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28 Jun
Rovio Mobile Oy has to convince investors it has staying power, as it rolls out new games and a movie
28 Jun
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law prohibiting sales of violent video games to minors, saying the ban is an unconstitutional infringement on speech rights.
24 Jun
Facebook game tie-ins are launching for film and television content such as Weeds
24 Jun
The giant lender seeks a source of cheap funds as rivals retrench. Analysts are skeptical
24 Jun
Inflation pushes Vietnamese workers to strike—336 times in the first four months of the year
28 Jun
Sovereign defaults, particularly by Spain and Italy, could provoke a swift decline in securities issued by big European banks
28 Jun
Bill Miller, who estimated a decade ago that Eastman Kodak Co. was worth about $100 a share, sold his flagship fund’s stake in the imaging company for a lot less.
28 Jun
Global hedge funds are vying for allocations from Japan’s corporate pension fund managers, who oversee about $740 billion and are seeking alternatives to stocks following the March earthquake.
28 Jun
Carrefour SA said it has received a proposal backed by the Brazilian National Development Bank to merge its Brazilian assets with those of Cia. Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar.
28 Jun
Asian stocks rose, paced by banks and mining shares, and the won strengthened for the first time in four days after South Korea’s current-account surplus widened. Metals and grains climbed, while oil erased earlier gains.
28 Jun
Standard Chartered Plc, the U.K.’s third-largest bank by market value, said it may post “double- digit” growth in first-half income and pretax profit as it tightened control on expenses.
28 Jun
General Motors Co.’s European Opel unit is introducing models with advanced options typically sold on luxury cars, seeking to revive a business that’s lost $14.5 billion since 1999.
28 Jun
Tokyo Electric Power Co. shareholders turned up in record numbers at their first meeting since the crisis at its Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant wiped about $36 billion off the utility’s market value.
28 Jun
Thailand’s main opposition party, leading in polls ahead of the July 3 election, will seek to keep the country’s currency “competitive,” its economic chief, Suchart Thadathamrongvej, said.
24 Jun
An unexpected drop in hardware sales, following Oracle's bullish predictions in March, suggests lower-than-anticipated gains from the software giant's Sun acquisition
24 Jun
With uncertainty high, some bond investors are looking to "unconstrained" managers who take a more active approach to selecting fixed-income securities
24 Jun
The newly announced Republican candidate's successful family company has created lots of jobs. Unfortunately for Huntsman, most of them are overseas
24 Jun
A generation of new titles from the cloud have all the action and graphical richness of traditional shoot-em-ups and strategy games
24 Jun
Guarantees make annuities more appealing—and more complex
24 Jun
Venezuela, now the murder capital of South America, is a rich market
24 Jun
Alan Mulally is planning on a 50 percent production boost, and that depends largely on expansion in China and India
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