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Siemens AG is in talks with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. about a joint bid to buy Alstom SA’s energy business and counter a $17 billion offer by General Electric Co. more
A temporary tax holiday for U.S. companies to repatriate offshore profits would cost the government $95.8 billion in revenue over the next decade, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation, a nonpartisan scorekeeper for Congress. more
Santander UK PLC and Barclays PLC said they don’t plan to implement the kind of curbs on riskier home loans imposed by Britain’s two largest nationalized lenders. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Wednesday that Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million as its share of a multistate settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the company violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting its asthma drug Advair and antidepressant drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin. more
President Barack Obama is proposing cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions from the nation’s power plants by an average of 30 percent from 2005 levels, a central part of his plan to fight climate change that also carries political risk. more
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Britain’s largest state-owned lender, plans to cut hundreds of U.S. jobs while shrinking its mortgage-trading business ahead of stiffer capital rules. more
French President Francois Hollande’s government said General Electric Co. improved its proposal for Alstom SA’s energy business as Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt pledged to create new jobs, softening its stance on the U.S. company’s takeover plans. more
Emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants have declined 29 percent in participating Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative states since the program’s launch five years ago, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonprofit climate-change advocacy group Environment Northeast. more
Bank of America Corp. rose the most in more than a year after the firm resubmitted its request for a bigger payout to the Federal Reserve. more
General Electric Co., seeking France’s approval for its $17 billion bid to buy Alstom SA’s energy division, pledged to keep the power-equipment maker’s nuclear operations in the country. more
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