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Today's Business News and Opinion

Commodity giant's shares climbed 72% in Hong Kong and almost 20% in London on Monday, despite the company admitting there was no reason for the movements.
10/6/15 10:36AM
Pointed questions at Twitter go unanswered, despite promises of change from CEO Jack Dorsey and the board.
10/6/15 10:36AM
A large-scale recall in a new product category for General Mills could hurt cereal sales just as they were improving.
10/6/15 10:28AM
The activist investor is calling for the end of the proposed $860 million deal, vowing to campaign against it and seek board seats if its advice goes unheeded.
10/6/15 10:11AM
Fantasy football attracts big money and takes its fair share out of your wallet. But the system may be more nefarious than you realized.
10/6/15 9:55AM
Private electronics maker Roku is coming out with an updated version of its popular streaming media player, looking to take a bigger chunk out of the already-troubled pay-TV market.
10/6/15 9:47AM
GM's most advanced car ever will hit showrooms at the end of October.
10/6/15 9:30AM
Streamlined mortgage documents make it easier for a buyers to see if the loan they were quoted is the loan they're getting. However, it takes time to get them right.
10/6/15 9:04AM
When it comes to people’s Social Security benefits and how they’re determined, most feel completely in the dark.
10/6/15 8:40AM
Shares of Monsanto has been under a 'death cross' since June 22.
10/6/15 8:34AM
Tesla's Model X SUV initially struck some commentators as too expensive. Now Wall Street is coming around to that line of thinking.
10/6/15 8:31AM
Investors globally are watching the Chinese economy slip. If China ushers in a world recession, startups and crowdfunding will be affected, but it's uncertain to what degree.
10/6/15 8:16AM
GE has disappointed investors for more than a decade, but something big is finally changing. The stock is 60% below where a big investor thinks it could be by 2018.
10/6/15 8:07AM
The last two months have been turbulent for markets -- and that could translate into a big payout for high-frequency traders like Virtu, the first to go public.
10/6/15 7:49AM
Juniper Networks stock has erased its August selloff and could be headed for new 52-week highs.
10/6/15 7:34AM
American Airlines is too obsessed with cutting costs and is not on par with Delta in respecting employees, says the president of American's pilots union.
10/6/15 7:10AM
U.S. stock futures are pointing lower Tuesday, European stocks are mixed and Asian shares finish the session mostly higher.
10/6/15 6:49AM
The losses in the market lately open up the potential gain for shorting stocks.
10/6/15 6:20AM
The Los Angeles Times reports Santa Monica, Calif.-based Lionsgate is in advanced talks to merge with Starz.
10/5/15 7:34PM
It's the one-year anniversary of Apple Pay this month and so far the results have been distinctly underwhelming.
10/5/15 6:54PM
Apple and Google were once again named the world's top global brands, and Twitter gained as it named Jack Dorsey as its CEO.
10/5/15 5:46PM
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman, bowing to pressure led by activist shareholder Nelson Peltz, said should would resign from the global chemical company.
10/5/15 5:23PM
Major retailers are switching to EMV systems that increase the security of transactions. The move highlights National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
10/5/15 4:48PM
In the competitive supermarket aisles, a 102-year-old consumer products company is managing to win due to a barrage of new products.
10/5/15 2:37PM
Boeing's backlog looks fragile because of the economic slowdown in emerging markets. Meanwhile, China is entering the large commercial aircraft industry. What does all of this mean for Boeing's future?
10/5/15 1:26PM
Trian's Nelson Peltz, who engaged in a bruising proxy fight with DuPont, emphasized a collaborative relationship with GE. He says the stock is worth 70% more than its current price.
10/5/15 1:15PM
If you want to know what former Sun MicroSystems CEO Scott McNealy thinks of the Federal Reserve, just ask him.
10/5/15 1:03PM
Using cash to settle the debt was MannKind's worst-case option because it leaves the company with little money to fund ongoing operations.
10/5/15 12:53PM
Will Jack Dorsey's return improve Twitter's stock? In the short term, the answer has so far been "no."
10/5/15 12:48PM
Women are just as likely as men, and in some instances even lead the charge, when it comes to using mobile technology for investing.
10/5/15 12:24PM
Last quarter's decline of the U.S. dollar against the euro could bode well for technology companies that have significant overseas businesses.
10/5/15 11:57AM
The U.S. has relied too much on the Fed to drive its recovery from the financial crisis, says former chairman Ben Bernanke: It's time now to focus on increasing productivity.
10/5/15 11:52AM
It's easy to have a shortsighted view of personal finance in your 30s or 40s. Here are seven make mistakes that can be fatal to your financial future.
10/5/15 11:50AM
Sallie Mae (SLM) shares are up after the company declared a 0.87125 cent dividend.
10/5/15 11:39AM
PepsiCo (PEP) reports earnings Tuesday morning. Judging from past earnings reports and chart analysis, the stock should pop on the report. Here's how you can profit by trading stock options.
10/5/15 11:05AM
Federal law prevents cannabis businesses from reorganizing in court, but for the first time the debate has gotten to a high judicial level.
10/5/15 10:51AM
Delta guides toward the high end of its third-quarter margin range, but some analysts say investors aren't focused on this key metric.
10/5/15 10:08AM
What began as an effort to have Chinese companies break free of dependence on foreign investment and technology has now led to an acknowledgement that China can't go it alone.
10/5/15 10:07AM
China's erratic stock-market and Brazil's credit-rating downgrade sent investors scurrying from emerging-market exchange-traded funds during the third quarter -- and there's probably further selling ahead.
10/5/15 10:05AM
The past fifty years of global economic and financial growth have surprised and delighted people and have exceeded all expectations -- but you haven't seen anything yet.
10/5/15 10:05AM
It still isn't easy to find a luxury vehicle that gets more than 25 miles per gallon combined, but Tesla has prodded the competition to adapt quickly.
10/5/15 9:43AM
Here are nine stocks that will make major gains as the stock market embarks on a multiweek rally.
10/5/15 9:37AM
Steve Jobs died four years ago Monday. Here are 10 incredible quotes from the Apple co-founder on how to succeed at every facet of life.
10/5/15 9:20AM
Uncertainties and weak jobs report could push the Fed decision to next year. The prolonged decision over interest rates may no longer be a 'surprise' move for the informed markets.
10/5/15 9:13AM
Fed policymakers think U.S. inflation will rise as oil and labor markets tighten and rock-bottom rates impose significant cost on seniors and significant distortions on investment choices and asset prices.
10/5/15 8:41AM
Getting fired stinks. Here's what four employees decided to do about it, and what that might mean for you.
10/5/15 8:31AM
Bob McAdoo spent 46 years in the airline industry as a low-level executive, a top level executive and an investment analyst. He retired in August.
10/5/15 7:15AM
Thomson Reuters Deals Intelligence data finds that M&A activity totaled $1.5 trillion over the first nine months of 2015.
10/5/15 6:45AM
Earnings season begins in earnest this week with reports due from Alcoa, Constellation Brands, Container Store and Ruby Tuesday.
10/4/15 12:15PM

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