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Sprint and T-Mobile Close To A Deal

After years of dancing around the issues, it looks as if Sprint and T-Mobile are close to a deal. While the value reported was around the $31 billion mark, what makes this most interesting...

ECB ready to take action

The European Central Bank is ready to take action to combat low inflation in the continent in an attempt to help the economic show stronger growth. Brian Blackstone and Marcus Walker had this story...

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...

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...

The Piketty debate in the business media

Thomas Piketty, the author of the much reviewed “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” is likely glad this week is over. The Financial Times sparked a media debate after a story criticized his data. The...

Apple agrees to buy Beats Audio

Well, one thing is for sure, it’s a good week for deals. On Wednesday, Apple agreed to buys Beats Audio for $3 billion. The firm is acquiring a brand as well as the music...

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...