What's News US
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Plan is to nearly triple the size of a pipeline carrying oil to Canada's Pacific coast.
Brazil's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday by half a point to 10% as expected and hinted it may be about to switch gears.
Barclays Capital has been ordered to pay $2.1 million in damages to a New York-based trader, Dong Kun Lee, whom it fired last year in the scandal over alleged manipulation of the London interbank offered rate, or Libor
Charter is arranging about $25 billion of debt financing as it pursues Time Warner Cable, allowing it to include a hefty cash component in any offer it makes.
Investors with claims on more than 47.5 million Dell Inc. shares have reserved the right to ask a judge to award them more than the buyout price
The CoinDesk bitcoin index is set to expand to the Mt. Gox exchange, in attempt to build a more comprehensive picture of the virtual currency's price.
A former analyst at SAC Capital Advisors LP testified in court Wednesday that he believed he would be fired if he didn't provide inside information to his boss, Michael Steinberg.
Three directors of California bank Provident Financial were re-elected, but by narrower margins, after helping to bar from the board any candidates paid by an outsider, such as an activist shareholder.
Hewlett-Packard, recovering from an ill-fated acquisition and two CEO departures, said Wednesday it will make it easier for shareholders to win seats on its board.
Chinese people retired from the workforce faster than new workers started paying into the country's national pension fund last year.
A bankruptcy judge approved the antitrust settlement between the Justice Department and merging airlines AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc., clearing the last hurdle to a deal that will create the world's largest airline.
The head of genetic-test maker 23andMe responded to an FDA warning letter in a blog post Tuesday night, acknowledging the company was behind schedule in addressing FDA concerns but defending the accuracy and value of the company's tests.
Illinois legislative leaders reached a deal on a plan to overhaul the state retirement system, potentially ending a stalemate over how to address the worst pension crisis among U.S. states.
Poland is planning to speed up its search for shale gas to reduce its dependence on its former overlord, Russia, following the departure of several major U.S. companies from Polish gas fields.
A court-appointed bankruptcy trustee said that the values hedge-fund manager Alphonse Fletcher placed on investments were inflated through fraud, and that his firm's funds were likely insolvent as far back as December 2008.
Fortress Investment and Centerbridge Partners have shown interest in LightSquared, the wireless venture up for sale in bankruptcy proceedings.
Italian fashion house lands bids for 20% stake from international funds including Blackstone, Permira, Qatar Holding and AXA.
UBS has become the latest firm to clamp down on traders' use of electronic chat rooms, as the venues come under scrunity from regulators probing allegations of market manipulation.
The number of people filing for new unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell for the sixth time in seven weeks, more evidence the labor market is steadily improving.
A probe into price fixing in the container-shipping industry makes it less likely that the world's three biggest container shippers will get regulatory clearance for a major new alliance.