Avago's Broadcom Takeover Offers Tax Deferral

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Avago’s pending Broadcom purchase taps an arcane tax structure that could provide Broadcom shareholders with partnership units allowing them to defer any taxes

Wipeout in European Bonds Tests Investors' Resolve

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A strong start to the year for many of Europe’s biggest bond funds was all but wiped out by an abrupt selloff in the region’s bond market, testing the mettle of investors who rely on the asset class for its steady returns.

Canadian Banks Display Surprising Strength

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Canada’s big banks defied expectations of a hit to earnings from lower oil prices.

Ex-Partner Says Dewey Got Stuck in Debt Cycle

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A former partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf testified the firm got caught in a never-ending debt cycle after the economic downturn, shedding light on how the once august legal outfit spiraled into bankruptcy.

Dollar Hits 12-Year High Against Yen

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The dollar pushed to a 12-year high against the yen, buoyed by investors betting that the U.S. has emerged from its economic slowdown and is moving toward higher interest rates.

Amazon to Add Its Own Line of Food

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Amazon.com is preparing to broadly expand its fledgling lineup of private-label brands to include grocery items such as milk, cereal, and baby food, as well as household cleaners.

U.S. Stocks Pull Back

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U.S. stocks fell Thursday, pulling back one day after the Nasdaq Composite notched a record high.

Rival Chip Maker to Buy Broadcom

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Chip maker Avago Technologies agreed to buy rival Broadcom for $37 billion, the latest deal in busy semiconductor space.

Need to Suck It Up? Try a Meat Straw

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Companies offer drinking straws made out all sorts of things, from beef to stainless steel to cookies.

China's Tech Firms Aim to Stay Home

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China’s stock market and more favorable domestic regulations are driving tech firms to plan to list shares in China instead of the U.S.

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