, the euro looks set to remain stuck in a rut.

Firms Say Goodbye to Prettied-Up Financial Reports

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More companies are responding to regulatory scrutiny of financial reporting by giving greater prominence to standard, or GAAP, accounting figures, rather than emphasizing more-flattering metrics.

Mondelez Walks Away After Hershey Spurns Raised Bid

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Mondelez ended its bid to acquire Hershey after the famed chocolate-bar maker rebuffed a new takeover offer and indicated it would be difficult to strike a deal before next year.

U.S. Home Prices Continued Strong Gains in June

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Home prices continued to make strong gains in June, as continued price run ups put a damper on demand.

How Prada's New-Look Accounting Flatters Figures

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Prada’s surprising operating-profit growth came primarily from a subtle change in its accounting policy.

Companies' Report on Brazil Dam Failure Adds Little New on Causes

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The companies responsible for the failure of a massive tailings dam in Brazil reported the causes of the incident. But it added little information to what Brazilian police and prosecutors had gathered.

At Ports, a Sign of How Retailers Are Adjusting Supply Chains

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Economists say subdued activity at U.S. ports is a sign of how retailers are slimming down their supply chains as more of their customers shop online.

Apple Faces $14.5 Billion Bill Over Illegal Tax Breaks

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The European Union demanded that Ireland recoup roughly $14.5 billion in taxes from Apple, a move that could intensify a feud between the EU and the U.S. over the bloc’s tax probes into American companies.

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