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AP Business Headlines
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A Greek economist and outspoken bailout critic wrote in a blog post Tuesday that he will be sworn in as finance minister under the country's new left-wing government....
MOSCOW (AP) -- After a top ratings agency cut Russia's credit grade to "junk" status, the government in Moscow on Tuesday announced a plan that will see the economy return to a budget surplus in 2017....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide....
Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a couple sales days. Others are enjoying sales bumps, as shoppers stock up on shovels and other winter gear - and snow day snacks....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Big jumps in sales of its Surface tablets, cloud computing software and Lumia smartphones drove Microsoft's quarterly revenue above expectations, as CEO Satya Nadella continues to steer toward the mobile gadget market and shift Microsoft away from its traditional focus on the PC....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Microsoft said the stronger dollar and a shift to Web-based software cut into its sales of Windows, Office and computer-server products to corporations.
The NFL is financing a chilling spot on domestic violence to air during the Super Bowl, as the league looks to repair damage to its image caused by player scandals.
Mattel CEO Bryan Stockton abruptly resigned, as another disastrous holiday season showed his recent efforts to revive the creative culture at the world’s largest toy company didn’t do the trick.
Facebook denied being the victim of a hacking attack and said its site and photo-sharing app Instagram had suffered an outage after it introduced a configuration change.
British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said the board of Aer Lingus is ready to recommend a sweetened takeover offer for the Irish carrier.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
'Hacking' your body to maximize its potential isn't limited strictly to the adults anymore.
Apple's earnings are expected to be so good that they are distorting the estimated growth rate for the entire S&P 500.
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Sales of nearly every non-Windows product were up, helping Microsoft's revenue grow 8%.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The self-regulator is facing criticism over a proposal to require brokers to share information about clients’ accounts.






The fund chief executive’s campaign to put women on British boards has succeeded by concentrating on corporate leaders and on company returns.






The costs and complications of a provision in the Dodd-Frank financial reform act requiring public companies to disclose the pay ratio between chief executives and their median workers have stalled its implementation.






A booming business in lending to poor people with bad credit who need cars to get to work is as much about Wall Street’s demand for high returns as it is about used vehicles.






The German engineering and electronics company said profit in the fiscal first quarter fell to $1.23 billion, and that it may have to cut jobs to reduce costs.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
Chain is replacing bread with meat at select Philippines restaurants.
     
 
 
Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people.
     
 
 
It has already returned to coloring it with the same roasted malt it formerly used.
     
 
 
Tax body turning to Twitter, YouTube to push information about filing taxes.
     
 
 
Investors find ways to heat up their portfolios with the harsh winter weather
     
 
 
      
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