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US, Europe resuming talks on new trade pact

11/11/2013 3:03am
The United States and the European Union, which already enjoy the world's biggest business relationship, are resuming talks on a deal to further grow two-way trade and investment.

Novartis in deal to sell diagnostics unit

11/11/2013 4:01am
Pharmaceutical company Novartis says it is selling part of its diagnostics business to the Spanish health care company Grifols for $1.68 billion.

Japan starts up offshore wind farm near Fukushima

11/11/2013 4:41am
Japan switched on the first turbine at a wind farm 20 kilometers (12 miles) off the coast of Fukushima on Monday, feeding electricity to the grid tethered to the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant onshore.

Transocean agrees to deal with Icahn

11/11/2013 5:26am
Oil driller Transocean has agreed to a deal with billionaire investor Carl Icahn after a months-long proxy fight.

Target to open earlier on Thanksgiving

11/11/2013 8:32am
Target Corp. is the latest retailer to open earlier on Thanksgiving this year.

News Corp 1Q revenue, profit misses expectations

11/11/2013 5:08pm
News Corp.'s revenue unexpectedly fell in its first quarter since being spun off as a publishing-focused company, as revenue from its Australian newspapers plunged. The results Monday were short of analysts' forecasts and the company's shares fell more than 2 percent.

Low-rate policies fueling world growth carry risks

11/11/2013 10:03pm
Five years after a global financial crisis erupted, the world's biggest economies still need to be propped up.