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Business Study: CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430 million Study: CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430 million
This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.
Business Colorado pot credit union could open next year Colorado pot credit union could open next year
Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed, and pot's still illegal under federal law.
Business Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage (Video)
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies - and others demanding it be pulled from the air.
Business China unexpectedly cuts rates to support economy China unexpectedly cuts rates to support economy
China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.
Business U.S. consumer prices unchanged in October U.S. consumer prices unchanged in October
U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
Business Target rebounds in third quarter on solid sales Target rebounds in third quarter on solid sales
Target reported a 3.2 percent rise in its third-quarter profit, beating Wall Street expectations as shoppers spent more on beauty products and back-to-school fashions.
Business US home construction drops 2.8 percent in October US home construction drops 2.8 percent in October
Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.