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Inside Kellogg's Effort to Cash In on the Health-Food Craze

2 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:54:59 EDT)

Fixing its Kashi brand, says the CEO, is key to bulking up sales in the fast-growing natural and organic food aisles, part of a broader push to revive the 109-year old firm.

U.S. Auto Sales Maintain Pace Despite Calendar Quirk

1 hour ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:30:34 EDT)

Three of the largest U.S. auto makers beat a quirk in the calendar by posting better-than-expected August sales, underscoring the continuing strength of the car consumer.

Dealing With 'Daddy Track': Men Face Challenges Going Part Time

8 minutes ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:57:23 EDT)

As women make strides in the workplace and men shoulder more caregiving duties at home, few fathers have workplace flexibility figured out.

Whirlpool Mulls Rival Bid for Oven-Maker AGA

4 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:53:17 EDT)

Whirlpool has approached AGA Rangemaster, the iconic British maker of cast-iron ovens, over a possible cash bid, turning up the heat on Middleby Corp. which agreed in July to buy AGA for $198 million.

Oil Outage in Canada Boosts Prices, Fears

1 hour ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:30:40 EDT)

Problems at two Canadian oil-sands producers’ mainstay operations boosted synthetic crude prices—and experts say a prolonged dip in production could alter the volume of crude exports to the U.S.

ISM Manufacturing Index Falls in August

36 minutes ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:30:09 EDT)

U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace in more than two years, a sign global turmoil and a strong dollar could be limiting factories.

In China's Heartland, Small Cities Flourish

1 hour ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:32:18 EDT)

Fengdu on the Yangtze River is one of hundreds of smaller Chinese cities still bursting with consumer vitality. It’s if these striving cities lose momentum that China is in danger of failing, writes Andrew Browne.

California Lawmakers Approve Equal-Pay Measure

2 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:28:30 EDT)

California lawmakers gave final approval to legislation that seeks to ensure equal compensation for women in the workplace by prohibiting employers from paying differing wages to employees who do “substantially similar work.”

China's Economic Woes Echo Across Asia

1 hour ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:17:59 EDT)

Evidence is increasing that China’s economic slowdown is rippling across Asia, with a startling plunge in South Korean exports and softening manufacturing in Malaysia and Vietnam.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Returns to Store Shelves

2 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:01:44 EDT)

Cartons of Blue Bell ice cream began reappearing in grocery stores in cities Monday, a major step after the ice-cream maker yanked all its products following a deadly listeria outbreak and faced a financial crisis.

Valeant Strikes Psoriasis-Drug Pact With AstraZeneca

2 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:33:58 EDT)

Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals has struck a deal with AstraZeneca of the U.K. to develop and sell psoriasis treatment brodalumab.

Dollar Tree Swings to a Loss

3 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:35:12 EDT)

Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its latest quarter, though sales jumped, as the discount retailer integrates its recently-acquired rival.

South Korean Exports Fall on Lower China Shipments

11 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:20:36 EDT)

South Korea said exports posted their sharpest fall in six years in August as shipments slumped to China.

Marissa Mayer Pregnant With Twins

26 minutes ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:39:23 EDT)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is expecting twin girls and plans to take “limited time away,” she announced.

Bayer Separates Material Science Business

28 minutes ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:37:42 EDT)

German pharmaceuticals group Bayer has moved a step closer to floating its $12.38 billion specialty chemicals business by legally and economically separating the unit, now named Covestro.

Chinese Company Set to Buy 10 Ultralarge Ships for $1.5 Billion

4 hours ago (Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:57:48 EDT)

Order expected to exacerbate an estimated 30% excess capacity in shipping route between Asia and Europe.