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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares lacked a clear direction in early Thursday trading as players took a mostly wait-and-see view ahead of talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama.Adding to the mixed view was the fall on Wa ...more

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NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (AP) — Greek yogurt maker Chobani has secured a $750 million investment from investment firm TPG Capital to help fund its growth.The privately held food company said Wednesday that as part of the deal, TPG will have representati ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The pay of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s outgoing CEO fell 73 percent in 2013 because he received a lower performance-based bonus and he didn't get stock awards that are given in anticipation of future performance.The world's largest re ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga's founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO, as the company's sales slide.Zynga said Wednesday that Pincus will remain chair ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.The famed marquee had a message, too."Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field," it read ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola's highly contested pay plan for its executives.Buffett, whose company is the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC after it was a ...more

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Gold prices settled higher for the first time in a week as tensions between Russia and Ukraine give the precious metal some support.Russia warned Wednesday that it would mount a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukr ...more

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PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway on Wednesday posted a net loss for the first quarter because of higher costs and acquisition expenses.The grocery-store chain is being acquired by an investment group in a deal worth about $7.64 billion. The dea ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says most stocks are trading at reasonable prices even though the market has soared this year.Buffett said on CNBC Wednesday that thinks stocks are generally selling in a reasonable price range.E ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Manchester United's owners will be relying on the strength of the club's brand to soften the impact of a sudden downturn on the field this season.Few clubs have the money-making abilities of United, which has been setting revenue r ...more