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Could Yak Soon Become the New Buffalo?

Native to Asia's Himalayan Mountains and still exotic in the U.S. and Canada, yaks have some valuable qualities. They're environmentally sound, relatively easy to raise, have valuable wool and lower-fat meat than beef. Domestic yaks are still a cottage industry -- but gaining notice.

Santander Restarts Talks With M&T Over Combining U.S. Operations

Spanish bank Santander (STD) has restarted talks with M&T Bank (MTB) about merging its U.S. operations with the regional bank, based in Buffalo, NY. The two had discussed a similar deal, but talks broke down in May over who would control the new, enlarged business, The Financial Times reported.