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Coverage: Wal-Mart U.S. chief out

Wal-Mart’s head of its U.S. division is leaving, and the company has tapped the head of Asian operations to run the business. The retailer is looking to put some life back into its business...

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Coverage: SEC approves money fund rules

Six years after the financial crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules for money funds. While some were happy with the balance, others found that the compromise still didn’t hit the mark....

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Coverage: iPhone drives Apple profit

Apple remains on top, reporting a 12 percent increase in profit as iPhone sales remain brisk. The big question is what will Apple announce next? The Bloomberg story by Adam Satariano pointed out that...

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Coverage: Netflix reports earnings

Netflix is flying high, adding new subscribers and profit. The company’s original content strategy is working, earning them 31 Emmy nominations. Quarterly results reported Monday were impressive. Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance reported the quarter’s...

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Coverage: Dodd-Frank four years later

It’s the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, and while some changes have been made, there is still a lot of work to do. The coverage was minimal, particularly when you consider...

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Coverage: Microsoft cutting workers

Software giant Microsoft is making its largest numbers of layoffs ever. While the move will likely help with profits, the company is really looking to clean up past mistakes and shed extra weight. Shira...