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Supremacy's claws: How two judges are changing the pension debate

The Detroit and Stockton cases offer hope to cash-strapped cities and deal retirees a major setback. Continue reading

Four banks to watch while everyone else is fretting over Citibank

Citi has the biggest name, but a handful of regional banks are expected to be the big winners after the Fed releases its second round of stress test results. Continue reading

Four converted thrifts that are ripe for takeovers in 2015

The banks are set to reach the three-year anniversary of their initial public offerings, making them potential targets amid rampant consolidation in the industry. Continue reading

Three companies benefiting from Obamacare's expanded access to mental health services

The law made access to treatment for addiction and other problems widely available. More patients with the means to pay for care is creating greater opportunities for providers. Continue reading

Citigroup sells subprime lender in $4.25B deal

The sale to Springleaf comes as CEO Michael Corbat faces pressure to hike capital distributions. Continue reading

Irish unions still hoping to ground Aer Lingus takeover

Workers distance themselves from key official who seems to support the Dublin-based airline's $1.54 billion takeover by British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group. Continue reading

EC launches in-depth probes of GE/Alstom, Cargill/ADM deals

Regulators are concerned that GE's $12.9 billion agreement will leave only Siemens as a significant competitor in the European heavy-duty gas turbine market. Continue reading

As Russian M&A stalls, companies founder on sanctions and oil prices

With in-bound dealmaking at a 10-year low, the door to foreign debt and capital will remain locked until the crisis in Ukraine is resolved. Continue reading

Ball Corp. agrees to pay $8.3B for U.K. drink can maker Rexam

The companies anticipate a long wait for regulatory clearances, reflecting what will likely be tough antitrust reviews. Continue reading

The small world of online travel agencies

As it buys Orbitz, Expedia points to a larger field beyond the Internet agencies. Continue reading

Exelon reaches tentative deal with Delaware staff

The focus now shifts to D.C., Maryland utility regulators. Continue reading

Expedia expands its Orbitz with $1.6B deal

The top U.S. travel booking site acquires another rival on the heels of deals for, Continue reading

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