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  • Small business owners learn recession lessons Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    NEW YORK— For some small business owners, the Great Recession turned out to be a lesson in how to run their companies better. But there were 337,303 fewer companies with under 499 employees in 2011 than there were before the recession began, according to the Census Bureau.

  • Tyson moving forward with Hillshire deal Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods Inc. has signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. for $7.75 billion, two days after the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs was let out of its agreement to buy Pinnacle Foods. Chicago- based Hillshire agreed to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. for $4.23 billion in May.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Morgan Stanley wants to pay out a smaller portion of wealth management revenue to the retail brokers who generate it, the final and perhaps most difficult front in Chief Executive James Gorman's drive to reduce staff costs across the bank.

  • Richest 1% taxed too much: NJ Gov Chris Christie Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    The tax code relies too much on the wealthiest Americans and needs to be revamped, says N.J. Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Governor Chris Christie

    I will not be able to pay down the sins of my predecessors, says Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), sharing his thoughts on funding pensions in New Jersey.

  • Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), discusses his battle to balance the budget in the Garden State. Also Christie shares his thoughts on taxes. Folks don't understand you have to make yourself competitive from a tax prospective, says Christie.

  • Gov. Christie defends NJ's new budget     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), provides his thoughts on a wide array of topics, from funding public pensions, to taxes, politics, and legalizing marijuana.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Morgan Stanley wants to pay out a smaller portion of wealth management revenue to the retail brokers who generate it, the final and perhaps most difficult front in Chief Executive James Gorman's drive to reduce staff costs across the bank.

  • NEW YORK, June 30- Privately held senior care center operator CareOne LLC said on Monday it was working with an investment bank to explore a sale of its real estate assets in an auction that people familiar with the matter said could fetch as much as $2 billion.

  • Pinnacle Foods lets Hillshire out of sale pact Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Pinnacle Foods said Monday it has scrapped its sale to Hillshire Brands, freeing Hillshire to be acquired by Tyson Foods. Pinnacle Foods, which makes Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Duncan Hines cake mixes and Hungry-Man frozen dinners, said it will get a $163 million breakup payment from Hillshire.

  • *MSCI's global index, European shares post quarterly gains. NEW YORK, June 30- Global stock markets posted a fourth straight quarter of gains on Monday, aided by the loose monetary policies of major central banks that have helped drive risk appetite, while concerns about the world's economic health have underpinned government debt.

  • *BNY Mellon shares up as Trian discloses stake. *MannKind rallies on approval of inhaled insulin.

  • Port Authority settles suit over PATH access Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    "We are gratified that after years of litigation the Port Authority has agreed to make the Grove Street PATH station accessible to people with disabilities, including those who cannot use stairs or escalators," said Robert Stulberg, one of the plaintiffs' attorneys.

  • Atlantic City casino shutdown needed, analysts say Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. But there's nothing theoretical about what's happening in Atlantic City now.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- Independent refiner PBF Holding Company LLC will terminate the crude oil supply agreement with Morgan Stanley Capital Group for its Toledo, Ohio, refinery, effective July 31, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

  • Woman sues ex-boss, says rush hour made her ill Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:53 PM ET

    CAMDEN, N.J.— A New Jersey woman is suing her former employer for not letting her avoid commuting during rush hour, which she says aggravated her anxiety and depression. Andrea DeGerolamo says her employer, Fulton Financial Corp. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was legally required to accommodate her doctor-backed request for different work hours.

  • Nestle recalls ice cream due to packaging error Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled. The recall affects 14- ounce cartons of ice cream with a best-by date of May 13, 2015.

  • June 27- Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City. Revenue from Atlantic City has declined by more than $3 billion since 2006 while competition has grown, Chief Executive Gary Loveman said in a statement.

  • Atlantic City's Showboat casino plans to close Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:52 AM ET
    Showboat Atlantic City hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Caesars Entertainment confirmed it will shutter Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel.

  • June 27- Casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City.