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BHP Billiton to Trim Olympic Dam Workforce

published about 1 hour ago
BHP Billiton to Trim Olympic Dam Workforce
BHP Billiton said it would pare back its workforce at the Olympic Dam copper-and-uranium mine in southern Australia amid a push to reduce operating costs.

Recalls Hit Honda Earnings

published about 2 hours ago
Recalls Hit Honda Earnings
Honda Motor cut its full-year net profit forecast by 3.5% after being hit by costs related to recalls over explosive air bags made by Takata.

Newcrest Rides a Gold Roller-Coaster

published about 2 hours ago
Newcrest Rides a Gold Roller-Coaster
Few companies have experienced the roller-coaster ride of the commodities cycle like Newcrest Mining, Australia’s biggest gold producer.

Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise a Try

published about 4 hours ago
Hard-Driving Uber Gives Compromise a Try
Facing roadblocks, ride-sharing service Uber is trying to present a softer side to its aggressive push into global markets.

China Tops U.S. in Foreign Investment

published about 6 hours ago
China Tops U.S. in Foreign Investment
China became the world’s top destination for foreign investment in 2014, edging the U.S. out of the top position for the first time since 2003.