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  • New Tech Palaces: Visionary, or Cursed Trophies? Monday, 27 May 2013 | 1:04 PM ET
    Apple Inc. headquarters in Cupertino, California.

    While much of corporate America is retrenching on the real estate front, the four most influential technology companies in America are planning new headquarters.

  • Meet the Maverick Firing Up Spanish Politics Monday, 27 May 2013 | 5:53 AM ET

    Spain's rising political star is a 61- year-old former Socialist whose message of changing the system from within is drawing voters.

  • Spanish officials tell a dramatic turnaround story: from near-bankruptcy a year ago to model of budget austerity and reform now.There are just two things missing: jobs and growth.

  • How the Fed Could Ruin Your Summer Holiday Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 3:41 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Hoping to ignore your phone for a while, feeling safe in your investments and secure in the knowledge that the world's financial authorities aren't planning any surprises just yet?

  • Europe's Largest Economy Picking Up Steam Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:44 AM ET

    German business morale rose far more than expected in May, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.

  • Why Rich Western Investors Are Returning Home Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 1:29 AM ET

    The world's biggest investors are seeking more stable cash income at home, as aging societies and tighter regulation dull risk appetite.

  • EAST HAMPTON, New York, May 21- Judging by early demand for everything from doggie daycare to Ferrari rentals and fine art, rich Americans are going to make this a strong summer in one of their favorite playgrounds- the beach towns on the eastern end of Long Island collectively known as the Hamptons.

  • BlackRock Buys MGPA, Creating $25 Billion Fund Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    BlackRock Inc. headquarters in New York City.

    BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.

  • Sprint Receives SoftBank Waiver to Consider Dish Offer Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    Sprint Nextel said its Japanese suitor SoftBank granted it a waiver allowing it to consider a $25.5 billion rival bid by Dish Network, as pressure mounts on SoftBank to sweeten its offer for the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier.

  • Chesapeake Snatches Away Rival's Exec as New CEO Monday, 20 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    Workers prepare for adding pipe at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas drilling site.

    Chesapeake Energy hired Robert Douglas Lawler of rival Anadarko Petroleum as its new chief executive.

  • GE Capital Plans $6.5 Billion in Cash to Parent Monday, 20 May 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    GE Capital, the financial arm of industrial giant General Electric, will return $6.5 billion worth of dividends back to its parent company over the course of the year.

  • Six Weeks Key to Deciding Detroit's Bankruptcy Fate Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 5:24 PM ET

    There's a lot on the agenda as Detroit's emergency financial manager tries to meet a deadline to decide whether the city and escape a bankruptcy filing.

  • France Must Take Deficit Cuts Seriously: Bundesbank Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 12:23 AM ET
    Jens Weidmann

    France has a special responsibility as a euro zone heavyweight to take deficit cuts seriously, even though its budget deficit is above target, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said in an interview published Sunday.

  • Bernanke Talks Innovation—And Yogi Berra—With Grads Saturday, 18 May 2013 | 3:13 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted an upbeat picture on Saturday for the potential of innovation to lift living standards.

  • European anti-trust investigators searched the offices of price agency Platts and at least one major oil company for a third day on Thursday, hunting for evidence of possible price manipulation on oil markets, witnesses said.

  • UK Lawmakers to Google: Don’t Be Evil Friday, 17 May 2013 | 1:22 AM ET
    Attendees line up to enter the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

    Google faced angry questions on Thursday from British lawmakers investigating its tax affairs and whether it had misled parliament in testimony last year.

  • Dow Chemical to Pay $1.2 Billion in Price-Fixing Case Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 9:49 AM ET

    A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, ordered Dow Chemical Co on Wednesday to pay $1.2 billion in a price-fixing case involving chemicals used to make foam products in cars.

  • GE, Boeing Alert Airlines About 777 Engine Problem Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    General Electric Co and Boeing Co have alerted airlines about a potential problem with engines on Boeing's long-range 777 jumbo jet.

  • Apple Falling Out of Favor With Top Hedge Funds Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.

  • FBI Opens Criminal Probe of US Tax Agency Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday he had ordered the FBI to open a criminal probe in a growing scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups.