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European Stocks Fall to Two-Week Low Amid Greece Debt Standoff
European stocks fell for the third time in four days as investors speculated whether Greece will reach an agreement with creditors before it runs out of time and money.
Asian stocks subdued as bond yields surge  Hindu Business Line
Greece casts shadow as ECB gauges strength of recovery  San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Channel News Asia  
Dollar General EPS, Traffic Up
10 The deep discounter's Q1 EPS jumped 17% to 84 cents, beating views by 3 cents. Sales climbed 8.8% to $4.92 bil, short of views for $4.94 bil.
Already The Biggest Discount Retailer, Dollar General Plans 'Aggressive ...  WPLN
Dollar General reports first gross margin rise in 3 years  Supermarket News
Oil prices fall as oversupply weighs on markets
Crude oil prices fell on Wednesday as oversupply weighed on markets, with OPEC not expected to announce a production cut at its meeting on Friday.
Oil prices up as Saudis see rising demand, slowing supply  Christian Science Monitor
Oil prices jump to 2015 high on dollar's sharp fall  ABS CBN News
Wal-Mart raising pay for managers, workers in specialized departments
Wal-Mart is raising the pay of more than 100,000 of its managers and employees in specialized departments. The wage increase is the next phase in the Bentonville, Ark.
Next up for Wal-Mart pay raises: department managers  Waterbury Republican American
Walmart to hike wages of 100000 managers by as much as 26%
Bond Yields Rise to 2015 High as China Stocks Sink; Aussie Gains
Global bond yields climbed to the highest level this year as a selloff in European and U.S. debt spread to Asia. Australia's currency strengthened after the nation's economic growth beat estimates, while Chinese stocks slumped.
Wall St. ends down; utilities fall as bond yields jump  Reuters
US stocks dip as investors eye Greece talks  Channel News Asia
Pinterest adds Buyable Pins, Instagram more advertising
SAN FRANCISCO - Behind the billions of images posted on Pinterest and Instagram, there's money to be made. The companies, two of the most popular online communities, announced big moves Tuesday to commercialize their brands.
Pinterest users asked for it, now they have it - Buyable Pins  BizReport
Pinterest adds shopping with 'Buyable pins'  Khaleej Times
Amazon introduces free shipping for small items
Amazon is trying out free same-day delivery for Prime members in some cities. Photograph by David Paul Morris - Bloomberg via Getty Images.
Amazon adds free shipping on small items, no minimum spend or membership ...  CNET
Amazon just announced a new shipping program that could steal more business ...  Business Insider
For green activists, Arctic drilling could be the next big thing
WASHINGTON Michael Brune is pleased that activists in kayaks are training for another "Paddle in Seattle" to confront an expected Royal Dutch Shell rig on its way to the Arctic to explore for oil.
Environmentalists sue over Shell plan to drill in Arctic  Reuters Africa
UPDATE 1-Environmentalists sue over Shell plan to drill in Arctic  Reuters UK
Boeing Starts Assembly of First New 737 Jet
Operators at Boeing's Renton, Wash., plant load the initial parts for the first 737 MAX spars - internal support structures in wings– into an automated spar assembly machine.
Boeing starts assembly of pioneer 737 MAX  The Star Online
Boeing says wing production has started for 737 MAX jets  USA TODAY
Don't leave a message at the tone at JPMorgan
Voicemail is going the way of the typewriter, at least at JPMorgan Chase & Co. The Wall Street bank is eliminating voicemail for thousands of employees who do not take calls from customers, at a savings of $US10 a month per person, Gordon Smith, chief ...
Bankers are just as excited to give up voicemail as you are  Quartz
JPMorgan Chase getting rid of voicemail for some employees  Miami Herald