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Friday, August 28, 2015

New York Times Business

Your Money: Steady Financial Advice, With Friendship as a Bonus

42 minutes ago
it is rare to meet actual orphans with stock portfolios, let alone ones who have hung on to investments for nearly 50 years. by RON LIEBER

European Publishers Play Lobbying Role Against Google

1 hour 40 minutes ago
An alliance of newspaper and magazine publishers has taken an increasingly active role in fighting the growing dominance of the West Coast tech giant. by MARK SCOTT and NICOLA CLARK

Virginia Shooting Spotlights Riddle of Workplace Safety

What to do with a volatile, aggrieved worker like Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed two television employees during a live broadcast Wednesday, can be a nightmare for employers. by ERIK ECKHOLM and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

Carlyle Finds Hedge Funds Hazardous

Carlyle’s core buyout business continues to exceed Wall Street’s expectations, but its track record on hedge funds has been mixed, raising questions on its ability to diversify. by ALEXANDRA STEVENSON

Business Briefing: Apple Watch Shipments Nearly Outpaced Fitbit

A new report estimates that Apple shipped 3.6 million watches in the last quarter — enough to change the competitive landscape for fitness bands. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Business Briefing: One Billion People Log In to Facebook for First Time

For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels

The F.D.A. issued warnings to the makers of Natural American Spirit, Winston and Nat Sherman cigarettes about their use of “additive-free” or “natural” in marketing. by RACHEL ABRAMS

‘Hamilton’ Is a Must-See for Treasury Chiefs, Too

Among the parade of power players flocking to see “Hamilton” on Broadway are men who have held the job Alexander Hamilton pioneered, secretary of the Treasury. by MICHAEL PAULSON

U.S. Open Stars Juggle Preparation With Publicity

The week leading up to the tennis tournament is a marketing extravaganza for companies represented by elite players. by SYDNEY EMBER and BEN ROTHENBERG

F.D.A. Approves Another in a New Class of Cholesterol Drugs

The new drug, Repatha, is made by Amgen for people with extremely high cholesterol levels and heart patients who do not get adequate results from statins and other therapies. by GINA KOLATA

Labor Board Says Franchise Workers Can Bargain With Parent Company

A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board makes it substantially easier for unions to bargain for higher wages and benefits. by NOAM SCHEIBER

SoundCloud Sued for Copyright Infringement by PRS for Music

PRS for Music, an agency that represents more than 100,000 songwriters and publishers, claims the streaming service has failed to obtain licenses and pay royalties. by BEN SISARIO

Many Social Science Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says

Only 36 of 100 studies that the Reproducibility Project looked at held up fully to scrutiny. But some questioned the process of replication itself. by BENEDICT CAREY

Oil Soars Over 10 Percent as Deep Shorts Scramble for Cover

Oil rocketed as much as 10 percent higher on Thursday, posting its biggest one-day rally since 2009 as recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies set off a short-covering surge by bearish traders. by REUTERS

Dole C.E.O. and Aide Found Liable for $148 Million in Buyout

A judge ruled that David Murdock and his top lieutenant drove down the stock price in order to buy the company more cheaply. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

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