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Insider trading probe slows

Phil Mickelson was in the news this weekend, but not for his usual performance on the golf course. He’s being investigated for alleged insider trading along with investor Carl Icahn and sports bettor William...

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Fortune, Money roll out new websites

Time Inc. magazines Fortune and Money will roll out their own websites at 10 a.m. on Sunday, freeing themselves from the CNNMoney.com joint venture that had contained their content for nearly a decade. The...

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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...