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Judge leaves Pandora songwriter royalty unchanged

A federal judge in New York has left the rate that Internet radio giant Pandora must pay songwriters unchanged at 1.85 percent of revenue for the next two years.

Dow posts fourth loss in a row as US stocks slide

Increasing worries about China’s economy and rising tensions over Ukraine rattled the stock market Thursday.

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How investors may be getting fooled by buybacks

Companies have been spending big on buybacks since the 1990s. What's new is the way buybacks have exaggerated the health of many companies, suggesting through EPS that they are much better at generating profits than they actually are.

Labor Dept. wants more 401(k) plan fee disclosures

The Labor Department on Tuesday proposed a new rule that would make it easier for those with 401(k) retirement plans and their employers to locate just what fees and expenses are attached.

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Controversy over bitcoin marks Newsweek's comeback

A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's most popular digital currency.

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Wal-Mart seeks to intervene in Ameren electric rate case

Wal-Mart is seeking to intervene in a dispute about electric rates between Ameren Missouri and its largest electric customer.

Stock, housing gains put US net worth at record

A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans’ wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.

Stocks rise as US jobs market improves

Investors were looking for any reason to look past the cold weather that has hampered the U.S. economy in the last few weeks, and they found it.

A strong February wipes out S&P 500's January loss

After two months of trading, the stock market is back where it started.

Hopes up for sunnier US economy once winter fades

When the weather warms up, so, too, will the U.S. economy.

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.

GrubHub orders up an IPO

Online delivery company GrubHub plans to raise up to $100 million through an initial public offering.

JPMorgan Chase class-action settlement is approved

A federal judge approved a settlement Friday of a class-action lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase for its force-placed insurance practices, an agreement that could pay more than $300 million to about 750,000 mortgage borrowers.

US regulators close 2 small lenders

Regulators have closed small lenders in Virginia and Pennsylvania, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to five after 24 closures in 2013.

World Bank announces $1.2B package for Tunisia

The World Bank announced Friday a $1.2 billion package to support Tunisia's economic reforms and stumbling economy.