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Supermarket shelf fight

It looks like the fight for shelf space in the supermarket is heating up. Pilgrim’s Pride is looking to buy Hillshire Brands, which could derail its attempt to buy Pinnacle. The Wall Street Journal...

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Pfizer ends bid for AstraZeneca

Typically long holiday weekends are good for deals with bankers canceling vacations and company boards on conference calls. But that wasn’t the case this Memorial Day for Pfizer, which ended its takeover attempt of...

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Facebook changes privacy settings

Caving to pressure, Facebook announced it would change its privacy policy. New users will now default to having their updates shared with friends instead of publicly. Here are the details from Vindu Goel in...

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Yet another recall at General Motors

General Motors is back in the news for recalling yet another round of vehicles. This time it is having customers return 2.4 million cars, right as the company continues to battle safety issues. Bill...