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  • China's Fosun in Bid For Forbes

    HONG KONG -- Diversified Chinese investment group Fosun is among the bidders for Forbes, the magazine publisher best known for its Rich Lists. Fosun is one of six candidates shortlisted by the family controlled Forbes group's bankers, according to the...
  • Stocks' growth may hinge on much better earnings, economy

    The stock market shined last year with an epic rally. Now it's time for corporate America — and the economy — to catch up. Stocks ballooned 30% last year, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. But the average company in the broad...
  • Fox Business Network Officially Signs Maria Bartiromo

    Word leaked in November that CNBC vet Maria Bartiromo would be leaving the NBCU-owned biz news cabler after a 20-year stint, and that the journo was eying Fox Business Network as her next home. Today, that news became official, as Fox Business Network...
  • United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise

    United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise
    United Continental Holdings, the Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it turned a profit of $1.1 billion in 2013, an 84 percent increase over the previous year, helped by strong fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Dow finishes year up 26.5% in record year for stocks

    NEW YORK -- Stocks closed at all-time highs, finishing this year's epic rally with yet another record. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 72.37 points, or 0.4%, to 16,576.66 on the last trading day of 2013. For the year, the index of blue-chip stocks...
  • Stocks soar in 2013 as fear bubble pops

    When Wall Street finally stopped living in fear of another bust, the opposite happened: a market boom that propelled U.S. stocks to their biggest rally in at least 16 years. Share prices ended Tuesday with more gains, capping a stunning advance that...
  • Stock market notches its best year since 1995

    NEW YORK — Wall Street closed out an epic year with the stock market's best performance since 1995, fattening the retirement accounts for a generation of Americans crushed by the financial crisis just five years ago. The 27% gain in the Dow...
  • Chinese Tycoon Considers Bid for New York Times

    HONG KONG - Chinese multi-millionaire Chen Guangbiao is preparing a takeover bid for the New York Times, according to media reports. Chen, 42, who made millions through his waste management company Huangpu Renewable Resources, says that he is scheduled...
  • The year of the bull [Editorial]

    The year of the bull  [Editorial]
    By most statistical measures, 2013 will be remembered as a respectable but not great year for the U.S. economic recovery. The gross domestic product grew by about 2.5 percent, which was slightly better than the nation has seen since the end of the Great...
  • Small firms' stocks soared in 2013, outpacing the broader market

    NEW YORK — It's been a fantastic time for stocks, but it's been even better for shares of small companies like Zale Corp. The small Texas company's shares rocketed more than 280% last year, propelled by investors who expect lovebirds to...