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A federal judge ruled in favor of David Einhorn and Greenlight Capital Friday in the dispute with Apple about the tech giant's proxy filing.
An improving economy and projected lower deficits might brighten the climate for a deal. But that optimistic view ignores the remaining deep differences between the parties. NYT reports.
Long lines at the airport, food scarcities and a rise in identity theft are just some of the disasters awaiting Americans if sequestration goes through.
Home sales are slowly climbing back thanks in some part to the so-called "strategic defaulters" - investors and homeowners who once walked away from their commitments but are now coming back to the market.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman told CNBC on Friday that there are no plans to break up the technology company and that revenue growth will accelerate in 2014.
Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
A new report sheds light on this dirty secret of the food industry: Cheap fish is widely passed off as more expensive varieties.
Pimco Founder Bill Gross called out the Federal Reserve on its vigilance in three major areas, during a CNBC interview.
Tax season is a busy time for cybercriminals trying to cash in by stealing your personal information.
Despite an increasingly large Fed balance sheet, a top official at the central bank said the fear of losing money should not stop it from providing aggressive support to the U.S. economy now.
Eatery operator Darden Restaurants warned on Friday that its earnings and restaurant traffic would be impacted by economic headwinds, including rising gas prices and higher payroll taxes.
A U.S futures-market regulator said it will block Jon Corzine, the former chief executive of failed broker MF Global, from the industry unless he clears an investigation into his fitness as a participant.
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More American workers called in sick in January than during any month in nearly five years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week.
A major snow storm that shuttered airports in Missouri, stranded truckers in Illinois and buried parts of Kansas in knee-deep powder was promising a possibly dangerous commute Friday morning as it crawled northeast.
The Federal Reserve's "very aggressive" easy money policy is going to stay that way for a "long time," St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told CNBC on Friday.
Homeowners who received help on their second mortgage are still facing foreclosure on their first mortgage, according to housing advocates, the New York Times reports.
Citigroup said on Thursday it has overhauled an executive pay plan that shareholders rejected last year as overly generous, revising it to tie bonus payments more closely to stock performance and profitability.
Before Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, started to write "Lean In," her book-slash-manifesto on women in the workplace, she reread Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." Like the homemaker turned activist who helped start a revolution 50 years ago, Ms. Sandberg wanted to do far more than sell books, the New York Times reports.