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AP Business Headlines
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday....
BEIJING (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry....
BEIJING (AP) -- The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million....
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday....
INDIO, Calif. (AP) -- When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
For Barnes & Noble, a shrinking market for print books, competition from Amazon and the costs of investing in its own e-reader and tablets has made the future uncertain for the retailer as it looks for additional revenue sources.
Wal-Mart is trying to shake up the money transfer industry with a new service that undercuts Western Union and MoneyGram with lower and simplified fees.
Fish-farming companies are trying to guard against disease and expand production by trying new techniques, including the use of offshore structures akin to oil platforms.
Europe's largest carmaker Volkswagen AG said it aims to sell more than 3.5 million vehicles in China this year, after sales there accounted for more than one-third of the German company's global deliveries last year.
The head of General Motors' North American operations, Alan Batey, said April U.S. vehicle sales are on pace for "a good month."
      
CNNMoney Headlines
The papal message about income inequality is resonating both inside and outside of the church.
From turbocharged to high-tech, the most interesting models and concept vehicles.
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Estimates vary, but the good news is that the declines the Mac suffered in 2013 may have come to a halt.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The company had a change of heart after consumers had a negative reaction to its new arbitration rules.






A Times analysis shows that General Motors repeatedly used technical service bulletins as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.






Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.
Laboratoires Servier, the pharmaceutical company founded by Mr. Servier, was hailed as a champion of French business until its diabetes drug was withdrawn from the market.






With his book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” Thomas Piketty has written a blockbuster in the world of economics.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
Thanks, Congress!
A pink coffee maker could really tie the room together.
AdviceIQ's Lewis J. Walker: There are lessons to be learned in that time-honored coin-savings container.
Princeton Review survey shows what's good for the environment is also good for recruitment.
In 30 metro areas the population shrank by at least 1% in recent years.
      
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