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North Dakota Ballot Measure Pits Family vs. Corporate Farms

CORPORATE | By Blake Nicholson | May 30
North Dakota's hog and dairy industries are hoping voters will bless state lawmakers' decision to allow non-family corporations to own operations, but it could be a tough sell.

Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List for $250 Million

FINANCE | By Verena Dobnik | May 30
Billionaires' Row. That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.

How Alibaba Won - and Lost - A Friend in Washington

CORPORATE | By Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler | May 28
This is the tale of how one of China's corporate giants won - and ultimately lost - a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: Money and influence.

Cheapskates, You're Doing It Right - At Least in Investing

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | May 28
Research keeps piling up to show that one of the best predictors for the success of a mutual fund is if it has low fees.

Citibank Paying $425M in Fines to Settle U.S. Charges on Rates

FINANCE | May 27
Citibank will pay $425 million in fines to settle federal civil charges of attempting to manipulate key benchmarks used to set interest rates for investments in derivatives and U.S. Treasury bonds as well as a range of consumer loans.

Trump Uses Energy Speech to Outline General Election Pitch

CORPORATE | By Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly | May 27
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled an "America first" energy plan he said would unleash unfettered production of oil, coal, natural gas and other energy sources.

Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

CORPORATE | By Michael Weissenstein | May 26
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.

Americans Have Disparate Access to Retirement Plans

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | May 26
Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.

New Captain America Book Suggests He's A Member of Hydra

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | May 25
The new "Captain America: Steve Rogers" comic book hits stands Wednesday featuring the return of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, but with a shocking twist.

Republicans Block Stricter Rules on Retirement Savings

LEGAL | By Andrew Taylor | May 25
Republicans controlling the Senate passed legislation Tuesday to block new Obama administration rules that require financial professionals to put their client's best interest first when giving advice on retirement investments.

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