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  • Trump Entertainment begins race to save Atlantic City casino

    Trump Entertainment begins race to save Atlantic City casino
    WILMINGTON — Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.'s first day in bankruptcy court in Wilmington Wednesday went off without a hitch. Judge Kevin Gross approved all the standard motions needed for Trump to continue operating as it tries to work out a...
  • 'Impulse Society' blames hyper-capitalism for America's social ills

    Paul Roberts is disappointed and his disquiet is boundless. Facebook, General Motors, Wall Street, Carl Icahn, credit cards, same-day delivery, Netflix, sport utility vehicles, Wal-Mart, Big Data, Twitter, the Tea Party and jogging all add to his...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.  "Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
  • Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals

    Redesigned Spokeo now focuses on reconnecting old pals
    Fined just over a year ago for marketing itself as a way for employers to dig up dirt on potential hires, the people-search service Spokeo is refreshing its website Wednesday to emphasize finding long-lost friends, classmates, lovers and family members....
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
        The 76ers have raided the Spurs' coaching pool, Grey's Anatomy is still on, and Wall Street moguls are doing their best to bully both Apple and BitCoin. Welcome to your trends report for Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Trending now What: Spurs Where:...
  • Carl Icahn reveals hefty Apple stake: 'This will get uglier'

    Carl Icahn reveals hefty Apple stake: 'This will get uglier'
    SAN FRANCISCO — Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has amassed a sizable stake in Apple Inc. and prodded the tech giant to increase its stock buyback program, cheering investors but creating a headache for one of the industry's most admired...
  • Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner

    Apple mega-investor Icahn, CEO Tim Cook to talk buyback over dinner
    Investor Carl Icahn revealed plans to have dinner with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to discuss the "magnitude" of the company's stock buyback.  Icahn disclosed the planned meeting in a post Thursday on Twitter. "Spoke to Tim," Icahn tweeted. "Planning...
  • Glitch shuts down trades on Nasdaq for 3 hours

    NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....
  • Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone

    SAN FRANCISCO — Investors punished Apple's stock Wednesday, driving it down more than 5% after the technology giant disappointed Wall Street by failing to announce a cheaper iPhone and a deal with China's largest wireless carrier. Both bits of...
  • MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program

    MGM authorizes $75-million stock repurchase program
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover. Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...