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Dealing: Hermes unloads Gaultier stake

Diapers, Burgers and Undies: The price of consumer goods is about to take a rise

Dear Mike Arrington: Please, stop investing in startups

Getting Big: TPG anointed biggest PE firm by funds raised

Buying: Applied Materials buys Varian Semiconductor in $4.9B deal

Stocks: US shares poised to gain ahead of jobs data

Finding Osama’s One Thing… But taking on corporate tax reform too?