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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Wall Street Journal

Bettors on Dollar Look to IMF

1 hour 13 minutes ago
A roaring dollar rally could get a boost this coming week with the release of data that many investors expect to provide fresh evidence that central banks are embracing the greenback.

Facebook Woos Chinese Advertisers

2 hours 20 minutes ago
Facebook is waging a charm campaign to draw more business from Chinese companies, even though Chinese users can’t access its service.

'Home' Sweeps Away Box Office

3 hours 19 minutes ago
Animated film starring, Rihanna and Jim Parsons, leads the weekend with $54 million in debut.

Tobacco Companies to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

4 hours 14 minutes ago
Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of Federal Trade Commission ahead of a final decision by the agency on whether to allow the companies to merge, according to people familiar with the matter.

Consumers Should Emerge From Hibernation

4 hours 24 minutes ago
Ahead of the Tape: As a harsh winter ends, Americans won’t continue their saving ways.

Liability for Crash May Rest With Airline, Insurer

6 hours 25 minutes ago
Lufthansa and its insurer could still face large legal liability claims in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 despite indications that the co-pilot who deliberately crashed the plane into a mountainside hid medical problems from his employer.

Holcim Shareholder Opposes Lafarge Deal

7 hours 51 minutes ago
Eurocement Holding, the second-largest shareholder in cement company Holcim, plans to vote against the Swiss company’s union with Lafarge unless the financial terms of the deal are altered, according to a person familiar with situation.

U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack

7 hours 52 minutes ago
A popular U.S. coding website is enduring an onslaught of Internet traffic meant for China’s most popular search engine, in an episode that security experts say represents a likely attempt by China to shut down anticensorship tools.

Chairman of Dubai's Drydocks World Resigns

13 hours 52 minutes ago
The chairman of Dubai’s shipyard arm Drydocks World has stepped down and has been replaced by an official from the emirate’s department of finance.

ChemChina Committed to Pirelli's Autonomy

15 hours 18 minutes ago
China National Chemical, which is bidding for tiremaker Pirelli, says it is committed to upholding the Italian company’s autonomy and reputation.

Dufry Nears Deal for World Duty Free

Yesterday
Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy’s World Duty Free in a deal that values the latter at about €3.6 billion ($3.9 billion), including debt.

Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future Shop Chain

Yesterday
Best Buy Co. said it would shutter its Canadian chain Future Shop to focus attention on its namesake brand, a move that will cut about 1,500 jobs across the country.

How Wall Street Helps Tech Workers Cash In

Yesterday
Financial firms are creating a murky market where the red-hot stocks of closely held technology companies trade largely out of sight of regulators, other investors and the companies themselves.

How China Plans to Shape New Asian Order

Yesterday
President Xi Jinping sketched out China’s vision for a new security and economic order in Asia, offering to spread the benefits of Chinese prosperity and cooperation across the region.

Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevails in Sex-Bias Suit

Yesterday
A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn’t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.

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