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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies....
DALLAS (AP) -- UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned....
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company....
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music industry’s nascent recovery.
P&G said it plans to exit its Duracell business, with plans to carve off the leading battery brand with $2 billion in global sales into a separate company. The plan was announced as P&G reported flat sales and a 34% profit drop for its fiscal first quarter.
Chiquita has terminated its deal with Irish food company Fyffes and said it instead plans to enter negotiations with Cutrale-Safra, the coalition between a Brazilian orange juice maker and an investment firm.
Ford said third-quarter income fell 34% from a year ago to $835 million as lower truck production and higher warranty and recall costs hurt results in its core North American operations and losses in Europe widened.
AT&T is enjoying its lowest-ever “churn” rate, but is also facing an uncomfortable situation: up to 10 million of its most lucrative wireless customers may be free to walk out the door.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
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New York headlines took a straight forward and direct approach with NYC's Ebola news.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The inquiry into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes during a record year for recalls, in which the agency’s role has been scrutinized by Congress.






The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement meant to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.
Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.






The move comes after regulators ordered more crash testing of the barriers, which have been banned in 13 states because of concerns that they can impale drivers.






The chemical giant has been investing more of its money and management energy in other countries, signaling a wider malaise in the German economy.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
Report: Lincoln gets new models, high-end chassis, $5 billion investment in next few years
     
 
 
GpPro losing its mojo? Shares down 9% on stock analyst report.
     
 
 
The BMW i8 is the most exciting car we've driven. Not just because it's sleek and quick. But more because it's real.
     
 
 
Obama reviews underway of auto safety agency procedures, 'culture,' and deadly Takata airbags
     
 
 
A single case in the world's media capital doesn't lack for attention
     
 
 
      
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