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Fed questions BofA on tax strategy for hedge funds
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:18 pm

Bank of America has been questioned by U.S. regulators over a strategy that helps hedge funds and o... More>>
 

Pimco replaces Bill Gross with Daniel Ivascyn, team approach
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:23 pm

Having ridden charismatic leaders to bond-market dominance, Pacific Investment Management Co. is no... More>>
 

Family Dollar tells employees work on Dollar Tree deal is proceeding
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:22 pm

Matthews-based Family Dollar said in an email to employees Tuesday that it?s proceeding with its pl... More>>
 

Bank of America releases debit cards with microchips
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:27 pm

Bank of America said it plans this week to begin issuing customers new debit cards embedded with mi... More>>
 

Dole chairman David Murdock to donate $15M a year to Kannapolis research campus
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:12 pm

Dole Food chairman and owner David Murdock wants to take his vision of a plant-based, healthy diet ... More>>
 

Charlotte-area home prices up 3.6%
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:58 pm

Charlotte-area home prices rose 3.6 percent in July from the same month last year, according to Sta... More>>
 

Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:15 pm

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older vers... More>>
 

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:22 pm

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at g... More>>
 

FCC spikes sports blackout rule
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:11 pm

The FCC wants an end to sports blackouts.

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What's PayPal's first solo move?
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:55 pm

PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online reta... More>>
 

Murdock: Fruits, vegetables key to long life
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:26 pm

David Murdock, the billionaire owner of the Dole Food Company, is a spry 91, and he attributes that... More>>
 

Walgreen posts 4Q loss on Alliance Boots charge
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:53 pm

Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting... More>>
 

EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:54 pm

Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union'... More>>
 

US consumer confidence slides in September
Published Tuesday, September 30, 2014 12:54 pm

U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven ... More>>
 

Monroe airport adding Customs and Border Protection service
Published Monday, September 29, 2014 4:58 pm

After six years of planning and $1.5 million spent, Monroe?s airport is nearly ready to debut a Cus... More>>