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Bank of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage "Hustle" Penalty Thrown Out

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:56pm

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.

Bayer Makes $62 Billion Play For Monsanto

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a lot of debt in order to do so.

Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.

GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.

As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 3:28pm

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.

What $62 Billion In Cash Could Buy You: Monsanto

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:23pm

German chemical company Bayer makes a strong offer to buy the giant U.S. agricultural firm.

Why You Should Take A Deep Breath Before Reading The Latest Trump-Clinton Polls

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:40am

It's hyperventilate-over-polls season. Here's some perspective to calm you down.

CEO Uses Company's Clout To Get Involved In Controversial State Measures

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:01am

It is not just lawmakers hashing it out over a N.C. law which limits civil rights protections for the LGBT community. David Greene talks to Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, a cloud computing company.

Communities Lack All The Funds Needed For Transit Repairs

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:01am

Renee Montagne talks to transit expert Robert Puentes about infrastructure problems affecting rail systems across the country. Some of the repairs require entire lines of systems to be shut down.

A Warming World Means Less Water, With Economic Consequences

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 4:50pm

We know that climate change will make water scarcer. But it could also have big economic impacts, Richard Damania of the World Bank says.

A Decade Out From The Mortgage Crisis, Former Homeowners Still Grasp For Stability

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 7:03am

With ruined credit ratings atop financial loss, two ex-homeowners tell their story in the mortgage meltdown aftermath. They're wary of jumping back into the market, even if that likelihood is far off.

The Implications Of Overtime Pay Proposal

Sun, 05/22/2016 - 7:00am

The Labor Department announced new rules to make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. Annie Lowrey of New York Magazine talks about what this could mean for businesses and workers.

For People With Disabilities New Technology Can Be Life Changing

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:46pm

"We shouldn't need to know they have a disability. It should just work for them."

France Confirms Smoke Onboard Before EgyptAir Flight Crash

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 7:29am

The investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 continues. Searchers have found wreckage and officials are seeking a cause.

Harley-Davidson Rebrands Itself To Reach Millennial Generation

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 7:29am

Iconic brand Harley-Davidson is stepping up marketing and introducing new designs in hopes of gaining younger riders and more women.

Amid Concerns, New York Auctions Flood-Wrecked Wrecked Homes

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 7:29am

Most homes buyers steer clear of flood zones and badly damaged buildings. But at an auction in New York City, that's exactly what bidders wanted.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:08pm

The idea of just giving away nearly $60 million to tiny businesses seemed crazy. Did it work?

Obama Visits Asia Pacific Nations Awaiting Action On TPP Trade Deal

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:28pm

President Obama heads to Japan and Vietnam, two nations waiting for the U.S. to act on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the long-stalled multilateral trade pact.

Money Transfer Companies Fight Back Against IRS Scammers

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:28pm

There's a phone scam going around where an intimidating caller pretends to be from the IRS, demanding money immediately. There is also an anti-scam going on. At check cashing outlets, employees are dealing with terrified victims demanding to send money to fake IRS agents. Intervening requires awareness, compassion, and a script, just like the scammers use.

The 'Added Sugar' Label Is Coming To A Packaged Food Near You

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:19pm

The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.

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