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  • 10 big M&A trends to watch in 2014 Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    The biggest global deal trends of last year are already showing up in the first month of 2014, including media consolidation and bets on Japan.

  • New Jersey's bets on online gambling Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    In this November 2013 photo, an elderly couple plays slot machines at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.

    New Jersey's gambling industry is over $1 billion in the red. Can its adoption of online gambling fuel growth and make it a model for other states?

  • Five start-ups to watch in 2014 Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Entrepreneurs will be the ones to rebuild this economy, says brand strategist Carol Baker. Here are five start-ups she's watching in 2014.

  • No coal here! Retail's few holiday winners Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    An employee rings up a customer at Macy's in New York.

    It's hard to drown out all the negative noise coming from the retail sector this year, but not everyone had a bad holiday.

  • Wine's big threat (hint: it could be you) Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    This year will bring good news to the wine industry despite aging boomers presenting a question mark for future demand, according to a new report.

  • How cannabis could be the next great US industry Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    While dominated by small- to mid-sized merchants, forerunners to large, national marijuana brands are emerging. Is pot America's next big industry?

  • Telemedicine keeps seniors out of nursing homes Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    The multi-billion-dollar telemedicine industry is helping doctors monitor senior patients remotely, allowing more of them to live independently.

  • The dysfunctional state of America's credit cards Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Behind the Target security hack is a dysfunctional U.S. credit card norm created by opposing retail and banking interests.

  • PepsiCo CEO to critics: No snack-soft drink split Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Indra Nooyi, chief executive officer of PepsiCo Inc.

    Rejecting criticism from activist investor Nelson Peltz, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi says it just makes sense to keep its snack and soft drink businesses together.

  • What it will take for CFOs to skip layoffs in 2014 Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Alastair Borthwick

    CFOs are hoping they can avoid layoffs and even boost hiring in 2014. Here's what it will take, according to Bank of America's Alastair Borthwick.

  • Google Glass unlikely testers: Your local cops Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:13 AM ET
    The Axon Flex is a tiny camera that can be placed anywhere on an officer's body.

    More Robocop than geek chic, Google Glass and other wearable technology are making their way into the workforce, via law enforcement.

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