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Monday, July 28, 2014

New York Times Business

Markets Edge Down in Early Trading

21 minutes ago
Data on pending home sales and company earnings were expected later Monday. by By REUTERS

Fast-Food Supplier Suspends China Plant’s Operations

1 hour 40 minutes ago
As McDonald’s took some meat items off its menu on Monday, one of its suppliers, OSI Group, of Illinois, said it was reviewing all its China plants. by By REUTERS

DealBook: Zillow to Acquire Trulia for $3.5 Billion

1 hour 45 minutes ago
Zillow agreed on Monday to buy Trulia for about $3.5 billion in stock, creating a giant repository of online listings for real estate and home values. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

DealBook: Virgin America Files for I.P.O.

2 hours 56 minutes ago
Virgin America, the sleek low-cost American airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering on Monday. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

DealBook: Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

3 hours 3 minutes ago
The deal comes amid pressure on Family Dollar by the activist investor Carl C. Icahn, who urged the company last month to explore a sale of itself. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Yukos Shareholders Awarded About $50 Billion in Court Ruling

5 hours 33 minutes ago
The owners of the defunct Russian oil company were seeking $100 billion in damages after the authorities jailed its founder and sold his main asset. by By STANLEY REED

DealBook: Mothercare Focuses on Turnaround After Destination Maternity Drops Bid

6 hours 16 minutes ago
The British company repeatedly rebuffed the American operator of A Pea in the Pod and Motherhood Maternity stores. Late Friday, Destination Maternity said it was abandoning its takeover efforts. by By CHAD BRAY

Nissan First Quarter Profit Rises, Exceeds Consensus as U.S. Sales Improve

6 hours 23 minutes ago
Nissan Motor Co posted a 13.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit from a year earlier as Japan's second-biggest car maker saw improved sales in the United States after it changed senior management overseeing operations there. by By REUTERS

OSI Group Probe Finds Standards at Supplier Unit Below Par

6 hours 47 minutes ago
An on-going internal investigation conducted by OSI Group LLC into its unit, the scandal-hit Chinese food supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, has revealed that standards were below par. by By REUTERS

Netflix Bolsters Offerings in Documentary Genre

10 hours 19 minutes ago
While the company has received much attention for its scripted programs, including “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” it has also picked up a series of documentaries. by By EMILY STEEL

Britain to Expand Land Available for Oil and Gas Drilling

The government is opening large new tracts of land for exploratory drilling as part of an effort to encourage exploitation of shale fuel. by By STANLEY REED

DealBook: Equinox Fitness Is Buying Rest of Millennium’s Gyms

The $110 million deal is for the remaining gyms owned by Millennium Partners, and it expands Equinox’s empire to 73 locations worldwide. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Advertising: Aiming to Reduce a Stigma, Depend’s New Pitch Is ‘Drop Your Pants’

A new campaign for Depend incontinence products aimed at people under 50 hopes to show that bladder incontinence is common — and not only among older people. by By ANDREW ADAM NEWMAN

Treasury Auctions Set for the Week Week of July 28

The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.

The Week Ahead: Verdict on Yukos Seizure Awaited, and Fed Expected to Further Reduce Bond Buying

Judges in The Hague could rule on a case brought against the Russian Federation, and the Fed may cut its monthly bond purchases to $25 billion. by By THE NEW YORK TIMES

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