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Pfizer's vulnerability to cheap generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday, when the company reports earnings.
Americans Dr. Kent Brantly and aid worker Nancy Writebol contracted Ebola while working to fight the disease in Liberia. NBC News reports.
Chinese media reported that officers from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited the software giant in at least 4 cities.
Pay hikes have picked up in sectors such as leisure and hospitality, business services, construction and retail. USA Today reports.
Amazon.com will offer 3-D printing that allows customers to customize and build items from third-party sellers on its website.
The average U.S. price for gasoline is now about 10 cents lower than a year ago. The recent drop came despite a rise in global crude oil's price.
There have been several hearings on stock trading since "Flash Boys," but this one is a little different. Here's why.
Lloyds Banking Group agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to the U.S. and British as part of an interest rate rigging scandal.
Virgin America filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market.
Activity in the U.S. services sector held at its highest level in 4-1/2 years in July, though new business and employment growth weakened.
The U.S. tax code needs a radical overhaul to fight so-called "inversion" M&A, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew writes in The Washington Post.
Hospira could use an acquisition of the Danone business to redomicle its tax headquarters in France in a deal known as a tax inversion.
The legislation cleared the Senate last week. President Obama said in a statement that he looked forward to signing the bill into law.
Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell, according to multiple sources. The deal is worth about $30 million, these sources say.
As the economy hums along and the market rises, now is the time to bulletproof your portfolio against volatility that can strike any time.
An extensive system of storms that flattened homes, flooded neighborhoods and triggered tornadoes, reignited and threatened yet more damage Monday.
The rich are increasingly enamored with private equity investing after a decade of strong returns.
Here are ways you can pay off your mortgage early, starting with the simplest and moving toward the most complex.
There's no doubt about the underlying reasons for fund managers' success: When they turn in an outstanding performance, it's just a matter of dumb luck.
Here's a taste of seven gimmicks, accompanied by some advice to chew on.
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