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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New York Times Business

2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Are Announced

Yesterday
The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., received the public service prize; The New York Times won three awards. by RAVI SOMAIYA

‘Poor Door’ Building Draws 88,000 Applicants for 55 Rental Units

Yesterday
Applications at 470 West 62nd Street, which drew heavy criticism for its separate entrances, could surpass 90,000 by the time the submission period ends Monday. by MIREYA NAVARRO

Breakingviews: Morgan Stanley Takes Different Path to Rival Goldman

Yesterday
Goldman still has the edge with returns and book value growth, but by one key metric, investors value Morgan Stanley more highly. by ANTONY CURRIE

Pandora to Replace 2 Board Members With Music-Industry Figures

Yesterday
The company says Timothy Leiweke, chief of Maple Leaf Sports, will join immediately and Roger Faxon former head of EMI, has been nominated and will stand for election. by BEN SISARIO

Petrofac of Britain Takes Another Write-Down on Gas Project

Yesterday
The engineering and production company blamed weather and labor problems for a $194 million write-down on a plant in the Shetland Islands. by STANLEY REED

Chinese Property Developer Kaisa Defaults on Debt

Yesterday
The Kaisa Group, which has been struggling with regulation and executive resignations, said it missed two interest payments worth $52 million. by DAVID BARBOZA

Bits Blog: Twitter Expands Direct Messaging

Yesterday
The microblogging network, which is primarily geared to public messages, is making it easier for its 288 million users to send private messages to each other. by VINDU GOEL

Europe Is Expected to Charge Gazprom in Antitrust Case

Yesterday
The Russian gas exporter is accused of abusing its dominance in natural gas markets. by JAMES KANTER

Sketch Guy: Look Inward to Determine Your Financial Values

Yesterday
When it comes to money, our behavior often does not mesh with the things we say are most important. by CARL RICHARDS

Cirque du Soleil Being Sold to TPG-Led Private Equity Group

Yesterday
The deal for the Montreal circus troupe is said to be valued at about 1.5 billion Canadian dollars. by IAN AUSTEN

Labor Group Seeks Rehiring of Workers at 5 Walmart Stores

Yesterday
A union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Walmart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

New Law to Strip Social Security Numbers From Medicare Cards

Yesterday
After years of warnings about the risk of theft, a new way to identify beneficiaries will be devised under a broader measure signed last week. by ROBERT PEAR

Wall St. Opens Higher as Earnings Impress

Yesterday
Hasbro and Morgan Stanley turned in solid quarterly reports, and markets were higher across the board. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tartine Expansion Plans Include New York

Yesterday
The San Francisco bakery has merged with Blue Bottle Coffee and will open in Tokyo and Los Angeles this year. The company is scouting locations for a New York bakery in 2016. by OLIVER STRAND

Oscar, a Health Insurance Start-Up, Valued at $1.5 Billion

Yesterday
The company has raised $145 million, drawing fans among investors with its approach built on technology and friendlier customer service. by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

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