WSJ: Gold for December deliver fell $14.10, or 1.1% to $1,282.80 per troy ounce.
Reuters: A new statistical analysis found women under the age of 50 who were recently diagnosed with breast cancer were more likely to have been on some version of the birth control pill.
WSJ: Adidas said its Q2 net profit fell 16% from last year to $193 million.
Reuters: Former PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell was named Target Corp's new CEO.
Bloomberg: Real gross domestic product in the United States increased at an annual rate of 4% in the second quarter of 2014.
USA Today: The social network's second-quarter revenue rose 124% to $312 million.
WSJ: The pharmaceutical giant posted earnings of $2.91 billion, or 45 cents per share.
TIME: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that running—even slowly—greatly reduces the risk of a cardiovascular-related death.
NYT: The online real estate listing website will purchase its competition, Trulia, for about $3.5 billion in stock.
WSJ: Dollar Tree will acquire the struggling discount retailer in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
Bloomberg: The socia network reported sales rose to $2.91 billion from $1.81 billion the year before.
Forbes: The retail giant fired Bill Simon and named Greg Foran as its new President and CEO.
WSJ: General Motors reported an 80% drop in its Q2 net profit, with earnings hit by $1.5 billion in recall-related charges.