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  1. Argentina Reaches Debt Deal With 2 American Hedge Funds

    Montreux Equity Partners and Dart Management have agreed to take an offer made by the South American nation.

  2. Common Sense: Under Steve Burke, Old-Media NBCUniversal Shows Off Some New Tricks

    In conventional media, it’s all about the people, and the head of NBCUniversal has learned to stroke, cajole and get tough — and get results.

  3. Beijing Backing Lent Credibility to Ezubao, a Firm Now Called a Fraud

    The police say Ding Ning’s Internet financing business, Ezubao, was a $7.6 billion Ponzi scheme and have arrested him and 20 others.

  4. Volkswagen, Reeling From Emissions Scandal, to Delay Earnings Report

    The company will also postpone its shareholders meeting, as the German carmaker confronts official inquiries and potential lawsuits over the cheating.

  5. BNP Paribas Sets Out Cost Cuts, Reassures on Capital

    BNP Paribas pledged a higher dividend payout and said its priority was to keep its return on equity at 10 percent beyond 2016 after it announced further cost cutting measures for its investment bank.

  6. To Build a Ski Resort Under U.N. Sanctions, North Korea Turned to China

    China told a United Nations panel that sanctions barring the sale of luxury goods did not apply because skiing is a “normal activity” in North Korea.

  7. In Iran, State-Backed Companies Win From Lifted Sanctions

    While major conglomerates profit, little or nothing is trickling down to the lower levels of Iran’s beleaguered but still enormous private sector.

  8. ArcelorMittal Reports Nearly $8 Billion Loss and Plans to Raise $3 Billion

    The steel maker said its results were hurt by lower prices — depressed by cheap Chinese exports — and by write-offs in the company’s large mining business.

  9. Martin Shkreli Invokes the Fifth Amendment During Grilling by Congress

    Lawmakers questioned drug company executives Thursday, focusing on pricing practices, and criticized Martin Shkreli for refusing to answer questions.

  10. Senator Rob Portman to Oppose Pacific Trade Pact

    The announcement by Mr. Portman, a former trade ambassador to President George W. Bush, illustrates the congressional headwinds facing the 12-nation trade accord.