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Wall St. extends rebound on earnings, ECB report

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fourth straight session of gains boosted by strong corporate results, including Apple's. | Video

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After huge jet orders, budget airlines eye rich seam of aircraft leasing

SINGAPORE/PARIS - From Scandinavia to Southeast Asia, low-cost airlines have ordered record numbers of planes in recent years, redefining the jet industry. Now they plan to lease out scores of their new planes, re-ordering the aviation business all over again.

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Airbus offers long-range version of A321neo, targets Boeing 757

- Airbus Group NV said on Tuesday that it has begun offering airlines a long-range version of its A321neo jetliner, aimed at replacing Boeing Co's 757 jetliner, a long-range single-aisle jet that is no longer in production.

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New Total boss must overhaul exploration strategy, pursue cost cuts

PARIS - The sudden death of Total's top executive may make it even trickier for the French oil major to overhaul its expensive exploration strategy while simultaneously cutting costs to please shareholders as oil prices fall. | Video

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Coca-Cola announces growth plan as profit falls 14 percent

- Coca-Cola Co on Tuesday announced new cost-cutting measures and a timeline for selling its bottling operations after its quarterly profit slumped 14 percent and the world's largest beverage maker struggles to find growth amid a soft market for soda.

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Tough U.S. rivalries, China food scandal pound McDonald's

- McDonald's Corp's - which has not given investors many reasons to sing the fast-food chain's "I'm lovin' it" jingle - on Tuesday said quarterly profit dropped by nearly one-third and warned that global restaurant sales will fall again in October. | Video

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Why the U.S. is spending $1 trillion on nukes

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the 10-year costs of maintaining and modernizing our existing arsenal at $355 billion, with another $215 billion slated for "other nuclear-related activities."