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CBS controlling shareholder fires back over board vote
May 29th, 2018  5:30 PM

CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder has fired back at the company over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company

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Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them
May 25th, 2018  1:05 PM

A sharp drop in crude oil prices is sending energy companies skidding, weighing down the broader stock market.

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CBS board approves special dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  8:54 PM

Most of CBS Corp.'s board has approved a special dividend that could enable the company to break free from its controlling shareholder, but the power struggle's outcome still hinges on an ongoing legal battle

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The Latest: CBS approves dividend in face of likely veto
May 17th, 2018  7:33 PM

Most of CBS Corp. approve dividend likely to be blocked by company's controlling shareholder

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Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder
May 16th, 2018  6:19 PM

A Delaware judge has ordered a pause in a dispute between CBS and its majority shareholder that could decide control of the company

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Tech and health care lead US stocks lower; bond yields rise
May 15th, 2018  4:45 PM

Losses in technology and health care companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower, snapping an eight-day winning streak by the Dow Jones industrial average

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Apple's tax break yields $102 billion boon for shareholders
May 1st, 2018  5:25 PM

Apple's tax break on its overseas profits is turning into a big boon for its shareholders

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Markets Right Now: S&P 500 closes out a dismal February
February 28th, 2018  4:32 PM

Stocks slumped on Wall Street, breaking the longest streak of positive monthly returns in the history of the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks give up early gain and turn lower
February 28th, 2018  12:00 PM

Stocks gave up an early gain and moved lower in midday trading on Wall Street.

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Treasury yields rise, stocks dip following Fed testimony
February 27th, 2018  2:04 PM

Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stocks were down modestly after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy

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Treasury yields rise, stocks dip following Fed testimony
February 27th, 2018  12:30 PM

Treasury yields rose Tuesday, and U.S. stocks were down modestly after the head of the Federal Reserve said that he's feeling more optimistic about the economy

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Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story
February 22nd, 2018  3:00 PM

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

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Global bank HSBC reports 2017 pretax profit rose 11 percent
February 20th, 2018  12:02 AM

HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends

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Business Highlights
February 13th, 2018  5:59 PM

Business Highlights

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Rising oil prices help Shell more than double Q4 earnings
February 1st, 2018  9:31 AM

Energy giant Shell says its fourth-quarter earnings more than doubled as oil prices surged and the company benefited from prior cost cutting.

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Energy and technology companies lead US stocks higher
January 22nd, 2018  12:53 PM

US stock indexes are rising as solid results from Halliburton send energy companies higher. Technology companies also rose.

Energy and technology companies lead US stocks higher
S&P 500 keeps climbing as calm continues to reign for stocks
January 9th, 2018  3:08 PM

Stocks around the world keep climbing in the new year, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index added to its record high

S&P 500 keeps climbing as calm continues to reign for stocks
S&P 500 edges higher as calm continues to reign for stocks
January 9th, 2018  10:22 AM

U.S. stock indexes held close to their record levels on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 edged higher as calm continues to reign over markets around the world

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Health care and bank stocks pull US indexes slightly lower
December 22nd, 2017  5:14 PM

Stocks finish lower Friday as health care companies and banks fall

Health care and bank stocks pull US indexes slightly lower
PG&E suspends dividends amid worries over fire liability
December 20th, 2017  7:01 PM

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is suspending dividend payments to shareholders out of concern for any financial liability in Northern California wildfires

PG&E suspends dividends amid worries over fire liability

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