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  • Report: 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes over 10-year period

    Nearly 1,600 IRS workers were found to have willfully evaded taxes over a 10-year period, including some who were responsible for enforcing the nation's tax laws, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
  • Cablevision CEO wants New York cable deal

    The CEO of Cablevision said he wants deals with New York cable operators.
  • Lending Club jumps as online lending continues to grow

    Everyone wants in the Club.
  • US stocks slipping after weak economic data; oil prices rise

    U.S. stocks are drifting lower in midday trading following some weak reports on the U.S. economy.
  • Alexion Pharma to pay $8.4 billion for Synageva BioPharma

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals will pay a huge premium to buy Synageva BioPharma in an $8.4-billion deal for a rare disease treatment maker that lost nearly $60 million in the first quarter and has no products on the market. Alexion made the deal, announced Wednesday morning, more for what Synageva can offer rather than what it already […]
  • College financial aid: There’s still time to apply

    When it comes to lining up financial aid for college, earlier is definitely better. Universities have a limited amount of money they can award to students every year. Scholarships get snapped up fast. And many deadlines for state aid come and go before spring break. That’s not welcome news for any high school seniors who […]
  • How do you get on QVC? Tips from entrepreneur Lori Greiner

    Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes-- it's the dream of many entrepreneurs.
  • EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants

    The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.
  • GlaxoSmithKline opts to hold on to HIV business

    British-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline opted Wednesday to keep its stake in its stand-alone HIV business as it set out its strategy following a big deal with Switzerland's Novartis.
  • Survey: Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

    U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices.
  • US productivity drops at 1.9 percent rate in first quarter

    U.S. worker productivity declined in the first three months of the year as labor costs jumped, reflecting a slowdown in growth.
  • Mixed signals emerge for eurozone economy

    Following a solid start to the year, signs emerged Wednesday that the 19-country eurozone economy is losing some traction.
  • Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries

    Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
  • Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction

    A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday.
  • Duke seeks delay in suit over North Carolina coal ash spill

    A Delaware judge is considering Duke Energy's request for a six-month halt of a shareholder lawsuit prompted by a massive coal ash spill in North Carolina while the company tries to resolve related lawsuits and finalize a $102 million settlement of a federal criminal investigation.