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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York Times Business

DealBook: Offering Small Fees, Banks Cater to Low-Income Customers

Yesterday
The products provide a different kind of payout: good will from regulators and a chance to woo customers who might one day become profitable. by By MICHAEL CORKERY and JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG

Apple Case Over Labor Code Is Granted Class-Action Status

Yesterday
A judge in California certified a class of 21,000 current and former Apple employees who claim the company did not give them required meal and rest breaks. by By STEVEN GREENHOUSE

Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths

Yesterday
State attorneys general are being urged to consider legal action against some e-cigarette companies that appear to be trying to lure youths with old advertising tactics that drew others to smoke, officials say. by By ERIC LIPTON

Familiar Ignition Flaw Leads to Recall by Chrysler of Jeep S.U.V.s

Yesterday
The defect affects a still-undetermined number of Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees manufactured between 2005 and 2007. by By HILARY STOUT

Business Briefing: Increase in Wireless Customers Lifts Verizon’s Revenue

Yesterday
The nation’s largest wireless telecommunications company, reported better-than-expected revenue on Tuesday after a jump in wireless customers and a surge in tablet sales. by By REUTERS

Business Briefing: McDonald’s Profit Slips as U.S. Sales Continue to Lag

Yesterday
The chain has been struggling to grow in its flagship market in the face of intensifying competition, changing eating habits and the persistent financial struggles of its lower-income customers. by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The 30-Minute Interview: Stanley C. Gale

Yesterday
Mr. Gale is the chairman and chief executive of Gale International, a development company based in New York. by By VIVIAN MARINO

Square Feet: Top Hong Kong Properties Resist Market Forces

Yesterday
While cooling measures have affected most real estate, the very rich are holding onto the city’s most expensive homes. by By JOYCE LAU

Square Feet: Former Verizon Buildings Sold for Conversions

Yesterday
Verizon Communications has been selling many of its massive buildings in New York, which are being converted into condos, medical centers and hotels. by By C. J. HUGHES

Economic Scene: A Dearth of Investment in Much-Needed Drugs

Yesterday
While researchers pursue high-cost remedies for rare ailments, development of broadly useful drugs like antibiotics is lagging. by By EDUARDO PORTER

Nokia Bolsters Microsoft Revenue, but Earnings Slip

Yesterday
Revenue at Microsoft was slightly higher than analysts expected, but earnings were 5 cents a share lower. by By NICK WINGFIELD

Apple Reports $7.7 Billion Profit in Third Quarter

Yesterday
The company said strong iPhone and Mac sales drove its growth in sales and profit. by By BRIAN X. CHEN

Exxon Mobil Moves Ahead With Russian Oil Drilling Project

Yesterday
A rig set sail two days after the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine led to mounting pressure for new sanctions against Russia. by By ANDREW E. KRAMER

Obama Signs New Job-Training Law

Yesterday
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is intended to reduce bureaucracy for allocating federal money to states for training programs. by By DAVID S. JOACHIM

Scratching Privacy: What the Internet Can See From Your Cat Pictures

Yesterday
Calling attention to “the wave of decreased privacy for all," a professor has shown that photos can reveal the locations of cats and their owners. by By DEREK WILLIS

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