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Saturday, October 25, 2014

New York Times Business

Common Sense: In Brazil Election, a Stark Choice on Economic Direction

Yesterday
Rarely, if ever, has such a pro-growth, market-friendly candidate emerged as a serious presidential contender in a developing country. by By JAMES B. STEWART

Wall Street Opens Higher, Buoyed by Company Reports

Yesterday
Earlier, global stocks retreated after news of an Ebola case in New York City. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Uneasy Europe Awaits Bank Stress Test Results

Yesterday
The outcomes, to be disclosed Sunday, could unsettle markets if they show that more banks are in trouble than previously thought. by By JACK EWING

Consuming the News: Americans Don’t Live in Information Cocoons

Yesterday
A study asserts that liberals and conservatives get their news mainly from like-minded sources, but other research contradicts this finding. by By BRENDAN NYHAN

Retiring: Gaining in Years, and Helping Others to Make Gains

Yesterday
The 2014 winners of the Purpose Prize, all 60 and older, have volunteered their skills and experience to help people and improve communities. by By KERRY HANNON

DealBook: Chiquita Shareholders Reject Inversion Deal, Clearing Way for Rival Bid

Yesterday
Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed to by Monday. by By DAVID GELLES

Chevron Criticizes Ruling by Indonesia’s Supreme Court on Corruption

Yesterday
The company’s legal team has accused the Indonesian attorney general’s office of malicious prosecution. by By JOE COCHRANE

DealBook: Nelson Rockefeller, New York’s Establishment Republican, as a Symbol of a Bygone Era

Yesterday
“On His Own Terms,” Richard Norton Smith’s biography of Nelson Rockefeller, faces an uphill marketing battle, but it is a fascinating portrait of the world when establishment financiers earned political respect, writes Jonathan A. Knee in the Book Entry column. by By JONATHAN A. KNEE

European Union Asks Britain to Pay Extra $2.7 Billion

Yesterday
In a country where membership in the bloc is a contentious topic, the request is being portrayed as a punishment for its relative economic success. by By STEPHEN CASTLE

DealBook: Procter & Gamble Sets Duracell on New, Independent Course

Yesterday
In announcing a plan to split off Duracell, Procter & Gamble will give the battery maker something it hasn’t had in nearly two decades: life as an independent company. by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED

Off the Charts: Eurozone Falters Amid Deflation as a Mildly Inflationary U.S. Grows

Yesterday
America’s Consumer Price Index rose 1.7 percent in the last 12 months as some European economies appeared to have fallen into new recessions. by By FLOYD NORRIS

Ford Earnings Drop Before Debut of Revamped F-150

Yesterday
The automaker’s pretax profit of $1.2 billion beat Wall Street’s expectations, with the help of record market share in China. by By AARON M. KESSLER

Procter & Gamble to Split Off Duracell Battery Business

Yesterday
Procter & Gamble Co said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its faster-growing brands. by By REUTERS

Economic View: China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets.

Yesterday
Can China continue its torrid pace of economic growth for decades to come? The long arc of history suggests not, according to a new working paper. by By NEIL IRWIN

China Signs Agreement With 20 Other Nations to Establish International Development Bank

Yesterday
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank would offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped countries across Asia. by By BREE FENG

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