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Lawmakers Anxious to Hear From Shkreli, But He's Taking 5th

By Marcy Gordon and Matthew Perrone | Feb 4
Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired.

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Uber To Pay $28.5M To Settle Safety Ad Lawsuits

CORPORATE | Feb 14
Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.

What A Recession Does to Your Money

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Feb 14
The temptation to sell everything and get out of stocks can be costly. Following every past recession, stocks have eventually gone on to recover their losses - and then climb higher.

House Bill Would Allow Drug Testing for Food Stamps

FINANCE | By Hallie Golden | Feb 14
A key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.

Head Of Google In Europe Grilled By UK Lawmakers

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Feb 13
A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes

Do Businesses Price Gouge on Valentine's Day?

CORPORATE | Feb 13
People who celebrate Valentine's Day will spend an average of about $147 this weekend, adding up to nearly $20 billion.

U.S. Retail Sales Rise as Consumers Shrug Off Stock Price Drop

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Feb 13
U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.

Puerto Rico Pushes Tax Incentives for Wealthy Amid Crisis

FINANCE | By Danica Coto | Feb 13
Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis.

No Love Lost Between Castro Merchants and Super Bowl

CORPORATE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 13
There was little for many merchants in San Francisco's gay Castro district to love about the city playing host to the annual football championship game.

Double the Chaos: Amped-Up Funds Flourish Amid Turmoil

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Feb 12
Investors in search of supercharged returns are plugging more dollars into investments that aim to give double or even triple the daily returns of boring old index funds. But even the companies behind these investments warn that they're not for everyone.

With Restraint, YouTube Rolls Out Original Programming

CORPORATE | By Derrick J. Lang | Feb 12
For their leap into premium programming, YouTube isn't attempting to imitate Netflix, Hulu or Amazon, which offer films and shows rivaling traditional Hollywood content.

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