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Apple busted for price fixing, fined $450M

A federal appeal court Tuesday upheld a ruling charging Apple of illegally conspiring to inflate e-book prices to consumers, despite a vigorous legal battle from the company. The appeal is

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Consumer confidence surges June

Consumer confidence surged in June on strong job growth, rising incomes and cheap gasoline. The Conference Board’s closely watched index of consumers’ outlook jumped to 101.4 from 94.6 in May.

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Willis agrees to buy Towers Watson for $8.7B

Insurance broker Willis Group Holdings (WSH) said Tuesday it has agreed to buy human resources consulting firm Towers Watson (TW) for about $8.7 billion, a move aimed at growing its

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