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A New U.S.-European Grocery Giant Is Born

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:34:54 EDT
Forget Tesco and Carrefour; the merger of Ahold and Delhaize creates Europe’s most reliable grocery group.

Why the Yahoo Bid Is a Rounding Error

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:43:35 EDT
Verizon’s reported bid for Yahoo’s core business is a bit of good news at the margin but now moves the focus to how the value of its equity stakes are realized and taxed.

PayPal and Visa Make Up, on Visa's Terms

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:05:22 EDT
PayPal has gained access to Visa’s mobile-payments system but given up a lot in return.

Why Emerging Markets Have Wind at Their Backs

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:40:05 EDT
Emerging markets aren’t a haven—but they look like a compelling alternative to the bigger concerns that still lie in developed markets.

Komatsu Sings Ode to Joy Global

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:52:29 EDT
Japanese equipment giant Komatsu is walking into a bargain for mining machine maker Joy Global.

Post-Brexit Economy: Pretty Morose Index

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:36:35 EDT
The U.K. purchasing managers’ indexes for July showed a plunge in business activity after the Brexit vote. The pound, sent lower on the reading, could decline further yet.

Why Nintendo Is No Pokémon Bubble

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:03:40 EDT
Nintendo was trading cheaply before the Pokémon craze kicked in. Still, the mobile gaming craze has created ambitious expectations.

GE Shares Shine Too Brightly

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:07:53 EDT
Trading at an eight-year high, GE’s energetic shares might be due for a rest.

Housing's Comeback Gains Steam

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:35:13 EDT
With the housing market shifting into higher gear, the economy could pick up the pace.

How Intel's Cloud Business Could Lose Its Silver Lining

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:05:36 EDT
Intel’s data-center business is key to growth but won’t remain unchallenged.

No Miracle Cures for Biogen

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:08:30 EDT
Biogen’s strong results will support the stock price, but the new drug pipeline is thin.