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Carl Icahn appears set to enter the fray over the leveraged buyout of Dell. Trading sources say they are confident that Icahn has amassed a position in Dell that may approach 100 million shares, and would bring him to a roughly 6 percent ownership.
U.S. economic growth continued to improve gradually in January and early February, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.
Marriott International and the property division of IKEA Group will debut chic, tech-friendly Moxy Hotels in Europe beginning in 2014 - furniture assembly not required.
As the courtroom battle between department stores Macy's and J.C. Penney continues, Martha Stewart will win no matter what, said the former chairman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
Facebook is shaking things up again on its desktop platform, and this time it's focusing on breaking up the news feed.
House Speaker Boehner told CNBC's Larry Kudlow that a long-term deal on entitlements is possible, and there's no good reason for the Obama team to have shut down the White House tour.
When Berkshire Hathaway and co-investors were putting together the deal to buy Heinz, they wanted the right to terminate the acquisition if they couldn't finance it in the event that some of the biggest banks in the world went bust.
About 3.6 million Americans were earning at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour in 2012, and those weren't all high school students flipping burgers, about half of them were 25 or older. How do they do that? NBC reports.
The head of TD Ameritrade's retail investment arm says that bullish sentiment is near all-time highs.
Some of the 30 companies in the Dow Jones industrial average are still down from their peaks, reflecting a move in financial power. The NYT reports.
Apple has held talks with Beats Electronics, the audio technology firm, on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service. Reuters reports.
New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in January as demand for transportation equipment weakened, but the underlying strength in manufacturing remained intact.
Private companies added 198,000 jobs in February, well ahead of analyst estimates and indicating that the labor market is continuing to thaw, according to a report Wednesday.
The market still has "more to go" on the upside, but stocks are not cheap because they're fairly valued, billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman told CNBC.
A late-winter storm made its way Wednesday to the nation's capital, where residents braced for the possibility of power outages.
A committee of Dell's board of directors said in a statement that it unanimously determined that a sale of the tech company would be the best alternative for shareholders.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it will form a joint venture with SharesPost to establish a marketplace for private companies. The stock exchange operator will retain a majority stake in Nasdaq Private Market.
Applications for home mortgages rebounded last week as interest rates tumbled, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Staples, the largest U.S. office supply chain, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast weak full-year earnings as corporate customers and other shoppers in Europe and North America reduced discretionary spending.
The European Union fined Microsoft Corp 561 million euros ($731 million) for failing to offer users a choice of Web browser, an unprecedented sanction that will act as a warning to other firms involved in EU antitrust disputes.
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