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CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
Occidental Petroleum shareholders voted Friday to oust longtime Chairman Ray Irani.
A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.
Rivers including the Mississippi and Illinois are expected to remain in "major flood stage" through this weekend, as more rain and snow fell on much of the Midwest. NBC News reports.
Flooding from torrential rainfall Friday continued to test the resolve of flood fighters as they attempted to hold back the raging waters from the Mississippi River threatening many Midwest communities.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board awarded Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein a 75 percent increase in compensation, to $21 million, for 2012 - including pay, bonus and restricted stock award.
Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.
Dollar General posted a higher quarterly profit on Monday as increased sales of food and other basics helped drive growth despite consumers' concerns about the economy.
There was little sign of spring across a large swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday as a powerful storm dumped heavy snow across a widespread area.
Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.
For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg wants to help women break the "glass ceiling," and tv ratings company Nielsen will not start to count people who watch TV shows via Netflix. CNBC's Jane Wells and Simon Hobbs, discuss.
Knight Capital Group, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding Co, will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce as part of efforts to restructure the automated trading firm, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday.
McDonald's popular $1 McDouble cheeseburger, which has lured customers to the Golden Arches since 2008, is getting hard to sustain as rising beef prices threaten the company's profit margin.
At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, luxury was in the air. Pricey new Bentleys and Maseratis glittered - including a Maserati 2014 Quattroporte with a $132,000 price tag; U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and dignitaries rubbed shoulders; and many of the well-heeled attendees ponied up for a $300-a-ticket black-tie charity ball.
After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.
Cities need hundreds of billions of dollars to make good on their promises of retirement healthcare and income to workers, according to a Pew study.
This earnings season, the U.S. technology industry is in an unusual position - dragging corporate America down, rather than lifting it up.