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How four words rewrote Bayer-Monsanto deal script

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Monsanto Co President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a Reuters reporter when asked how the world's largest seed company he helps lead might fit with German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG .  



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Fracking go-ahead: What happens next?

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Now plans for fracking have been given the go-ahead in North Yorkshire, the BBC's John Moylan looks at whether old industrial sites be used for future fracking applications. 



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Breakingviews: Squaring a Bid for Monsanto With Bayer’s Reward

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While there could be extra rewards in bundling Monsanto’s high-tech seeds with Bayer’s crop sprays, a merger might not produce enough profit to justify a higher offer. 



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Cheap fuel lets US drivers hit the road

a shared story    3 days 17 hours 19 minutes ago
American drivers take to US roads this holiday weekend enjoying the lowest fuel prices for a decade. 



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Wall St. Wraps Up Strong Week on a High Note

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Bank shares were higher after the head of the Federal Reserve confirmed it would keep raising interest rates provided the economy keeps improving. 



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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

a shared story    3 days 18 hours 19 minutes ago
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving.... 



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Recalls this week: spill-proof cups, water heaters

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More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children are being recalled because of mold development risk, with more than 3,000 reported cases already. Other recalled consumer products include faulty water heaters and mattress pads.... 



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Verizon and unions reach tentative deal to end labor strike

a shared story    3 days 19 hours 19 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc and unions representing nearly 40,000 wireline workers have reached a tentative deal to end a strike that has stretched for more than month, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, said on Friday.  



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Sumner Redstone will act in shareholders' best interest: spokesman

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(Reuters) - A spokesman for Sumner Redstone wrote in an e-mailed statement on Friday that the media mogul would act in "the best interests of shareholders," when asked about whether the media mogul will take action to remove Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and the company's board...(more) 



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New privacy rules for Internet service would be illegal, providers say

a shared story    3 days 20 hours 19 minutes ago
But Warren Brown cautions that real performance comes with a hefty boost in price. 



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Fast money: Banks making it easier to split the tab

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don't all use the same bank.... 



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US markets lifted by economic data

a shared story    3 days 21 hours 19 minutes ago
US markets open higher on Friday after the government revised its figures for economic growth upward and consumer sentiment rose. 



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