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CommunityOne profit falls on CEO severance
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 2:16 pm

CommunityOne Bancorp on Friday said third-quarter profits fell 23 percent from a year ago, after th... More>>
 

Wall Street caps wild month with stock rally
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 1:36 pm

The U.S. stock market is capping a seesaw month by jumping to all-time highs just two weeks after e... More>>
 

Citigroup disclosure shows scrutiny still on big banks
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 1:30 pm

Six years after the financial crisis landed Wall Street in a thicket of legal troubles, the world?s... More>>
 

Starbucks plans delivery after sales fall short
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 12:58 pm

After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery opt... More>>
 

Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 11:22 am

Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Levine could get $13.5 million exit pay if Dollar General buys Family Dollar
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 10:44 am

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Dollar General extends Family Dollar takeover offer
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 12:04 pm

Dollar General said Friday it has extended its hostile bid for Matthews-based Family Dollar until D... More>>
 

Panel discusses big changes coming at the Panama Canal
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:30 pm

The widening of the Panama Canal is expected to have wide-ranging consequences for the flows of glo... More>>
 

Former Bank of America chairman Holliday takes same role at Shell
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:05 pm

Chad Holliday Jr. is going from helping Bank of America recover from the financial crisis to helpin... More>>
 

Holiday travel: 7 things to know before you go
Published Friday, October 31, 2014 12:00 am

What you need to know about holiday travel from Charlotte this year…

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Health insurance shock: Blue Cross N.C. sends 42,000 the wrong rates, many with huge hikes
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:12 pm

Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state?s largest health insurer, said Thursday that about 42,000 cus... More>>
 

Wells Fargo loses appeal of $203M award over overdraft fees
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:48 pm

Wells Fargo & Co. must pay customers $203million for manipulating debit-card transactions to boost ... More>>
 

Food Lion president leaving; grocer gets third new chief in two years
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:37 pm

Salisbury-based Food Lion said Thursday that President Beth Newlands Campbell is leaving the compan... More>>
 

Asia stocks gain after robust US growth report
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:31 am

Asian stocks climbed Friday after strong U.S. economic growth and upbeat earnings sent Wall Street ... More>>
 

Curtiss-Wright chairman to retire in January
Published Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:27 am

Charlotte-based manufacturer Curtiss-Wright said executive chairman Martin Benante will retire Jan.... More>>