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A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Cable giants call off merger

Annie Baxter | Apr 24, 2015
Cable giants Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable won't pursue a merger.
The once-expected merge between Comcast and Time-Warner is now coming to a halt.

PODCAST: The merger that never was

David Brancaccio | Apr 24, 2015
The merger that never was, and revisiting the terrible collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh.
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico could run out of money in three months

Gigi Douban | Apr 24, 2015
The economy crashed when corporations moved out, but the government kept spending.

What's in a $12 minimum wage?

Tim Fitzsimons | Apr 24, 2015
A proposal is expected next week to increase the federal minimum wage to $12.

Apple Watch makes its fashionable debut

Nova Safo | Apr 24, 2015
Apple steps into the world of high fashion.
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The cable giant that wasn't

Tony Wagner and Tobin Low | Apr 24, 2015
Here are the numbers we are watching on Friday.

Time Warner Cable's CEO could be out $80 million

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 23, 2015
If the Comcast merger collapses, Robert Marcus will lose a huge exit package.

Imagining affordable housing in New York

Noel King | Apr 23, 2015
Bill de Blasio calls for 160,000 units of market-rate housing over the next decade.
Once a sure bet, the merger between Time-Warner and Comcast is now looking unlikely.

The stakes of the failing Comcast-Time Warner merger

Stan Alcorn | Apr 23, 2015
It appears the Time-Warner Comcast merger may be on its deathbed.
President Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in November of last year.

Pacific trade and the fear of currency manipulation

Adam Allington | Apr 23, 2015
The President faces opposition to having more authority on Pacific nation trade.