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  • GM plant a sign of decline

    When the line stops at General Motors' Baltimore van assembly plant Friday, some 1,100 factory workers will face new questions about their futures that go well beyond the loss of their high-paying jobs. Those who don't retire have the security of knowing...
  • Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement

    Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement
    On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company’s finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010. Rizk, in an...
  • Tesco ditches CEO for Unilever man after profit warning

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco is to ditch chief executive Philip Clarke and replace him with a turnaround specialist from Unilever , ending a disastrous three year reign as Britain's biggest retailer warned it would again miss profit forecasts. Just three...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: It's best to farm out your payroll

    When my husband and I hired our first employee at our Web development company, we had it easy when it came to doing payroll. We were already long-standing clients of a local CPA firm, so we were able to provide it with the information and simply hand over...
  • UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's big banks could be broken up after the country's new competition watchdog set out plans for an 18-month investigation into services for small business customers and personal accounts because of a lack of competition. The...
  • Time Warner is girding to fight Murdoch's takeover offer

    Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is in an uncomfortable position: The cross hairs of Rupert Murdoch. For the last six years, Bewkes has presided over Time Warner, a genteel media company known for its sterling assets such as HBO, CNN...
  • Imperial Tobacco to snag U.S. e-cig lead thanks to deal

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - When Imperial Tobacco Group Plc agreed Tuesday to buy a group of brands from Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc as part of their merger, the British company insisted the assets include Lorillard's blu e-cigarette unit....
  • JPMorgan pulls back from mortgage lending on foreclosure worries

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the second-largest U.S. mortgage lender, is backing away from making home loans to less creditworthy borrowers after losing faith in its ability to recover much money from foreclosing on homes, even with...
  • Samsung battles on two fronts as Apple readies iPhone 6

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc , a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-...
  • Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard for $27.4 billion

    Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard for $27.4 billion
    Reynolds American Inc., the producer of Camel and Pall Mall cigarettes, agreed to buy rival Lorillard Inc. for $27.4 billion including debt in a deal that reduces the 400-year-old U.S. tobacco industry to two major competitors. Reynolds will pay a...
  • Mortgage market shows promising gains in second quarter

    Mortgage market shows promising gains in second quarter
    The mortgage market, beaten down by higher interest rates and weak home sales, is showing signs of perking up. After hitting a 14-year low in the first three months of this year, second-quarter home lending was much stronger than analysts expected,...
  • Chinese Box Office Sets First Half Record

    HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...