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2016-06-29

The Wall Street Journal: Sumner Redstone, Viacom saga set to continue in Massachusetts court

When the legal battle surrounding Sumner Redstone had its last substantive turn in court, the media mogul’s longtime companion was arguing he was mentally incompetent when he evicted her and removed her as his health-care proxy. A California judge dismissed…

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How the ‘bralette’ has upended Victoria’s Secret

There’s been a fundamental shift in what female consumers want from their undergarments and how much they are willing to pay.

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The Tell: 5 keys to a trader’s survival, in one handwritten note

While some surely made a killing in on the swings, others are undoubtedly wondering where it all went wrong. This is where Steve Burns comes in.

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Capitol Report: House bill would prevent minor league baseball players from getting minimum wage and overtime

A bill was introduced Wednesday that would prevent minor-league baseball players from getting minimum wage and receiving overtime pay.

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The Ratings Game: Nike stock suffers multiple target cuts but analysts remain bullish

Nike’s fourth-quarter earnings had some hits and some misses, but analysts are optimistic that the company will see growth in the long term.

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Medill News Service: Anemic startup recovery puts pressure on U.S. economy, Senate hearing finds

A lackluster recovery for start-up firms from the Great Recession has put a strain on an already-fragile U.S. economy, threatening the job market and productivity, and contributing to greater income inequality, according to a Senate hearing Wednesday.

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Ugly Mr. Potato Head wants you to give imperfect produce a chance

The campaign for non-picture perfect produce goes international.

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The Wall Street Journal: Puerto Rico bill passes key Senate hurdle

Legislation to create a municipal-debt workout for Puerto Rico survived a key vote in the Senate

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Capitol Report: Consumers bailing out U.S. economy — again

Consumers have come to the rescue of the economy again.

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NewsWatch: 20 beaten-down U.S. stocks expected to rise as much as 98%

As investors have panicked, analysts are expecting big rebounds for these companies, says Phil van Doorn.

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China’s appetite for Hollywood films is shaking up the motion picture industry

China’s intensifying appetite for Hollywood films is an increasingly important storyline for the industry.

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In One Chart: ‘Brexit’ beat ‘porn’ as the most popular Google search term last week

The immense interest in the U.K.’s landmark decision to sever ties with the European Union is perhaps best captured by Google search for the term “Brexit.”

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