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Sunday, May 29, 2016

New York Times Business

Breakingviews: Squaring a Bid for Monsanto With Bayer’s Reward

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While there could be extra rewards in bundling Monsanto’s high-tech seeds with Bayer’s crop sprays, a merger might not produce enough profit to justify a higher offer. by KEVIN ALLISON

Deal Professor: Hostile Takeovers Abound, but Success Is No Guarantee

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A look at the most significant deals provides a lesson in how hostile takeovers work and how would-be acquirers often make common mistakes. by STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON

Yellen Says Fed on Track to Raise Rates ‘in Coming Months’

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The Fed chief said evidence of a rebound was mounting, but did not suggest that a June rate increase was a foregone conclusion. by BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

Verizon and Unions Reach Accord to End Strike, U.S. Says

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The Labor Department said the company and two unions were nailing down contract language to submit to nearly 40,000 workers on strike since mid-April. by NOAM SCHEIBER

Dewey Defendant Gets New Lawyer for Second Trial

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Stephen DiCarmine, the former executive director at Dewey, had said he would defend himself but decided to retain Rita Glavin of Seward & Kissel. by MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN

Verizon and Unions Reach Tentative Deal to End Labor Strike

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Verizon Communications Inc and unions representing nearly 40,000 wireline workers have reached a tentative deal to end a strike that has stretched for more than month, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, said on Friday. by REUTERS

Thermo Fisher to Acquire FEI for $4.2 billion

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Thermo, a maker of devices and materials for scientific research, will incorporate FEIs electron microscopy platform into one of its units. by LESLIE PICKER

Wealth Matters: Renovations That Add Value to a Home: Think Shingles, Not Marble

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Even when updates increase a home’s price, the increase may not line up with the costs of the changes. Certain changes may even lower a home’s value. by PAUL SULLIVAN

Mediator: Behind the Scenes, Billionaires’ Growing Control of News

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Today’s quiet maneuvering by the ultrawealthy is very different — and can be more dangerous — than the undisguised views of moguls like William Randolph Hearst. by JIM RUTENBERG

Top C.E.O. Pay Fell — Yes, Fell — in 2015

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While the top-paid chief executives at the nation’s largest companies received an average of $19 million last year, that figure was down from 2014. by DAVID GELLES

They Tilt Right, but Top Chief Executives Don’t Give to Trump

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An analysis of political donation from chief executives shows broad support for Republican candidates. Except for the presumptive nominee. by DAVID GELLES

Fair Game: Where More Women Are on Boards, Executive Pay Is Higher

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An analysis by Equilar last year found that among 100 large companies, those with greater gender diversity on their boards paid their chief executives about 15 percent more. by GRETCHEN MORGENSON

Wall St. Edges Up in Early Trading

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In deal news, shares of the machinery maker Terex plunged 19 percent after a Chinese rival, Zoomlion, abandoned its months-old takeover attempt. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chinese Detergent Ad Draws Charges of Racism

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In the commercial for the Qiaobi brand, a black man is turned into a pale Asian man in a washing machine. by JONAH BROMWICH

Tech Tip: Fixing Microsoft Office for Mac Update Errors

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Some OS X versions of the popular business suite need a little extra help to be updated properly. by J. D. BIERSDORFER

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