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GM Adds Yet Another 718,000 Vehicles to Recall Tally

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced six recalls totaling 717,950 recent model vehicles Wednesday, just a day before the company is scheduled to announce second quarter 2014 earnings. The company ...
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Auto Companies Set to Invest $1 Billion, Add 3,800 Jobs

The state of Michigan's Economic Development Board announced late Tuesday that its Strategic Fund Board has approved state incentives for nine business expansions and community improvement projects and $6 million ...
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Mercedes Sells 419,000 Vehicles in Second Quarter

If there is any issue about whether the world's rich are getting richer, it should be settled by Mercedes sales, which reached 418,700 worldwide in the second quarter, according to ...
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GE Weakness: Its Value and Identity Crisis of 2014 to 2015

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) was maintained as Buy with a $29 price target at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, with the firm saying that the fundamentals are better than ...
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Is Amazon’s Readers’ Subscription Another Poke at Book Publishers?

There are at least a couple of interesting considerations related to Friday morning's announcement from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) of its Kindle Unlimited subscription service. Information about the e-book and ...
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Boeing, Airbus Add 700 Jets to Backlog

The shooting down over eastern Ukraine of a Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on Thursday, in addition to being a personal tragedy for the families ...
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Google Search Advertising Continues Growth

Ahead of the company’s second quarter earnings report after the bell on Thursday, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) continued to dominate the search market with a 78% of a three-country market ...
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Will Microsoft Exit Search?

We already know where the ax is going to fall most harshly in the 18,000 job cuts that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced Thursday morning. The smartphone business that the ...
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Why a Boeing 777-9X Costs $377 Million

The Farnborough International Airshow has so far lived up to expectations for announcements of new orders by the two major passenger aircraft makers, Airbus and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). The ...
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Do People Really Hate McDonald’s?

A new survey from Consumer Reports indicates that people queried prefer food from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) and Panda Express over what is offered by McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Yahoo! Falls Behind Microsoft in Digital Advertising Revenue

When it comes to sharing out worldwide revenues for digital advertising, there is Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and everybody else. In the latest round of rearranging deck chairs, Microsoft Corp. ...
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Airbus A330neo Closing Order Gap With Boeing

Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus Tuesday for 50 A330-900neo aircraft for AirAsia X, the Malaysian company's low-cost, long-haul subsidiary. At a current list price ...
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Airbus Adds to Airshow Order Total

UPDATE: Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus Group NV Tuesday for 50 A330-900neo aircraft for AirAsia X, the Malaysian company’s low-cost, long-haul subsidiary. At a ...
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Farnborough Airshow Order Tally: Airbus, $33 Billion; Boeing, $13.5 Billion

For those of you keeping score at home, the order tally so far shows Airbus with about $21 billion in new orders after one day's gamesmanship at the Farnborough International ...
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Why Does J.C.Penney Have 42 Stores in New York?

Throughout its debt and revenue struggles, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has closed very few stores. Since the company loses money, it stands to reason that many of its ...
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