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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Business

Syngenta Profit Hurt by Bad Weather

1 hour 33 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Syngenta reported a 1% dip in first-half profit as the Swiss chemical company's performance was hurt by slow sales in North America caused by bad weather

STMicro Swings to Profit After Strategy Shift

1 hour 3 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
STMicroelectronics swung to its first quarterly profit in more than two years as Europe's largest semiconductor maker continues to wind down its communication chip business to focus on making chips for cars and other applications

Alstom Orders Soar but Sales Fall

1 hour 1 minute ago - Wall Street Journal
Alstom said orders doubled in the first quarter, boosted by its largest-ever train contract in South Africa, though orders for power equipment fell during the period

Daimler Boosted by Mercedes

48 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Daimler reported a sharp rise in second-quarter operating earnings on record sales at its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division and confirmed it expects to report significant growth for the full year

Fire department says blaze at oil supply company in North Dakota extinguished; cause unknown

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Fox Business
A Williston Fire Department official says a massive blaze at an oil supply and logistics company in the western North Dakota town has been extinguished

LG Display's 2Q profit jumps as demand for big ultra-high-definition TV rises, currency rates

46 minutes ago - Fox Business
LG Display Co. says its earnings for the April-June quarter more than doubled thanks to improved demand for ultra-high-definition TVs

Grocery Workers Call for Boycott to Support Fired CEO

1 hour 22 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Workers at Market Basket have a clear message to the family controlling the grocery chain: They want their fired CEO back on the job

Daimler revenue up in 2nd quarter, outlook intact but profit lower after 1-time gain in 2013

1 hour 47 minutes ago - Fox Business
Automaker Daimler AG is reporting a 6 percent increase in second-quarter revenue and confirming its full-year targets, though net profit declined sharply after being boosted last year by the sale of a stake in Airbus' parent company

Mon Dieu, Korea's Paris Baguette Is Now A Real Parisian Boulangerie

1 hour 52 minutes ago - Forbes
In a society surfeited with American brand names on fast-food eateries, what could be more exotic for Korean food-lovers than a name in French?  “Vive la différence” may not have been the slogan but was surely the idea behind the opening of “Paris Baguette” in 1988 as a place to go in Seoul for eclairs and croissants and other delectable... by Donald Kirk

Halbig Court Opinion: A Victory For The Rule Of Law, But Merely A Speed Bump For Obamacare

1 hour 51 minutes ago - Forbes
If you visited certain corners of the media yesterday—left and right—you may have heard that in a case called Halbig v. Burwell, an important federal court in D.C. dealt a “lethal blow” to Obamacare, by limiting the distribution of the health law’s insurance subsidies. Now, the court made the right call, based on a strict reading of the l... by Avik Roy

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