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Chiquita, famous for their bananas, was sued by about 4,000 Colombian residents. The Colombians claimed Chiquita funded a paramilitary group which was responsible for the deaths of their family members.
Jul 24, 2014 4:47PM ET
Gilead bested all expectations thanks to their very expensive, and very effective, hepatitis C drug.
Jul 24, 2014 3:33PM ET
Russia's oil company, Rosneft, has passed on an opportunity to purchase a large portion of the Point Thomas Natural Gas Field in Alaska.
Jul 24, 2014 2:04PM ET
Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter resides in a small town in the Netherlands, and after MH17, her neighbors are seeking her exile.
Jul 23, 2014 5:59PM ET
According to reports, when Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman in 2015, the 'Late Show' will stay in New York.
Jul 23, 2014 5:59PM ET
As if you needed another reason never to wear one of these things.
Jul 23, 2014 10:58AM ET
Very, very wealthy businessman Subrata Roy Sahara has been sitting in the infamous Tihar Jail in Delhi since March, and is trying to unload assets to get out of jail.
Jul 22, 2014 7:10PM ET
Earlier this week, Bill Ackman said he would give "the most important presentation" of his career, promising to deliver a "death blow" to health systems company Herbalife.
Jul 22, 2014 6:18PM ET
The seemingly never-ending saga of Donald Sterling attempting to keep hold of the Clippers hit another snag today, as the coach threatens to quit if Sterling is not removed.
Jul 22, 2014 6:05PM ET
Saudi Arabia is seeking to add some foreign cash into their $745 billion economy. They are now allowing foreign investors to buy and sell shares on their stock market, starting next year.
Jul 22, 2014 5:22PM ET
Today, Apple reported their third fiscal quarter earnings.
Jul 22, 2014 2:19PM ET
Tinder is cracking open their "Marketing 101" textbook this morning to find out who isn't using their newest feature.
Jul 22, 2014 9:56AM ET
As retirees and city workers vote through pension changes, Detroit takes a big step in the long path of dealing with their creditors.
Jul 21, 2014 6:43PM ET
Chipotle blew second-quarter earnings expectations out of the water. Looks like everyone was happy to pay for that extra guac this spring.
Jul 21, 2014 5:46PM ET
As tensions rise between Russia and the United States, a major Russian steelmaker has decided to sell their U.S. steel plants rather than risk increased sanctions.
Jul 19, 2014 2:28PM ET
Amazon launched a monthly subscription service that will allow e-readers to e-read unlimited e-books on their Kindles.
Jul 18, 2014 11:49AM ET
FedEx has been charged with shipping prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies, the FDA said in a statement Friday.
Jul 17, 2014 6:16PM ET
In an email to employees Thursday, Stephen Elop, executive vice president of Microsoft's Devices Group, outlined the company's strategy following the mass firing announced this morning.
Jul 17, 2014 10:10AM ET
The Labor Department said applications fell by 3,000 to 302,000. The four week average shows a drop of 3,000 as well, to 309,000 overall. This is the lowest level it has been at since June 2007.
Jul 17, 2014 9:48AM ET
Earlier this week, reports emerged indicating Microsoft may be about to go through their largest job cut in history, as an estimated 5,800 jobs were on the line. The reality of the cut, however, is much worse.
Jul 17, 2014 9:35AM ET
On Thursday morning, Philip Morris International reported a decline in quarterly earnings from 2013, however, their adjusted profit had them beating analyst expectations.
Jul 17, 2014 8:46AM ET
Analysts estimated they would bring in $0.55 per share, increasing from $0.45 per share this time last year. Morgan Stanley exceed this easily, adding to an already successful earnings report season for Wall Street.
Jul 16, 2014 6:40PM ET
The United States has issued further sanctions against Russia due to the situation in Ukraine. These sanctions target some of the largest and most profitable companies in Russia, as well as Russian officials and individuals close to President Vladimir Putin.
Jul 16, 2014 3:08PM ET
This morning, Bank of America posted better than expected earnings. While the earnings may have exceeded expectations, they also had to be adjusted for major litigation costs.
Jul 16, 2014 12:45PM ET
Reynolds American and Lorillard will form the second- largest tobacco company in the United States and become a formidable opponent to Altria, the maker of Marlboro.
Jul 16, 2014 9:17AM ET
Rupert Murdoch attempted to add another brand to his massive collection of media companies. Murdoch offered $80 billion for a takeover of Time Warner Inc.
Jul 16, 2014 8:29AM ET
Things are looking up for Bank of America, which reported better than expected earnings this morning. Last quarter, the Charlotte-based bank was hit with losses due to mortgage "issues," as their CEO called them. This quarter, they are up $2.3 billion in net income.
Jul 15, 2014 5:40PM ET
Earlier today, the House of Representatives voted to extend a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet into a permanent ban.
Jul 15, 2014 4:45PM ET
The German Federal Cartel Authority has accused dozens of bratwurst bigwigs of fixing the prices of sausages and related meat products, slapping them with a $460 million fine.
Jul 15, 2014 4:27PM ET
Overall, it has been a great day for earnings, but the last of today's bunch ended on a low note. Yahoo missed expectations, but not by much.