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Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

May 28, 2014 NEW YORK — They’re the $10 million men and women. Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last yea. more »»

Prosecutors: Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks

May 27, 2014 NEW YORK — A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other... more »»

World stocks mostly higher on US optimism

May 27, 2014 HONG KONG — World stocks mostly rose Monday on optimism about the U.S. economy, hints from China about further stimulus and hopes for greater stability in Ukraine after its elections. more »»

Hacking case belies profitable US links with China

May 27, 2014 WASHINGTON — China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. more »»

Gasoline prices have familiar look as summer approaches

May 26, 2014 NEW YORK — The price of gasoline looks familiar this Memorial Day. For the third year in a row, the national average will be within a penny or two of $3.64 per gallon. more »»

In Ukraine heartland, politics second to money

May 26, 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine — In the roiling debate over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatist attacks have turned increasingly bloody, neither the country’s richest man nor some of his dirt-poor... more »»

Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

May 24, 2014 NEW YORK — Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. more »»

US gains trade victory in auto dispute with China

May 24, 2014 GENEVA — The United States has scored a victory before the World Trade Organization in a case that challenged China’s imposition of penalty tariffs on the sale of $5 billion in U.S. more »»

McDonald’s CEO: Fast food leads to ‘real careers’

May 23, 2014 OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson sought to address a growing chorus of critics on issues including worker pay and marketing to children at its annual meeting Thursday. more »»

GM tells Wall Street recalls may last into summer

May 23, 2014 DETROIT — General Motors is telling Wall Street that a recent spate of recalls may last until mid-summer as the company continues to review unresolved safety issues. more »»

Gov’t says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

May 22, 2014 WASHINGTON — Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it. more »»

Parade of GM recalls rolls on; 2.4M more vehicles

May 21, 2014 DETROIT — Another day, another recall from General Motors. more »»

Home Depot 1Q misses expectations

May 21, 2014 ATLANTA — Home Depot's fiscal first-quarter net income climbed 12 percent, helped by better sales, but results fell short of expectations as a cold and rainy spring hurt result. more »»

AstraZeneca rejects $119 billion offer from Pfizer

May 20, 2014 LONDON — The board of AstraZeneca on Monday rejected the improved $119 billion takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer, a decision that caused a sharp slide in the U.K. more »»

Burger King scrapping ‘Have It Your Way’ slogan

May 20, 2014 NEW YORK — Burger King is scrapping its 40-year-old “Have It Your Way” slogan in favor of the more personal “Be Your Way. more »»

Minn. bans chemical from soaps

May 20, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS — It’s widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in Minnesota. Gov. more »»

AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

May 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T’s $48. more »»

 
 

 

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