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Cisco veteran Robbins to take over as CEO from Chambers

- Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at the helm of the network equipment maker, a symbol of the dot.com stock boom 15 years ago now struggling to boost its bottom line in the era of cloud computing.

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Cement makers Holcim and Lafarge win U.S. antitrust approval to merge

WASHINGTON - Holcim Ltd , a Swiss company, and Lafarge S.A. , which is based in Paris, on Monday won U.S. antitrust approval to merge after they agreed to divest assets, the Federal Trade Commission.

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Fed's Yellen says met firm at heart of leak probes

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met with a research firm that later published confidential information from the central bank, she said on Monday.

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McDonald's reset to change structure, cut costs, boost franchises

- McDonald's Corp's new chief executive officer said on Monday he would reorganize business units, sell restaurants to franchisees and cut costs in a bid to turn the fast-food chain into a "modern, progressive burger company." | Video

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Greenlight's Einhorn slams oil frackers at Sohn conference

NEW YORK - Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn, who often moves a stock simply by speaking its name, on Monday kicked off the year's most prominent investment conference by laying out a case against oil frackers, arguing these companies drill "lots and lots of holes" and burn through plenty of cash.

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Morgan Stanley sees $292 million loss from Deutsche Bank lawsuit

- Morgan Stanley said on Monday it could lose more than $290 million from a lawsuit by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co over the quality of about $735 million of the Wall Street firm's mortgages.

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