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AP Business Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game....
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Wednesday as investors waited for a Federal Reserve statement on interest rates following a two-day meeting. Shares of DuPont and FedEx surged....
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Financial markets are awaiting the end of a Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday to see whether the Fed sends any clearer signal about the timing of an interest rate increase....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
An activist investor with a successful track record has launched a campaign to force DuPont to break itself up after the chemical giant rebuffed its repeated private calls for change.
Sony's last hopes for turning around its electronics arm have faltered. The company, which expects to post a fiscal-year loss of $2.15 billion, said it won't be a major player in the smartphone market as it is still struggling amid competition.
When Alibaba begins trading Friday, four of the world's 10 largest Internet companies by stock-market value will be based in Asia, highlighting how much action is shifting to the region.
Jizhong Energy, the biggest polluter in China's dirtiest city, is trying to clean itself up, highlighting the balancing act under way as regional governments and businesses try to tackle pollution without wrecking local economies.
Anheuser-Busch said it was disappointed and increasingly concerned by the NFL's handling of recent incidents, which the brewer said "have overshadowed" the league's season.
CNNMoney Headlines
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FedEx and Kohl's both announce plans to ramp up hiring this holiday season, one day after UPS unveiled a major hiring binge.
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NY Times Business Headlines
Charles-Henri Sabet, a former backgammon champion and foreign exchange executive, is building a trading business amid technological and regulatory forces that are reshaping the market.

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts Mr. Xi in the first visit by a Chinese president in eight years, the reasons for mutual good will are compelling.

Export Now was created as an easy, low-cost way for American businesses to export to China, but when that didn’t work, the company took a new tack.

Global markets were higher ahead of the Fed statement, expected later Wednesday.

U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.

USA Today Business Headlines
Investors will be looking for clues from the Fed on the timing of interest rate hikes.
Gasoline prices fell sharply in August, bringing down the consumer price index.
Sentiment index hits highest level since November 2005.
It's Fed Day and investors will finally find out the Fed's thinking on rate hikes.
Wall Street analysts still see Dow stocks with big upside
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