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AstraZeneca shares fall on Crestor results

Drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC’s big gamble, an attempt to prove its top-selling drug works better than rival cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor, appears to have backfired. A study meant to show AstraZeneca’s cholesterol drug Crestor prevents plaque buildup in heart arteries ...

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Apple briefly passes Exxon as most valuable US co.

NEW YORK — Apple briefly surpassed Exxon Mobil on Tuesday as the nation's most valuable company. The iPhone and iPad maker had the lead for much of the afternoon before its stock closed just behind Exxon's. The two companies are so close that Apple is likely to keep the top spot soon.

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Dunkin’ Donuts’ parent announces IPO price range

NEW YORK CITY — The parent of Dunkin' Donuts plans to raise as much as $461 million when it takes the company public, up from the $400 million it originally estimated. Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., which runs Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins ...

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Coach income jumps on sales gains

NEW YORK CITY — Coach Inc. said Tuesday strong demand for its luxury handbags both in North America and overseas helped first-quarter net income rise 34 percent. The increases topped expectations ...

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GM CEO expects good demand for shares

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Demand for General Motors Co. stock should be good once the company decides to offer its shares to the public, CEO Ed Whitacre said Thursday.

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