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Omnicom First-Quarter Results Beat Expectations

Omnicom First-Quarter Results Beat Expectations

The New York-based ad giant joined its rival Publicis Groupe in beating analysts’...

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New Carbon Market Pays Southern Pine-Growers Not to Cut

New Carbon Market Pays Southern Pine-Growers Not to Cut

Microsoft, Royal Dutch Shell and other companies are paying timberland owners to...

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More Hispanic Americans Are Buying Homes

More Hispanic Americans Are Buying Homes

Hispanic homeownership grew at a record pace last year, fueled by younger buyers...

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Boeing Extends CEO Retirement Age in Vote of Confidence

Boeing Extends CEO Retirement Age in Vote of Confidence

David Calhoun, 64 years old, now faces mandatory retirement at 70, rather than the...

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Netflix Subscriber Growth Slows as Economies Reopen

Netflix Subscriber Growth Slows as Economies Reopen

Subscriptions at the streaming giant surged last year, but consumers are now looking...

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Tax Bills May Go Up for Big Companies. It Will Be Hard to Tell How Much.

Tax Bills May Go Up for Big Companies. It Will Be Hard...

Businesses say plans to require additional tax disclosures would be costly and potentially...

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Daily Mail Owner Files Antitrust Suit Against Google, Citing Royals Coverage

Daily Mail Owner Files Antitrust Suit Against Google, Citing...

The suit alleges that Google punishes publishers in search rankings if they don’t...

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Toshiba Rebuffs CVC Takeover Offer

Toshiba Rebuffs CVC Takeover Offer

Toshiba said CVC hadn’t provided specific information about the bidding group and...

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China, U.S. Close to Naming New Ambassadors as Rivalry Grows

China, U.S. Close to Naming New Ambassadors as Rivalry...

Beijing plans to appoint Qin Gang, a trusted aide to China’s President Xi Jinping,...

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Weak Lending in Europe Hampers Covid-19 Recovery

Weak Lending in Europe Hampers Covid-19 Recovery

According to the European Central Bank’s latest lending survey, companies’ demand...

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Smaller Corporate Tax Increase Floated at White House Meeting

Smaller Corporate Tax Increase Floated at White House Meeting

President Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers about infrastructure, continuing...

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J&J Vaccine Benefits Outweigh Risks, EU Agency Says, as U.S. Cases Rise

J&J Vaccine Benefits Outweigh Risks, EU Agency Says, as...

A warning about unusual blood clots should be added to product information of the...

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Apple Unveils Subscription Podcasts, Latest iPad Pro

Apple Unveils Subscription Podcasts, Latest iPad Pro

The tech giant added a paid subscription to its podcast app that heightens its competition...

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Biden's Big Agenda Relies on a Shrunken, Strained Agency: The IRS

Biden's Big Agenda Relies on a Shrunken, Strained Agency:...

The administration is seeking more money for enforcement and other tasks. Fixes...

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J&J's Covid-19 Vaccine Adds $100 Million to Quarterly Sales

J&J's Covid-19 Vaccine Adds $100 Million to Quarterly Sales

In February the vaccine became the third shot to win emergency-use authorization...

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Procter & Gamble Will Raise Prices in September

Procter & Gamble Will Raise Prices in September

Price increases on baby products, adult diapers and feminine-care brands come as...