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A little caution when using a search engine can help you steer clear of fraudulent merchandise and keep out of the clutches of spammers.
50 min 47 sec ago
The retailer cited chilly spring temperatures that limited consumer spending as it reported quarterly results that missed expectations.
1 hour 28 min ago
The International Monetary Fund said that recent economic data were “encouraging” but did not point to a sustainable recovery in the near term.
2 hours 41 min ago
A lot has changed since the 4-foot-by-8-foot carts with wagon wheels debuted 40 years ago. Most notably, they contribute to an estimated $8 billion in annual mall sales.
3 hours 2 min ago
The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, told Congress that a premature tightening of monetary policy “would carry a substantial risk of slowing or ending the economic recovery.”
3 hours 12 min ago
Clearwire announced the decision a day after Sprint raised its offer for the almost 50 percent of the company it does not own to $3.40 per share from $2.97 per share.
3 hours 24 min ago
Home resales rose to the highest level in nearly 3-1/2 years, which should support the housing sector and the overall economic recovery.
3 hours 42 min ago
Stocks moved higher as the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, told a Congressional panel that he sees no reason for tightening the central bank’s monetary policies.
3 hours 46 min ago
The forum was to focus on entities based in Europe, but it comes after the United States Senate found that Apple had reduced taxes by recording income in Ireland.
4 hours 7 min ago
Warren E. Buffett is a skilled deal maker, but who will negotiate such favorable deals for Berkshire Hathaway after he is gone?
4 hours 13 min ago
A lawyer argued that Rajat Gupta, found guilty of leaking boardroom discussions, should be granted a new trial because a judge erroneously admitted wiretapped conversations.
4 hours 15 min ago
A JPMorgan Chase shareholder resolution to split the chairman and chief executive roles became a referendum on Jamie Dimon himself. It was a test he easily passed.
4 hours 30 min ago
Sony is considering a proposal from the American hedge fund Third Point to spin off part of its entertainment business but emphasized the discussions were preliminary.
5 hours 3 min ago
As the rest of the technology industry spends million lobbying lawmakers in Washington, Apple, which on Tuesday came in for a gentle grilling over taxes, has remained aloof.
10 hours 10 min ago
The 133-acre Clichy Batignolles, named for the adjoining neighborhoods in northwest Paris, will include offices, housing, a park and a court complex.
12 hours 6 min ago
James Bullard, a member of the Federal Reserve’s policy committee, warned Europe of becoming trapped in the economic stasis from which Japan is only now emerging.
12 hours 53 min ago
Rising bond yields left the central bank with less room to maneuver as it injects money into the economy, analysts said.
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:01pm
Because the state’s employees are relatively highly paid, the impact of Massachusetts’ health care reform is likely to be different than that of the Affordable Care Act.
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 8:01pm
In the convoluted world of corporate tax accounting, corporate money that is technically overseas is often held in American banks.
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 7:53pm
The Army is trying to produce commercials styled like a television reality series because younger people increasingly ignore traditional forms of advertising.