Costco Not Ready to Cut Prices as Shipping, Commodities Costs Fall 

Rising labor costs and prices that were locked in with suppliers months ago are keeping inflationary pressures on the retailer.

Instacart IPO Could Fuel a 'Game of Thrones' For Food Delivery 

Despite its growth, the company's valuation could fall further in its public debut.

Shell Braces for Profit Hit From Volatile Natural-Gas Prices 

The London-based oil company said the pricing and cost swings from shortfalls of liquefied natural gas will likely cut into profit from its huge gas business, typically its biggest cash generator.

Brookfield Bets $2 Billion on Music in Deal With Primary Wave 

The asset manager will take a significant minority interest in the publisher and commit $1.7 billion to buying copyrights, including Joey Ramone's.

Elon Musk, Twitter at Odds Over Terms of Agreement to Close Deal 

The billionaire and the social-media platform are hashing out conditions tied to financing and dropping litigation over the stalled takeover.

Virgin Atlantic Quitting Hong Kong Deals Blow to Aviation Hub's Revival 

Virgin Atlantic Airways said it would close its office in Hong Kong and end flight service to and from London's Heathrow Airport, a sign of the hurdles facing the Chinese city as it seeks to regain its reputation as an aviation hub.

Analysis: Credit Suisse's Woes Don't Make for a Lehman Moment 

European banks aren't at risk of facing a Lehman-style crash, analysts say, following the stream of negative stories and market turmoil hitting Credit Suisse.

Diageo Keeps Guidance Despite Multiple Challenges 

Diageo said it made a good start to fiscal 2023 and remains well-positioned to deliver its medium-term guidance despite expecting the operating environment to remain challenging.

Ford's Electric F-150 Lightning Truck Gets Higher Starting Price-Again 

Auto maker cites supply-chain issues, rising material costs and market factors as it increases cost of entry-level EV pickup.

U.S. Looks to Ease Venezuela Sanctions, Enabling Chevron to Pump Oil 

The Biden administration is preparing to scale down sanctions on President Nicolás Maduro's authoritarian regime to allow Chevron to resume pumping oil there, according to people familiar with the proposal.


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