Wal-Mart, Home Depot Show Big Box Stores Aren't Dead

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Wal-Mart and Home Depot showed they can still find ways to entice shoppers to their physical stores, despite a continuing consumer shift toward online buying.

Carl Icahn Takes Stake in Bristol-Myers

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The same day Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. shook up its board to satisfy one activist investor, the drugmaker was faced with another: Carl Icahn, whose interest is fueling speculation the company could soon be put on the auction block.

Owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons to Buy Popeyes

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Restaurant Brands, the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, said it would buy Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for about $1.64 billion. Executives said they see huge growth potential for Popeyes in Asia.

Government Wins Flexibility on Fannie and Freddie

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A major court ruling underscores that what to do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a political question.

The Great Mystery Behind Tesla's Rally

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Tesla investors are ignoring significant risks ahead of Wednesday’s earnings report, the first to reflect results from SolarCity.

CSX Chief to Retire as Hunter Harrison Vies for Position

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CSX said that Michael Ward, its chairman and chief executive, will retire in May as railroad veteran Hunter Harrison and an activist investor try to shake up the company and grab the top spot.

Gilead Goes to the Head of the Line

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Gilead Sciences’s approach to the biotech deals market involves more than just waiting.

President Trump Will Be Able to Recast the Fed by Filling Vacancies

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President Donald Trump will be able to recast the Federal Reserve by filling three or more vacancies on its seven-member board of governors, and is leaning toward candidates with banking and financial world experience rather than academic economists.

Economy Up, Stocks Down? Don't Be Surprised

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Investors bullish about a Trump capital expenditure boom must realize that buybacks, one of the bull market’s drivers, may suffer.

White House Weighs Change in Trade Deficit Calculation

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The shift on counting exports would make the U.S. trade gap appear larger than it had in past years, which could give the administration ammunition in arguing that trade deals need to be renegotiated.

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