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  • Amazon Moving Ahead With Five Original TV Series Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:44 PM ET

    Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.

  • Extra, Read All About It: Newsweek May Be On Sale Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 8:27 AM ET
    Newsweek

    IAC/InterActive Corp is seeking potential buyers for Newsweek, the magazine that stopped U.S. print publications last year, sources told Hollywood trade paper Variety on Tuesday.

  • Wal-Mart Socked With $82 Million Waste Dumping Fine Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    Wal-Mart said on Tuesday it would pay nearly $81.63 million to the federal government, pleading guilty to charges that it improperly discarded hazardous waste.

  • Sprint, SoftBank Reach Deal on Chinese Espionage Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.

  • FCC Erred in Comcast Channel Dispute: US Court Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    A federal court ruled that a Comcast affiliate should have been allowed to put the Tennis Channel in a different cable television subscription tier than its own sports network.

  • Worried About OPEC Meeting? You May Be the Only One Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at the headquarters building in Vienna.

    Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.

  • Lawmakers Pass Texas-Sized Tax Cut for Businesses Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:57 AM ET
    Austin, Texas

    Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.

  • China, Germany Could Be 'Dream Team': Premier Li Monday, 27 May 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to Germany, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beijing's drive for a special bilateral partnership with Berlin bypassing the EU.

  • Week Ahead: Look for Signs in the Rally's Break Monday, 27 May 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    The US stock market's break in its recent rally left investors wondering last week if they're seeing a turning point or just a blip in the upward path.

  • 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.