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Boeing will cut hundreds of jobs at a South Carolina plant that makes 787 Dreamliners, but the move has nothing to do with the recent grounding of the troubled jetliner.
Shareholder Paulson & Co. said it will vote against MetroPCS's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, unless the companies sweeten the deal.
U.S. government-run mortgage finance provider Freddie Mac earned $11 billion last year, the first annual increase in its net income since 2006.
Andrew Mason signed off from the company he founded in his usual style: unconventional, colorful, full of humor and more than a little wacky.
Richard Schulze's efforts to take over Best Buy, the struggling electronics retailer he founded nearly 47 years ago, have ended. The New York Times reports.
Following Warren Buffett's purchase of ketchup maker Heinz, investors are wondering what he might do next. Yet part of the challenge of trying to predict Mr Buffett's next move is that the way he invests has changed dramatically over time. The FT reports.
The requirement that Tim Cook and the directors keep stock isn't as new. It was in the proxy Apple filed the first week of the year.
"I've decided that I'd like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding – I was fired today," Mason said in an email to employees announcing his departure.
With the economy starting to improve, the Federal Reserve should begin to end its bond purchases, Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President, told CNBC.
Salesforce.com reported quarterly earnings and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations. Shares jumped after-hours.
Gap's latest quarterly report topped forecasts. The mall clothing chain also raised its dividend by 20%.
New management has big changes in store for the casual dining chain, which touts family-style Italian food and has struggled with declining sales. Among Olive Garden's changes: smaller plates, cheaper items and lower-calorie meals.
The American paycheck's not the only thing that's shrinking as big business thinks of creative ways — from smaller packages to deep price cuts — to capture the hesitant consumer's dollar amid signs of weak sales.
Chrysler, scrambling to keep up with greater demand for its Jeep Grand Cherokee, is hiring 1,250 workers and increasing production of 8 and 9 speed transmissions.
Consumer debt rose in the final months of 2012 for the first time in four years, a sign that Americans may be starting to reach the end of cutting back on credit, New York Federal Reserve reported Thursday.
If mandatory federal spending cuts begin to take effect Friday, small employers are likely to experience a negative ripple effect of reduced business.
More than 200 companies have signed on to a supporting brief calling for the Supreme Court to overturn part of the Defense of Marriage Act. The NYT reports.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest picked up modestly to reach an 11-month high in February as new orders gained, a report showed.
The U.S. economy barely grew in the fourth quarter while the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week.
Two Chinese military websites were subject to about 144,000 hacking attacks a month last year, almost two-thirds of which came from the US, China said.
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
David Kennedy, TrustedSec CEO, explains why he has security concerns about the Healthcare.gov website and why it will be difficult to fix it.
Gene Wade, UniversityNow founder & CEO, and Anant Agarwal, EDX president, discuss how they are trying to make education more accessible and affordable to everyone. "Education is a basic human right," Agarwal says.
Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO, explains why its important brick and mortar retailers have a strong online strategy and breaks down the disappointing retail numbers for Black Friday and the strong rebound in cyber Monday sales.