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Business EBay, Icahn settle proxy fight EBay, Icahn settle proxy fight
Ebay and billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn have settled their proxy fight ahead of the company's annual meeting.
Business GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate
Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic bill Wednesday curbing paycheck discrimination against women, an effort that even in defeat Democrats hoped would pay political dividends in this fall's congressional elections.
Business U.S. wholesale stockpiles up 0.5 percent in February U.S. wholesale stockpiles up 0.5 percent in February
U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles for an eighth consecutive month in February as their sales rose at the fastest clip since November, good signs for future economic growth.
Business CVS goes cold turkey; may pressure rivals, or not CVS goes cold turkey; may pressure rivals, or not
It's probably too early to say, but major retailers will be paying close attention to the sales numbers after CVS Caremark pulls tobacco from its shelves by October.
Business IMF: World economy is stronger but faces threats IMF: World economy is stronger but faces threats
The global economy is strengthening but faces threats from super-low inflation and outflows of capital from emerging economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday.
Business Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings
In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fleets. Alongside the practical Toyotas and Fords are Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Aston Martins and Teslas, to name a few.
Business Obama: Students need help to get 'in-demand jobs' Obama: Students need help to get 'in-demand jobs'
President Barack Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are helping students gain work experience for what he called the "in-demand jobs of the future."