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Jos. A. Bank Clothiers terminated its proposal to buy Men's Wearhouse, although Jos. A. Bank did not rule out another bid for its larger rival.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by 21 major institutional investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Wal-Mart forecast a disappointing Thanksgiving-to-Christmas season, saying it expects sales to be flat, and Kohl's said it would spend more on ads.
For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.
As Americans renounce their citizenship at record rates, some experts say a complex IRS tax code could be to blame.
Target, Kohl's, and QVC are among retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to improve their websites and create mobile apps.
FedEx CEO Fred Smith also told CNBC he's "flattered" that Dan Loeb has taken a major stake in the company.
Passengers are spending more at airports, due in part to unique offerings. In 2012 travelers spent $630 million on retail items in U.S. terminals.
Sake bombs, Flaming Tiger rolls and the $5 coffee before the craft brewery pub crawl: How the oil boom is changing Williston, North Dakota.
Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.
One Hawaiian coastal town is asking a state tourism agency to stop encouraging visitors to stay overnight in their town.
Weak U.S. export prices and soft New York state manufacturing presented a new set of wrinkles for the global economy, two reports said on Friday.
President Obama said Thursday he 'heard loud and clear' the complaints of people who had their policies canceled, and said an administrative fix would help.
Janet Yellen's GOP critics want the dovish Fed vice chair to give them a sign that extraordinary monetary measures won't go on forever, said a former Fed economist.
A 26-year-old entrepreneur has launched The Detroit Bus Company, which lets riders order and track service on a mobile app.
Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by less than expected, just as the September trade gap widened unexpectedly.
The question of whether the city bargained in good faith with unions is key to a judge's decision on whether Detroit is eligible to restructure its finances under bankruptcy law.
Obama administration officials released the first enrollment data from technologically troubled federal insurance marketplace HealthCare.gov.
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