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Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.76 Billion After Contract Dispute

Starbucks to Pay Kraft $2.76 Billion After Contract Dispute

Starbucks now owes Kraft Foods $2.76 billion after it ended the companies' grocery deal at least three years early... Read »

Nov 12, 2013
SAC Capital Pleads Guilty in Insider Trading Probe

SAC Capital Pleads Guilty in Insider Trading Probe

SAC Capital pleaded guilty Friday as part of its mammoth $1.8 billion plea deal with the feds, marking a key step in... Read »

Nov 8, 2013
Twitter Goes Public

Twitter Goes Public

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TWTR at a starting price of $26 a share, Twitter is being... Watch »

Nov 7, 2013
Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.

Twitter's $2 Billion Test: Turning Profits for Wall St.

In the seven years since its creation, Twitter has been used to spark revolutions, allow fans to chat with... Watch »

Nov 7, 2013
Twitter Prices IPO at $26 a Share

Twitter Prices IPO at $26 a Share

Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company's shares can begin... Read »

Nov 6, 2013
Starbucks to Recruit 10,000 Veterans, Spouses

Starbucks to Recruit 10,000 Veterans, Spouses

Starbucks says it plans to hire at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. Read »

Nov 6, 2013
Wall St. Thinks Fed Will Keep Up Stimulus Until April: Survey

Wall St. Thinks Fed Will Keep Up Stimulus Until April: Survey

Wall Street thinks the Fed won't end its stimulus program until the end of next year and won't stop buying $85... Read »

Oct 29, 2013
Mortensen’s in Newington Closing, But Will Still Serve Ice Cream

Mortensen’s in Newington Closing, But Will Still Serve Ice Cream

The landmark Mortensen’s Restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington will close at the end of the year and reopen... Read »

Oct 28, 2013
Stocks Close Higher on Belief Fed Stimulus Will Continue

Stocks Close Higher on Belief Fed Stimulus Will Continue

Stocks closed higher Tuesday with the S&P 500 hitting a new high above 1,750 after a tepid September jobs report... Read »

Oct 22, 2013
Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs

Airlines Trim Seats to Trim Costs

U.S. airlines are removing bulky seats and replacing them with streamlined models that allow room for another row. Watch »

Oct 15, 2013
Great Reset: How the Great Recession Changed Financial Habits

Great Reset: How the Great Recession Changed Financial Habits

Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the triggering of the financial crisis, frugality is king when... Watch »

Oct 7, 2013
Northeast Utilities to Outsource IT Jobs

Northeast Utilities to Outsource IT Jobs

Northeast Utilities, the parent company of Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas among others, plans to... Read »

Oct 1, 2013
Siemens to Lay Off 250 in Brookfield

Siemens to Lay Off 250 in Brookfield

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. in Brookfield will be closing its Brookfield facility in 2016 and 256 jobs... Read »

Oct 1, 2013
Shoppers Surprised by Money Hidden in Grocery Items

Shoppers Surprised by Money Hidden in Grocery Items

Shoppers in the Salem, Oregon area have been finding $100 bills tucked away in grocery items throughout town. So... Watch »

Sep 25, 2013
Cracking Down on Fake Online Reviews

Cracking Down on Fake Online Reviews

Good news for fans of reviews as officials look to remove fake online postings. Scott Budman reports. Watch »

Sep 25, 2013
Tips on Tipping: Why It's Still Needed

Tips on Tipping: Why It's Still Needed

Tipping is seen by some critics as being outdated. But those who benefit from tips aren't willing to give it... Watch »

Sep 13, 2013
Classic Cars, Some Never Driven, Up for Auction

Classic Cars, Some Never Driven, Up for Auction

It's an automotive treasure trove. A former Chevrolet dealer's collection of unsold vintage cars, some never driven,... Watch »

Aug 20, 2013
Teen Sews Collars, Leashes to Buy Dog

Teen Sews Collars, Leashes to Buy Dog

Five years ago a Beaverton, Oregon girl's parents told her she would have to earn her own money if she wanted a dog.... Watch »

Aug 19, 2013
Amazon to Click on Windsor?

Amazon to Click on Windsor?

The warehouse site could mean 300 new jobs Read »

Aug 13, 2013
Blumenthal, DeLauro Tout Manufacturing Bill

Blumenthal, DeLauro Tout Manufacturing Bill

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro are offering legislation they say will help grow... Read »

Aug 6, 2013
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