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.
Reuters: A study found that dogs are capable of feeling a basic form of jealousy.
Forbes: The aerospace and defense company reported $22.04 billion in second quarter revenue.
WSJ: The consumer electronics giant reported its smartphone sales jumped 12.7%, but its iPad sales fell 9.2% after a 16% decline three months earlier.
WSJ: The cable-TV provider reported Q2 profit of $1.99 billion, up from $1.73 billion last year.