Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable operator, withdrew its unsolicited multibillion-dollar offer to buy Walt Disney Co. Wednesday after the entertainment conglomerate refused to discuss a possible deal.
The World Trade Organization handed Brazil a key victory Monday when the international body ruled against the United States and its subsidies to cotton farmers.
President Bush cleared the way for U.S. companies to do business with Libya by easing Reagan-era economic sanctions Friday after the North African nation gave up its weapons of mass destruction programs last year.
Putnam Investments, the sixth-largest mutual fund management firm in the United States, will pay $110 million to settle improper trading allegations brought against it by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Massachusetts regulators.
The judge in the grand larceny case against two former Tyco International Ltd. executives declared a mistrial Friday, citing outside pressure on a holdout juror.
The world's leading oil producing nations announced Wednesday that they would cut production by four percent, a move that is expected to drive up the price of gasoline and fuel the political battle over U.S. energy policy.
A federal judge in Houston sentenced Jamie Olis, a former senior director of tax planning at Dynegy Inc., to 24 years in prison for his role in a $300 million fraudulent accounting scheme at the Houston-based natural gas and power…
European antitrust regulators imposed a record $613 million fine on Microsoft Wednesday and ordered the software giant to offer two versions of its Windows operating system in Europe.
Bank of America and FleetBoston Financial said Monday they reached a record $675 million settlement to resolve charges they helped favored clients trade mutual funds improperly at the expense of ordinary investors.
The jury in the trial of Martha Stewart found the domestic guru guilty Friday on four counts of obstructing justice related to the investigation of her suspicious sale of ImClone stock.
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