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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter failed to add users at a quick enough pace for investors in the second quarter even as revenue grew sharply, feeding concerns about whether it can ever become a mass-market service like Facebook or Google....
Procter & Gamble has named company insider David Taylor as president and chief executive effective Nov. 1....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Global stocks steadied and U.S. markets marched higher Tuesday, as investors were encouraged by strong results from UPS, Ford and other big companies....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Procter & Gamble said company veteran David Taylor will take over as CEO on Nov. 1, with A.G. Lafley shifting to the role of executive chairman.
Twitter said second-quarter revenue grew 61%—but user growth disappointed, as interim CEO Jack Dorsey said new features had yet to generate desired results.
Some of the biggest players in the world of commercial drones are drawing up plans for how to safely manage the growing flock of unmanned vehicles in what are quickly becoming crowded skies.
Wal-Mart has sent out a memo to hundreds suppliers warning them to comply with labeling laws, emphasizing that the amount inside a package matches what is printed on the outside.
Germany’s HeidelbergCement agreed to pay €1.67 billion ($1.85 billion) for a 45% stake in Italy’s Italcementi in a deal that further consolidates Europe’s building-materials industry.
CNNMoney Headlines
Several Republican senators are pushing hard for the U.S. to lift its ban on crude oil exports.
Twitter interim CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter should be "as easy as looking out your window to see what's happening."
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Bombed the SAT? It doesn't matter, if you're applying to George Washington University. The college just became one of the largest and most prestigious to make standardized test scores optional for applicants.
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NY Times Business Headlines
The big question is whether health spending will reset to the slow rate of recent years or return to the long-term pattern of high growth.

David S. Taylor, a group president who joined P.&G. in 1980, takes charge of a company that has spent months vigorously slimming down.

Mr. Neo, 56, is chief of the Euro Properties Group, a real estate development company based in Hong Kong. The firm is working on its first project in New York.

The Start button is back, in a more modern fashion, and the tablet mode, while perhaps intimidating for longtime Windows users, has familiar touches.

As global stocks steadied, American markets rose on strong results from Ford, UPS and other big companies.

USA Today Business Headlines
Interim CEO Jack Dorsey and CFO Anthony Noto warn turnaround will take "considerable" time
Current CEO will remain as chairman of board.
Markets around the world stabilized after China’s battered and volatile stock market fell again but rebounded from steep session lows.
The achievement fulfilled a long-held goal, but comes despite a decline in the U.S.
Candidate leads in donations from bank execs, report finds.
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