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Amazon shares sink as quarterly loss widens
The Web giant posted second-quarter revenue in line with expectations, while losses exceeded Wall Street projections. By Jay Greene.
Amazon posts quarterly losses of $126 million  Irish Times
Amazon posts net quarterly loss of $126m
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McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare
HONG KONG (AP) - McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.
McDonald's plans to continue using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI in ...  South China Morning Post (subscription)
Chicken off menu at McDonald's in Hong Kong after expired meat scandal ...  Fox News
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US stocks little changed
Wall Street stocks on Thursday finished little changed with the S&P 500 inching to a new record following mixed US economic data and a flood of corporate earnings.
Wall Street ends flat on mixed earnings; S&P 500 at record  Reuters India
S&P 500 inches to new high ... but not 2000  CNNMoney
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Oil price slips below $102 a barrel
The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.
UPDATE 2-Brent holds above $107 as supplies outweigh political tensions  Reuters Africa
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pull away from 3-year highs but gain on week
... * Spreadbetters see subdued opening for European shares * U.S. jobless claims data, record S&P close underpin sentiment * Yen unfazed by CPI figures in line with economists' estimates * German Ifo awaited after euro pulls out of 8-month trough By Lisa ...
Europe dips despite fresh S&P 500 record  Financial Times
Asian Shares Mixed; Weaker Yen Helps Nikkei  Wall Street Journal
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Report: Zillow seeking to buy rival website Trulia
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m.
UPDATE 2-Zillow in talks to buy rival real-estate website Trulia-sources  Reuters
Online real estate giant Zillow in reported $2 billion bid for Trulia  San Jose Mercury News
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Japan's inflation slows for second month
Japan's inflation rate slowed for a second successive month in June, casting fresh doubt over the achievability of the central bank's 2 per cent target and the prime minister's broader Abenomics strategy to revive growth in the economy.
Japan consumer inflation eases in June as weak yen impact fades  Chicago Tribune
UPDATE 3-Japan consumer inflation eases in June as weak yen impact fades  Reuters
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Ex-Woolworths executive Greg Foran to head WalMart US
Woolworths' former head of supermarkets, Greg Foran, who quit in 2011 after missing out on the top job, has been appointed president and chief executive of WalMart's US operations.
Wal-Mart replaces U.S. chief as same-store sales fall  Columbus CEO
Wal-Mart's US fix-it man has never worked in the US  MarketWatch (blog)
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Starbucks sells more coffee and reaps the rewards
The numbers: Starbucks met analyst estimates on Thursday by posting third quarter profits of 67 cents per share on $4.15 billion in sales.
Starbucks locks in prices on 60 percent of its coffee for 2015  Reuters
Starbucks Sizzling Profits Get Cool Reception  Forbes
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Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. - It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a �Tale of Two Arthurs� and even the �ultimate Greek tragedy,� but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
Split decisions at Market Basket  Boston Globe
Arthur T. Demoulas offers to buy Market Basket chain
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