Swiss Watch Industry Outlook Worsens

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A consulting-firm study painted a bleak picture of the Swiss watch industry. The survey found that 82% of watch executives expect a negative outlook for the coming year, up from 41% in 2015 and 19% in 2014.

Too Many Chips on Macau's Recovery

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More visitors are staying in Macau’s shiny hotels, yet they would need to make more bets in the casinos to justify the rally in the city’s gambling stocks.

76ers Take a Shot at Competitive Videogaming

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The National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers on Monday became the first organization among the four major U.S. sports leagues to invest in teams that compete at videogames, a hot area attracting major advertisers and talent with ties to traditional sports.

China's Wanda Group in Talks to Acquire Dick Clark Productions

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Billionaire Wang Jianlin is in discussions to acquire control of Dick Clark Productions at a valuation of up to $1 billion through his Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people with knowledge of the situation.

U.S. Shale Firms Survive Oil Slump

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Many U.S. companies that revolutionized the oil and gas business with hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are surviving the prolonged oil-price slump unbowed.

Disney Considers Offer for Twitter

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Walt Disney on Monday emerged as another potential bidder for Twitter Inc., the struggling social-media service, people familiar with the matter said.

U.S. Firms Turn to German Training Model to Fill Jobs Gap

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U.S. employers struggling to find enough qualified industrial workers are turning to Germany for a solution to plug the U.S. skills gap: vocational training.

Donald Trump Attacks Federal Reserve, Yellen During Debate

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump redoubled his attack on the Federal Reserve and its chairwoman, Janet Yellen, accusing the central bank of “doing political things” by keeping interest rates low.

Another $10 Billion Hong Kong Stock-Market Mystery

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Property developer Fullshare is the latest hard-to-explain Hong Kong highflier.

VW Emissions Scandal Claims Audi Executive

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Audi said its head of technical development Stefan Knirsch resigned from the company’s board effective immediately after being challenged on past statements about his knowledge of cheating software.

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