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US cracks down on companies moving overseas
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 7:20 pm

The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions... More>>
 

Wells Fargo to pay $5 million over failing to stop insider trades
Published Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:00 am

Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to pay $5million to settle U.S. regulatory claims that its brokerage unit ... More>>
 

Amelie’s French Bakery could be coming to south Charlotte
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 5:53 pm

Amelie?s French Bakery wants to expand into the south Charlotte market, according to a site plan fo... More>>
 

Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 4:24 pm

Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibab... More>>
 

GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 4:26 pm

The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at... More>>
 

Bank of America unveils push to help Charlotte housing efforts
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 1:41 pm

Bank of America kicked of a week of community service Monday by announcing plans to invest $325,000... More>>
 

Maker of nontoxic pest control products bringing 380 jobs to Mooresville
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 6:13 pm

Earth-Kind Inc., an all-natural, nontoxic pest control products manufacturer, plans to lease 50,000... More>>
 

China stocks rebound on stronger manufacturing
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 1:34 pm

Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday on unexpectedly strong manufacturing but other Asian markets fell ... More>>
 

NC commerce secretary expects Japan trip to bring jobs
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 6:04 pm

N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker on Monday said that she expects her recent trip to Japan will... More>>
 

Siemens makes $7.6 billion bet on fracking in U.S.
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 6:12 pm

The German engineering conglomerate Siemens already makes a range of products for the U.S. energy s... More>>
 

US existing home sales fall in August
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 10:18 am

Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buye... More>>
 

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 9:34 am

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in th... More>>
 

Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 7:20 am

Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives an... More>>
 

German Merck to buy St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrich
Published Monday, September 22, 2014 9:35 am

German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Cor... More>>
 

5 things you need to know about your new bank card
Published Saturday, September 20, 2014 6:18 pm

If you haven’t received one yet, you could be getting one soon: new credit and debit cards embedde... More>>