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Billionaire founder of mobile carrier SoftBank is expected to stay in the battle for Sprint Nextel - even though he could walk away with $3.5 billion in gains from currency hedging.
Deloitte’s American Pantry Survey found brand loyalty has fallen for the third year in a row, with nearly nine in ten consumers substituting private-label brands for national ones.
Macy's has filed an appeal challenging a judge's ruling that J.C. Penney can sell unbranded Martha Stewart goods in its stores for now -- the latest salvo in a legal war between the two retailers.
Panic selling hit the gold market, driving a mad rush out of other commodities, as traders saw China's GDP data as confirmation the global economy is slowing.
Carnival CEO Micky Arison says Carnival plans to reimburse taxpayers for the cost of the Navy and Coast Guard's help with two of the company's high-profile incidents.
Crude oil on Monday hit their lowest levels for the year, a slide that is leading to lower gas prices that may provide modest relief just as the summer driving season arrives.
The recent birth of a daughter to Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend helps explain why the Russian billionaire has kept his mega-yacht docked on Manhattan's West Side.
A new study used confidential IRS data to show clusters of potential tax cheats - including small-business owners - in five metro areas. See which red flags tip off the IRS.
Higher than expected tax revenues resulting from outsized gains by the wealthy in 2012 could ease the budget pressures in Washington — or stoke arguments over taxes and spending.
Yahoo and Intel report earnings tomorrow, and the outlook could hardly be more different.
More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.
The economy seems split in two, with the profits of the nation's largest companies and the stock market soaring as the rest of the economy continues to struggle.
The commodity markets have reached a key turning point, and U.S. equities will reap the benefits, Jim Cramer says.
Confidence among U.S. home builders fell in April, as concerns over lack of developed land lots and rising costs for building materials weighed heavily.
GM and Ford are putting aside their longstanding rivalry to work together to develop a new generation of fuel-efficient automatic transmissions.
Manufacturing growth in New York state slowed sharply in April to its lowest level in five months, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday.
Several hedge fund leaders who had giant paydays last year earned their riches the old-fashioned way: by posting big returns on their investments. The New York Times reports.
Citigroup's first-quarter earnings beat expectations on both profit and revenue thanks to improvements on loans and credit spreads, sending shares higher.
Genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies has agreed to a $13.6 billion cash buyout by Thermo Fisher Scientific, in one of the year's biggest corporate takeovers.
A group of JPMorgan Chase shareholders urged support for its proposal to split the chairman and CEO roles at the big bank in a letter Monday.
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