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  • April 14- Merck& Co said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved its grass pollen allergy drug Grastek, becoming the second such immunotherapy treatment to be given the go-ahead in recent weeks.

  • Bitcoin promoter indicted for money laundering Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Prominent bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York.

  • Ex-CFTC regulator Chilton joins DLA Piper law firm Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 14- Bart Chilton, an outspoken former regulator who spent more than six years as a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will join the law firm DLA Piper, the company said on Monday.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. The 1.1 percent jump reported by the Commerce Department on Monday was the best showing since September 2012. WASHINGTON— The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return?

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down parts of a regulation that forces public companies to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, saying it violates free speech rights.

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down parts of a regulation that forces public companies to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, saying it violates free speech rights.

  • April 14- Twitter Inc co-founders, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and Chief Executive Richard Costolo have informed U.S. regulators that they did not plan to sell the microblogging company's shares after post-IPO restrictions are lifted in May.

  • Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:44 AM ET

    A 2009 law gave the FDA the power to regulate a number of aspects of tobacco marketing and manufacturing, though it cannot ban nicotine or cigarettes outright. The proposed FDA regulation was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review in October.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 4:09 p.m. EDT Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    US stocks erase some of the ground lost last week as retail sales pick up; Citi gains Hot IPO market may face cooler reception as stock swings make investors nervous Chinese state companies by GlencoreXstrata copper mine in Peru for $5.85 billion Aspen Insurance rejects Endurance Specialty's offer to buy it for about $3.2 billion US retail sales jump 1.1 percent in March, best showing in 18 months, led by auto sales Google buys Titan Aerospace, maker of atmospheric satellites US businesses boosted stockpiles by 0.4 percent in February as sales rose sharply Netflix's payments to Comcast produce fastest video-streaming speeds in 17 months Asia's taxi-app wars heat up as Uber's big push into region meets local lookalikes TIAA-CREF reaches deal to acquire Nuveen Investments for $6.25 B including debt

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 11- Eike Batista, who was Brazil's richest man for most of the past decade, is under investigation for allegedly engaging in insider trading while he chaired his now-bankrupt oil-producing and shipbuilding firms, securities industry watchdog CVM said on Friday.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, April 11- Eike Batista, who was Brazil's richest man for most of the past decade, is under investigation by securities industry watchdog CVM for allegedly engaging in insider trading while he chaired his now-bankrupt oil-producing and shipbuilding firms.

  • SEATTLE, April 11- Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a record-breaking $731 million fine by European antitrust regulators.

  • Exxon CEO's compensation rises 3 percent to $28.1M Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    IRVING, Texas— The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. received compensation worth $28.1 million last year, a 3 percent increase over the previous year, according to an Associated Press analysis of a company regulatory filing.

  • Senators urge DOJ to intervene in GM civil suits Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    General Motors headquarters in Detroit

    Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, April 11- Brazil's security regulator believes that Eike Batista engaged in insider trading, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday, the latest blow to the tycoon, a one-time billionaire at the center of the country's largest corporate meltdown.

  • How to 'unrig' markets: Jon Najarian Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian says there are two keep problems with high-frequency trading and he’s got two solutions to “unrig” this market.

  • SAO PAULO, April 11- Brazil's security regulator believes that tycoon Eike Batista engaged in insider trading, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday, saying his oil company waited 10 months to inform shareholders that four oil fields were not commercially viable.

  • Ex-JPMorgan commodities chief under investigation Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Blythe Masters, global head of commodities at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

    Blythe Masters, who will leave JPMorgan Chase, is under investigation by prosecutors in Manhattan, Bloomberg reported.

  • DoJ probes Citi unit over suspicious transactions Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    A segment of the the border fence separating the U.S. from Mexico.

    The Justice Department is investigating whether a Citigroup unit failed to alert the government about suspicious banking transactions along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • April 10- The Justice Department is investigating whether a Citigroup Inc unit in California failed to alert the government about suspicious banking transactions along the U.S.- Mexico border, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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