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  • BP trial's last phase begins -- penalty for gulf oil spill will be determined

    The slowly unwinding Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began its final phase Tuesday as a judge in New Orleans considers the record fine that oil giant BP must pay for the well blowout five years ago that killed 11 men and spawned the worst...
  • After electronics chain RadioShack files for bankruptcy, future of stores may lie with Sprint

    A diminished RadioShack will live on, but its future may lie with Sprint. Struggling consumer electronics chain RadioShack, founded nearly a century ago, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday. It plans to sell 1,500 to 2,400 stores...
  • Sprint to set up shop as RadioShack files for bankruptcy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint's latest plan for luring new subscribers is to occupy the remains of RadioShack. The long-struggling consumer electronics chain filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday. Part of its plan is for Sprint, the No. 3 U.S....
  • RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

    Struggling electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy-law protection and says it will sell up to 2,400 stores. General Wireless, a subsidiary of Standard General, RadioShack's largest shareholder, has agreed to buy 1,500 to 2,400...
  • PPL to file for rate change in 2015

    PPL to file for rate change in 2015
    PPL Corp. delivered a solid earnings year, its chairman said Thursday, promising more of the same in 2015 as it transitions out of its energy supply business. But customers could face an increase in their electric bills. Speaking Thursday to financial...
  • US regulators change way big financial firms chosen for stricter oversight; earlier notice

    A group of top U.S. regulators charged with monitoring the financial system is making changes to the way big financial firms are chosen for stricter government oversight. Companies will be notified earlier in the process by the Financial Stability...
  • After another quarterly loss, hopes for a RadioShack revival fade; stock to be delisted

    The signal from RadioShack Corp., the company that introduced the first mass-market personal computer, is fading after years of heavy losses and the suspension of its shares. The beleaguered retailer, which thrived through decades of changing home...
  • Hopes of a RadioShack revival fade as NYSE seeks to delist stock

    The signal from RadioShack Corp., the company that introduced the first mass-market personal computer, is fading after years of heavy losses and the suspension of trading in its shares. The beleaguered retailer, which thrived through decades of...
  • McDonald's urges investors to reject mini-tender offer

    McDonald's urges investors to reject mini-tender offer
    McDonald's said Wednesday that it is the target of an unsolicited offer by TRC Capital to buy up to 1.5 million shares, or 0.15 percent of the Oak Brook-based hamburger chain. McDonald's recommended investors reject TRC's bid of $86.80 per share in cash...
  • Dollar Tree could sell 300 stores to address antitrust concerns

    Dollar Tree told U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it thinks it can sell 300 stores when it takes over Family Dollar, according to a Virginian-Pilot report. Last month, Family Dollar shareholders overwhelmingly approved Dollar Tree's offer to...
  • S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut

    Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay $1.375 billion to the U.S. government and 19 states to settle charges it misled investors when it issued positive ratings on shaky mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial collapse — a...